A relatively new trend amongst smartphone operating systems and mobile applications is Dark Mode where a user can switch from its high-key, bright and what appearance and switch over to a very dark and rather eery look. Maybe operating systems offer this across their platform and user interface as well as some dedicated applications such as YouTube, Instagram and Google.
Dark Mode has been sold as the best way to conserve your battery consumption whilst using your mobile device.
However, a new study has been conducted by researchers at Purdue University as to what sort of battery savings are you getting from using apps in Dark Mode.
The study was conducted over six apps including the calculator, Google Calendar, Google Maps, Google News, Google Phone and YouTube and each app was tested on the Google Pixel 2, Pixel 4, Pixel 5 and Moto Z3.
As it turns out, the battery consumption difference between standard screen mode and Dark Mode proves to be so little that it doesn't even make a noticeable difference.
Take a look at the video below by the YouTube channel: Later Clips on 'Dark Mode' Is Not What You Think...