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Samsung Developer Program

What's the difference between CDF and RTL?

CDF (Cloud Device Farm) and RTL (Remote Test Lab) are remote testing sites for your apps. Below are lists of requirements, available devices, features, and functionality that compare the two services.

Access Requirements

The following lists what you must have configured or installed in order to access CDF or RTL.

 Item CDF RTL

Samsung Account

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

Web browser (latest version) with JavaScript enabled:

 

 

 

Chrome

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

 

IE/Edge

 

 ✔ 

 

Firefox

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

 

Opera

 

 ✔ 

 

Safari

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

JRE 7 or 8, including Java Web Start

       

 ✔ 

Internet environment with outbound port 2600 open  

 

 ✔ 

 

Available Devices

The following lists the devices you can reserve.

Galaxy Fold
 Device                                         CDF RTL

Fold

       

 ✔ 

Galaxy Note Series
 Device                                         CDF RTL

Note9

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

Note8

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

Note5 (Quad HD)

       

 ✔ 

Note4 (Quad HD)

 

 ✔ 

Note3 (FHD)

 

 ✔ 

Note edge (Quad HD)

 

 ✔ 

NoteII (HD)

 

 ✔ 

Note 10.1 2014 (WQXGA)

 

 ✔ 

Note 10.1 (WXGA)

 

 ✔ 

Galaxy S Series
 Device                                         CDF RTL

S10e

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

S10

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

S10+

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

S9

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

S9+

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

S8

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

S8+

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

S7

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

S7 edge (Quad HD)

       

 ✔ 

S6 edge+ (Quad HD)

 

 ✔ 

S6 (Quad HD)

 

 ✔ 

S6 edge (Quad HD)

 

 ✔ 

S5 (FHD)

 

 ✔ 

S4 (FHD)

 

 ✔ 

S III (HD)

 

 ✔ 

Galaxy Tab Series
 Device                                         CDF RTL

S4

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

S3

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

S2 (QXGA)

       

 ✔ 

A (XGA)

 

 ✔ 

3 (WXGA, WSVGA)

 

 ✔ 

Samsung A Series
 Device                                         CDF RTL

A9 Pro

       

 ✔ 

Samsung Z Series
 Device                                         CDF RTL

Z4 (WVGA)

       

 ✔ 

Z3 (HD)

   

 ✔ 

Z2 (WVGA)

       

 ✔ 

Z1 (WVGA)

       

 ✔ 

Galaxy/Gear Watch
 Device                                         CDF RTL

Galaxy Watch

       

 ✔ 

Sport

       

 ✔ 

S3

 

 ✔ 

Fit 2

   

 ✔ 

Family Hub
 Device                                         CDF RTL

2.0 (U.S.)

       

 ✔ 

 

Features

 Feature CDF RTL

Supported Files

APK

APK, TPK, WGT

Cost

Free to Samsung Developer  
Program members

2 credits
(1 credit = 15m,
receive 20 free credits a day)  

Reservable Time

15m - 30m

30m - 2h
(in 15m increments,
up to 10 hours a day)

Location

U.S.

India, Korea, Poland, U.S.

Carriers (no SIM cards)

Unlocked U.S. variants (AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon)

Unlocked European variants in the U.S. and locked/unlocked U.S. variants in the U.S.

Device with SIM card

By request (AT&T,
S7 and Note9 only)

Not available

Interface

Browser-based

Java application

Remote Galaxy Store Remote Galaxy Store allows you to view your app in the Galaxy Store of another country. Click for more information (opens Test Your Galaxy Store Badge).

Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Korea, Philippines, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom, and the U.S.  

 

Support Contact  

support@samsungdevelopers.com  

rtl.support@samsung.com

Functionality

 Item CDF RTL

Install, run, stop, delete, view apps

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

Screen capture

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

Video recording

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

Tap/Swipe/Tap and hold

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

Hardware buttons

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

Keyboard input

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

View and filter log file

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

Rotation

 ✔ 

 ✔ 

Automatic wipe of device after session ends  

 ✔ 

 

S Pen

       

 ✔ 

Adjust screen resolution

 

 ✔ 

Scale

 

 ✔ 

Real-time screen share

 

 ✔ 

Drag and drop installation

 

 ✔ 

Copy to clipboard

 

 ✔ 

FTP

 

 ✔ 

Reset wireless network

 

 ✔ 

Reboot device

 

 ✔ 

Record and repeat steps

 

 ✔ 

ADB

 

 ✔ 

Remote shell access

 

 ✔ 

Remote debug bridge

 

 ✔ 

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