System Requirements for Xamarin.Android

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Hardware Environment

  • Processor: x86 or x64
  • RAM : 512 MB (minimum), 1 GB (recommended)
  • Hard disk: up to 1.5 GB of available space may be required. However, 250 MB free space is required in boot drive even if you are installing the setup in other drive.

Development Environment

Please find the recommended development environment for Xamarin platform in the following link.

Supported Platforms

The following table lists the platforms supported by our Xamarin.Android controls.


Device Types


Supported versions


Phone, Tablet

All controls

API level 21 and later versions

Target Framework (Compile SDK Version) for Android

For Android platform, the target framework or compile SDK version of the application should be equal or greater than the latest API available at the time of our release. Please find more details about setting the target framework in the following link.