Google’s internal battery experiment mistakenly enabled Battery Saving mode on phones running Pie
On Reddit, the big news of the day was that some Android handsets running Pie or a Pie beta (like Pixel models, the Essential Phone, Nokia 7 Plus, and the OnePlus 6) were turning on the Batter Saver mode even if the battery on the phone was almost fully charged. For those unfamiliar with this feature, it is supposed to keep a battery running for an extended time by preventing apps from running in the background. It also stops apps from getting refreshed until they are opened, and lowers the brightness of the screen.
On Android, users can pre-set the amount of battery …