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8 Best Android Emulators For PCs In 2021

So you want Android to work on your PC? You need an Emulator Android 2021. They're becoming more populer as Android's populerity keeps growing. And as QA testers, they can be a great way to quickly tes, and QA an app.

What Is An Android Emulator?

From developers testing apps to gamers playing on a large screen, an Android Emulator allows you to use Android OS on a Windows PC, together with your keyboard and mouse - so you can tes much faster and more efficiently. Some iOS emulators for PC and Mac are also available but Android ones offer a better performnce.

Maybe you are switching from iPhone to Android, or you merely want to tes out a Kustom ROM, the possibilities with Android Emulator are endless. While BlueStacks has always topped the daftar of phone emulators for PC, few others are catching up insanely fast. So, if you're trying to find the best Android emulator cek out this daftar of the hebat Android Emulators for your Windows 10 PC.

Best Android Emulators for Windows 10 in 2021 Shortlist

- BlueStacks
- Nox Player
- MEmu
- Ko Player (AKA CentOS)
- Genymotion
- Android Studio
- ARChon
- Bliss OS
2021's Best Android Emulator For Windows 10

1. BlueStacks

BlueStacks is probably the most known Android emulator among Android users. The emulator is preferred for gaming and is ridiculously easy to setting. Other than Play Store, you have the pilihan of unduhing BlueStacks optimized apps from its own app store. Although, BlueStacks supports keyboard mapping but does not go well with gestures. A major drawback of the BlueStacks emulator is that it gets sluggish in productivity apps. Other than that, the sponsored ads make the emulator lose behind other best free Android emulators for Windows.

Talking specifically about BlueStacks 4, it brings an excellent gaming performnce, thanks to low CPU and memori usage. It also claims to be 6x faster than Samsung Galaxy S9+.

BlueStacks Android emulator is currently based on Android 7.1.2 (Nougat).

Price: Free/ Premium $24

Why use BlueStacks?

- Easy to setting with no technical knowledge required
- Multiple accounts suport
- Latest Android version

Visit Web 2. Nox Player

Nox App Player. Nox Player especially sasarans Android gamers. Although the emulator works perfectly fine for other Android apps and enjoying the whole Android pengalaman, it is best suited for playing massive games like PUBG or Justice League. The best part of Nox Emulator is that it's absolutely free with no sponsored ads at all.

The Nox Player allows you to map keys of Keyboard, Mouse, and Gamepad. You can even assign keyboard keys for gestures, for instance, mapping shortcuts for swiping right.

Also, you can specify the CPU and RAM usage in the settings pilihan to get the best gaming results. If rooting Android is your konsentrasi, Nox Player makes it easy to root the virtual piranti in under one minute.

The only masalah with Nox is that it puts a lot of load on the sistem. Thus, you can't use tons of other apps. Another thing is it is based on Android 5 Lollipop which might be a concern for you.

Price: Free

Why use Nox Player?

- Multiple windows on the single piranti
- Mapping shortcuts on controllers
- Easy to root

Visit Web 3. MEmu

MeMu Play. MEmu is relatively a new app player in comparison to the others. Launched in 2015, the MeMu Play, again, is focused on gaming. Regarding the speed, this Android emulator gives similar results as Nox and BlueStacks.

One of the most important fiturs of the MeMu Android emulator is its suport for both AMD and Nvidia chips. It also supports different Android versions like Android Jelly Bean, Kit Kat, and Lollipop. While MeMu advocates for high-performance gaming, the graphics performnce is relatively poor. I saw textures and smoothness missing in comparison to other app players.

MEmu is currently based on Android Lollipop and works hebat of the class with productivity apps. And if you are looking forward to playing games like Ingress or Pokémon Go, this should be your choice.

Price: Free

Why use MEmu?

- Key Mapping
- Set your virtual location on Google Maps
- Suport both AMD and NVidia

Visit Web 4. Ko Player (AKA CentOS)

KoPlayer Just like other Android gaming emulators out there, Ko Player focuses on delivering a lag-free gaming pengalaman with lightweight software.

As Ko Player is free of biaya yet you might see few ads here and there. The app player is easy to install and navigate through the apps. It also supports keyboard mapping and gamepad emulation.

The downside of this Android emulator is that it sometimes freezes out of the blue. Also, the player is a little buggy and makes it difficult for the pemakai to uninstall the Android emulator.

Price: Free

Why use Ko Player?

- Sederhana UI
- Setting any Android piranti
- Easy to setting

Visit Web 5. Genymotion [/H3]

Genymotion Genymotion is not your kasual Android emulator; it is only sasaraned at developers. The Android simulator lets you tes apps on a variety of virtual devices with different versions of Android. The emulator is compatible with Android SDK and Android Studio. It even works with macOS and Linux.

Since Genymotion is inclined towards developers, it is equipped with lots of developer-friendly fiturs. And it might not be the right choice for people looking for an Android gaming pengalaman.

Price: Trail/Premium $136 per year.

Why use Genymotion?


- Supports Android Studio
- Runs on macOS and Linux
- Run versions from Android 4.1 to 8.0

Visit Web 6. Android Studio

Android Studio Android Studio is a development IDE (Integrated development environment) from Google itself and especially caters to developers. It basically comes with a bunch of tools and plugins to help developers build and tes their apps.

Android Studio has a built-in emulator but packs fewer fiturs in comparison to Genymotion. The emulator is unquestionably not for general usage and playing heavy games. Android Studio is tough to setting but berbarenganeously a favourite of many developers.

Price: Free

Why use Android Studio?

- Google's official emulator
- Reguler updates

Visit Web 7. ARChon

ARChon is not some big shot Android emulator, nor it has a huge fan following, it's more of a final to run Android apps on Chrome OS.

It started out when Google brought suport for two or three Android apps on Chrome Situs Browser. Following this, a GitHub developer took it a little notch further and released ARChon to run all Android apps on Chrome.

The ARChon Android emulator is not suited for hardcore gaming, but it is excellent for using a productivity app due to its easy access.

Price: Free

Why use ARChons?

- Integrated into Chrome
- No troublesome installation
- Good for productivity apps

Visit Web 8. Bliss OS

Bliss OS Bliss OS is a little different from the above emulators. Where ‘Android Emulators' emulate Android on your Windows PC, Bliss OS, on the other hand, is Android itself and needs to be installed as a separate OS.

As for its installation, you could use a Virtual Box or you can create a bootable USB drive and install the Bliss OS ROM on the eksternal penyimpanan.

Now, installing Bliss OS or any other Android x86 based projects is always better if you are looking for the exact Android pengalaman on your PC. Not to mention the fact is Bliss OS is open source and doesn't encompass ads or any Android emulator clutter.

Price: Free

Why use Bliss OS?

- Open-source and ad-free
- Beta version running on Android 9 Pie
- Supports Substratum Theme engine

Visit Web Android Emulators that didn't make the grade

These are some of the best Android emulators that you can run on your Windows 10. Before you install any of the above emulators, it is important to catatan that these emulators are not completely bug-free and may lag from time to time. Also, the performnce of these app players would be based on the specification of your PC.

And here are a few of the emulators who are no longer supported or have been shut down:

- AMIDuOS
- Remix OS
- Leapdroid

Which Android Emulator do you and your tim prefer? Let us know in the comments below, and make sure to subscribe to our newsletter to stay terbaru on all the latest in the QA world.