Even if in Germany it is not possible to run Android apps on PC desktop via the new Windows 11 feature, this is interesting news. Because now it’s clear: There are certain hardware requirements if using Android apps works (via Newer Windows). After the release of Amazon AppStore and Windows 11-KB5010414-Update In the support area The website contains a list of minimum requirements Published on the devices used. The list also includes recommended requirements.
Microsoft’s Android Beta Support FAQ site lists important requirements that a device must meet in order for mobile apps to run properly.
Dual memory required
These requirements are higher than those of Windows 11 itself and are simply not identical. Therefore, the regulations must be carefully observed. Specifically, you’ll need a device running Windows 11 version 21H2 or later, at least 8GB of RAM (as opposed to the 4GB required for Windows 11 itself), and a processor officially supported by Microsoft. Also, the platform feature for virtual machines must be enabled in the Optional Windows Features page and the Settings app.
List of requirements:
- RAM: 8 GB (minimum) and 16 GB (recommended)
- Storage type: Solid State Drive (SSD)
- Processor: Device must meet Windows 11 requirements, such as Core i3 8th Gen, Ryzen 3000, Snapdragon 8c or higher
- Processor type: x64 or ARM64
- Virtual Machine Platform: This optional setting is for virtualization and you must enable the setting in Control Panel
You will then need an Amazon account for the Amazon AppStore itself. After the testing phase, the Microsoft Windows sub-system for Android was launched for US users only. It is not yet known when Europe will also have the opportunity.
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