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Razer Phone Android Oreo update now available in Developer Preview form, brings Project Treble compatibility

When we think of gaming phones, our minds turn to the Sony Xperia Play of yesteryear. Since then, there hasn't really been a true gaming flagship smartphone, though the Razer Phone is close to being it. Razer will say that the phone is marketed at gamers rather than being a gaming phone, but its specifications...

Generic LineageOS 15.1 and Resurrection Remix ROMs now available for Project Treble compatible devices

 Project Treble is pretty great and allows for a Generic System Image (GSI) to boot on supported devices While previously only devices from the likes of Huawei and Essential were supported, as more and more devices launch with Android Oreo they too will have to support it. Xiaomi, a company whose devices have seen huge...

[Update: LineageOS now works] Samsung Galaxy S9 now able to boot AOSP Android 8.1 Oreo

Ever since Google announced Project Treble, Android enthusiasts have hoped to one day be able to boot AOSP versions of Android on many devices with minimal effort. The idea was only theoretical at first since there hadn't been any real-world testing done but lately, we've seen this come to fruition as developers have been able...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Android 8.1 Oreo update can now be flashed on Indian model, brings Project Treble support

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro launched in India last month, and quickly became one of the company's hottest sellers in the market. With a 5.99" 18:9 FHD+ display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, dual cameras, and decent RAM/storage configurations at a low price, it's not hard to see why the device is selling like hotcakes. It...

This is the Samsung Galaxy S9 running on AOSP Android Oreo thanks to Project Treble

Samsung's latest flagships, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, are the talk of the town. The devices are incremental upgrades over last year's Samsung Galaxy S8 series, though they add many camera enhancements such as a variable aperture. Importantly, the Samsung Galaxy S9 devices are Samsung's first to launch with Android 8.0 Oreo on board,...

Xiaomi Mi 6 is the latest to support Project Treble unofficially

Very few Android device makers have opted to release updates with Project Treble support for older devices. Huawei is one company that has opted to update older devices with Treble support. Essential included Treble support in the Android 8.1 Oreo update for the Essential Phone as well. However, the situation is different when it comes...

Honor 7X Android Oreo Beta with EMUI 8.0 rolls out starting today, brings Project Treble compatibility

When the Honor 7X was first announced for international markets, it gained a lot of attention for its value. At €299, the smartphone offers a 5.93" 18:9 FHD+ display, a HiSilicon Kirin 659, 64GBs storage, and 4GBs RAM. In the U.S., you get a 32GBs storage and 3GB RAM variant for $199. You get a...

Xiaomi Mi 5 receives Project Treble compatibility unofficially

Project Treble is required to be supported on any phone launching with Android 8.0 Oreo and above. However, devices that shipped with older versions of Android are not required to be updated with Project Treble support. This means that older devices that are not updated with Project Treble support cannot make any use of the...

Xiaomi Mi 5s gains Project Treble Compatibility Unofficially

Project Treble is a major revamp of Android and we have followed its developments with close interest. The big potential benefit is that it allows manufacturers to roll out updates faster. However, the implications of this benefit won't be tested until later this year (when more Android phones are launched with Treble support). The second benefit...

Google is testing an Android P System Image with Android 8.1 Oreo Vendor Image on the Pixel 2

Upgrading an existing Android device to a new version of Android can be a long and arduous process, according to Sony. Part of the issue revolves around waiting for vendors (like Qualcomm) to provide device makers (like Sony) with updated HAL source code or binaries in order to work with the new version of Android....

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro’s Android 8.1 Oreo Update May Bring Project Treble Compatibility

Last week, Xiaomi unveiled the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro at an event in New Delhi. Both devices are already contenders for best mid-rangers on the market thanks to Xiaomi's never-failing strategy: respectable specifications at an unbeatable price. Unfortunately, the software has always been one of the downsides of these devices...

LineageOS 15.1 now available for the Honor View 10, Huawei Mate 10 Pro, and other Project Treble-Compatible Devices

Project Treble. Some of you might be sick of hearing about it by this time, while others are ecstatic about any news related to the initiative. We at XDA couldn't be more excited about what it brings to the table, and every week something new happens that adds to the excitement. Recently, a developer was...