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 ANDROID 7.3.0 – WHAT’S NEW?
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.
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
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
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
Fix for major power consumption in some cases Fixed battery percentage getting stuck
Optimized thermal setup Patched BlueBorne kernel vulnerability Other minor enhancements
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.