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What's the point of pseudo-big.LITTLE CPU in Nokia 7 plus?

As far as I understand: CPUs can change their frequencies relatively quickly, which can be used for performance-power tradeoff based on load and priorities. big.LITTLE goes further – you can switch ...
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Identifying the correct version of Google Play Services

My android phone has the following specifications : OS Version Jelly Bean MR1 4.2.2 Architecture armeabi-v7a Software Density 191dpi I need to update Google Play services manually since I am unable ...
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How can run native executables compiled for ARM on unrooted Android devices? [duplicate]

Following this tutorial I have compiled a Hello World! ARM binary from C source using gcc. I want to run this program on my unrooted Android phone but I can't figure out an easy way to do it. What I'...
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How common is ARM NEON support among recent Android phones and tablets?

Some ARM processors support NEON extensions for acceleration of certain maths operations useful in multimedia, 3D graphics and the like. How common is NEON support on Android phones and tablets made ...
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Android apps for “armeabi-v7a” and “x86” architecture: SoC vs. Processor vs. ABI

While downloading Android apps, sometimes I have seen apps for armeabi-v7a and x86 architecture. I read some references for armeabi-v7a and x86 architecture. However, at the end, I couldn't finalize ...
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Is Mobdro only for ARM now?

I'm trying to use Mobro on the Android SDK emulator. It only seems to install on ARM images. Is this a Mobdro limitation?
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Which version of VLC is right for an Exynos tablet?

VLC has two versions listed for ARM, Android (ARMv7-A) Android (ARMv8-A) I'd rather not install with the PlayStore. Both of these versions when downloaded say "Can't open file" when I click then in ...
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Is it possible to install an app compiled for ARM on an x86 emulator image

I tried to install an apk from online on a virtual device, but it wouldn't install due to INSTALL_FAILED_NO_MATCHING_ABIS. I'm able to install it on an ARM image, but ARM images are super slow on my ...
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Determine device architecture (arm/arm64/x86) with adb getprop

Is there any way I can determine my device architecture with adb? I've found a few values that I think are pertinent, but I don't have any idea what an ARM64 device's value would like, much less an ...
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What Percentage of Android Devices Runs on x86 Architecture?

This question might be redundant or a possible duplicate but I am using an NDK library that runs only on ARM devices. Is there a way I could know what percentage of Android devices can my app support ...
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What is ARM Translation tools?

I came across ARM Translation tools (1.1) for Android. What is the purpose of this library and how does it work?
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Why do Android phones have more cores than computers?

Laptops have usually at most four cores, and dualcores are probably more common. I have recently switched from quadcore to dualcore and I can confirm there is a limited number of usecases for quadcore,...
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Do I need ARM or ARM64 Gapps for an asus zenfone 2 laser ZE500KL?

I was wondering if there is significant difference regarding compatibility and readiness when it comes to ARM or ARM64 Gapps? According to the qualcomm website, the chipset I have supports both 32 ...
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How to get a clean device tree to build the drivers of the msm8939/snapdragon 615

I come to you with many interrogations about qualcomm msm8939 SoC. I bought the Archos 50 diamond last year and have since been waiting for archos to make their move regarding android software ...
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Which version of Xposed should I use for Nexus 5X?

Xposed have 3 different versions: arm, arm64 and x86 Which one should I use for Nexus 5X?
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Are APKs architecture-independent?

Android devices have different processors like ARM and Intel processors. Can Android apps run just the same regardless of which architecture the device has? Or are there apps that will only run on ARM-...
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Cortex-A53 cpuinfo'd as ARMv7?

I picked up a used Samsung Galaxy Core Prime offered by MetroPCS in the US for testing. The device is powered by Android 5.1.1. Testing requirements are a 64-bit ARM processor, but I'm not sure if I ...
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Overwrite /system/bin/su using adb

Can't overwrite su file in /system/bin/ my stupid classmate put a prank on me and inserted a different su binary coming from his linux pc instead of the already existing su in /system/xbin/ I want to ...
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Install/Run Android Skype on ARM LInux?

I have a Chromebook with an ARM processor. I have installed Ubuntu on that Chromebook. However, since there is no Skype-binary for ARM Linux, is it possible to use the version of Skype of the ...
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Does Google Nexus 5 has arm or armX86 or armX64 processor?

I am trying to install Xposed module on my rooted Nexus 5 running stock Android 5.1.1. In that process I am trying to download the files from [this XDA page. I am unable to find whether my Nexus 5 is ...
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Filter out ARM native apps in Play Store

I have ASUS Zenfone 5. How could I filter out or identify ARM-native apps on x86 phones in Play Store or in other app market?
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dlopen failed: library “/system/lib/libhoudini.so” not found [closed]

My Android game is built with cocos2dx 3.0, and it works well on my Nexus 5. However, my friends who have Galaxy S4 says the game crashes when opening. Edit: tested with more devices. Works on Nexus ...
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How to run virtual machine on my nexus device?

Are there any virtual machine players such as virtualbox, I can use to run .iso images on Android? If I need the device to be rooted that is fine, but I prefer a portable solution
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How to upgrade Android 2.3 to 4.0 on ARM 11 based Tablet?

I have tablet which has a IAMPX200 Processor and a M718 Main Board. The current OS is Android 2.3, and I want to upgrade it to Android 4.0. Is it possible? If yes, please give any suggestions.
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Why does Google Play Store say that Adobe Air is incompatible with the Huawei U8510 phone?

I looked at the publisher's system requirements for Adobe Air. I compared that list to Huawei's device specs, but Huawei's list doesn't mention if the device has ARMv7 processor with vector FPU, ...
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How to flash Samsung devices from a GNU/Linux host running on ARM architecture?

To flash a Samsung Galaxy S (where do not have root access in the currently running OS, and with a stock recovery) with a new firmware (OS), I need to connect it with a USB cable to another computer ...
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Installing Android on a ARM tablet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Android on my non-Android device? I have a Toshiba Journ.e Touch (ARM processor) with Win CE on it. I want to replace it with Android, but I faced a lot of ...
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Optimum video codec for low end Android phones?

While I know Android phones play mp4 the best, I wanted to know what other specification in this container is the best for playback, (the bitrate, resolution, fps etc). Or perhaps some other codec/...