Developers have the ability to test new apps virtually and remotely on thousands of Samsung Galaxy devices around the world
Samsung Electronics today unveiled the revamped Samsung Remote Test Lab program, which makes it easy for developers to test their apps virtually and remotely on thousands of Samsung Galaxy devices, now including the Galaxy S21 series with One UI 4 beta, and the latest Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and Z Flip3 5G. The Remote Test Lab program allows developers to test their new applications much more efficiently, since they do not have to cover hardware costs.
With global access to the Remote Test Lab program, developers around the world will be able to test their applications remotely on Galaxy test devices, regardless of the country in which they reside. Over the past ten years, Samsung has built Remote Test Labs around the world, including India, Poland, South Korea, and the United States. To make access to program services faster and more reliable than ever,1 Samsung has now expanded the program to include labs in Brazil, Russia, the UK, and Vietnam.
“We would not have been able to deliver such innovative mobile experiences to our users without our incredible community of developers,” said TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile Communications, Samsung Electronics. “This is why we are investing our expertise and innovative technology to support developers – they are essential partners as we continue to expand our open Galaxy ecosystem. “
To create an improved testing experience, Samsung released the new version of the program.2 Developers will have access to an automated testing tool that will allow them to monitor CPU and memory consumption while running their applications and to check if an application is impacting system resources. And thanks to a new web client service, the program has an improved user interface and improved graphics. In the near future, developers will be able to use a new communication channel, giving them direct access to Samsung experts who can advise them on how to improve the performance of their applications.
New Samsung The Remote Test Lab program shows Samsung’s commitment to helping partners and developers take advantage of breakthrough features, such as the Galaxy Z series foldable experience, defense-grade security with Samsung Knox, and seamless connectivity with One UI. With the restart of the Remote Test Lab program, Samsung will continue to partner closely with developers around the world, helping them push the boundaries and unlock new heights of innovation.
To learn more about the Samsung Remote Test Lab, visit: developer.samsung.com/remote-test-lab
1 The test speed of the Remote Test Lab program can be affected by distance from the server, network connection throughput and data traffic, and local network (firewall) policy.
2 Access to new features may vary by model, software version and market. Developers must be logged into the Samsung Developers site using a Samsung account. To access the web client service, developers will need to use the Chrome browser.