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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by breadnatty08, Jul 8, 2013.

  1. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique
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    I will be a new owner of a Verizon S3 soon and will likely be unlocking and ROMing it day one. :)
    XDA is pretty gangbusters over there for ROM selections, but what are folks running here?
    I would like to be close to AOSP but if I lose parts of the great camera software that'd be a bummer. Is CleanROM one of the best out there right now?
    I'm currently running AOKP on my Gnex, which I love, and looks like they have support for the S3.
     



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  2. Mikestony

    Mikestony ~30% Carbon Black ±
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    Hey Bread!! :D
    I run CleanRom myself (click my sig for a link) but it's TouchWiz.

    I've heard alot of goodness for CarbonRom...haven't checked it out myself.
    Check out my little sticky for some nice links too ;)
     
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  3. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique
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  4. Mikestony

    Mikestony ~30% Carbon Black ±
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    Yeah, I saw that too and added it to the sticky, and others here have tried it with success too:)
    If and when my daughter lets me, I'm going to try that method on her device ;)
     
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  5. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique
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  6. BlueIce5249

    BlueIce5249 Android Expert

    Any stock jelly bean ROMs out there? I was trying to go back to Stock Android through apps, but it's annoying I think I may just go for a ROM if I can find one.
     
  7. TALONTRAX

    TALONTRAX Android Enthusiast

    +1 on the cleanrom . . . You won't be disappointed. Also, I would recommend Leankernel (3.0 now). They definately play well together . . .
     
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  8. Mikestony

    Mikestony ~30% Carbon Black ±
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    Here is the stock, rooted rom if you want to check it out:)
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2332840

    Hey Talon!!
    I just installed LK 3.0 this morning!!
    pssst...CleanRom 7 is out :D
     
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  9. TALONTRAX

    TALONTRAX Android Enthusiast

  10. dkl1

    dkl1 Android Expert

    Hey welcome man!
    I've been running CarbonRom v1.7 with the Ktoonsez K747 kernel and I am totally satisfied! I had been running CleanROM prior to CarbonRom and have to say it it's a fabulous ROM! Just got tired of TW :D

    Both ROMs are rock solid :)
     
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  11. quickaudi

    quickaudi Android Expert

    Carbon ROM nightly 6/29 here with KT kernel. Had a bunch of reboots with 6/13 nightly. Love me some Halo.
     
  12. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique
    Thread Starter

    Phone will be coming tomorrow and I've got all day! :) Can't wait.

    Edit: CleanROM is 851Mb?!?!
     
  13. X_Usaf

    X_Usaf Lurker

    Clean rom 7 here.
     
  14. Knif3r

    Knif3r Lurker

    Does CleanRom have everything you need including gapps? Thanks in advance :)
     
  15. jhawkkw

    jhawkkw Chinchillin'

    Yeah, Touchwiz roms are bloated as hell compared to the AOSP roms we're use to on Nexus devices. :p

    I think my TF roms are too bloated at 500MB:rolleyes:
     
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  16. dkl1

    dkl1 Android Expert

    It's a TouchWiz ROM. It would not need gapps :)
     
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  17. Knif3r

    Knif3r Lurker

    Thank you! Just flashed it,runs very smooth without all the bloatware :)
     
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  18. quickaudi

    quickaudi Android Expert

    Yes, but most TW ROMs allow you to select exactly what bloatware you want to flash to the device; all the different options for launchers, cameras, etc., are included, which adds up on space quickly.
     
  19. Rxpert83

    Rxpert83 Dr. Feelgood

    Welcome to touchwiz :p
     
  20. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique
    Thread Starter

    Yeah, CleanRom seems to be like that.

    I know! Ha, I've been on strictly stock ROMs forever so I'm looking forward to trying TW for a little bit. :)
     
  21. quickaudi

    quickaudi Android Expert

    the Jelly Beans ROM by beanstown106 is a good mix of AOSP features on a TW ROM, if you're looking for a mix
     

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