Anjanesh Lekshminarayanan
Anjanesh

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Creating a custom device in Google Chrome DevTools

Creating a custom device in Google Chrome DevTools

Create a Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro emulated device

Google Chrome's DevTools has the option to view your webpage on an emulated mobile device under Inspect Element > Toogle Device Tool Bar (2nd option on top left hand corner).

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If you want to add your own device, say for example, Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro (which was breiefly available in the EMEA region in early 2020) which has a reolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~398 ppi density), we need to find the DPR or Device Pixel Ratio. Click on Edit.

Long story short : Magic number is 150. : https://stackoverflow.com/a/23958504/126833
Device Pixel Ratio = PPI Density / 150.

So for Mi Note 10 Pro, the DPR is 398 / 150 = 2.6533

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So the width of the width and height that you need to give in the Device's width and height textboxes shouldn't be 1080 and 2340 but 1080 / 2.6533 and 2340 / 2.6533 respectively. Which equates to 407 x 882

 
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