As Apple is well-known for keeping its all phones(including old ones too) update to date either in terms of security patches or firmware. The Google a few weeks back tweaks the official update of their next os version Android Pie. Although the latest update in starting reached to the Google Pixels and Essential Phones. But in meanwhile Google has taken the nice initiative by introducing the project treble. The project treble made it easier for developers to port the official Android Pie update, available for other phones.
Besides this, we have seen android pie was made available for approx. 20 handsets from the next day beginning when Google made the official update available. Apart from this it also is seen developers are porting android pie to older os devices, which precise project treble seems working quite as per the plan of Google along.
The latest unveiled article by XDA forum, the android pie build is available includes the one plus old handsets- Oneplus X, Oneplus 2 alongside Moto Z Play, Asus ZenFone Max Pro and the Redmi Note 5 series.
While the unofficial android pie port has includes the latest updates all from camera mode, off-screen gesture and many more. Before proceeding further, let know this is not officially announced ROM, therefore it will include the bugs and issues. But if then also you are keen to have and experience this latest android port can download this updates from links below.
Motorola Smartphone: Moto Z Play and Moto G(2015)
The Android Open Source Project Android Pie port has been made available for Moto Z Play and Moto G (2015) which was posted on XDA forum page. These variant has received unofficial LineageOS 16.0 support. The ROM’s if these handsets will require the OEM’s enabled TWRP custom recovery installations. Apparently, some bugs have been seen with this AOSP android pie as VOLTE and forced SELinux (to be set permissive).
In Addition to this, Moto Z Play coming up a few other issues also related to encryption and not working of moto mods with this ROM. The AOSP Android Pie can be downloaded from here:- Moto Z Play and Moto G (2015).
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Series Smartphone
Xiaomi best selling budget smartphone Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 series has also untitled for AOSP android pie custom ROM. Besides this, some of the common issues got known as encryption and wifi-connectivity issues. To have this custom ROM can be downloadable from here.
Oneplus Smartphones: Oneplus X and Oneplus 2
Oneplus revealed itself about the official update for Oneplus 3/3T, Oneplus 5/5T and Oneplus 6 handsets in upcoming weeks or months. But few of them want to experience this latest android port available on XDA developers website for Oneplus 2, Oneplus X and Oneplus 3/3T are here:
1.Oneplus 2– Oneplus 2 custom ROM include pixel experience ROM and with some small bugs. Download from here.
2.Onplus 3/3T– This testing build for oneplus 3/3T also includes pixel experience ROM and issues as NFC and encryption.Download from here.
3.Oneplus X– This custom ROM includes off-screen gesture, HDR camera mode and much more and as far as issues no such reported.Download from here.
Asus Smartphone: Zenfone Max pro
Asus has committed to rolling out latest Android OS version till the end of the year but if you can’t resist experiencing the latest android port then custom android pie -port is now available before the official one. This new custom roll out includes AI enabled Camera and no further issue with NFC and SELinux9in permissive mode). This official ROM can be downloaded from here.
Note: All the step by steps procedure has been explained in each link and please make sure this is not an official build so, may have some stability issues.