What are the Maximum Characters for Push Notifications?

 

The following tables outline the maximum character counts for default notification display. 

iOS: 

Device

Display

Lock Screen Portrait

Lock Screen Landscape

Notification Center

Banner Style

Alert View

iPhone 6/6S Plus

5.5 in (140 mm)

1920x1080 px at 401 ppi

156 chars n/a 156 chars 98 chars

displayed 1283 chars,

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iPhone 6/6S

4.7 in (120 mm)

1334x750 px at 326 ppi

148 chars n/a  148 chars 89 chars

displayed 1217 chars, 

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iPhone 5/5C/5S

iPod 5th/6th gen

4 in (100 mm)

1136x640 px at 326 ppi

119 chars n/a 119 chars  74 chars 1013 chars (no scroll)

iPhone 4/4S

iPod 4th gen (A1367)

3.5 in (89 mm)

960x640 px at 326 ppi

114 chars  n/a 166 chars  43 chars 153 chars (no scroll)
iPad Mini 1st gen (A1432) 7.9 in (200 mm) 1024x768 px at 163 ppi 211 chars  220 chars  229 chars 124 chars portrait: 1957 chars landscape: 1417 chars

 

Android:

Device

Display

Lock Screen Portrait

Lock Screen Landscape

notification drawer DefaultNotification Big Text Stylenotification drawer SystemNotification
Nexus 4 phone

4.7 in (120 mm) 768x1280 px at 320 ppi

40 chars n/a 482 chars 40 chars
Nexus 5 phone

4.95 in (126 mm) 1080x1920 px at 445 ppi

37 chars n/a  444 chars 37 chars

Nexus 6 phone

5.96 in (151 mm) 1440x2560 px at 493 ppi

37 chars n/a 444 chars 37 chars

Nexus 5X phone

5.2 in (130 mm) 1080x1920 px at 423 ppi

46 chars n/a 562 chars  46 chars
Nexus 6P phone 5.7 in (140 mm) 1440x2560 px at 518 ppi 37 chars  n/a 444 chars 37 chars
Nexus 7 tablet 2013 version 7.02 (178 mm) 1920x1200 px at 323 pp 42 chars n/a  509 chars 42 chars
Nexus 9 tablet 8.9 in (230 mm) 2048x1536 px at 287 ppi 44 chars 44 chars   536 chars  44 chars

 

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