Android is the operating system which is used by millions of peoples around the world. The best part about Android is that you can sideload any applications. You might have seen that whenever you download the app, you get a notice by asking you which kind of processor you have on your device. Today, we will explain to you what does that means and which processor you have on your device.
When Android upgraded to Lollipop, we have seen many changes, and new phones were getting launched with a different kind of processor. Whenever we try to install the xposed installer on your device, there were separate files for all the phones.
Whenever you download any application from the play store you don’t get any notice asking you what kind of processor you have on your device. Play Store knows what kind of phone and processor you have and it helps you to download the application on your phone.
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What Kind of Processor You Have (ARM, ARM64, or x86)
What is Arm?
One of the famous and the best processor is the arm processor which is used by many Android phones. If you see some old phones from the year 2014, then you will see most of the devices were having arm processor. We have seen all the phones are mostly built with arm processor which helps you a lot in terms battery consumption and it is optimized for battery.
You can read more at Android Authority
What is Arm64?
When you need speed, then the arm64 is the best architecture. Arm64 is the evolution of the arm processor. The arm64 support 64-bit processing which makes your phone fast and smooth. There are most of the phones which are based on arm64 architecture. Nowadays it is becoming standard and every phone has an arm64 processor.
What is x86?
x86 is a bit better than arm processor, but when it comes to speed, it is the best. The battery consumption is a bit high in the x86 processors. Nowadays we have not seen many devices with the x86 processor. You can check your phone which processor your device has in it.
How to Check What Kind of Processor You Have?
- Download the Hardware Info application from Play Store.
- Open the app and click on Processor and you will see which processor your device has in it.
- Now, the name will be different so how to check the processor of your phone. You can check which is the arm, armm64 or x86 processor.
- ARM: ARMv7 or armeabi
- ARM64: AArch64 or arm64
- x86: x86 or x86abi
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