Cyanogen OS Alternatives

    Cyanogen OS is described as 'stock firmware mobile operating system based upon the CyanogenMod source code that comes preinstalled on some device, like OnePlus One, YU Yureka, YU Yuphoria, Andromax Q, Lenovo ZUK Z1, Wileyfox Swift, Wileyfox Storm'. There are nine alternatives to Cyanogen OS for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Android, Android Tablet and iPad. The best alternative is Android, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Cyanogen OS are Plasma Mobile (Free, Open Source), iOS (Free), Remix OS (Free) and Sailfish OS (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 25, 2020

    1. Android is an operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers.
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    2. 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.
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    3. 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 Touch. Each main version of iOS / iPhone OS has introduced a big, main feature of the new version.
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    4. Remix OS is an innovative Android-based operating system engineered to be equally adept on mobile and desktop devices.

      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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    5. Mobile-optimized with the flexibility, ubiquity and stability of the Linux core and a cutting edge user experience built with the renowned Qt™ platform.
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    6. Tizen is an open source mobile and device operating system based on Linux developed by Samsung and Intel.
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    7. Astian OS is an operating system that is based on the discontinued Firefox OS, development by Astian Foundation, thus allowing support for mobile devices, TV's, and other devices. Astian OS is completely free and open.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      B2G is a community maintained open source operating system for smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and other connected devices. The project was started in 2011 and is based on the Linux kernel and Gecko rendering engine.

      Discontinued

      The project is discontinued.
      See: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Archive/B2G_OS

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      QtMoko is debian distribution for Linux based SmartPhones, like Openmoko Freerunner and Goldelico's GTA04 phone. Phone and user interface is based on QT Extendeded formerly known as Qtopia..

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, v58, released in December 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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