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If we talk about the world’s root, and the ROMs, inevitably we will arrive at LineageOS, old CyanogenMod. This is one of the custom ROMs more popular, among other things, a commitment to carry the versions of Android more new to older devices. Recently, the developers managed to give a new life at the LG G2 thanks to LineageOS 16 (Android 9 Foot), and have now done so with five devices of Xiaomi.
But it does not stop there. Beyond mobile Xiaomi, which you will find listed below, the guys LineageOS also seem to have returned to offer support for the tablet Nvidia Shield. This device was abandoned with LineageOS 14.1 (a Nougat) and it seems that it will be possible to upgrade to LineageOS 15 (Oreo), although at the moment there are no ROMs available.
The family My 5, updated to Android 9 Foot
As previously mentioned, there are five devices of Xiaomi that have received support for LineageOS 16. the In all of them it was possible to install LineageOS 15.1 (Oreo), so that developers, basically, they have updated the version. The specific models are the following:
- Xiaomi Mi 5s (capricorn).
- Xiaomi Mi 5 (gemini).
- Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus (natrium).
- Xiaomi Mi Note 2 (scorpio).
- Xiaomi Mi MIX (lithium).
All mobile phones are in phase “Nightly”, that is to say, you receive new versions every day to polishing errors and failures. That has its positive point and negative point. Positive, because it is usually to correct significant errors promptly; negative, because you have to update often and the operating system may not be stable. In a few words, LineageOS 16 is still at an early stage, so it is expected that there would be a bug. It is not recommended to install the ROM on the phone if it is the one that you use day-to-day.
All phones up to date have more than two years and highlight the Xiaomi Mi MIX, the first terminal of the firm in advance the screen “without frames” (except the one that is located in the lower area). It was submitted in October 2016. The My 5, saw the light in April of 2016, while My 5s and My 5s Plus what they did in October of the same year. The My Note 2, for its part, came into the world in November, almost at the end of the year.
Via | Android Police
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The news LineageOS 16 Android 9 Foot reach to more mobile Xiaomi, the My MIX original between them was originally published in Xataka Android by Jose García Nieto .
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