We have tested our BrowserSDK on mobile browsers and documented functional limitations and performance-related aspects in this FAQ to help you implement nuanced workflows and plan resources needed by your apps.
Our BrowserSDK supports most of the functionality available in these mobile browsers (Chrome, Firefox, and Safari), but there may be some functionality that differs between the browsers. The table below highlights these differences:
|Make and receive calls||Supported||Supported||Supported|
|Mute and unmute||Supported||Supported||Supported|
|Support for DTMF||Supported||Supported||Supported|
|Call-quality metrics tracking||Supported||Supported||Not supported|
|Microphone and speaker toggling||Supported||Not Supported||Not Supported|
|Move browser to background during ongoing call||Call continues||Call continues||Call continues|
|Receive incoming call when browser is in background||Rings only when the browser is brought to the foreground and then the call can be answered as usual.||Rings only when the browser is brought to the foreground and then the call can be answered as usual.||
Rings only when the browser is brought to the foreground and then the call can be answered as usual.
|Incoming PSTN call during ongoing SDK call||Both calls happen in parallel.||SDK call will be overwritten by PSTN call (audio running in background and no audio heard from app), but when PSTN call is disconnected, SDK call continues.||
Both calls happen in parallel.
|Echo cancellation and noise reduction||Supported||Supported||Supported|
While using the Plivo BrowserSDK on mobile browsers, we have analyzed the performance aspects below. You can use this information to help you plan the resources needed in your apps. If you notice any of these performance-related behaviors different in your case, please reach out to us via our support portal.
|CPU usage on-call||Max 7%||
|CPU usage idle state||Max 1%||1.9%|
|Memory consumption on-call||Max 5 MB||Max: 4.8 MB|
|Memory consumption idle state||Max 3.1MB||Max: 4.8 MB|
|Network usage||Total requests: 23
Transferred over Network: 645 B
Resources loaded by the page: 1 MB
Finish: 1.55 s (async loading of objects)
|Total requests: 7
Transferred over Network: 1.26 KB
Resources loaded by the page: 778.32 KB
Finish: 19.88 s (async loading of objects)
DOMContentLoaded: 121 ms
Load: 142 ms
Total loaded: 2.97 KB
Bytes transferred: 536 B
|Jitter||4ms||No Jitter||No jitter|
|Packet loss||No Packet lost||0.03% (No Packet lost)||No Packet lost|