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Market is flooded with different kinds of mobile devices. Real world testing is helpful for an app that has to perform in different hardware, software versions and network conditions.
Market is flooded with different kinds of mobile devices. Real world testing is helpful for an app that has to perform in different hardware, software versions and network conditions. All this coupled with user habits and multitasking, an app is bound to falter.
Limitations of Orthodox Lab Testing
Lab testing covers a specific segment of test scenarios. Testing is traditionally done by a QA department in a lab with few devices and emulators. Testing in lab, cannot help testing scenarios such as signal strength fluctuations, changing network connections, incoming calls and messages etc.
Merits of Mobile App Testing in Real World Scenarios
Testing in real world involves professional certified testers that can be an individual freelancer or part of an organisation which specializes in Community Management for enterprise level QA projects. Either ways, this individual is selected from the target audience group of the business app.
This tester’s feedback based on technical testing knowledge and user level experience can complete the plethora of scope that needs to be tested.
There are a number of Scenarios, both qualitative and quantitative, where only real world can bring the solution to the table. Three most prominent of them are discussed below:
1. Device related scenarios
Mobile devices come with the luxury of mobility, but they bring in a lot of other variables.