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Speedman100

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I have heard people tell me that turning on the reduce motion setting in accessibility will reduce battery drain, but is that even true? I don't think it would affect anything.
 

C DM

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Oct 17, 2011
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Likely not, or even if it does it's likely not a very noticeable effect for most.

It does help with the look/feel and to some degree the speed of interaction with the OS, which is likely what a lot of people generally use it for.
 

antiprotest

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Apr 19, 2010
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Except for the spectacular improvement in user experience by reducing the annoying animations, other benefits are probably negligible.
 

takeshi74

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Feb 9, 2011
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I have heard people tell me that turning on the reduce motion setting in accessibility will reduce battery drain, but is that even true? I don't think it would affect anything.
With less processing there will be less power comsumption. Is the difference significant enough to worry about? Probably not. Want to confirm? Test and see for yourself.
 
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