Fortnite is an online video game developed by Epic Games and released in 2017. It is one of the most popular online games and now it is available in Android platform as well. Although Fortnite has Android version, but it has selected not to release on Google Play Store. So if you want to play this fascinating game, you will need to download and install from the Epic Games official website.
Before installing Fortnite for Android, first you need to find out whether your Android device is compatible with this game.
Android 8.0 or later is recommended for playing Fortnite. Android 8.0 and later substantially improves the stability and performance of the game, but with earlier versions of Android OS, there are usually significant performance issues.
In addition, some other requirements include:
• 3GB of free onboard storage
• At least 4GB of system RAM
• GPU requirements: Qualcomm Adreno 530 or higher, ARM Mali-G71 MP20, ARM Mali-G72 MP12 or higher
With all the above requirements in mind, let’s have a look at the full list of HONOR phones in recent two years.
|Specs||GPU||EMUI / Android Version||Launch Date||RAM|
|HONOR 7S||PowerVR GE8100||EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.1||2018, May||2 GB|
|HONOR 7A||Adreno 505||EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0||2018, Apr||3 GB|
|HONOR 7C||Adreno 506||EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0||2018, May||3 GB|
|HONOR 8C||Adreno 506||EMUI 9.0 based on Android 9.0||2018, Nov||3 GB|
|HONOR 9N||Mali-T830 MP2||EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0||2018, Jul||3 GB|
|HONOR 9 Lite||Mali-T830 MP2||EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0||2017, Dec||3 GB/4 GB|
|HONOR 10 Lite||Mali-G51 MP4||EMUI 9.0 based on Android 9.0||2019, Jan||3 GB/4 GB/6 GB|
|HONOR 7X||Mali-T830 MP2||EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0||2017, Dec||4 GB|
|HONOR 8X||Mali-G51 MP4||EMUI 8.2 based on Android 8.1||2019, Jan||4 GB|
|HONOR 10||Mali-G72 MP12||EMUI 8.1.0 based on Android 8.0||2018, May||4 GB|
|HONOR Play||Mali-G72 MP12||EMUI 8.2 based on Android 8.1||2018, Jul||4 GB|
|HONOR View10||Mali-G72 MP12||EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0||2017, Dec||6 GB|
|HONOR View20||Mali-G76 MP10||Magic UI 2.0.1 based on Android 9.0||2019, Jan||6 GB/8 GB|
It’s clear that the following HONOR Android phones are the ones compatible with Fortnite mobile game:
• HONOR 10
• HONOR Play
• HONOR View10
• HONOR View20
These devices are based on Android 8.0 and higher, with enough RAM and robust chipsets that support the heavy graph processing needs of mobile games. In addition, a Revolutionary Graphics Processing Acceleration Technology named “GPU Turbo” is available to these phones, too. This technology optimizes the mobile gaming experience by improving graphics processing efficiency by 60% while reducing the SoC (System on Chip) energy consumption by 30%, exceeding the limits of the balance between smartphone performance and energy consumption.
Except the normal gaming experience of sound and pictures, an HONOR smartphone with GPU Turbo recognizes the gaming scenario of team battles, the use of special skills, switching and shooting guns, etc. and intelligently match a vibration feedback like what a game console does.
According to Epic Games, only a few smartphones allow Fortnite for Android to run at a blazing 60FPS, and HONOR View20 is one of them. If you own HONOR View20, you should be able to run the game at that high frame rate level. This is because HONOR View20 is powered by the Kirin 980 AI chipset, and boasts the GPU Turbo 2.0 technology which gives you a full-frame gaming experience.