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Your Uber Device

Suggested 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.

Not for use on the Uber Partner App

Banned devices

Operating SystemMakeModel
AndroidInfinix X510Infinix Hot 2
AndroidInfinix X5010Infinix mobile - X5010 (2018)
AndroidTECNO KA7Tecno Spark 2
AndroidSM-G920FSamsung Galaxy S6 (2015)
AndroidInfinix X572INFINIX mobile(NOTE 4) (2017)
AndroidiPhone6,1Apple Iphone 5s (2013)
AndroidSM-G570FSamsung Galaxy J5 Prime (2016)
AndroidiPhone7,1Apple iPhone 6 Plus (2014)
AndroidTECNO L8 LiteTechno mobile L8 (lite) (2017)
AndroidSM-G900HSamsung Galaxy S5 (2015)
AndroidTA-1053Nokia 5
AndroidSM-G930FSamsung Galaxy S7 (2016)
AndroidInfinix HOT 4 ProInfinix mobile - Infinix HOT 4 Pro (2017)
AndroidInfinix HOT 3Infinix HOT 3
AndroidInfinix HOT 4 LiteInfinix HOT 4 Lite
AndroidTECNO LA7TECNO Pouvoir 2
AndroidInfinix X624BInfinix HOT 7
AndroidF103LGionee F103L
AndroidNexus 5Nexus 5
AndroidTECNO F2Tecno F2
AndroidTECNO CA6Tecno Camon
AndroidiPhone9,1Iphone 7
AndroidiPhone5,4Apple Iphone 5C (2013)
AndroidDUB-LX1Huawei Y7 2019
AndroidTECNO CF7Tecno Camon 11
AndroidTECNO W2Tecno W2
AndroidTECNO CX AirTecno Camon CX Air
AndroidSM-J730FSamsung Galaxy J7 2017
AndroidHTC One_M8HTC One M8

Other device costs

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

Minimum Requirements

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

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