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Intel based Android devices are in the market now and I am drooling over new Asus Zenfone series (which packs Intel Atom processors). However, I am concerned with app compatibility issues.

If an app is developed using SDK, it'll run on Intel based devices, but if it's developed using NDK, it'll surely not run on Intel based devices as instruction sets are different.

Before purchasing any Intel based device, I want to see my favorite apps/games are compatible with it or not. How to get this info without really testing those apps in a virtual machine?

  • OP is still alive? Amazing! (Background: Many high-rep aren't active anymore.) – iBug Oct 10 '18 at 16:03
  • @iBug LOL. I am active on other SE sites where I get notifications from this site. – Android Quesito Oct 10 '18 at 16:59
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Bluestacks emulator running on a computer with Intel processor, is a good way to test, Intel processor(x86) based app or game compatibility. https://www.bluestacks.com/

Genymotion emulator is also a good alternative https://www.genymotion.com/

  • Read the last sentence of the question.. – Android Quesito Oct 10 '18 at 11:45
  • For that, you can request a friend, who have bluestack running machine, to create a new temporary email id for you. With that, you can log in google play from a browser. Search for the app or game you want to check. If the emulator device showing in the compatibility list, that means it is supported in Intel processor. – Lins Louis Oct 19 '18 at 8:38
  • That's not a solution.. – Android Quesito Oct 20 '18 at 2:36

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