Impact Analysis

The following numbers are representative of a skeletal sample app integrated with the Helpshift SDK.

v10.0.0

SDK payload in your app

The Helpshift SDK X will add 120 Kb to your application's release APK. This analysis was done with Android Gradle Plugin v4.1.1 and Gradle v6.5. The 120 Kb size includes total impact with all the resources and code.

Method count

The Helpshift SDK X will add 966 methods to your dex:

Package Method Count
com.helpshift 966

Memory usage

Helpshift API launch Java heap memory (in approx.MB) Total memory usage(in approx MB)
showFAQs 4.30 90-100
showFAQSection 4.30 70-85
showSingleFAQ 3.30 40-60
showConversation (conversational mode) 5.70 130

This memory impact will also depend on the device OS and memory configurations on which your app is running.

Tested with a demo app on Google Pixel 4A running Android 11.

v1.0.0-beta

SDK payload in your app

The Helpshift SDK X will add 83 Kb to your application's release APK. This analysis was done with Android Gradle Plugin v3.4.2 and Gradle v5.1.1. The 83 Kb size includes total impact with all the resources and code.

Method count

The Helpshift SDK X will add 475 methods to your dex:

Package Method Count
com.helpshift 475

Memory usage

On opening the Helpshift conversation screen by calling Helpshift.showConversation (Myactivity.this, configMap) API,
will consume around 20-25 MB of memory. This memory impact will also depend on the device OS and memory configurations on which your app is running.

Tested with a demo app on Samsung Galaxy M11 running Android 10.