A future version of Android will offer a dark theme
UPDATE: Google now says that its confirmation about an upcoming dark mode was a “miscommunication with the team that handles AOSP issues”. What will be added is a developer feature to toggle night mode for app testing.
Now that smartphones primarily use OLED displays (even LG has made the switch!), many people out there would prefer if Android itself supported a dark theme or dark mode to truly take advantage of the screens the software is displayed on.
Technically speaking, Google has at least been interested in the idea. We saw a preview of the functionality way back in Android Marshmallow, but unf…
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