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Your Uber Device

Recommended devices

Owning your own Smartphone and Data Sim Card means that you will have access to email, internet, whatsapp and other communication channels – all key tools needed to manage your business. Having your own device is a necessity to operate on the Uber platform as it is essential for all partners and drivers to have access to these communication channels.

Uber Partner App

Minimum requirements for your device

Hardware TypeMinimum Configuration
Android VersionAndroid 6.0 and newer
Sim SlotsOnly one (Single) sim slot NO dual sim devices
RAMMinimum Ram of 2 GB
Processor BrandTwo Approved processor brands. Snapdragon Mediatek
Minimum Processor ModelSnapdragon Model:630 Mediatek Model:Helio P Series - P10
Processor CoresMinimum of an 8 Core processor also referred to as Octa Core
Processor Speed (GHz)Minimum processor speed of 2 GHZ
Benchmark ScoreMinimum GeekBench Score 4.1 - 600 (Single core) 4000 (multi core)
Screen SizeMinimum screen size of 4.7 Inch / 60.9 cm2
Location HardwareDevice must have both A-GPS and GLONASS chips internally

Uber Partner App

Banned devices

Operating SystemMakeModel
AndroidVodafoneVodafone Smart Prime 7
AndroidTecnoTecno Spark K7 (2017)
AndroidTecnoTecno Mobile - WX3 LTE
AndroidTecnoTecno Camon C8 (2015)
AndroidTecnoTecno mobile L8 (lite) (2017)
AndroidTecnoTecno Mobile - Tecno WX4
AndroidTecnoTecno Mobile - TECNO WX3 (2017)
AndroidSamsungSamsung Galaxy S6 (2015)
AndroidSamsungSamsung Galaxy S5 (2014)
AndroidSamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 3 (2013)
AndroidSamsungSamsung Galaxy J5 Prime (2016)
AndroidSamsungSamsung Galaxy J3 (2016)
AndroidSamsungSamsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018)
AndroidSamsungSamsung Galaxy J2 (2015)
AndroidSamsungSamsung Galaxy J1 (2015)
AndroidSamsungSamsung Galaxy Grand Prime Plus (2016)
AndroidNokiaNokia 2 (2017)
AndroidItelitel mobile phone - iTel S12
AndroidItelitel mobile phone - itel it1508
AndroidInfinixInfinix SMART X5010 (2018)
AndroidInfinixInfinix mobile - Infinix HOT 4 (2018)
AndroidInfinixInfinix hot note (2017)
AndroidInfinixInfinix Hot 5 Lite – (2017)
AndroidInfinixInfinix Hot 5 – (2017)
AndroidInfinixInfinix Hot 4 Lite X557 (2017)
AndroidInfinixInfinix Hot 2 (2015)
AndroidInfinixInfinix mobile - Infinix HOT 4 Pro (2017)
AndroidHuaweiHuawei Y5 II LTE (2016)
IOSAppleApple Iphone 6 (2014)
IOSAppleApple Iphone 5s (2013)

Other device costs

  • Minimum of 2GB per of data a month
  • Airtime: You will need airtime to occasionally call riders

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