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Does screen filter save battery?

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2nd May 2012, 03:22 AM   |  #1  
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Since the OTA I can't get my screen to dim enough. Does screen filter save battery.

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2nd May 2012, 04:46 AM   |  #2  
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i use screendim and i noticed i do save battery.

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2nd May 2012, 04:56 AM   |  #3  
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Yea I always wondered this but can anyone be certain for sure

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2nd May 2012, 06:57 PM   |  #4  
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Yea I always wondered this but can anyone be certain for sure

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why not try it yourself?

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2nd May 2012, 07:11 PM   |  #5  
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Try this app called LUX. It allows you to customise brightness.

The paid version allows dim below "0%".

You can set it to something like -40% in a dark room, and normal brightness when you're outside. Basically, it's like auto brightness which you can customise. This is so you don't have to on/off a screen filter app.

And yes lower brightness saves battery.
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Try this app called LUX. It allows you to customise brightness.

The paid version allows dim below "0%".

You can set it to something like -40% in a dark room, and normal brightness when you're outside. Basically, it's like auto brightness which you can customise. This is so you don't have to on/off a screen filter app.

And yes lower brightness saves battery.

LUX is awesome!!! TIP OF THE YEAR!!!
3rd May 2012, 11:53 AM   |  #7  
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Could we get a market link?

Can't seem to find it, just get light meters and cheap screen flashlights in search results.

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4th May 2012, 12:16 AM   |  #9  
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Yep.
Check what is using your battery on your phone.
You will notice that screen mostly use up the power

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4th May 2012, 07:56 AM   |  #10  
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Originally Posted by Nikorasu

Try this app called LUX. It allows you to customise brightness.

The paid version allows dim below "0%".

You can set it to something like -40% in a dark room, and normal brightness when you're outside. Basically, it's like auto brightness which you can customise. This is so you don't have to on/off a screen filter app.

And yes lower brightness saves battery.

i just tried this app and it killed my battery faster than using screen dim because this program is constantly running on the background. what settings are you using on it?

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