Energy Footprint

In today’s mobile world, the energy footprint for an application may be the most important. We took a look at a few scenarios for energy usage in Outlook, and then measured them with several hundred samples so that we could get a true feeling for the energy being used.

Most of the time, a mail application is idle. In this case, Outlook 2016 consumes next to no energy, extending the battery life for any user. Sync would be the second most frequent “state,” and here, Outlook 2016 is slightly better as well.


Figure 7: Energy Footprint
(shorter is faster)