Xiaomi, Sony, Samsung Android 7.0 Nougat Update And ROMs Plus Paranoid Android Update

Xiaomi, Sony, Samsung Android 7.0 Nougat Update And ROMs Plus Paranoid Android Update
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The release of the Android 7.0 Nougat update has gotten companies working on releases. As most companies are expected to roll out the update at a later time, third party providers have taken advantage of the situation by offering updates for a number of devices including Xiaomi, Sony and Samsung units.


Xiaomi, Sony, Samsung Android 7.0 Nougat

There are a couple of builds ready for Xiaomi, Samsung and Sony devices. For instance, AOSP 7.0 Nougat builds are now accessible for the Mi 3 and the Mi 4. For the LG G3, AOSP Nougat ROMs have started surfacing, while an AOSP CAF build is now available for the LG 2.

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As for Sony, the Free Xperia Project team has also made available a number of test builds. According to XDA, some of the devices included are:

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  • Z1 (honami)
  • Z1 Compact (amami)
  • Z Ultra (togari)
  • Z2 (sirius)
  • Z2 Tablet (castor)
  • Z2 Tablet WiFi (castor_windy)
  • Z3 (leo)

Paranoid Android Update

On the other side of the spectrum, another report from XDA reveals that the Paranoid Android team has also been busy. Note that the same team is behind features like Per-App Layouts, Floating Windows and Pie Controls a while back. This time, the team announced that they have added their supported device lineup on top of a ROM update (Android 6.0).

Paranoid Android has reportedly started supporting the Nextbit Robin. The update should run as expected. The Android changelog for the update specifically for the OnePlus 3 include:

  • Added switch to last app button action
  • Added custom routines to maximize performance on kryo devices
  • Improved system wide performance
  • Improved battery life
  • Stability fixes for Quick Settings
  • Various improvements and fixes for the Camera app
  • Fixed a few encryption issues
  • Other various bug fixes and improvements

For the fixes, XDA provides a detailed changelog.

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