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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
AndroidTecnoTecno Spark Plus K9 (2017)
AndroidTecnoTecno Camon (2018)
AndroidTecnoTecno Camon C8 (2015)
AndroidTecnoTecno mobile W4 (2016)
AndroidTecnoTecno mobile L8 (lite) (2017)
AndroidTecnoTecno Mobile (2016) W3
AndroidTecnoTecno Mobile - WX3P (2017 )
AndroidTecnoTecno Mobile - W2 (2017)
AndroidTecnoTecno Mobile - TECNO WX3 (2017)
AndroidTecnoTecno Mobile - TECNO W1(2017)
AndroidSamsungSamsung S4 (2013)
AndroidSamsungSamsung Galaxy J7 (2017)
AndroidItelItel it1516 Plus (2017)
AndroidInfinixInfinix Note 4 Pro (2017)
AndroidInfinixInfinix mobile (Hot 5) (2016)
AndroidInfinixInfinix mobile (Hot 5) (2016)
AndroidInfinixInfinix mobile (Hot 2) (2015)
AndroidInfinixInfinix mobile - X551 (2015)
AndroidInfinixInfinix mobile - X5010 (2018)
AndroidInfinixInfinix mobile - Infinix Hot 4 (2018)
AndroidInfinixInfinix Hot Note (2017)
AndroidInfinixInfinix mobile (NOTE 4) (2018)
AndroidInfinixInfinix mobile (NOTE 4) (2017)
AndroidInfinixInfinix mobile HOT 4 Pro (2017)
AndroidHTCHTC One M9 (2015)
AndroidHTCHTC One M8 (2014)
AndroidGioneeGionee Marathon ( 2016)
IOSAppleApple Iphone 5C (2013)
IOSAppleApple Iphone 5C (2012)

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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