KaiOS Alternatives

    KaiOS is described as 'brings smartphone-like functionalities to affordable phones: the KaiStore for apps. Video calls over 4G. Mobile payments through NFC. Even dual-SIM support' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to KaiOS for a variety of platforms, including Android, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, iPhone and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Android, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like KaiOS are Ubuntu Touch (Free, Open Source), Replicant (Free, Open Source), Plasma Mobile (Free, Open Source) and iOS (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 29, 2021

    1. Android is an operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers.
      show more
    2. Ubuntu Touch is a mobile version of the Ubuntu operating system for mobile devices. It is adapted to run naturally in a mobile, touch-screen environment but is also capable of functioning as a desktop computer while in "desktop mode".
      show more


    3. Replicant is a distribution of Android that is 100% Free Software.
      show more
    4. 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.
      show more
    5. 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.
      show more


    6. 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 support. It is updated every Friday based on the feedback from its test users.
      show more
    7. postmarketOS (pmOS), is a touch-optimized, pre-configured Alpine Linux that can be installed on smartphones and other mobile devices. The project is at very early stages of development and is not usable for most users yet. We develop a sustainable mobile OS
    8. Mobile-optimized with the flexibility, ubiquity and stability of the Linux core and a cutting edge user experience built with the renowned Qt™ platform.
      show more
    9. Tizen is an open source mobile and device operating system based on Linux developed by Samsung and Intel.
      show more
    10. Mobian is an open-source project aimed at bringing Debian GNU/Linux to mobile devices.
      show more
    Showing 10 of 25 alternatives