OpenCPN for Android runs on any Android device with Android Version 4 or later. Modern Android devices are running at least Android Version 6, so any reasonably modern device will be fine. Similarly, it is a very rare modern Android device that doesn't include integrated GPS
. Also good.
So, your choices will mainly involve the form-factor you prefer. Handheld phone
size, or tablet size? Next, consider screen
brightness. Brighter is always better. Memory (storage) specs are important. Try to get a device with at least 16GB of internal storage
. Again, more is better. CPU core
count/MHz speed: not so important, actually.
My advice: Don't spend big money
on the latest, greatest Android device. It will be old in 6 months, anyway... Moderately priced tablets (~$150) work
just fine. Here's one: