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Top 5 Custom ROMS for Redmi 1S | 2017 Edition

   

Introduction to Redmi 1s:

Xiaomi launched Redmi 1s back in July 2014. It comes with:

  1. 1.6 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with Cortex-A7 core.
  2. 8 gb of flash memory.
  3. 4″7 inches of display.
  4. Dual sim feature.
  5. 8mp of back-camera.

It’s a decent android-powered phone for such a low budget. Not only does it offer variety of other features as well, but gives a spectacular experience while using it.

In today’s post, we’d give you a list of Top 5 Custom Roms for Redmi 1s.

What are Custom Roms:

They’re modified roms to make the user-experience better and interesting! Custom roms replace the stock rom by the means of flashing. For more info on these, visit our other article, mainly describing what custom roms are and how they benefit its users.

Now, getting to the main context of today’s Top 5 Custom Roms for Redmi 1s.

So, here goes the list!

 1. Resurrection Remix

 

Resurrection Remix- Custom Rom for Redmi 1s

 

ROM OS Version: 7.x Nougat

ROM Kernel: Linux 3.4.x

Status: Beta

Based On: CM, Slim.omni and Original Remix Rom Builds.

Download: V.5.8.1 from here and here.

This custom rom has turned out to be one of the best in the market, and hence has made it upto this list! It comes with tons of features and tweaks to make the overall user experience better. Some of them are:

  •  Improved Navigation, Status and Apps Bar.
  • Theme Chooser: Which provides animations, toast animations, list view animations, etc.
  • Customized Buttons Action.
  • Performance Profiles: Improved battery life, screen enhancements and much more.

 2. Dirty Unicorns

Dirty Unicorn- Redmi 1s Custom Rom

 

ROM OS Version: 7.x Nougat  

ROM Kernel: Linux 3.4.x

Status: Stable

Based On: AOSP

Download: V.7.1.1 from here.

This custom rom for redmi 1s has proven to outstand and to be more improved over time. Each update brings some good amounts of features, some of which are:

  • Gesture based navigation feature. Which provides immense power to using just gestures to control apps and what not.
  • Music equalizer- This rom provides the users with its inbuilt music equalizer to lit up their music experience.
  • Themes- Variety of spectacular themes are present to choose from.
  • Performance Profiles: Battery Enchancements, Stability and much more.

 3. Android Ice Cold Project 11.0

 

AICP- Custom Rom for Redmi 1s

 

ROM OS Version: 6.0.x Marshmallow

ROM Kernel: Linux 3.4.x

Status: Stable

Based On: CyanogenMod

Download: V.12.1 from here.

The development of this rom started from HTC Desire, and now have reached many other devices as well. As for Redmi 1s, it’s a stable rom, and provides good amount of features, such as:

  • Animations: System animations, IME animations and Power-menu animations.
  • Status bar: Battery icon styles, notification count, clock style and much more.
  • Performance Profiles: Improved battery life, screen enhancements and much more.
  • Quick settings toggle: QS Compass Tile, QS NFC Tile, QS Sync Tile, QS Volume Tile and many more.

4. Slim6 Stable 2.0

Slim6- Custom Rom for Redmi 1s

 

ROM OS Version: 6.0.x Marshmallow

ROM Kernel: Linux 3.4.x

Status: Stable

Based On: Slim

Download: V.6.0.1 from here.

The main goal of this custom rom, as provided by their contributor is to to offer users a slimmed down but still feature rich alternative to other android operating systems. Which basically means it doesn’t provide great and good-looking features, but a narrowed down customized rom for redmi 1s to provide a different and simple experience to its users. It still carries out some features such as:

  • Layers support
  • Root access
  • AOSP Day Night theme (experimental)
  • Slim’s Hardware key rebinding
  • Slim Launcher

 5. Lineage

Lineage- Custom Rom for Redmi 1s

 

ROM OS Version: 7.x Nougat

ROM Kernel: Linux 3.4.x

Status: Nightly

Based On: AOSP

Download: V.14.1 from here.

This roms comes from professional rom developers, and from people behind CyanogenMod. So, there’s nothing much to say about this, as it’s a quality rom as per looking at the devs past works. Though, some of the features to point out will be as follow:

  • Better privacy and protection.
  • More and more updates. The update cycle of this rom’s better than that of others.
  • Own encrypted messaging app.
  • Performance Profiles: Improved battery life and audiofx for better music!

 

Well, guys. That’s the list for Top 5 Custom Roms for Redmi 1s. Hope you liked it and will give it a try for your own Redmi 1s.

Thank You.

Updated: 01/03/2017 — 8:32 pm

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