Supported hardware

ViewAR applications support both iOS and Android. However, depending on the selected tracking solutions, some differences in devices' compatibility might appear.


ARKit is a robust marker-less tracking system from Apple. It is a recommended default solution for iOS apps.


iPhoneSE, iPhone 6s and newer:

  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone Xs
  • iPhone Xs Plus

iPad Pro, iPad 2017 and newer


ARCore is a robust marker-less tracking system from Google. It is a recommended default solution for Android apps.

Samsung - ARCore compatible devices
  • Galaxy A5 (2017)
  • Galaxy A6 (2018)
  • Galaxy A7 (2017)
  • Galaxy A8, Galaxy A8+ (2018)
  • Galaxy J7 (2017), Galaxy J7 Pro /SM-J730 models)
  • Galaxy Note8
  • Galaxy Note9
  • Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge
  • Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+
  • Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+
  • Galaxy Tab S3
  • Galaxy Tab S4

More Android compatible devices may be found here:


Wikitude is a tracking system suggested as a solution for devices which do not support ARKit / ARCore.

  • Devices running iOS 7.0 and up
  • Capable CPU (minimum Apple A4 SoC) e.g.
    • iPhone 4 or newer
    • iPad2 or newer
    • iPod Touch 5th gen
  • Android 4.0.3+
  • Devices with a capable CPU (armv7a and NEON support) e.g.
    • Samsung Galaxy S2 or newer
    • Nexus 4 or newer
    • Nexus 10 (2012) or newer


Vuforia is used for planar image and 3D objects recognition and is compatible both with iOS and Android.

HoloLens Tracking

Currently in the testing phase.


To learn more about Tracking Systems supported by ViewAR and their more detailed description, please refer to the Tracking Section in Basic Concepts