Samsung offers the Galaxy Note users 7 to reduce the screen resolution to 720p to save battery
The question of whether the use of Quad HD displays has long been discussed by users and experts of the market. Cherished 2560 x 1440 on the spec sheet is intended to provide additional incentive to the purchase of a smartphone. But how need ultra-high resolution in a mobile device?
It seems that the producers themselves are making the transition to Quad HD, know what will turn it for consumer properties of the gadgets. So, Samsung provides users with a new flagship Galaxy Note 7 to reduce the resolution to Full HD and HD in order to extend its battery life.
Early adopters of the device found in the settings of the three power saving mode “Off”, “Medium” and “Maximum”. In the first case, the function is not activated, and the second reduces the chip performance and graphics, while the screen resolution is reduced to 1920 x 1080 pixels.
When using the Galaxy Note 7 in maximum energy saving mode, the display resolution is 1280 x 720 pixels. Thus, in order to work with the device longer, it is proposed to switch the display to “epplovskih” HD mode. Note that in the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus screen resolution is 1334 x 750 and 1920 x 1080 pixels, respectively.
In the Apple are sure to equip smartphone display panels with high resolution does not make sense. The company said that the human eye is not able to assess the merits of screens of this format. The problem lies in the battery capacity, which cannot provide a decent autonomy of such devices.
It is worth noting that Sony went even further and equipped flagship smartphone Xperia Z5 display with a resolution of 4K. However, as it turned out, most of the time it displays the picture in Full HD and not in 4K. As stated in the company, the smartphone with a display resolution of 3840×2160 pixels (806ppi) allows you to display photos and videos to the appropriate resolution. All other content is displayed in Full HD or lower to optimize performance and energy consumption.