Android devices come in all shapes and sizes and display resolutions. This means providing uniform assets across devices is tedious and somewhat complicated.
DP (Density Pixel)
Google created a special type of unit, dp (density pixel), to make dealing with assets easier.
How is that easier?
This unit generalizes all various display densities into a single display. What does that mean? It means a 100 dp x 100 dp will display the exact same on any device regardless of the device’s properties. So a 100 ppi device, 200 ppi device, 300 ppi device and 400 ppi device will also display the asset as the same size and same quality.
How does this magically happen?
Assets must be created in a very special way to let Android do it’s thing. A designer needs to provide different assets for each generalized density type. What are these generalized density types and why...
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