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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by WPerry66, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. WPerry66

    WPerry66 Active Member
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    I have phone charger just about everywhere I go, so I keep my screen on most of the time. Is this bad for the phone or the screen itself? I use a live wallpaper so nothing gets burned in, just don't want the screen to fade or anything.
     

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  2. jrmckins

    jrmckins Well-Known Member
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    I don't have an answer but I was born and raised in Poughkeepsie, NY.:D
     
  3. killadanny

    killadanny Well-Known Member
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    ^ LMAO, well LED's are supposed to last forever right? :D Why not just let it sleep after a minute or something
     
  4. euph_22

    euph_22 Well-Known Member
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    Yes...OLED's have a limited operational lifespan. keeping it running 24/7, you'll see a significant dimming and other problems (color will shift, burn in, etc) within a year.
     

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