The 120 Hz screen changed the lists from top to bottom with the effect of the battery . It was known that the high refresh rate used the battery more. However, according to the report, the new model phone peaked in this regard.
Galaxy S20 , and has met users with a refresh rate of 120 Hz, which provides a better quality appearance. Users can switch from 120 Hz to 60 Hz refresh rate at any time in settings.
The company’s new model class was on sale with the dynamic AMOLED HD + display. The 120 Hz refresh rate that gives power to this screen has also made a lot of mention. As a result of the trials with this screen, the effect of the screen on the battery was revealed. The new models have a 20 to 30 percent increase in battery usage when 120 Hz refresh rate is selected instead of 60 Hz .
Galaxy S20 Plus and Galaxy S20 Ultra were used in the tests performed by the site named AnandTech. As expected, the battery dropped to zero faster as the refresh rate increased. The test was performed on both the device with the Snapdragon 865 and the device with the Exynos 990 . Thus, it was determined that the refresh rate and battery consumption rate were also related to the processor.
The table above shows the test results for other phones along with the Galaxy S20 family. The phones are listed by their battery usage status. The above model on the list was described as better.
The same scenarios were applied on phones with airplane mode turned on. The Galaxy S20 Ultra , which has Snapdragon 865 in internet browsing test, has 25 percent shorter life. Galaxy S20 Ultra , which has Snapdragon 865 in the battery test conducted by PCMark, used 25 percent more battery when it worked with 120 Hz . The Galaxy S20 Ultra with the Exynos 990 was also 27 percent more battery-powered.