Android Devices: Which Are Certified, Popular, and Not Recommended?

Below are the Android devices that are popular among the community of Pruvan users. Most of these popular devices are used by customers to operate Pruvan Mobile with much success.

Some of these devices have been officially certified by Pruvan.  This means that these devices are tested in-house by the Pruvan Development team.  For the best experience, we recommend Pruvan certified devices, but the popular devices are also excellent choices. As always, please read Pruvan’s device policy and try before you buy.


Certified Devices

Pruvan recommends using devices that have been released for more than 6 months running a stable release of the Android OS.

DeviceRelease Date
Pruvan Certified?
Google Pixel 2October 2017
Alcatel Onetouch Fierce XLNovember 2015
Motorola Droid Turbo 2October 2015
ZTE MavenJune 2015
LG G StyloMay 2015
Samsung Galaxy S6 EdgeApril 2015
Samsung Galaxy Core PrimeNovember 2014
Google (Motorola) Nexus 6November 2014
Motorola Moto X 2014September 2014

Popular Devices

These Android devices are popular with many Pruvan users. These devices just have not been formally tested by the Pruvan Development team.

DeviceRelease Date
Samsung Galaxy Note8August 2017
LG Escape 3May 2017
Samsung Galaxy S8April 2017
Samsung Galaxy S8+April 2017
LG K4 (Fortune)March 2017
Samsung Galaxy J7 PopMarch 2017
Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge / PrimeJanuary 2017
LG AristoJanuary 2017
LG K20December 2016
LG V20October 2016
Samsung Galaxy On5July 2016
ZTE ZMax ProJuly 2016
ZTE Axon 7June 2016
Samsung Galaxy S7 ActiveJune 2016
LG G5April 2016
LG Stylo 2April 2016
Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)April 2016
Samsung Galaxy S7 EdgeMarch 2016
Samsung Galaxy S7March 2016
LG K7February 2016
Gini W5February 2016
LG K10January 2016
Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016)January 2016
Samsung Galaxy Tab E 8.0January 2016
Google (LG) Nexus 5XOctober 2015
LG V10October 2015
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+August 2015
Samsung Galaxy Note 5August 2015
Motorola Moto G (2015)July 2015
HTC Desire 626sJuly 2015
Samsung Galaxy S6 ActiveJune 2015
Samsung Galaxy S6April 2015
LG G4April 2015
Motorola Moto E (2015)February 2015
LG LeonFebruary 2015
Samsung Galaxy Core PrimeNovember 2014
Motorola Droid TurboOctober 2014
Samsung Galaxy Grand PrimeOctober 2014
Samsung Galaxy Note 4October 2014
LG Optimus F60October 2014



Compatible Point and Shoot Digital Cameras

Pruvan is also compatible with certain point-and-shoot cameras that are WiFi enabled and use the Android OS. The cameras below are popular with Pruvan users, but currently only the Samsung Galaxy NX has been formally tested by the Pruvan Development team.

DeviceRelease DatePruvan Certified?
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2March 2014
Samsung Galaxy S4 ZoomJuly 2013
Samsung Galaxy NXJune 2013
Samsung Galaxy CameraNovember 2012

Devices NOT Recommended

This list contains Android and Apple devices that are not recommended to use with Pruvan. Any device running the Android Operating System Ice Cream Sandwich (version 4.0.4) or older is not recommended.

DeviceRelease DateProblem
Samsung Galaxy Note 7August 2016Recalled by Manufacturer
Verizon Ellipsis Tablets (7/8/10)November 2013 – November 2015Bad Camera Driver
Samsung Galaxy S4April 2013Bad Camera Driver
Huawei T-Mobile myTouch QAugust 2012Buggy
Casio G’zOne CommandoApril 2011Not Enough Memory
Comet (T-Mobile)September 2010Poor Display
F7102 – unknown manufacturerunknownBad Camera Driver
Techno H5February 2014Bad Camera Driver
Any device on Android v4.0.4 (ICS) or earlierBefore December 2011Not Supported



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