energy saving

Why on 8.1 does the processor frequency not drop to 300 MHz? This affects energy conservation.

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Иван Ш. Иван Ш.
 /  edited July 2

Why on 8.1 does the processor frequency not drop to 300 MHz?

This affects energy conservation.

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  • mrbelter mrbelter
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    Not really, a processor at idle is still a processor at idle regardless of speed, yes a higher speed will consume more energy but it is pretty negligible especially when you are only talking about a few hundred MHz. You certainly aren't going to get a huge increase in standby times by lowering the processor to 300MHz and then i suspect you would get many people moaning about how their Nokia 8 is suddenly stuttering all the time.

  • alexkay alexkay
    ✭✭  /  edited July 2
    Agree to MrBelter and furthermore: are you using an app to show current frequency (which is using the processor at this time)?
  • Иван Ш. Иван Ш.
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    so it was on android 7 and 8

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    so it became on android 8.1

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    bad kernel optimization

  • mrbelter mrbelter
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    Slowing the phone down by another 218MHz is going to have just about zero effect on battery life.


    My Ryzen 5 at 3.4GHz draws 14.85w idle

    My Ryzen 5 at 1.5GHz draws 13.90w idle


    A 1900MHz drop in speed saved just under 1watt in power.

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