Fortnite for Android Will Only Run on Snapdragon 820, Exynos 8890, Kirin 970, and Above: Here’s Everything in Detail

The official launch of the Fortnite game for Android is not so far from us. The massively popular free battle royale game will soon hit the Play Store for all of the Android devices. However, you may have heard from the Epic Games that the will launch this summer. But, as far we know the game will likely to be exclusive for Samsung Galaxy Note 9. That means, Fortnite will be pre-installed on this device and it will not be available on Google Play Store.

As per the new report made by the XDA-Developers, who has already access to the leaked APK of Fortnite game, found really interesting information. As an Android device user, if you are thinking whether your device will support the Fortnite game or not, in this article, I have shared complete information.

With the leaked APK of Fortnite game, the XDA-Developers have found that the majority of SoCs doesn’t support this game. So, the game will be restricted to the high-end Android devices having the latest chipset under the hood like in OnePlus 3, Google Pixel or Xiaomi Mi 6. You will find the all bundled list below.


Android Devices Running on Snapdragon

For the Android devices which are running on the Snapdragon SoC, the game will require Snapdragon 820 or higher.

Chipset NameExample of DevicesGraphic Settings
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845HTC U12+, LG G7 ThinQ, OnePlus 6, Samsung Galaxy S9, Sony Xperia XZ2, Xiaomi Mi 8Medium
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Google Pixel 2, LG V30 ThinQ, Motorola Moto Z2 Force, OnePlus 5T, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Sony Xperia XZ1, Xiaomi Mi 6Medium
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821Google Pixel, HTC U Ultra, LG G6, OnePlus 3T, Xiaomi Mi 5s Low
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820HTC 10, LG G5, Motorola Moto Z Force, OnePlus 3, Samsung Galaxy S7, Sony Xperia X Performance, Xiaomi Mi 5, ZTE Axon 7Low

Android Devices Running on HiSilicon Kirin

The Fortnite game will only support the Android devices which are running on HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC.

Chipset NameExample of DevicesGraphic Settings
HiSilicon Kirin 970Honor Note 10, Honor 10, Huawei P20, Huawei Mate 10, Honor View 10, Honor PlayMedium

Android Devices Running on MediaTek

Currently, no single devices running on MediaTek supports the Fortnite game. So, right now, it is hard to say whether it will run in the future or not when it will be available on the Google Play Store.

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Android Devices Running on Exynos

For Exynos SoC, Fortnite supports the devices having Exynos 8 or higher.

Chipset NameExample of DevicesGraphic Settings
Samsung Exynos 9 Series (9810)Samsung Galaxy S9Medium
Samsung Exynos 9 Series (8895)Samsung Galaxy S8Low
Samsung Exynos 8 Octa (8890)Samsung Galaxy S7Lowest

Now, you know whether your device will be capable to run Fortnite game or not. Let me know in the comment section. So, we will go for the majority. We will find out the method to run game in low-end devices if possible and keep you updates.