Just like every branch of technology, the Android universe is divided among casual users and the ones who take it to the next level. For the latter kind of users, the ability to find out Android device processor type can be a godsend, especially when the specs charts are highly confusing.

For the regular users who are wondering why finding out the processor type matters, it is essential for several rooting practices. For instance, knowing your processor type (ARM, ARM64, X86, etc.) is mandatory to install the Xposed Framework ever since Android 5.0 Lollipop.

How to Find Out Android Device Processor Type

The easiest and most accurate way to know what rests under the hood of your Android device is by downloading an app. Droid Hardware Info is the app that can help you out with this dilemma, which is available on the Google Play Store for free.

DID YOU KNOW? Updato offers seamless and guaranteed phone unlocking for any device, carrier and region! It's quick and easy - try it now.

find out Android device processor type

Download Droid Hardware Info App

Once you have downloaded the app, simply launch it and you will be greeted with the Device page right away. Press the System tab on the top margin of the screen and you will be able to see the complete hardware details of your device.

find out Android device processor type

The “CPU Architecture” window at the top of the page will show you the right processor type that your device runs on. If the architecture type of your CPU seems too confusing, use the conversion below to understand the right CPU type:

  • ARM64 – AArch64 and arm64
  • ARM – ARMv7 and armeabi
  • x86 – x86 and X86abi

Were you able to find out Android device processor type with the help of Droid Turbo Hardware Info app? Do share your experience in the comments section given down below.

Source: WonderHowTo
Image: AndroidHeadlines

View Comments


unlock your phone

Easily and safely unlock your phone for any network provider in just minutes.

Get Started

LATEST FROM YOUTUBE:

Similar / posts

GameSir G3s gamepad review: is it worth it?

Weekly news roundup [06/29/18] – Xiaomi Mi Pad 4, Android Go Samsung device, and more

Gaming on Android vs iOS: Who does it better?

What's my model number?

There are several ways to locate your model number:

Option 1
On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
Option 2
Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
Option 3
Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool

Looks like you're using an ad blocker.

We get it: ads aren't what you're here for...

But ad revenue is our only way to manage this site. Without ad revenue we won't be able to continue to provide quality content and free firmware downloads.

Please disable your ad blocker or whitelist Updato.com in order to continue into Updato's ad-light experience.

Thanks for your support!