EB13 Display brightness?

bender29

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Is the minimum brightness in EB13 higher than it was in DI18? I've been running stock in both cases.

I keep my brightness level always at minimum, and it seems that after flashing EB13, the display is brighter than it was in the past.

I'm asking because my battery life has been worse off, but I'm reading in the other thread how battery life is much better under EB13.

36 minutes of display = 69%, and my battery is now 64, and off charger for ~6 hours. In the past I could've used my phone/display for over an hour before it got to 70%.
 

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I'm inclined to agree. I had brightness set to auto before and after the update, and my battery life has been far worse. Battery use always shows display as hogging my battery life the most now.

All my internal settings have been adjusted to match what it was prior, but it does seem that the auto-brightness prefers to keep the brightness at near optimum levels now. Guess it's time to place a brightness widget on the homescreen and ditch auto for now.
 

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If I'm outside then I will use the auto brightnes feature sometimes. Most of the time I just set it manually all the way down to 0 or 10 percent and leave it alone. For general use this is perfect. If your outside or watching flash, youtube then I can see turning it up.
 
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If I'm outside then I will use the auto brightnes feature sometimes. Most of the time I just set it manually all the way down to 0 or 10 percent and leave it alone. For general use this is perfect. If your outside or watching flash, youtube then I can see turning it up.

Hmmm....pretty good approach. I might have to foster it into my use. ;)
 

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Screen set to low still killing my battery eb13

I have ben using my phone a lot more lately. But it seems that my screen is using more juice than usual on eb13 than stock. Anyone else seeing this or am I tripping?
I will note the time on tonight, hopefully you guys can tell me what you think based on those numbers.

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i have not noticed a change in the screen brightness really. i always have it pretty low and it seems the same to me.
 

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Am I the only one who likes to run things on full brightness? I dislike the bluish tint sAMOLEDs have when viewing white screens such as web pages, so I keep it at max to get a true white.
 

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Not sure if this is a new feature of froyo or not. If you touch and hold the notification bar, and slide your finger left or right, you can manually adjust the brightness. Of course, you must have auto-brightness turned off. A quick way of adjusting the brightness without having to go through the menus. ;)
 

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Not sure if this is a new feature of froyo or not. If you touch and hold the notification bar, and slide your finger left or right, you can manually adjust the brightness. Of course, you must have auto-brightness turned off. A quick way of adjusting the brightness without having to go through the menus. ;)

That feature was there for Eclair, I use it all the time.
 

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You know I am loving this eb13 rooted with bloatware removed. It is like super smooth now, but the screen seems brighter than it was on eclair on it's lowest setting and I think its making my battery life suffer, prior to eb13 I would have difficulty seeing the screen outdoors on low but now I can see it pretty good. Is there an app for that.. ohh and not to thread jack but the stock browser is doing that checkerboard thing when zooming in and out. Only bugs that I have noticed so far.

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I installed an app called Screen Filter which allows you to set the brightness even lower. It seemed to help with my battery life problems - I'm about on par with DI18 now.

I do like that Samsung made the "swipe across notification bar to change brightness" less sensitive now. Previously, when I swiped down the bar and then back up, it would mistakenly change the brightness. Now, it seems like it takes a 1/4 second pause on the bar before it goes into brightness-changing mode.
 

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I installed an app called Screen Filter which allows you to set the brightness even lower. It seemed to help with my battery life problems - I'm about on par with DI18 now.

I do like that Samsung made the "swipe across notification bar to change brightness" less sensitive now. Previously, when I swiped down the bar and then back up, it would mistakenly change the brightness. Now, it seems like it takes a 1/4 second pause on the bar before it goes into brightness-changing mode.
I think that changed between Eclair and FroYo. In Eclair it only took a quick swipe. In Froyo, you have to touch, hold, then slide. That's probably better but it's a %^&* when they change an undocumented feature.
 

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Screen filter works great. I only wish it would work in the background without that thing on the notification bar.

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