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A mechanism of cutomizing lightened / high-brightened screen area of handheld/mobile device to lengthen battery life

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000237577D
Publication Date: 2014-Jun-25

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Abstract

With the fast evolution of handheld devices especially smart mobile phones, the shorter batery standby time is becoming a real headache for everyone. Due to the technique or hardward limits, it is not easy to lengthen the time using traditional methods or technology. It is found that, for lots of cases, users do not need a full screen to perform many basic tasks. Based on it, the disclosure discloses one new mechanism to lengthen the battery standby time so as to ease the short standby time pain for the end users of the smart mobile phone or other handheld devices. One new mode - power saving mode is provided, thus end user has the ability to customize what area of the screen to be lightened / high-brightened in such mode. All battery power, which are consumed by the area of the screen where end user don't focus on before, are saved. As a result, the battery standy time will be lengthened greatly.