Genshin Impact has kicked giants like Fortnite and PUBG Mobile out of their top spot and claim the crown of the biggest mobile release ever. It is a Free-to-Play Open World RPG made by Chinese developer miHoYo of Honkai Impact 3 fame. The game was released 1.5 months ago on mobile, PC and PS4 - with crossplay support for PC and mobile.

In this article, we would list everything you need to know about Genshin Impact Mobile Requirements, along with details about the game and how to download it on PC.

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Genshin Impact System Requirements Mobile: The main cast of Genshin Impact

1 - Genshin Impact Mobile Requirements for Android

Genshin Impact is pretty taxing on both your device's processor and RAM, however, the processor is the first priority here. In this list, we would go from low to high in Graphics settings.You need to check your devices' processor manually by browsing its name on the internet and check to see if it is on this list.

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Genshin Impact Android Requirements: The scenery is breathtaking

If your phone's processor is not on this list, it is probably not strong enough to play Genshin. However, you can still download the game to your device to try using third-party stores or websites.

Low Graphics

  • Samsung: Exynos 8890, Exynos 9611, Exynos 9610, Exynos 9609, Exynos 7885, Exynos 7904, Exynos 7884, Exynos 7872, Exynos 7420, Exynos 7880
  • Snapdragon: SD 821, SD 820, SD 712, SD 710, SD 675, SD 670, SD 665, SD 660
  • Kirin: Kirin 960, Kirin 955, Kirin 950, Kirin 710F, Kirin 710
  • Mediatek: Helio P90, Helio G85, Helio G80, Helio G70, Helio P70, Helio P65, Helio P60, Helio X30, Helio X27, Helio X25, Helio X23, Helio X20
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Genshin Impact Phone Requirements: Your skills can affect the environment

Medium Graphics

  • Samsung: Exynos 9810, Exynos 980, Exynos 8895, Exynos 880
  • Snapdragon: SD 845, SD 835, SD 768G, SD 765G, SD 765, SD 730G, SD 730, SD 720G, SD 690
  • Kirin: Kirin 970, Kirin 820, Kirin 810
  • Mediatek: Dimensity 1000 L, Dimensity 820, Dimensity 800, Dimensity 720, Helio G90T, Helio G90, Helio P95
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Genshin Impact Requirements Mobile: the game would be constantly updated

High Graphics

  • Samsung: Exynos 990, Exynos 9825, Exynos 9820
  • Snapdragon: SD 865+, SD 865, SD 855+, SD 855
  • Kirin: Kirin 990 (&5G), Kirin 985, Kirin 980
  • Mediatek: Dimensity 1000+, Dimensity 1000

2 - Genshin Impact Mobile Requirements for IOS

Below is a list of compatible iOS or iPadOS devices to run Genshin Impact:

  • Iphone: iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone SE (2ᵉ generation)
  • Ipad: iPad Air (3ᵉ generation), iPad mini (5ᵉ generation), iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2ᵉ generation), iPad Pro 10.5-inch (2ᵉ generation), iPad Pro 11-inch (3ᵉ generation), iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3ᵉ generation), iPad Pro 11-inch (4ᵉ generation), iPad Pro 12.9-inch (4ᵉ generation)

You must also have 8 GB of free storage space and iOS 9.0 installed.

Genshin Impact Mobile Requirements

3 - About Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact is the biggest open-world RPG released on mobile to date - it has made 250 million dollars in the first month alone, beating PUBG, Honor Of Kings, Pokemon GO, Etc. And this is just the statistics for the mobile platform - the game is also on PC and PS4.

The developer has heavily invested in making the game - it has a development and marketing budget of around $100 million. Below are the highlights of Genshin's main feature.

Explore A Massive Open World

In Genshin, You would be able to journey across the beautiful and colorful world of Teyvat, climb mountains, swim across rivers and fly all over the place... across the huge world map. This is pretty much the most ambitious mobile game ever made. No other mobile games have had this much effort put into them like this.

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Genshin Impact Mobile System Requirements: the skill effects are amazing

Elemental Combat System

An intricate combat system with 7 elements that can interact with each other in different ways. You can use Water to increase the damage that lightning deals... or use Ice to froze the liquid blob and kill them.

Your attacks would affect the environments as well. You can also freeze the water to walk on top of it or burn the glass to create a bush fire.

Genshin Impact Mobile Requirements

Beautiful Character and Environment Designs

Everything from the characters to the environment around you was designed in an Anime-like style - detailed and colorful. This is pretty much the same style that could be found in various Nintendo Games like Legends of Zelda.

Weather and lighting would change over time - the world is super immersive.

Genshin Impact Mobile Requirements

Soothing Soundtrack

The ost is beautifully crafted as well - if you have played other open-world games like The Witcher 3 or Legends of Zelda, you would be right at home here. Genshin Impact's soundtrack is performed by the famous London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Huge character roster

There are a lot of characters that you can acquire in the game's gacha or draw system - each has their own unique stories, personalities and skills. The dev also adds more over time. The combat system of this game is pretty unique - you can tag in and out up to 4 characters at the same time.

Genshin Impact System Requirements Mobile

Co-Op with Friends

There is a coop mode - you can create a team of up to 4 players to adventure and fight bosses together.

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