My phone, which was made in 2018 from spare parts, considering that it barely can run android 7, even though my old trusty j3 with its 1.1 GHz quad core and 1.5 gb ram could run One UI so much better than my Alcatel Verso with a 1.09GHz quad core and 2 gb ram. I have lost support, my CPU is a Snapdragon 210/212, which I believe is running on 32-bit along with the OS. Rip me, good thing cricket is forcing me to upgrade in Febuary because there dropping the 3g network and my phone doesn't for some unknown reason support 4g calls, on 3g. Alas, I see it lags on the A10e, but runs fine on a J2 Pure. Very interesting
Ok they gave us a list of phone that no longer support Pokemon to because they have good 32 bit OS. Ow about they give us a list of phone that will support Pokemon to that have a 64 bit OS
Fans, 16 Jun 2020Those phones are far from being used by everyone. Supporting old tech is stupid. Games should ... moreDude there is plenty of 2019-2020 phones sold by major brands that has a 64bit CPU yet they come with 32bit OS why? Because 32bit runs faster and you claiming the phones are old and obsolete argument just fell flat on its face... Plus the e-waste and planet is gonna be FUBAR much faster if we keep trashing every piece of tech in less than 1 year!!! >:(
darodassa, 16 Jun 2020Who the hell still uses a 32-bit phone or one that is over 5 years old? It's time to throw tha... moreThey still sell 32bit phones in 2020 Motorola sells shitloads, TECNO sells shitloads, Nokia, Amazon, BLU, Wiko, my|phone(PH), myPhone(PL), Cherry Mobile, Micromax, Cubot & several more brands do this including even smaller brands that non of us have heard of, oh right I am gonna make a wild bet but Fairphone 2 probably is also a 32bit phone since it has 801 SOC and runs Android 9! The whole point of Fairphones is a repairable and eco friendly solution that is long term!!! Its from 2015 and got Android 9 on a SoC that doesnt support it!!!!!! When this planet is FUBAR maybe humanity will learn?
Good job now there is gonna be millions if not billions of phones classed as e-waste and tossed into the garbage... Good job Google & Niantic bravo you just betrayed the planet and humanity as a whole! >:(
GreyRook, 16 Jun 2020What people are not realizing is that Play Store IS the reason for this. Google is forcing mos... moreNo, it's phone makers using 32 bit OS on 64 bit soc. They've been mis+selling to innocent customers.
For example, the packaging for a Moto phone boasts "64 bit processor" but does mention 32 bit OS.
darodassa, 16 Jun 2020Who the hell still uses a 32-bit phone or one that is over 5 years old? It's time to throw tha... moreRead the post... There are alot of phones with 64bit cpu that still only run 32bit OS. That includes models that are only a year old! I bought 2 new phones for my nephews this last xmas they are 12 and 16yrs old and there phones are in this catagory. I shouldnt have to spend a fortune to rebuy phones to support 64bit os. If the phone has a 64bit cpu I think the manufacture should have the option to update to a 64bit os. Thats the phone companys screwing us over honestly... They like making there quick money on a product and then stop supporting it with updates so you have to buy new devices every couple years. Its ridiculous...
What people are not realizing is that Play Store IS the reason for this. Google is forcing most App Developers to update their programs to only work for 64 bit OS.
Unfortunately, this is going to affect some more recent phones, including some released last year.
darodassa, 16 Jun 2020Who the hell still uses a 32-bit phone or one that is over 5 years old? It's time to throw tha... moreYou say that everyone who plays pokemon go should get a new 64 bit phone however not everyone works or has a job so those people can't afford to spend a fortune like others for the best tech around
I'm surprised they actually got their heads out of their backsides. This decision was gonna cost them close to 1/2 their users at least.
Who the hell still uses a 32-bit phone or one that is over 5 years old? It's time to throw that out anyway, not just because of Pokemon Go. The entire playstore should drop 32-bit support to get people away from these junky phones and force them to get something better.
Anonymous, 16 Jun 2020I hope they rethink this... Most people cant afford a new phone, And most ACTUALLY DECENT(beca... moreI have the iPhone XS the battery power is amazing! I work 12 hours, I do not have to use my charger to work, and I still have plenty of power when I leave work... If you just dislike iPhones, that’s one thing, but calling them garbage? I love my iPhone, They just keep getting better, I’ve had several! I wouldn’t go back to an Android, and my husband and granddaughter both have switched and they love their iPhones as well!
Fans, 16 Jun 2020Those phones are far from being used by everyone. Supporting old tech is stupid. Games should ... moreOld tech is the go-to for kids who inherit the older phones of their parents. My son will not be getting a new phone to use just because our old Samsung Galaxy S5 is suddenly not supported. My 7 year old does not need a 64 bit phone.
Please do not keep people with older phones from playing Pokémon Go!
I hope they rethink this... Most people cant afford a new phone, And most ACTUALLY DECENT(because I-phones are garbage) phones still use 32 bit O.S.
People keep putting 25% of the players would be affected, but in Fact Its closer to 75%...
Love the Community, 15 Jun 2020Redmi phones of 2019/2020 are already affordable enough. You'd be lucky to find a 2017 flagshi... moreThe redmi 7 and 8 still run a 32 bit version of Android, despite the hardware being capable of 64 bit
Anonymous, 15 Jun 2020this is the fault on both Niantic and smartphone manufacturer you cant just drop a support on... moreThose phones are far from being used by everyone. Supporting old tech is stupid. Games should always stay up with their tech
wbpwns, 15 Jun 2020People still play this??? It literally gets over 70 million monthly players. Its still a top 10 most popular mobile game. Just cause youtubers ran out of content doesnt mean the game is dead. Go to any populated park in an urban area during Wednesday if you wanna see how many people play. They added new "raid hours" so every populated park is filled to the brim with people playing. Definitely not a dead game