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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 later, including Java Web Start

 

 

Internet environment with outbound port 2600 open  

 

 

 

Available Devices

The following lists the devices you can reserve.

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

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 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.

Korea, Poland, U.S.

Carriers (no SIM cards)

AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon

 

Device with SIM card

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

Not available

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

 

 

Device camera

 

 

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

 

 

Remote shell access

 

 

Remote debug bridge

 

 

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