Most Popular Custom Roms For Android
Which ROM should I use? This is a common question from almost everyone getting their hands dirty with ROM flashing. Luckily for us, there are quite a few custom Roms projects that you can try. Let us have a look at some of the most famous Custom Roms for Android.
The official successor to the world’s most used CyanogenMod ROM. Lineage OS holds the base for many custom ROMs. Lineage OS has the biggest user base, directly or indirectly. You will feel the power of stock android with only some smooth changes and only the most important configurations included. Lineage OS is available for most of the devices in the market.
Resurrection is one of the most customized and famous ROMs available. Initially, based on CyanogenMod, the Rom now uses lineage Os as its base.
You can find official builds for almost all devices. This is a fully-fledged ROM where you get official OTA updates and the latest Android versions as soon as they arrive.
MIUI is the stock ROM for Xiaomi Devices. All Xiaomi phones ship with this android ROM preinstalled. Based on pure android with a lot of heavy customization and an ecosystem of its own, Miui is a new world. MIUI has its own apps like radio, music calculator, etc. that fully blend in that environment. This is one of the most customized ROMs for Android. People using devices other than Xiaomi can also use MIUI by using a custom ROM that has been ported to their device.
crDroid is a free AOSP / LineageOS Android-based ROM, bringing many custom features ported from AOSPA, SlimRoms, OmniRom, and many other great ROMs out there. Always running the latest Android, crDroid packs only what is essential to an everyday user and cuts the unnecessary stuff in its releases.
A very young player in the market, DotOS has made its mark and risen up the ranks in popularity. The ROM being fairly new isn’t available for every device out there, however, you can expect most of the major devices to have support for this ROM. The ROM boasts a lightweight system and better performance.
Paranoid Android is a custom ROM aiming to extend the system, working on enhancing the already existing beauty of Android. It is following the same design philosophies that were set forward by Google for the Android Open Source Project.
The ROM only works officially on flagship devices as of now but many unofficial builds are also available.
Mokee is a famous android ROM project very popular among experienced users. It has been around for quite some time and is uniquely famous for its battery-saving strategies. Most of the devices have support for Mokee ROMs.
So these were some famous custom ROMs based on Android. There are tens of such custom ROM projects. If you like a custom ROM that I haven’t mentioned here, feel free to comment them down below.
You can visit the official android developer page for more information.