Paranoid Android 7.3.0 Arrives with Paranoid Camera App, Launcher Tweaks & More

Custom ROMs add some unique and interesting features on the top of Android and Paranoid Android is undoubtedly one of the best custom ROMs available right now. Better known as AOSPA or Android Open Source Paranoid Android, it is among those custom ROMs that bring a ton of new updates and features. In March this year, the Paranoid Android returned with the Android 7.1.2 Nougat builds and along with that, the users were able to get features like Pie Control, Color Engine, etc. Today, the developers have rolled out a new update that brings some new add-ons and bug fixes. The Version 7.3.0 brings features like Paranoid Camera App (Finally!), new launcher features, bug fixes, etc.


Paranoid camera app

The official Google Plus community revealed the improvements in this new version so, one of the major updates with the Paranoid Android 7.3.0 is the Paranoid Camera app. From now, it will be the default camera for all of the supported devices. This app introduces a beautiful new interface along with many fixes and improvements.

Paranoid Android 7.3.0 Launcher

Next are some launcher features that have been added with this new update. These include –

  • Hidden app support – Hide apps from the app drawer and home screen
  • Round icon support – Use round icons for all apps supporting it
  • Custom icon search – Search for app-specific icons
  • Dock color personalization – Choose between default, transparent, accent or wallpaper color

Here are the improvements –

  • Include reworked camera app: Paranoid Camera
  • Include new Launcher features, improvements & fixes
  • Include experimental support for simultaneous use of Color Engine and Substratum
  • Include new security patches
  • Include various performance improvements
  • Include various stability fixes and minor improvements
  • Fix GPS issues with “Waze” and other apps
  • Fix Trusted Face
  • Fix possible Immersive Mode force close(s)
  • Fix Bluetooth connectivity issues
  • Fix various theming issues
  • Fix data integrity issues
  • Fix multiple frameworks resource and memory leaks

There are some device-specific changes too. This means there are some enhancements and bug fixes for individual smartphones. These include –

Google Nexus 5:

Fix for major power consumption issues in some cases

Google Nexus 5X:

Patched BlueBorne kernel vulnerability
Fixed WiFi display

Google Nexus 6:

Merged latest September security patch
Patched BlueBorne kernel vulnerability
Fixed WiFi display

Google Nexus 6P:

Merged latest September security patch
Patched BlueBorne kernel vulnerability

Google Pixel / Pixel XL:

Merged latest schedutil upstream changes
Patched BlueBorne kernel vulnerability

Le Eco Le Pro 3:

Updated proprietary vendor files from 23S and OB20
Switched to new radio stack
Added dynamic boosting support via QPerformance
Updated Kernel as per latest CAF’s tag
General smoothness and touch boosting enhancements
Included workaround for F2FS GC which makes F2FS usable without concerns again
Patched BlueBorne kernel vulnerability
Various power improvements
Miscellaneous audio fixes and tuning

OnePlus 3/3T:

Optimized thermal setup
Major power/battery improvements
Various performance enhancements
Improvements to touch latency
Improved WI-FI connectivity
Updated and improved F2FS support
Included workaround for F2FS GC which makes F2FS usable without concerns again
Ship firmware from internal 082917
Updated SRGB calibration from OnePlus
Added haptic intensity control (to be used by kernel apps)
Patched BlueBorne kernel vulnerability

OnePlus X:

Fix for major power consumption in some cases
Fixed battery percentage getting stuck

Nextbit Robin:

Optimized thermal setup
Patched BlueBorne kernel vulnerability
Other minor enhancements

Xiaomi Mi5:

Updated to MIUI 7.9.7 Global dev blobs
Fixed lags for some users
Added dynamic boosting support via QPerformance
Patched BlueBorne kernel vulnerability

You can Download the latest Paranoid Android 7.3.0 Build for your device ( if it is supported) via the official website.