Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by gwlaw99, Nov 29, 2009.
Your eyes will adjust quickly and the screen will be plenty bright except outdoors.
Using the app Quick Settings (free in the Market) makes screen go 1-2 levels lower than stock "0"...almost as dim as lock screen brightness.
I only use the lowest setting. It's like people who own flat screen TVs and have to have their settings at the store-level brightness, i.e. full bloom. Unnecessary. My phone regularly finishes the day with 50% on average left.
I also find the lowest stock setting to be plenty bright 95% of the time. The only time I bump it up is outdoors in direct sunlight. At night I think I could deal with the brightness even lower.
don't you feel as if you lose a lot of the color and vibrancy that the screen can offer at such a low resolution?
Maybe it's just me and this being a brand new phone to me, but I love the brightness on about 50% and can't see myself really going any lower than that. It just looks way too good to not have it up a little
I can disable GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, set the screen to 0, and only use the phone to make calls and text, and I can pull 3 days without a charge.
....but what the hell then, is the point of having a Droid? An awesome phone with the most customizable and entertaining operating system out there?
Guys, I leave the screen up at 90%, I enjoy looking at the beautiful vibrant screen. I enjoy the features of this phone, and just suck up the extra charging. I paid money to use this as a multi-device with sky's the limit capability, and that's what I'm going to use it as. So what if I have to charge twice a day. That's what a second charger and a car charger are for.
I'm not going to squeeze the soul out of the phone to milk the battery for a few extra hours.
I'll raise you a +10!
i just put the power widget which shows bt, wifi, brightness and gps, i enable disable each w/ the press of a button when i need to utilized each feature. inside buildings/nightlife= brightness at 0, outside/bright area bump it up, and it doesnt hurt when u bump it up and ppl say WOW, thats a nice screen lol.
and yesss, i use all functionality of the phone..i just hate having to wory about bat life when its down to 20 %.. and for us who work during the day.. no point in having all the settings running high all day waising blife. (gps,sync,screen brightnesslevel)