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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.

Uber Partner App

Minimum requirements for you 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

Not for Uber Partner App use

Banned Devices

Operating SystemMakeModel
AndroidTecnoTecno Spark K7 (2017)
AndroidTecnoTecno WX3 P (2017)
IOSAppleApple iPad Air 2 (2014)
AndroidTecnoTecno Mobile W3
AndroidTecnoTecno Camon C9
AndroidTecnoTecno spark plus K9
AndroidHTCHTC Desire (2016)
AndroidTecnoTecno W1
AndroidTecnoTecno camon C8 (2017)
AndroidSamsungSamsung Galaxy S5 (2014)
AndroidTecnoTecno Mobile W2
AndroidSamsungSamsung Galaxy J1 Ace (2015)
AndroidSamsungSamsung Galaxy On5 (2015)
AndroidTecnoTecno Mobile L9 Plus
AndroidTecnoTecno Boom J8
AndroidSamsungSamsung Galaxy Grand Prime (2014)
AndroidTecnoTecno Mobile (2018)
AndroidTecnoTecno mobile W4
AndroidInfinixInfinix Note 3

Other device costs

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

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