Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro gets official LineageOS version 15.1
LineageOS version 15.1 comes with features like privacy guard, live display, button / gesture customization, and stock apps like Eleven Music Player and Snap Camera.
Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 5 Pro in February of this year and recently, the company announced that it will soon roll out the MIUI 10 ROM to select the number of phones including the Redmi Note 5 Pro. The best thing about the Xiaomi phone – which runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC – is the availability of numerous custom ROMs that allow users to opt out of MIUI over the Android OS. Now, LineageOS 15.1 has been officially released for the Redmi Note 5 Pro. A report claims that this version has a lot of features other than MIUI’s blotware.
LineageOS 15.1 is based on Android 8.1 Oreo and features native support for picture-in-picture mode, autofill apps, notification channels / snoozing and theming. The latest ROM also comes with features like Privacy Guard, Live Display, Button / Gesture Customization and stock apps like Eleven Music Player and Snap Camera. To install the update on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro devices, users must first download TWRP, a mandatory tool for installing a custom ROM. You can download Official LineageOS version 15.1 and TWRP for Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro here.
Earlier this month, the official LineageOS 15.1 was released for a bunch of devices including multiple variants of Xiaomi Mi A1, Samsung Galaxy S5, ASUS ZenFone 2 Laser, ASUS ZenFone 2 Selfie, Sony Xperia XA2, Lenovo P2, OPPO R5, OPPO R5. R5s, OPPO R7 Plus and OPPO R7s.
To recap, Xiaomi has launched Redmi in India with Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC and Face Unlock feature. It comes with a 4GB RAM / 32GB ROM model and a 6GB RAM with 64GB internal storage variant. The device has a 5.99-inch FHD + 18: 9 display with 2160 x 1080p resolution. In the camera section, it is equipped with a 12MP + 5MP dual rear camera setup on the back with f / 2.2 aperture lens and f / 2.0 aperture, respectively. On the front, it has a 20MP sensor with Selfie-Lite and Beautify 4.0 features. It features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and is supported by a 4000mAh battery.