WhatsApp more economical with battery and then Facebook Messenger




WhatsApp jumps economical with smartphone batteries than Facebook Messenger. This is evident from a detailed analysis of a research group at the University of California. Especially with the screen takes chatting through Whatsapp less power.

Upon receiving many small messages via Facebook Messenger appeared in the research to see a spike in energy consumption of around 200 mJ, while WhatsApp with the bevel around 150mJ. Who mainly receives long messages, also sees a big difference. WhatsApp is around there for 20mJ need while Facebook Messenger is around 60mJ.

Most current chat apps consume however when sending messages. This is in addition to the types of in particular by sending the ‘at the typen’ notifications. Sending the message that you ‘typing’ are in Facebook Messenger, requires almost as much battery as sending the message itself. WhatsApp is relatively frugal with it. That’s because Facebook Messenger especially the Internet before making separate awake. WhatsApp does not, which piggybacks on the open connection when sending and receiving messages, to save power.


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