Android 10 was launched a couple of months in the past and customers are loving the newest OS that comes with a plethora of features. Finally, Android 10 began rolling out for the newest smartphones, together with OnePlus, Xiaomi, and plenty of extra.
Surprisingly, senior XDA member rINanDO has released an unofficial Android 10 port for the traditional Samsung Galaxy S2 (stylized as Galaxy S II) smartphone which was launched again in 2011. That is completed by way of the very well-known Lineage OS 17.1 which borrows options from the Android 10 replace.
With that stated, Samsung Galaxy S2 has in all probability develop into the oldest smartphone to obtain unofficial assist for over 8 years, outperforming HTC HD2 which bought round 7 years of unofficial assist.
On the time of launch, the Samsung Galaxy S2 got here with the Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread, which was upgradable to the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The unofficial updates for the gadget have been rolled out infrequently however the assist for Android 10 by way of the Lineage OS 17 unofficial replace was fairly sudden.
Now, customers of the Samsung Galaxy S2, if any, may get pleasure from varied Android options on their 8-year outdated gadget.
Nevertheless, this Galaxy S2 customized ROM is unstable proper now, incorporates bugs, and never beneficial for each day use. The developer notes that it incorporates bugs associated to the show and GPS sensor, to call a couple of. A future construct will convey a extra secure Android 10 assist for the Galaxy S2.
Lineage OS is an open-source free working system primarily based on the Android platform. The most important benefit of utilizing the Lineage OS is that one can get all of the modifications of the newest Android model of their outdated smartphones, topped with additional customization options.
Beforehand the Lineage OS 17 was launched for Xiaomi Mi 6 and all the most important options of the OS had been working correctly. The one difficulty within the OS was that the Bluetooth audio mode was not working correctly. A secure model of the Lineage OS 17 for Xiaomi Mi 6 continues to be within the works.
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