FAQ: What Android devices can I use Roon with?
Roon can run on many Android devices that meet the following requirements:
Android devices that are at least 8 inches run the full Roon interface. Tablets smaller than 8 inches run an interface designed for smaller screens and phones.
- ARM or x86 based
- Android 5.0 or higher
- Supports OpenGL ES 3.0
We can't test Roon on every Android device out there, so the following list shouldn't be taken as an endorsement of any specific device's support or performance.
While most of the Roon team uses iPads, we've heard from users that they are successfully running Roon on:
- Google Nexus 9
- Google Nexus 10
- Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition
- Sony Xperia Z4
- Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5'' T800
- Sony Xperia z1 - Samsung Galaxy Pro
- Samsung Galaxy Tab A
- Samsung SM-P600
Not currently recommended/supported:
- Samsung Tab 3 (7.0, Lite 7.0)
The only Android phone we regularly use within our company is the Google Pixel 2. We've heard from users that they are successfully running Roon on:
- Google Pixel 2 (Recommended)
- Google Pixel
- Google Nexus 6p
- Google Nexus 6
- Google Nexus 5
- Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
- Motorola Moto G
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