With the release of the totally free Android version of PUBG mobile, the number of online users of this best-selling game has been catapulted even further into the sky. If you are already amongst them, or are looking to parachute into PUBG with your smartphone, you know the stakes in this virtual game are high – win or lose, live or die! So, to be sure you are the last person standing, you will want to know which HONOR phones are compatible with PUBG mobile.
In the video and online gaming market, Player Unknown’s Battleground or PUBG is literally a game changer. Not only was it the first multiplayer online game to rocket battle royale mode to the frontline of gaming action, with the release of the Android version it is now taking over the online smartphone market by storm. It marks a step change in online gaming from the previous PC and games console use to a dominant mobile and smartphone use.
This is reflected in the development of smartphones themselves, as well as the introduction of smartphones specifically designed to be compatible with PUBG mobile and similar programmes, such as the crazy fast and crazy smart HONOR Play.
Because PUBG mobile is a 3D and online game, there are certain requirements on the smartphone to make sure it is compatible with PUBG mobile and give you the most enhanced gaming experience. While the minimum specs cover a wide range of potential choices, the speed of the smartphone processor for playing online and in particular the graphics performance in handling the 3D content can make split-second differences in your play and determine whether you are the “last man standing”. So, to make sure you can survive out there let’s take a look at the line-up of HONOR phones compatible with PUBG mobile.
The basic recommended Android system requirements for PUBG mobile relevant for HONOR are as follows:
• Android version: Android 5.1.1 or later
• Chipset: Kirin: 658, 655, 970, 960, 955, 950, 935, 930
• RAM: The smartphone should have at least 2GB RAM.
The current range of HONOR phones mainly use the most recent version of Android, 8.1 or 8.0 Oreo, and in terms of RAM, the HONOR phones that are compatible with PUBG come with 4 or 6 GB of RAM. The critical factor is the chipset, and the better the chipset the better the performance.
A number of HONOR phones, including the flagship HONOR Play, also have the proprietary GPU turbo feature for up to 60% enhanced graphics performance when playing games.
|Standard performance < ------------------------------------------------- > Top performance|
|HONOR 9 Lite||HONOR 9N||HONOR 8 Pro||HONOR 9||HONOR 8X||HONOR view 10||HONOR 10||HONOR Play|
|Android version||8.0 (Oreo)||8.0 (Oreo)||7.0 upgradable to 8.0||7.0 upgradable to 8.0||8.1 (Oreo)||8.0 upgradable to 9 (Pie)||8.1 upgradable to 9 (Pie)||8.1 upgradable to 9 (Pie)|
|Chipset||Kirin 659||Kirin 659||Kirin 960||Kirin 960||Kirin 710||Kirin 970||Kirin 970||Kirin 970|
|RAM||3/4 GB||3/4 GB||4/6GB||4/6GB||4/6 GB||4/6 GB||4/6/8 GB||4/6/8 GB|