Android is without doubt the most famous mobile operating system that exists currently. Produced and marketed by the search engine giant, Google Inc, and developed by millions of developers worldwide, Android gained a lot of users and market in the past few users. Vidmate apk
One of the biggest feature of android that made it this much popular and huge is the fact that Android is open source, under the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and is thus, customisable. Lot of developers work day and night to bring customizations into android, and this is done via Custom ROMs that can be installed into an android phones easily in order to give it abilities that the stock rom (The original android rom as made by Google) does not have.
Hundreds of custom ROMs exist today and a new user could get confused easily as to which ROM to get. Worry not, we have listed here the top 5 custom ROMs of 2016. Happy Flashing !!
Top 5 Custom ROMs for android 2016
The most widely used custom ROM of all time. It has a very huge fan base. It is available for most of the modern phones courtesy of the huge number of developers it has. It is a pre rooted ROM, you only need to press on a toggle to gain root access. One thing that is famous about it is the CyanogenMOD theme engine. It has an array of cool themes and you can even customize them.
CyanogenMOD 14 is the latest version of this custom ROM and is based on the latest Android Nougat 7.0
Yet another awesome custom ROM available for a great number of devices. The name Remix comes from the fact that the ROM is a remix of many of the features found in other custom ROMs such as CyanogenMod, ParanoidAndroid, OMNI, AOKP, etc.
It is bugless and highly stable, and is perfect to be used a a daily driver. It provides a huge number of customizations on almost all aspects of the screen such as the notification drawer, dialer, icons,lockscreen, status bar, etc via the ‘Resurrection Tools’ option.
If your device supports this ROM, you should try it and trust me, you will fall in love with it.
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PA or ParanoidAndroid arrives third on our list of best custom ROMs for 2016. It has several awesome features besides being stable and fast. Some of it’s features are
A. Floating notifications: Interact with notifications to do a variety of tasks such as replying to messages
B. Immersive mode: This mode hides the status and navigation bars so that your screen gets widened leaving more space for content. While on the immersive mode one can use gestures to navigate on the phone.
C. CyanogenMod theme engine: ParanoidAndroid has the cyanogenMOD theme engine integrated into it.
MIUI is the official ROM of the devices of the chinese manufacturer Xiaomi and they ship all of their devices with versions of Miui. I personally use this on my Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and can vouch for it’s stability, smoothness and feature rich environment.
The UI is awesome and color filled, especially the latest version, MIUI 8. It also sports it’s own theme engine and showcases thousands of themes provided by users.
MIUI 8 brought with it a feature called extended screenshot where a user can also include the part of screen which is shown after scrolling for a while into the screenshot. This long screenshot can come real handy.
It also has an inbuilt security app that has a lot of tools such as Cleaner, Firewall, Antivirus, permission manager etc..
5.AICP – Android Ice Cold Project
AICP , or Android Ice Cold Project, comes last in our list of 5 best Custom roms for android 2016.
The latest version, AICP 11 is based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. A list of it’s features:
A. It is based on the CyanogenMOD ROM and will thus have all CM features including the infamous CM theme engine
B. Proximity Call
C. Great Battery Life
E.Inbuilt Ad blocker to block annoying ads
F. Boot animation changer
So, this was our take on the Best Custom ROMs for android 2016, do comment below your doubts and suggestions.