How to Check Processor Type on Android Smartphones

Processor Type on Android Smartphones

Processor Type

Today you will learn how to check the processor type that is on your smartphone. In all android phones, processor is simply the chip. The chip that is specially designed to support various types of applications currently running in the operating system of smartphones. And a system on a chip includes the CPU, GPU, modem, processor for multimedia, and processor for signal. As we know that Android phones are built on different architecture. So, sometimes it is very confusing to figure out that which smartphone is using which type of processor.

As the technology changes, following new architecture patterns for the processor development. ARM is the famous processor among the other two and from ARM there comes the new processor ARM64. Which supports processing of 64 bit and mostly phone is based on this architecture now a days.

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Below is a very simple technique that you can follow to check what type of processor is on your smartphone.

How to Check Processor Type on Android Smartphones

Follow the steps carefully to check the processor of your phone.

Step 1: Download the app named “Droid Hardware Info” from Google Play Store. This app will display you all of your phone’s hardware information.

Droid Hardware Info
Droid Hardware Info
Developer: InkWired
Price: Free+

Step 2: After you are done with installation. Go to your phone’s system app and you will notice 2 things there.

  • CPU Architecture
  • Instruction Sets.

Step 3: Change the values of CPU Architecture and Instruction Sets into simple processor names with the details mentioned below.

ARM: ARMv7 / armeabi

ARM64: AArch64 / arm64

x86: x86 / x86abi

That’s it. These are the simple steps that you can follow to check your phone’s processor. If you still face any problem feel free to mention that in comment section. We would love to help you out.

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