Handling Multiple Screen Sizes

  • Mark Murphy


For the first year or so after Android 1.0 was released, all production Android devices had the same screen resolution (HVGA, 320×480) and size (around 3.5 inches, or 9 centimeters). Starting in the fall of 2009, though, devices started arriving with widely disparate screen sizes and resolutions, from tiny QVGA (240×320) screens to much larger WVGA (480×800) screens. And, in the fall of 2010, tablets and Google TV devices appeared, offering yet more screen sizes.


Screen Size Large Screen Screen Resolution Android Device Compatibility Mode 
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© Mark Murphy 2011

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