Sony put online AOSP ROM for Xperia smartphone L




Sony put online AOSP ROM for Xperia smartphone L

Sony has AOSP ROMs with Android 4.4 for Xperia L put online. These firmwares, not intended for everyday use, making it possible to run stock Android. An Xperia device

The AOSP ROMs are available for the Xperia S, Xperia ZL, Xperia Tablet S, Xperia S, but only the Xperia L is already on Android 4.4. The projects are hosted on Github. Users can flash the firmware on their devices after unlocking the bootloader and compile the files via adb in fastboot.

Sony warns that the firmwares are not suitable for everyday use. For example, GPS does not work in all cases because patches must be performed. The firmware is based on Android 4.4, the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system.

Sony wants to AOSP ROMs, the open-source community around Android support, and also own additions to AOSP verify that way, says the manufacturer. Sony is the only major manufacturer who follow this way, although some other manufacturers also make firmwares without skin and to make it available.

Update, 13:12: Originally was in this article that Sony had put a for all devices, 4.4 AOSP ROM based on Android, but that line is not correct: only the Xperia L has a 4.4-based firmware.

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