How bright do you keep your screen?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Simgar988, Jul 30, 2009.

  1. Simgar988 macrumors 65816

    Simgar988

    Joined:
    Jul 22, 2009
    Location:
    UYBAATC
    #1
    How bright do you keep your iPhone screen? How much longer does your battery life last if you keep your screen brightness on 50% compared to 100%
     
  2. cellocello macrumors 68000

    cellocello

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2008
    Location:
    Toronto, ON
    #3
    I was rocking it at like 30% for the longest time, but lately I'm liking it more around 55%.
     
  3. Mal macrumors 603

    Mal

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2002
    Location:
    Orlando
    #4
    20-30%. I like the extra battery life. If it's getting really low and I still need to do something before I get back to a charger, I'll cut the backlight completely.

    jW
     
  4. svndmvn Guest

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2007
    Location:
    Italy
    #5
    0-33% depending on external light or content i'm viewing
     
  5. Small White Car macrumors G4

    Small White Car

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2006
    Location:
    Washington DC
    #6
    I measure by which letter the slider is underneath on the "Brightness" title at the top.

    I'm usually under the "r" but somtimes the "t".

    Auto-brightness is always on.
     
  6. SeanMcC macrumors regular

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2009
    Location:
    Minneapolis
  7. samcraig macrumors P6

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2009
    Location:
    USA
    #8
    I'd say somewhere between 30-35 percent. I can't imagine using the iphone at 100 percent though - perhaps in direct sunlight? But 100 percent is DAMN BRIGHT!
     
  8. paola105 macrumors 6502

    paola105

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2007
    #9
    Around 50%, sometimes lower. Can't imagine going past 50-60. Too bright
     
  9. curly14 macrumors regular

    curly14

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2009
    #10
    keep it at 42.87 that way the battery last longer;)
     
  10. Unspoken Demise macrumors 68040

    Unspoken Demise

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2009
    Location:
    >9,000
    #11
    keep it at 42.86 that way the battery last longer;)
     
  11. Motionblurrr macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2008
    #12
    If I'm showing the iPhone to someone I crank it up to 100% so I can fry their retinas and impress them simultaneously :cool:
     
  12. Blueline29 macrumors 68020

    Blueline29

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2009
    Location:
    Indian Rocks Beach, FL
    #13
    Mine was at 100%; I guess I'd turned it up that high for some reason and then forgot about it. My eyes are used to it now. I just turned it down to something like 70% and it looks freaking DARK.
     
  13. sinsin07 macrumors 68040

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2009
    #15
    How bright is the sun? I try to keep mine on that level all day every day. That way when I throw my suit jacket back and a slowly slip it out of the side holster in a crowded office elevator full of Crackberry junkies at 7:30 AM everyone knows I have an iphone :D
     
  14. FXT 1 macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2009
    Location:
    UK
    #16
    100% - I'm not stupid, I have a Mirror Screen Cover :cool:

    I'd say I get about 2.5 hours of constant usage, (ie. playing music, surfing web over WiFi/3G, using really power intensive apps, push on, fetch mail on.)
    :p

    However 0% at Night.
     
  15. blancoBronco macrumors 6502a

    blancoBronco

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2009
    Location:
    South Tampa
    #17
    100% all the way. anything less looks way too dark
     
  16. aprofetto macrumors 6502a

    aprofetto

    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2008
    Location:
    Hamilton, Ontario
  17. UngratefulNinja macrumors 68000

    UngratefulNinja

    Joined:
    May 9, 2009
    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    #20
    I like that! :) mine is right at the N. I turned it up a tad today. I have auto brightness on too.
     
  18. toughluck macrumors member

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2009
    Location:
    Austin, Texas
  19. barkomatic macrumors 68040

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Location:
    Manhattan
    #22
    70% most of the time though I crank it to 100% in direct sunlight. If I'm in a dark area like a bar or club I'll take it down as low as 20%. I think its kind of awkward having a bright glowing iphone in the middle of dark bar announcing your presence. It ruins the mood.
     
  20. macintosh.apple macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    May 26, 2008
    #23
    i think it depends on where you live. I live on the beach in alabama but spent the summer in maine, and i noticed that anything lower than 100% in alabama was way to dark but in maine i only had it around 30%.
     
  21. spillproof macrumors 68020

    spillproof

    Joined:
    Jun 4, 2009
    Location:
    USA

Share This Page