WhatsApp has recently become the most popular instant messaging app in the world by beating the Facebook App on the popularity list, and while the platform has received some major upgrades in the recent past, WhatsApp Dark
As per the new development on the subject, we might have got a glimpse at the WhatsApp Dark mode feature, which is slated to roll out for both Android and iOS. For the unknown, WhatsApp has now, the WhatsApp Dark mode feature is expected to further improve the user experience.
WhatsApp Dark Mode reverses the white background to black which can be more comforting to eyes and while it will be helpful in using the app under low light conditions, the Dark mode will also help in increasing the battery life on smartphones. It should also be noted that Google has earlier admitted that Dark Mode feature draws about 43% lesser power when the device is set to full brightness and apps such as YouTube and Google Maps have already received the dark mode upgrade. Moreover, the Dark Mode is also a key feature in the new Android 9.0 Pie OS.
WABetainfo has just shared a screenshot of how Dark mode will look like on WhatsApp and while it is a concept image, this could be our first glimpse at the Dark mode feature coming to WhatsApp for Android and iOS. Some of the popular apps which have already received the Dark Mode feature includes YouTube, Google Maps, Twitter while the feature is expected to rollout out on Instagram and WhatsApp soon.
A follower sent me this **concept** of WhatsApp for Android with a Dark Mode (OLED compatible).— WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) January 20, 2019
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Other than WhatsApp Dark Mode, Facebook owned company is working on some of the other great features like Fingerprint authentications for the better security and removing the dependency on third party apps for security. Other than this WhatsAppis working on features like New Audio Picker, Stickers Integration with Gboard, 3D Touch action for Status, private reply and more.
It seems that with increasing competition WhatsApp has decided to enhance the user experience on the App and filling all the gaps which other apps can built on. WhatsApp Dark mode will be great move towards that.