The screen of the Samsung Galaxy S8 is one of the highest level of smartphone features. For years, the flagship of Samsung screen is the best on the market, something logical if we consider that it is the world’s largest manufacturer of screens. However, with this smartphone, it is possible to modify the resolution of the screen to save battery power. How?
The screen resolution of the Samsung Galaxy S8
The Samsung Galaxy S8 has a high screen quality, with Super AMOLED technology, and with a resolution Quad HD 2960 x 1,440 pixels. In reality, this is a variant of the Quad HD for wider screens. But in any case, is a standard-based, called on many occasions as Quad HD +resolution. However, while it is true that the phone has that resolution, it is also true that it is possible to modify it to use Full HD + and HD +. It is a feature that was introduced with the update to 7.0 Android Nougat for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, and is present in the Galaxy S8.
This is because the screen is composed of pixels that we can stop using. Being AMOLED, each of these pixels can be disabled individually. A screen HD uses a quarter of the pixels of a screen Quad HD. Taking into account that the screen is the component that consumes more battery. It is easy to determine that Yes we use a quarter of the screen, so to speak, we are going to spend a lot less battery.
As the Samsung Galaxy S8 gives us the possibility to modify the resolution of the image, we can use this to save battery power. In extreme cases, days that we know that we will not have access to the power supply or an external battery, can go to the settings of the smartphone, in the screen section, and modify the image to the lower HD resolution. The phone will reboot, and although it will not be the best if you want to watch movies or play video games, the truth is that if we seek to optimize the autonomy of the smartphone, it can be an ideal choice.
The article how use the Samsung Galaxy S8 screen to save battery power was published in AndroidAyuda.