Studio Device Emulator is not true to life.

Issue Type: Display
Impact: Moderate
Frequency: Constantly
Date First Experienced: 2021-03-03 12:03:00 (-07:00)
Date Last Experienced: 2021-03-03 14:03:00 (-07:00)

Reproduction Steps:
Reproduction Steps:

  1. Create a UI
  2. View the Device Emulator (in my case iPhone 6)
  3. Launch the published game on an iPhone 6.

Below, I have attached a reproduction place that uses my exact setup.

DeviceEmulationIssue.rbxl (27.1 KB)

Expected Behavior:
My expectation is that the emulator does what it states which is emulate the device shown so that I can quickly iterate without having the device on hand or having to go through the process of launching Roblox and my game every time I want to see a change.

Actual Behavior:
Notice that the UI is not in the same location. This prevents speed of iteration and requires that I publish my game every time I want to test my device’s mobile UI compatibility.

Publish the place and launch it on my test device.


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