Mobile Device Testing Strategy

Brad Huffman's picture
Brad Huffman asked on December 11, 2014 - 9:27am | Replies (3).

What strategy are teams utilizing for determining the type and variety of mobile devices on which to test?


3 Answers

Susan Van de Ven's picture

Google Analytics for most used devices to have in house I.e. Turns out our top 10 android devices are all Samsung.  Emulators/simulators for developing and checking other screen sizes that we don't have.  Starting to play with external device cloud to cover more combinations (including OS versions too)


Krishna b's picture
Krishna b replied on February 6, 2015 - 6:27am.

Device selection is a tricky stuff in mobile testing. You can following parameters:

1. What is your market? (NA, Europe or Asia etc)? 

2. Most used devices in that market. You will get FREE reports on point 1 and 2.

3. Form factors

4. OS and their versions (Android, iOS, Win etc)

5. If you app is browser based, consider broswer combinations too.

6. Make sure that you do not select more than 6 to 7 devices for testing with above combinations. This will ensure enough coverage. 

Hope this helps!!!

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