I mentioned in my previous post that I will focus on testing mobile applications and will share tips, tricks and tools which might be useful for testing mobile applications. Today I am covering a topic which is very important for the user. This feature, However, is invisible (most of the time) and is often not covered by conventional non-functional testing types (accessibility, security, performance etc..).
In my previous article I briefly mentioned that unconventional non-functional requirements are one of the main differentiator between mobile and desktop applications. Let's explore one such requirement - Power Consumption and answer two key questions -
- Why it is important to test power consumption of mobile applications?
- How can you get insight on power consumption by the application and improve it?