Can I Play PUBG Mobile on The Galaxy S4?

PUBG mobile Samsung Galaxy S4 is a question that many handset users have in their mind. Galaxy S4 is one of the successful devices launched by Samsung. 47% of the S4 users asking “Can I Play Pubg Mobile on The Galaxy S4?” and it is a valid question.

PUBG Mobile for Samsung S4

Galaxy S4 launched in 2013 by global manufacturer Samsung. The company flagship smartphone launched in five different variants S4, S4 Mini, S4 Active, and S4 Zoom.

Galaxy S4: The variant launched with 2 GB RAM with 1.9GHz quad-core OR Exynos 5410 1.6GHz octa-core processor.

S4 Mini: The mini version cost a little less compared to the flagship version, and it comes with 1.9GHz quad-core processor or Qualcomm MSM8930AB Snapdragon 400 dual-core processor with 2 GB RAM.

S4 Active: The Active version is a compact device powered by 1.7GHz dual-core processor or Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 processor with 1.5 GB RAM.

S4 Zoom: The Zoom model designed for the videographers and photographers with 1.5 GB RAM and powered by Pega-Dual +XMM6262 1.5GHz dual-core processor.

What is PUBG Mobile & Android System Requirements?

PUBG short for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds launched for computers in 2017. The company listening to gamers around the world and they have seen great potential in the mobile market. Tencent launched PUBG Mobile in 2018 to expand the interest level among the mobile players.

The PUBG mobile took off in India because a majority of the players have new smartphones like OnePlus, iPhone, Asus Zenfone, Xperia Z-series, and other high-end devices.


1. Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
2. 2 GB RAM and minimum 500 MB available RAM.
3. 3 GB free space in internal storage.
4. 1 GHz processor.
5. Modern GPU. Example: Mali-T760MP8 or above.

Now, we have to compare the specifications of the Samsung Galaxy S4 PUBG Mobile.

Let’s Run PUBG Mobile on Samsung S4

For this tutorial, we are going to use Galaxy i9500 S4 device and test the device if it can run the PUBG Mobile.

Step 1: Download the APK file from the official site. Google Play Store says that Galaxy S4 is incompatible with the game.

Step 2: The file size 1.5 GB downloaded & installed on the smartphone.

can you play PUBG Mobile on samsung galaxy S4 devices?

Step 3: The below snapshot proves that I am using Galaxy S4 running Android 5.0.1 lollipop.

can you play PUBG Mobile on samsung galaxy S4 devices?

Step 4: Tap on the “OPEN” button to launch the game and PUBG Mobile for Samsung S4 runs.

Step 5: The PUBG Mobile for Galaxy S4 runs an update and restart the game after the update finishes.

Step 6: Unfortunately, the PUBG Mobile installed on Samsung Galaxy S4 has an error that says “Your device is not supported at the moment. But it will be included at a later time. Thank you for your understanding.”

can you play PUBG Mobile on samsung galaxy S4 devices?

It clearly indicates that PUBG Mobile does not support Galaxy S4 devices.

What’s Wrong With PUBG Mobile for Samsung S4

Galaxy S4 i9500 is the high-end smartphone from 2013, and the latest PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds does not support it.


1. The Galaxy S4 runs on 5.0.1 Lollipop official ROM.

2. The S4 struggling to display few tabs in Clash Royale. The Supercell game “Clash Royale” is not a high-end game and a few tabs experience lags.

3. The “PowerVR SGX544MP3” GPU is not capable enough to provide 30 FPS per second in lowest settings.

4. Even if you flash a custom ROM to play PUBG Mobile on Samsung Galaxy S4, then the RAM + GPU offers below 30 FPS. Anything below 30 FPS is not a playable game.

Yes, Galaxy S4 does not support official PUBG mobile game.

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