Alternatives to Android for all platforms with any license

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    Android-x86

    This is a project to port Android open source project to x86 platform, formerly known as "patch hosting for Android x86 support". The original plan is to host...

    Open Source Windows Linux VirtualBox VMware Player

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    • Wrong processor architecture, not compatible with andoid devices Guest • Apr 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Remix OS icon

    Remix OS

    Remix OS is an innovative Android-based operating system engineered to be equally adept on mobile and desktop devices. Given its lightweight size and system...

    Free Linux Android Android Tablet

  • MIUI icon

    MIUI

    MIUI is a stock and aftermarket firmware for smartphones and tablet computers based on Android . MIUI, developed by Xiaomi...

    Free Android

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    Replicant

    Replicant is a distribution of Android that is 100% Free Software. Most of Android is licensed freely under the Apache License 2.0. The Linux core is mostly Free...

    Open Source Android

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    Sailfish OS

    Mobile-optimized with the flexibility, ubiquity and stability of the Linux core and a cutting edge user experience built with the renowned Qt™ platform.

    Open Source Self-Hosted

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    • A very promising and fresh look at the mobile interface. Compatible with Android apps but far more innovative in terms of how you interact with your phone. JohnFastmanDec 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • iOS icon

    iOS

    iOS is a mobile operating system developed by Apple Inc. and distributed exclusively for Apple hardware. It is the operating system that powers iPhone, iPad and iPod...

    Free iPhone iPad

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    • iOS only works on iPhone hardware. Android is an operating system, not a physical device. Looking for alternate OS, not to buy a new phone. Also, `free` tag is grossly incorrect. Guest • May 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    Ubuntu Phone

    Ubuntu now runs on phones. With a beautifully designed, easy-to-use interface that enables users to find content and switch between apps faster than ever, it represents...

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued There will be no more Ubuntu phone versions nor new Ubuntu Phones/Tablets according to: https://insights.ubuntu.com/2017/04/05/growing-ubuntu-for-cloud-and-iot-rather-than-phone-and-convergence/
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    Windows Phone

    Windows Phone is a mobile operating system developed by Microsoft. Some features include : Live Tiles, Kid's Corner, Photos + SkyDrive, Rooms. It also allows you to...

    Free Windows Phone

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    • Dreadful proprietary lockin means Windows Phone doesn't offer anywhere near the same number of apps or user freedom as do Android or CyanogenMod. Hard to find a reason to go for Windows Phone, easy to find reasons to leave. JohnFastmanDec 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Efficient, reliable, does what you need it to do. tylerkellyApr 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Phoenix OS icon

    Phoenix OS

    Phoenix OS is a personal computer operating system which is further researched and developed based on the Android platform, mainly orients to smart tablet, laptop...

    Open Source Linux Android Android Tablet

  • Plasma Mobile icon

    Plasma Mobile

    Plasma Mobile turns your phone into a fully open hacking device, just like a PC. You can join us to start building new mobile experiences now. Key features: Libre...

    Open Source Linux

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    AOKP

    AOKP stands for Android Open Kang Project. It is a custom ROM distribution for many Android devices. It is mostly based off of AOSP.

    Open Source Android Android Tablet

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    Slim ROM

    Slim ROM is super-lightweight Android ROM for Samsung Galaxy phones, that's aimed at advanced users. Slim is designed to trim the fat down to the bare essentials and...

    Free Android

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    Paranoid Android

    Paranoid Android provides a unique experience and ultimate customization for your Android device. Paranoid Android is a custom ROM aiming to extend the system...

    Open Source Android Android Tablet

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Android Comments

best free goal setting app with ,,coaching" for android/webbased -2 Helpful

Comment by Stahlmann
about Android Nov 2016
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better than Windows

Comment by alanwong
about Android and Windows 8 Nov 2016

i used the windows phone for few days and then realized how good android was. android gives me a better user experience and has better animations, graphics and supports more apps. android gets regular updates too. 10/10 for android.

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