Testing of Android Applications on Real Devices


Sometimes during development of an Android application, we’d like to test the application on different real devices. But buying 10 different devices just for testing sounds crazy.

In my case, I was developing an Android game with quite specific layout and so I expected that on some devices the game may look wrong. After some modifications in the code, I’d like to test it on devices with different screen sizes and ratios to ensure that it looks well. But because there are so many Android devices and so many vendors with so many standards (would it be a standard though?), there are as many variations of screen sizes and ratios.

Then I found Test Lab -- a service from Samsung that allows to test Android apps on 10+ real devices remotely.

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