Choosing your device

This article provides the device specifications for the Snapplify Reader app and includes a list of brands we recommend.

This article is for ADMINISTRATORS. 💾

When it comes to digital learning, the quality of your device can massively impact your reading experience. 💻🖥️📱  In order to ensure that your students and staff have the very best experience, we recommend that you buy devices according to the following guidelines:

Device specifications

The free Snapplify Reader app works across a wide range of platforms and devices including iOS, Android tablets and mobile phones, and Windows and macOS computers and Google Chromebooks.

The minimum requirements for a device running the Snapplify Reader are:

Minimum operating systems supported Minimum device specifications

Android 4.4

iOS 11

Mountain Lion OS

Windows XP

Chrome OS 50

64-bit operating system

Dual-core processor

At least 4 GB of RAM (ideally 8 GB)

250 GB hard drive

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Trusted brands

If you are interested in purchasing a new device, please consider one of the following recommended brands. Older devices can always be used as secondary devices for use while travelling, or for backup in case of loss or damage to the newer device.

  • Apple
  • Acer
  • Lenovo
  • Samsung
  • Huawei

For assistance with purchasing a device and/or to view our device catalogue, contact our friendly procurement team at