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Does AcDisplay drain battery on black background?
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17th May 2014, 10:33 PM |#2  
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Does AcDisplay drain battery on black background?
Why?
(LCD screen)

Yes (in Active display = always on) since on LCD that's the while background that has a backlight and not only non-black pixels (contrary to amoled)
Using AcDisplay app by @AChep doesn't drain if Active mode isn't enabled
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17th May 2014, 10:36 PM |#3  
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Yes (in Active display = always on) since on LCD that's the while background that has a backlight and not only non-black pixels (contrary to amoled)
Using AcDisplay app by @AChep doesn't drain if Active mode isn't enabled

Can u explain more about that backlight?
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17th May 2014, 10:37 PM |#4  
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Can u explain more about that backlight?
It's the same thing on white or dark backgrounds?
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17th May 2014, 10:47 PM |#5  
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Yes (in Active display = always on) since on LCD that's the while background that has a backlight and not only non-black pixels (contrary to amoled)
Using AcDisplay app by @AChep doesn't drain if Active mode isn't enabled

And how Active mode drains battery?

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17th May 2014, 10:50 PM |#6  
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And how Active mode drains battery?

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Active Mode just stands there for turning on the screen with proximity sensor. When with Lockcreen Mode on, works like Moto X. I really do not have an big battery drain and used AcDisplay since it's first beta with Moto G.
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Active Mode just stands there for turning on the screen with proximity sensor. When with Lockcreen Mode on, works like Moto X. I really do not have an big battery drain and used AcDisplay since it's first beta with Moto G.

So black wallpaper doesn't drain battery (?)

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17th May 2014, 10:54 PM |#8  
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So black wallpaper doesn't drain battery (?)

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AcDisplay itself doesn't drain battery THAT battery at all.
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And how Active mode drains battery?

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Active mode listens to device captors, so it may use some battery.
About LCD, you should search for extensive explanation about the technology and its pros/cons against Amoled (too long ton simply explain here)
In short :
LCD = 1 backlight (neon like cold cathode) for the whole screen (always ON even if a single pixel on the screen is not black)
Amoles= 1 led light per pixel (ON only if a pixel is not black, and OFF if it is black: only non black pixel uses juice)
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Active mode listens to device captors, so it may use some battery.
About LCD, you should search for extensive explanation about the technology and its pros/cons against Amoled (too long ton simply explain here)
In short :
LCD = 1 backlight (neon like cold cathode) for the whole screen (always ON even if a single pixel on the screen is not black)
Amoles= 1 led light per pixel (ON only if a pixel is not black, and OFF if it is black: only non black pixel uses juice)

So, it's the same thing for battery? (Black wallpaper and colorful wallpaper)
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