Bluestacks vs Nox – Which is the best Android emulator for PC?


    Emulators like Bluestacks and Nox player both are android emulators. If you don’t know about emulators then let me tell you what emulator is first.

    An emulator is used to run mobile applications on your PC. It gives advanced control to gamers and enhances their gaming experience.

    If you want to run any mobile application in your PC then you can do so with the help of an emulator.

    We installed kik messenger on pc with both emulator for testing and it work like charmed.

    Bluestacks and Nox player both are the best emulators in the market but both have some advantages and some disadvantages.

    In this article, we will compare both of the emulator’s lay down the positive and negative side of emulators so that you can decide which one is best for you.

    Key differences between Nox vs Bluestacks

    Nox player


    1. Keymapping and mouse control 1. RAM and CPU allocation
    2. Rooting of the device 2. Preloaded Google play store
    3. Screenshots and Video recording 3. Ability to launch multiple instances
    4. Virtualize your location 4. Keyboard Mapping and mouse controls
    5. Can Create multi-instances 5. Support multiple accounts
    6. Integrated Google Play Store and web Browser 6. User-friendly setting and smooth gaming experience.
    7. Designed based on Android 4.4.2 Kernel 7. Latest android version. (Nougat-7.1.2

    Now, after you know the key differences between the Nox and the Bluestacks, you are eligible to know what you need to have to install any of these players on your PC.

    System requirements

    Nox player


    OS: Windows XP /Vista /7 /8.1/ 10, OSX-10.8+ Windows 7 /8.1/ 10, Mac
    CPU: Multi-core AMD / Intel CPU Multi-core AMD / Intel CPU
    RAM: 3 GB ( Minimum) 4 GB ( Minimum)
    Official websites:
    Release date: April 25, 2009 August 2015
    PRIZE: Free Free / Paid

    Once you are aware of those differences and requirements to install. Let’s talk about the features of these players.

    Features of Bluestacks:

    Best graphics: – Bluestacks gives you better graphics then Nox player but it requires a graphics card to run perfectly. You can play any game in high regulations and with much detail in graphics.

    Multi-instance: – you can play multiple games at the same time, or run multiple applications.

    No need to wait for anyone you can play with 2 or 4 accounts by yourself without worrying about anybody.

    Multiple modes: – there are many modes available on Bluestacks like shooting mode, MOBA mode, shooting mode, and many more modes included which are not available in Nox player.

    Gaming mode: gaming mode allows you to play mobile game using your keyboard, mouse, and gamepad.

    So, you will get to use extra figures and buttons while playing an intensive game like PUBG or Free Fire.

    Regular updates: – Bluestacks gets regular updates so that you can get the latest features to enhance your gaming experience and skills.

    So, these were some of the good features of Bluestacks but there is some negative side of Bluestacks too.

    Disadvantages of using Bluestacks:

    Too many ads: there are too many ads on Bluestacks and you have to install their recommended games or else you will have to pay 2$ monthly to them.

    Lag on low-end PC: to run Bluestacks properly you need to have at least 4GB RAM installed along with a graphics card otherwise you will face lag while playing games.

    Too many glitches: more updates bring more glitches into the emulator but they are fixed immediately if you find them and complain to them about the glitches.

    After reading these pros and cons of Bluestacks, I can say that Bluestacks is an awesome android emulator.

    But wait, this is not the only player running the race, we have Nox player for its competition, or a tough competition if I correct it.

    Without knowing whose features we can’t come to any conclusion. So, let’s now have a closer look at the Pros and Cons of Nox Player.

    Pros of Nox Player

    Simple interface: The interface of Nox is very simple and anyone can use it if they have no prior knowledge of using an emulator.

    Even if you are new to using an emulator you will face no problem using Nox player on the other hand Bluestacks has so many options that you will get confused if you are using it for the first time.

    No ads: Nox player is completely free and you will see no ads in it you won’t have to pay anything to remove the ads.

    If you use Nox player then ads won’t disturb you in the middle of your game or work.

    Nox is fast: Nox won’t take enough time to get installed or open whereas Bluestacks takes too much time to install and it takes too much time to open also.

    Support both Windows and Mac: Nox player is available on both Windows and Mac you can install as per your operating system.

    Root devise easily: Nox has a rooting feature that allows you to root within a few minutes whereas rooting in Bluestacks is a long process and brings pain.

    Cons of Nox player

    Requires lots of memory:

    Nox need adequate memory to run apps properly.

    Not support every application: Nox player does not support all types of applications sometimes the most popular game PUBG is also not supported in some device.

    Does not support windows 10:

    After recent updates, the Nox app player has some problem with running on Windows 10 so if you are using windows 10 as of now then Nox player is not recommended to you.


    Both Bluestacks vs Nox Player is very popular and most downloaded and used. In this article, you will find both the good and bad sides of both the emulator this will help you decide which one you should go for.

    It is better to decide based on your system requirement, if it does not meet your system requirement then it is a waste to install it.

    If you have a 2GB RAM PC then Bluestacks won’t run on your PC properly it will slow down your computer.

    So you should go for that emulator which works best for your PC.