Are you an Android app developer or any of that kind got a good news and that is directly from Google, as it has bumped up the APK file size limitations to a mere 100MB on its Google Play Store.
APKs submitted on Google Play increased, which in case has doubled the Android APK app size limit from 50MB to 100 Megabytes respectively. The latest upgrade is specifically meant for to support richer application submissions and more graphics-centric games. Developers can now publish APKs up to 100MB in size. Users will see a warning only when the app exceeds that limited quota and makes use of Expansion Files.
For users, the default update settings will continue auto-updating apps over Wi-Fi connections only. Enabling users to across higher quality apps and game APKs conversing their data usage. Google on the other hand also warned developers to keep their mobile data connections and caps, app performance, and install times for users.
“We understand that developers are challenged with delivering a delightful user experience that maximizes the hardware of the device, while also ensuring that their users can download, install, and open the app as quickly as possible. It’s a tough balance to strike, especially when you’re targeting diverse global audiences.”
posted Kobi Glick, Google Play team in a blog post.
To learn more about increased APK files sizes from here.