IOS 7 White

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by Jxwyz, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. Jxwyz
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    It's not just that there is too much white space in IOS 7 but something about the color itself. Very fatiguing to the eyes, causes irritability, and ruins the crispness of the fonts. After a day, I went back to 6.1 on both iPad4 and iphone5 and it made a tremendous difference. Get back while you can. The light ruins anything that runs on top of it -- even turning the intensity down very low didn't help. As more people realize this, it is going to be a major drawback to IOS 7. Someone who knows what they are doing should investigate to see which 'color' white Apple is using.
     
  2. Ann P
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    It's a combo of neon colors, thinner "light" font, and too much white in the UI. My poor eyes.
     
  3. bpeeps
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    I'm someone who knows that they are doing, I investigated, and Apple is using #FFFFFF.
     
  4. Jxwyz
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    question to bpeeps

    So is #FFFFFF the same color used in 6.1.3?
     
  5. MartyCan
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    Isn't Apple about battery life? Isn't white the most power intensive color to display?

    I gotta admit I am having trouble finding the thin line and light blue control targets on the white background.

    Earth to Jon Ivey, too much white space!
     
  6. Radiating
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    The phone is always displaying white, when displaying black the display simply covers the white up with black pixels. There is no difference in battery life.
     
  7. Curun
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    No, you are confusing Androids and iPhones.

    IPhone displays use IPS type LCD that sips the same low power no matter the picture.

    Androids using AMOLED use a lot if battery displaying white.
     
  8. MartyCan
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    OK, thanks for clearing that up but it's still too white a lot of the time. I prefer some differentiation of the various areas of the screen.
     

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