Do you know how your website looks and responds on an iPad or any other mobile device? Did you know that there’s a couple of emulators available that you can test your mobile website on? These online mobile emulators will give you a good idea on how your mobile website will look in a mobile browser environment. These emulators also gives you the opportunity to test your mobile website quickly.
Take note that these emulators are only for testing purposes and they should not replace testing your mobile website on actual mobile devices. Only use these emulators to give you a look and feel of how your mobile website will look on various mobile devices. Because they are online, they are very quick and easy to use. Each emulator will give you a different view of your website.
Opera mini is one of the most popular mobile browsers on mobile devices. It uses the Java ME platform and it requires that the mobile device must be able to run Java ME. You can test your mobile website at the Opera Mini simulator website.
The dotMobi emulator allows you to test your mobile website how it will display on a normal mobile phone. You can select a couple of theme skins (Nokia N70 and Sony K750) when you run the emulation. Using this emulator, you will be able to see how millions of users will be able to view your mobile website.
TestiPhone.com is an iPhone based browser emulator that will show you how your mobile website will look on an iPhone.
If you would like to test how your mobile website will look on an iPad, use the iPad Peek web based emulator. To see an accurate simulation, use the Apple Safari or Google Chrome.