122 Product Management
122.08.17 PM User Testing - Low vs High-Fidelity Prototypes
Low vs High-Fidelity Prototypes
All prototypes are simulations of a product.
- Low-fidelity prototypes are intentionally designed to look like wireframes, sketched on paper. They are quick-and-dirty ways to simulate something without looking like a finished product.
- High-fidelity prototypes are designed to look and feel like a real product, perhaps so lifelike that it can be difficult to tell that it is only a simulation. These are the preferred variety for value testing.