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Mastering Android Studio 3 by Kyle Mew

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Virtual devices

There are so many Android devices available on the market that it would be an impossibility to thoroughly test our apps on very many real devices . It is for this reason that the system allows us to create emulated devices using the virtual device manager.

The AVD Manager allows us to create both form factor and hardware profiles from scratch and to provide several ready-made virtual devices and system images that can be downloaded from various manufacturers' websites.

 AVD configuration screen

Android emulators can be notoriously slow, even on very powerful machines, and this is to be expected, as creating a fully functioning ...

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