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slingxshot
Level 7

SD/FHD/HD App Submission

Hello,

I am designing my app in FHD. I was wondering if it will be a problem submitting an app without HD and SD configurations?

I don't see any point supporting anything lower than 1080 in US market.

Thanks!
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destruk
Level 10

Re: SD/FHD/HD App Submission

All three resolutions are required to support unless you discuss Roku making an exception in your specific case.  partners@roku.com
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Roku Employee
Roku Employee

Re: SD/FHD/HD App Submission

If you design your RSG app for HD and manifest ui_resolutions=hd, that should work fine in SD/FHD as well.
If you design your RSG app for FHD and manifest ui_resolutions=fhd, that should work fine in SD/HD as well.
If you forget to declare ui_resolutions, the app will have issues in one of the modes and be bounced from certification.

Advantages of designing for HD is smaller image file sizes (2x as a rule of thumb) and hence 1/2 the traffic - and that it fits better the current UI resolution usage (most players do UI in HD, that's not the same as setting display to FHD).
Advantage of designing for FHD is future-proofing your app: if you won't re-do the assets during the next year or two - go for FHD outright. 
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renojim
Level 8

Re: SD/FHD/HD App Submission

"slingxshot" wrote:
I don't see any point supporting anything lower than 1080 in US market.

For what it's worth, my latest stats for one of my games shows about 9% of users are using a display setting of something other than HDTV (16:9 anamorphic or 4:3 standard).

-JT
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