Towards End-User Driven Power Saving Control in Android Devices

  • Vitor Bernardo
  • Bruno Correia
  • Marilia Curado
  • Torsten Ingo Braun
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8638)


During the last decade mobile communications increasingly became part of people’s daily routine. Such usage raises new challenges regarding devices’ battery lifetime management when using most popular wireless access technologies, such as IEEE 802.11. This paper investigates the energy/delay trade-off of using an end-user driven power saving approach, when compared with the standard IEEE 802.11 power saving algorithms. The assessment was conducted in a real testbed using an Android mobile phone and high-precision energy measurement hardware. The results show clear energy benefits of employing user-driven power saving techniques, when compared with other standard approaches.


Energy Efficiency Power Saving IEEE 802.11 Android Testbed 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vitor Bernardo
    • 1
  • Bruno Correia
    • 1
  • Marilia Curado
    • 1
  • Torsten Ingo Braun
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Informatics and SystemsUniversity of Coimbra, CoimbraPortugal
  2. 2.Institute for Computer Science and Applied MathematicsUniversity of BernBernSwitzerland

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