LineageOS is the preferred customized ROM round, and for good motive. It has prolonged the lifetime of many telephones and tablets that might have in any other case been deserted, and even for telephones nonetheless receiving software program updates from the unique producer, Lineage can typically work higher than the inventory software program. Since our final roundup, LineageOS 17.1 has arrived on eight extra units, together with the OnePlus Nord and 2013 Google Nexus 7.

First up, just a few telephones have been up to date from LineageOS 16.0 (based mostly on Android 9 Pie) to 17.1 (Android 10). The Fairphone 3 now has 17.1 builds after it began on the 16.0 department in November of final 12 months, and three variants of the Galaxy S3 Neo have additionally been up to date:

  • Fairphone 3 (FP3)
  • Samsung Galaxy S III Neo (Twin SIM) (s3ve3gds)
  • Samsung Galaxy S III Neo (Samsung Digital camera) (s3ve3gjv)
  • Samsung Galaxy S III Neo (Sony Digital camera) (s3ve3gxx)

There are additionally 4 new units to LineageOS (although some have been beforehand supported and later dropped), all with 17.1 builds out there or coming:

  • OnePlus Nord (avicii)
  • Moto Z3 Play (beckham)
  • Google Nexus 7 2013 (Wi-Fi, Repartitioned) (flox)
  • Asus Zenfone 5Z (ZS620KL) (Z01R)

It is all the time nice to see newer units just like the OnePlus Nord present up, however maybe probably the most spectacular addition there may be the Nexus 7 2013. The builds are designed for Nexus 7 tablets which have been re-partitioned (therefore the ‘flox’ codename as an alternative of the standard ‘flo’), and directions for which can be out there on the LineageOS Wiki.