The more I use while developing the application under Android emulator or real phone?

Now actively developing applications for Android and constantly use the debug under a real phone to better "feel" of the interface. Although you have to wait longer for the installation at startup.

It is normal practice, or because no one else does?
March 19th 20 at 09:20
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March 19th 20 at 09:22
and constantly use the debug under a real phone

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March 19th 20 at 09:24
It is normal practice) Also use the debug on a real device. For me it's much more convenient and faster.
March 19th 20 at 09:26
In fact, do what you want. And Yes, on a smartphone easier, and I always test apps on it. You can run the built-in Android Studio virtual machine, but it eats system resources OVERдофига(sitting on Ubuntu 18.04). And so, it all depends on your preferences: like live - take a smartphone, do not like VM. But then again, the smartphone has some limitations: version Android root/no root, and so on. But I usually limit myself to a phone.
March 19th 20 at 09:28
Emulator use only in a pinch. Slow, bad, I want it to. Real device is better. What they say about the version of API and other bullshit - garbage. The emulator will almost never identify the real problems, maybe they are often not API-specific, and manufacturer - and device-specific.
March 19th 20 at 09:30
And I the emulator does not fit. Working with Bluetooth and a USB device :(
March 19th 20 at 09:32
only a real device :)

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