PROJECT TREBLE Posts on XDA

AOSP on the Honor 9 Lite – How Stock Android Made a Budget Device Better

We recently reviewed the Honor 9 Lite, a budget phone released by a subsidiary of Huawei. With some semi-decent specs consisting of a Kirin 659, 3GB of RAM, and an 18:9 1080p display coming in at 229 euro, it's not a bad phone for the price. While there are certainly better options in the same...

The OnePlus 6 is official with a 6.28″ notched display, Snapdragon 845, and dual rear cameras

The latest OnePlus flagship device, the OnePlus 6, has been announced. The official product page for the device has already gone live, which you can check out here. The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, features up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, and has a large 6.28-inch notched OLED display with...

Download: Android P ported unofficially to the Motorola Moto Z

Last week, XDA Recognized Developer erfanoabdi was able to boot an unofficial port of Android P for the Motorola Moto Z. He ripped the system image from the Google Pixel XL and modified it to work on the Moto Z. At the time, his ROM was only interesting for the headline as most of the hardware functionality was...

Honor 8 Android Oreo update in testing with Project Treble support

It's been a while since we last checked in on the status of Android Oreo for the Honor 8. Late last year, the Honor CEO said they were conducting tests on the Honor 8 (along with other devices) for the Android 8.0 Oreo update. A month later, Honor India stated that the Honor 8 would not...

How to install LineageOS 15.1 on the Razer Phone

Google's work that was done to create Project Treble has helped to rejuvenate the custom ROM community. Some devices that could take weeks to get working AOSP-based ROMs can run such custom ROM with a lot less effort. XDA Recognized and Social Contributor linuxct has been tinkering with Generic System Images on the Razer Phone since the Android Oreo...

Developer gets Android P booting on the Motorola Moto Z

We're just 10 days away from Google I/O 2018 where Google is expected to unveil a lot of details about Android P such as the rumored navigation gestures and Material Design revamp. The first Android P Developer Preview is available for the Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, and Pixel 2 XL and there's a lot we've already seen in...

OnePlus 5 & OnePlus 5T receive Project Treble support unofficially

Project Treble is one of the most exciting developments in recent memory. The low-level re-architecture in the way Android works still has a lot of changes to come (we'll see a lot of information about that when the full Android P release is available), but it has already led to a "revolution" of sorts in custom...

Huawei P8 Lite 2017/Honor 8 Lite Android Oreo update brings Project Treble support

The Huawei P8 Lite 2017 and the Honor 8 Lite are different names for the same phone. Both phones have the same list of specifications, which include the HiSilicon Kirin 655 system-on-chip, 3GB of RAM paired with 16GB of storage or 4GB of RAM paired with 64GB of storage, 5.2-inch Full HD (1920x1080) IPS display,...

Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy S9 devices can also run LineageOS 15.1

For years, Samsung has sold their Galaxy flagship devices in two major variants: one variant with their in-house Exynos system-on-chip and another with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon system-on-chip. The former is sold internationally, while the Snapdragon model is sold in select markets—usually in Hong Kong/China and the United States. Unfortunately, the model sold in the...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5/Redmi 5 Plus receive unofficial LineageOS 15.1 and Project Treble support

Even though Xiaomi has shown to be slow when it comes to releasing the source code for their more popular devices, they have a dedicated following within the developer community. This is partly thanks to the community they have fostered on their own forums. It's also because their products perform impressively and they are competitive...

How to flash a Generic System Image (GSI) on Project Treble supported devices

If you've only heard of Project Treble in passing but haven't looked into it all that much, then you may have heard that it's supposed to help major Android updates roll out more quickly. At XDA, there's another benefit that we've spoken about at length: the ability to boot an AOSP Generic System Image (GSI)...

Here’s a list of Android devices updated with Project Treble support

Whereas Apple is able to keep most of their devices, even many older ones, up to date with the latest software (which sometimes involve rather controversial features), Android device makers have varying degrees of success keeping their devices up to date. Some device makers like Essential and Google are pretty good at providing security patches,...