Alternatives to Android for all platforms with any license

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  • Android-x86 icon

    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...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux VirtualBox VMware Player

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    • Wrong processor architecture, not compatible with andoid devices Guest • Apr 2017 • 2 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    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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    MIUI

    MIUI is a stock and aftermarket firmware for smartphones and tablet computers based on Android. MIUI, developed by Xiaomi, includes various features such as theming...

    Free Android

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    • Its quick, smooth and its functionality is intuitive. Easy to negotiate, fast to respond and it doesn't leave you hanging which indicates its software has kept the bugs out of its firmware. Guest • 7 days ago Disagree   Agree
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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...

    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.

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted

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    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 • 8 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    Windows 10 Mobile

    Windows 10 Mobile is a mobile operating system developed by Microsoft. Some features include : Live Tiles, Kid's Corner, Photos + SkyDrive, Rooms. It also allows you...

    Commercial Windows Phone

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    • Efficient, reliable, does what you need it to do. tylerkellyApr 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees 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 • 2 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • 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...

    Free 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.

    Free Open Source Android Android Tablet

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    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...

    Free Open Source 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...

    Free 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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Android Comments

Comment by vazirified
about Android · May 2017 · Helpful Not helpful

Name one negative point in comparison to other mobile OSs and I'll turn!

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better than Windows

Comment by alanwong
about Android and Windows 8 · Nov 2016 · Helpful Not helpful

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

Comment by Stahlmann
about Android · Nov 2016 · Helpful Not helpful -2 Helpful
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