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  • Lineage OS icon

    Lineage OS

    A free and open-source operating system for smartphones and tablet computers, based on the Android mobile platform. It is the successor to the highly popular custom ROM...

    Open Source Android

  • 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

    • Discontinued The company Jide decided to discontinue the Remix OS project and to focus efforts on the enterprise space: http://www.jide.com/ At the moment, last version, 3.0.207, released in November 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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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

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

  • Sailfish OS icon

    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

  • 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

    • 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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    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

    • Efficient, reliable, does what you need it to do. tylerkellyApr 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • 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
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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

  • 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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    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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    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

  • Resurrection Remix OS icon

    Resurrection Remix OS

    Resurrection Remix ROM is ultimately full featured, stable and combined with the best features of open source roms. We are also providing lot of awesome original...

    Open Source Android

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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