Monday, April 22, 2019

Top 5 custom ROMS for Xperia Z2

Xperia Z2 is just another amazing flagship phone from Sony, after its successor Z1 and it is pretty different also in case of hardware, design and specs. The new Sony Xperia Z2 comes with a larger “TRILUMINOS” display (5.2 inches) capable of producing a brighter and richer light. On the board, it features a Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 CPU with 3GB RAM, Adreno 33o GPU, and runs on latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat. And Sony has done their best to provide everything right at the fingertips, but nothing is enough if you have an Android phone and you can not tweak it as your wish. So, here I will write about Top 5 custom ROMs for Xperai Z2, among which some have massive powers to customize and tweak your device, as far as you want. Let’s get started.Screenshot_5_001

1. ROMAur (Black and White ROM)

This is one of the earliest ROMs for Xperia Z2, and it give you a couple of useful features. It has quite a few options for customizing the look and style and offers flexibility. If you wanna install a custom ROM, try this one first. Hope you won’t be of this ROM are:

  • Improved CPU governor interactive
  • Disabled kernel debugging for better performance
  • Disabled bytecode verification to get more RAM and faster responses
  • Enabled and tuned CPU boost
  • Disabled Scrolling Cache
  • Faster scrolling
  • Speed optimizations tweaks
  • Boosted system audio
  • Enabled speed dial

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If you want a ROm which will give you a lot of customization options so that you can transform the look and optimize the UI, this is one of the best ROMs, according to my experience. This works great, without any serious bugs or problems.

The main features of this ROM are: 

  • Latest build based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat
  • Cosmetic Holo style fixes on 3rd party apps
  • Inbuilt Call Recording feature
  • Updated Apps
  • Dark inverted buttonbar
  • Bloatwares removed
  • SuperSu and Busy box added
  • Embossed black titlebar



3. Carbon ROM

If you are a hardcore Android user, you must have heard about this ROM before. It is quite popular for high end devices because it’s fast, stable and tweaks your device nicely to take youyr experience to the next level.CarbonROM-for-Xperia-Z2

Features of Carbon ROM

  • Quick Settings
  • Customizable Navigation menus
  • Gestures
  • Based on latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat version
  • Quick Launch right at Home
  • PIE Controller
  • Carbon Fibres – One Stop for all Customizing options
  • Active Display Notifications
  • App privacy
  • Carbon Dark mode theme

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4. Slim ROM

As the name suggests, this ROM is definitely slim and lightweight, but at the same time it’s lightening fast and it has tons of features to customize your phone. And it is considered as one of the best custom ROMs for the Xperia Z2.Slim-Bean-ROM-for-ATT-Galaxy-S2-skyrocket-SGH-I727-Best-Custom-ROM

Features of Slim ROM

  • Filled with a lots of Custom Shortcuts for an easy access and navigation.
  • A dedicated SlimCenter, SlimPIE and SlimDialer.
  • Special Camera features to capture your life moments easily.
  • The Real Dark Slim and unique interface.

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AOKP is abbreviated as “ANDROID OPEN KANG PROJECT” and it’s a light-weight ROM filled with lots of features that enables users to customize every corner of their device. Take a look a over complete list of features offered by AOKP ROM.1

AOKP Features:

  • RIBBON – one stop solution for all your application shortcuts and gestures.
  • Create and customize toggle in your own way.
  • Home Screen navigation ring shortcuts for faster access to your favorite applications.
  • Customized LED notifications.
  • Quick Settings
  • And much more.

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So, this was our opinions about Top 5 custom ROMs for Xperia Z2, hope you will try them and find this article useful. Check my previous post on Top 5 tips to make your Android smartphone run faster, so that you get the most out of your Xperia Z2 combining these two

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Jayaditya Chakrabarty
The Contributing writer at iGadgetsworld, a student currently studying (ECE) in IMPSCET. He is mostly interested in custom ROMs, apps and everything related to Android, though he has a good experience and knowledge about other platforms like BlackBerry and Windows Phone. To meet him or just to say a "hi" follow the social icons below.


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