Do you have a Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Plus or Xiaomi My Note 2? So we have good news for you. If you want to try out or simply vary from ROM, LineageOS 15.1, already based on Android Oreo 8.1 is available for all three of these Android smartphones.
The increasing popularity of ROM LineageOS 15.1 is perfectly justified, being one of the best alternatives to stock ROM for your smartphone. In this case the Samsung Experience 9.0 UX or MIUI from Xiaomi. On the other hand, we feel that custom ROMs are no longer as popular as they once were.
Something that is mainly due to the optimization of ROM’s stock , already included with the smartphones as soon as it takes them out of the box. Still, this does not mean that custom ROMs have lost quality. On the contrary, moreover, especially with the new LineageOS, the successor of CyanogenMod .
Indeed, ROM’s like this LineageOS are available for more and more Android mobile devices, being particularly popular in older devices. Especially as they no longer have official manufacturer support, custom ROMs are the only hope. The only way to try out new OS versions or receive security updates.
LineageOS 15.1 is based on Android Oreo 8.1
On the other hand being the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus two recent devices, as well as the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 this problem does not occur. However, if you want to try Android Oreo in an almost pure state, you can now use an official version of LineageOS 15.1 . All these three smartphones have just now been added to the list of supported devices and can now download and install their respective version of this LineageOS.
Samsung Galaxy S9, S9 Plus and Xiaomi Mi Note 2 among the selected
This is the latest version of the custom ROM, relying on the latest version of the Android operating system. At the moment there are still a few terminals entitled to an official version of it, with the Samsung and Xiaomi among this select list. However, this number has been growing gradually and phased.
LineageOS has some of the most comprehensive security standards, something that has forced developers to work fast. All this to keep current compilations/builds always with the latest Google monthly security patches.
Moreover, now that the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Xiaomi Mi Note 2 can enjoy this ROM. They can also count on good support. Security updates for the Android system. Updates arrive on time and hours. As well as performance optimizations for LineageOS where this is warranted.
You can find here the ROM download links as well as the support/support forums.