Test shows dark mode really can save battery life on OLED iPhones
Dark mode is a key feature on iOS 13, but can it really extend your iPhone's battery life? If it's an OLED model, the answer seems to be a firm yes, according to tests done by PhoneBuff. They used robotic devices to perform identical tasks on two iPhone XS test devices, one in light and one in dark mode. That included watching a YouTube video, using Twitter, navigating with Google Maps and chatting on the Messages app. At the end of the test theAt the end of the test the "light mode" iPhone XS was dead, while the one running dark mode still had 30 percent battery life. That result is a pretty good justification for switching if you often drain your iPhone's battery.
Rumors about the 2020 batch of ' iPhone 12 ' models have suggested the possibility of Apple doing away with LCD in favor of OLED across all models. Despite the switch to a single technology, consumers may still notice differences in the displays between the cheapest model and the other two.
OLED screens paint a much more vivid picture, and the display is so bright and captivating that it almost doesn't look real. You feel as if you could climb into the screen — it's that One thing to note: OLED screens are typically more expensive, and that's part of the reason the iPhone X costs 9.
Although it will not be out before the fall of 2020, Korean website ET News is already reporting on some of the alleged features of the future iPhone 12. The high-end Apple smartphone will reportedly no longer ship with an LCD screen, the entire future range will be exclusively equipped with OLED.
As it stands, the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max are respectively equipped with 5.8- and 6.5-inch OLED screens, while the iPhone 11 still ships with a 6.1-inch LCD.
Apple has reportedly decided to switch to an all-OLED range in 2020 with three new models equipped with screens of this type, which are thinner, more responsive, and have the advantage of offering a more contrasted image with much deeper blacks. OLED screens are also more flexible, which may encourage Apple to propose its first ever models with curved-edge displays.
The OLED screens will apparently be supplied by both Samsung and LG. This information confirms, in any case, that South Korea remains ahead of China in this field, although it could be that the American manufacturer's choice is politically motivated.
According to ET News, the future iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro Max (these names are by no means confirmed) will respectively be equipped with 5.4-inch, 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch screens. And at least one of these models is set to be 5G-compatible.
LG’s new OLED TVs are repeating the iPhone X’s tongue-twisting mistakes .
LG’s latest fleet of TVs for 2020 have gone with a muddled ‘X’ branding, taking a leaf from Apple’s smartphone playbook.LG’s 2020 TV lineup has differentiated from previous years with the numeral ‘X’, meaning ‘ten’ – mirroring what we saw with the iPhone X back in 2017. (Where’s the iPhone 9? We couldn’t tell you.