1. yo0123yoyo's Avatar
    I love the screen and how vibrant it is on full brightness but when I am near someone and don't want everyone to see what I'm doing on this gigantic screen is when I use auto. Is it normal for the battery to be draining very fast when using full brightness? I'm rooted and using greenify Idk if this should be helping a lot or not lol. Anyways thanks in advance!!
    12-23-2014 03:26 PM
  2. derekfaircloth's Avatar
    I always use max. Yes it drains faster but I have to have it there for optimum viewing pleasure lol
    that's what chargers and xtra batteries are for
    my 2 cents

    John 3:16
    12-23-2014 03:30 PM
  3. sydneycooper1979's Avatar
    Yes on a QHD screen at full brightness, your battery life will most definitely tank!
    12-23-2014 03:32 PM
  4. Almeuit's Avatar
    I can't stand max ... Maybe when watching Netflix or something I go up in the 90s ... but ... Usually I am about 30-40%.
    12-23-2014 03:48 PM
  5. Kevin OQuinn's Avatar
    Yes. Max brightness will drain faster. Display power draw is not as linear as you would think.

    Full brightness will not be twice the power of 50% like you think.
    12-23-2014 03:52 PM
  6. dpham00's Avatar
    Max brightness would drain pretty quickly

    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 4
    12-23-2014 03:52 PM
  7. naira1's Avatar
    Never had mine in Max brightness. Don't see any need for that. The display is already great and going Max will kill my battery.

    Sent from my SM-N910C using Tapatalk
    12-23-2014 04:19 PM
  8. thetonyclifton's Avatar
    I don't like it above about 50% and usually much lower. It makes the screen brighter not clearer, I think I might be a bit photosensitive as the brighter settings make me uncomfortable
    12-23-2014 04:27 PM
  9. Rarry's Avatar
    I wish there was more offset for the auto setting. I find it too dull even on +5.

    On manual setting around 80% or 90% is good but it's nice to have a phone I don't need to run on 100%.

    The auto boost in sunlight is impressive though it switches back too quickly when shaded. A few more seconds would be useful when trying to check a map or something.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    12-23-2014 05:11 PM
  10. LaTuFu's Avatar
    Yes, of course it is going to drain faster on max brightness.

    In order to notice it, though, you'd need to run your device at a much lower setting for several days to get used to the battery life of the phone at lower settings. That way you'd have a much better frame of reference for the increased rate of drain.
    12-23-2014 05:21 PM
  11. currentdroiduser's Avatar
    You could try power save mode and auto brightness it probably be equal to normal mode with dim

    posted with my note 4
    12-23-2014 06:14 PM
  12. BarfingMonkey's Avatar
    Full brightness in public is obnoxious
    12-23-2014 07:59 PM
  13. FBA's Avatar
    Full brightness is like pedal to the medal in a high performance V8. Gas goes out very quickly!
    12-25-2014 05:27 PM

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