Android 10 custom ROMs are available for the OnePlus 3/3T, Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 & Mi 6X, Huawei P Smart 2018, Samsung Galaxy A70, and Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra
Google released the Android 10 source code early last month, shortly after it rolled out stable Android 10 to the Pixel lineup. Since then, several devices have received Android 10-based custom ROMs, including the Xiaomi Redmi 2, Moto G 2015, Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, HTC 10, HTC One M8, Realme 3 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S7, Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite, Lenovo ZUK Z1, and Sony Xperia XA2. Most recently, the Xiaomi Mi A3, Moto G5S Plus, LeEco Le 2, Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus, Samsung Galaxy A5 and Huawei Mediapad M3 Lite got a taste of Android 10. And now, six more devices, including the OnePlus 3/3T, Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 & Mi 6X, Huawei P Smart 2018, Samsung Galaxy A70, and Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra, have joined the list.
While OnePlus still plans to roll out Android 10 to the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T, their predecessors won’t be getting the same treatment. Thankfully though, you now have three Android 10-based custom ROMs for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. There’s, of course, an experimental, unofficial build of LineageOS 17.0 for both the devices, along with a stable beta for the MSM Xtended XQ Release v2 and the Nitrogen OS beta. If you happen to have a OnePlus 3/3T lying around, you can try these custom ROMs on your phone by following the links below.
Xiaomi Mi Pad 4/ Mi Pad 4 Plus
The Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 from last year has also received an unofficial LineageOS build based on Android 10. While the ROM is currently a beta release, it doesn’t seem to have any known issues. Try it out on your Mi Pad 4 by downloading it from the link below. Just make sure you flash TWRP v3.3.1 before flashing the ROM on your device.
The Xiaomi Mi 6X, which was launched as the Android One Mi A2 outside of China, has also received an unofficial LineageOS 17.0 ROM based on Android 10. The ROM won’t work on the Mi A2 since it’s an A/B device while the Mi 6X is A-only, but in any case, you’ll need to flash TWRP v3.3.1 on your device before flashing the ROM.
Huawei P Smart 2018
The Huawei P Smart 2018, also known as the Huawei Enjoy 7S in China, has received an Android 10 AOSP custom ROM, with which you can enjoy a stock Android experience on your Huawei device. Before you go ahead and flash this ROM though, it’s worth noting that you might encounter some issues with the fingerprint scanner.
Samsung Galaxy A70
Samsung’s Galaxy A70 from earlier this year has also received an unofficial LineageOS 17.0 build based on Android 10. However, since the ROM is a beta release, it has a number of known issues. For instance, the VoLTE and VoWiFi are not working, the camera only offers an 8MP resolution, the camera preview is broken for 4:3 aspect ratio, and more. So I’d advise you not to flash this ROM on your daily driver in its current state.
Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra
The Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra now also has an unofficial LineageOS 17.0 build based on Android 10. There are some minor issues in the current version of the ROM, but for the most part the ROM is good enough for day to day use. Try it out on your XA2 Ultra by following the link below.
Update 1 (10/25/19 @ 3:09 PM EST): This article was updated to state that the Mi 6X ROM won’t work on the Mi A2.
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