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Are you a developer? Google is giving you more space for the apps. Android APK files can now be up to 100MB on the Play Store, up from a previous 50MB.

Google said this has been done to support the growing number of developers who are building richer apps and games on Google Play. This means developers can publish APKs up to 100MB in size, and users will see a warning only when the app exceeds the 100MB quota and makes use of Expansion Files.

The new files size will come in handy for developers as devices become more powerful and use denser screens (which require higher resolution graphics), and come with more storage.

However, Google is also quick to point out that even though you can make your apps bigger, you shouldn’t always do so, as it’s a bandwidth burden on places with slow data connectivity or users with data caps. Increased file size could also mean slower performance or longer instal times.

Via TNW