Best Custom ROMs | Top 10 Custom ROM | 2014

So we are her with a list of the Best Custom ROMs available for android at the moment. This is 2014’s top list of Custom ROMs that make the best out of your android. Do you actually need a custom ROM for your Android device. Do got really don’t that ya it is time to ditch the stock android ROM and move on while replacing it with newer and better custom ROMs.

Firstly you need a Rooted android device which will make the falsify of new ROM much easier and stable.

Read- Things to do before flashing a ROM

What is the best Custom ROM for your Android smart phone?

This is a very common question asked by people who are eagerly wanting to flash a ROM. We all already know that every android device does NOT support every ROM.
So one either needs to build his own ROM or he will just read this article and un reveal the secret to know which ROM will work the best for a specific smartphone.

Well every Phone cannot be Flashed wit CynogenMod or something like that !  Like for high end devices that’s the best choice but fir mid range and low edge smart phone CynogenMod doesn’t even stand a chance so we have a tool that will find a supported ROM for your device within seconds may your device be famous or not at all known ! This tool will just Find it just read the post on the link below.

How to find the best custom ROM that Supports your Android Device.

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Top 10 best Custom ROMs for Your Android Device

Just read on for the best Custom ROMs on Android and Get the best out of Your android Smartphone. We have kept together a set list that too for your pleasure :P. We will be very specific in ranking one over others on a small loop hole or even a bad interface ! it can be anything so do read what lacks and what Rocks in respective custom ROM and consider yourself in a do-or-die situation and if you DO the  just Get the ROM. “Im too Straight Forward ” i hear this often. I will also be tagging devices that currently known to support the Respective ROM

Surely im gonna miss a few things (Well i will try not to but Still i know i Will :P) , Off course i haven’t tested all of then on my Device. So Do let me know if you want me to add a few details of Issues or bug fixes in the comments. Ill be really glad to hear from you .

So here Goes the list  in descending Order !

CarbonRom

Best Custom ROMs for android

The CarbonRom is ranked the lowest in our count down but that doesn’t means that this is the worst ROM but it actually means that we have 9more ROMs better than this which you will read further. It is a new ROM that is of course an aftermarket firmware based on Android 4.2.2 from AOSP. Some of the features included in CarbonRom are: PIE, Unofficial Voodoo sound support, lock screen options, Chronus Clock widget (from CyanogenMod), customizable hardware and software keys, and much more. Following is the list of devices that can be Flashed with this ROM

  • Samsung Galaxy S3 (d2att, d2spr, d2tmo, d2vzw, d2usc, d2mtr, d2cri, i9300)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (i605, i900, t0lte, n7100)
  • Samsung Galaxy Nexus (maguro, toro, toroplus)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note International
  • Samsung Galaxy S2 International
  • Nexus 4
  • HTC One X International
  • HTC One S
  • Nexus 7
  • Nexus 10
  • Samsung Infuse 4G

Vanilla RootBox

rootbox

Well this is another ROM ranked at 9th position in our count down. Most of us are really unaware of this ROM but this is what we are therefore we are gonna have spot light on the ROMs. The infamous ROM is built from a few sources like CM, AOKP, and Paranoid Android. The ROM also includes features like Per app DPI, Per app Tablet UI, OTA updates which makes the ROM stand no behind the other ROMs. The ROM is Currently Available for the Following devices.

  • Galaxy Nexus (maguro only)
  • Nexus 4
  • Nexus 7
  • Galaxy Note 2 (N7100, L900, i605)
  • Samsung Galaxy S2 (I9100, I9100G)
  • Samsung Galaxy S3 (I9300, I747, T999, I535)

SlimBean

SlimBeanOP

The SlimBean ROM stands at the 8th position in our count down spot light. What makes it different from other ROMs is that is basically the slimmer version of the stock android ROM (that is actually what its name suggests). The ROM is packed with in built set up profiles, theme engine, and much more. The can be flashed on many devices but we have numbered just a few devices that are a bit famous ones.

  • Nexus 4
  • Nexus 10
  • Nexus 7 & Nexus 7 3G
  • Galaxy Nexus (maguro, toro, and toroplus)
  • Nexus S & Nexus S 4G
  • Galaxy S3 (I9300, d2att, d2tmo, d2spr, d2vzw)
  • Galaxy Note International & Galaxy Note AT&T

Xylon

xylon

The Xylon ROM is another pretty fast and responsive ROM which is famous for its fast and easy to use shortcuts. The Xylon is another custom ROM that is built off of AOSP, that actually means that the ROM is based on stock ROM with a few features added over it. Basically the features of FNV, CM, AOKP, Team BAKED, and Paranoid Android make up to be Xylon ROM . The ROM is very smooth and its reviews have revealed that the ROM is very much friendly with the Battery life and extends it at an unbelievable rate. Unfortunately he ROM is not so universal and is only available on the Google Nexus 4.  This ROM needs a thumbs up from all of the Nexus 4 users.

CodefireX

codefirex

The CodefireX ROM is another very high at performance and smooth at using. The ROM has a plenty of features from the CynogenMod, Well CynogenMod has just became the ancestor of all the newly developed ROMs don’t know why developers these days are not coming with something new other than just amending the old features and embedding them into their ROMs.

So the CodefireX ROM has a Good user interface and has a very nice lag less performance on high end games. The ROM is available on many devices, we have set a few devices here which can be flashed with this ROM.

  • Nexus 4
  • Galaxy Nexus (Maguro, Toro)
  • Nexus 7 & Nexus 7 3G
  • Galaxy S3 (d2vzw)
  • LG Optimus G

Euroskank

Euroskank-JellyBro-CM-10.1-for-Nexus-10

We can compare this ROM to the CynogenMod but is less familiar and famous to most android users. The ROM is very similar to CynogenMod but has very much new and different features on over it.  Most of the areas in the ROM are from the stock android but a few places are just better than CynogenMod. The ROM is good for Gaming and is very smooth at performance.The ROM is not very famous and is available for a few devices only. The following is the list o the Devices which can be flashed with Euroskank.

  • Nexus 4
  • Nexus 7
  • Galaxy S3 (i9300, d2att, d2spr, d2tmo, d2vzw)
  • Galaxy Nexus (Toro, Toroplus, Maguro)
  • Nexus 10
  • Transformer TF300T

P.A.C. True All in 1 ROM

top 10 custom ROMSThis Very nice and off course high at performance ROM is set at the 4th position in our Countdown Set List of the Best Custom ROMs available in 2014.  This is an all in one ROM that  gathers and collaborates the best features of CyanogenMod 10.1, AOKP, and Paranoid Android very generously. The ROM is very good at Gaming and gas a scope of betterment in the interface as it frequently gets updated. The awesome ROM is not available f0r many devices bu t we have listed a few devices which have the capability t o be flashed by this ROM.

  • Nexus 4
  • Galaxy Note 2
  • Galaxy S2
  • Samsung Galaxy Nexus

AOKP

aokp-rom

The AOKP doesn’t needs any recognition here it is the 3rd in out Countdown list. Android Open Kang Project AOKP for this ROM which was started in 2011 with ice Cream Sandwich as its base. It’s been one of my all time favorites on a Nexus device because you can change the software key colors.The AOKP has hundreds of features that’s ant really be explained here but one can only understand while using This ROM. Performance tweaks, customizable LED notifications, and much more abilities of this ROM makes it stand aside from other ROMs. The ROM can be flashed on the Following Android Devices.

  • Nexus 4
  • Motorola Droid 3
  • Motorola Droid 4
  • Motorola Droid Bionic
  • Motorola Droid Razr
  • Galaxy Nexus
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2
  • Samsung Galaxy S2
  • Samsung Galaxy S3
  • HTC One XL

CyanogenMod

CyanogenMod-10.1

The most Popular ROM in the Flashing arena is here at the second position in our list of best custom ROMs. CyanogenMod has been around since the beginning. And has gained more team members, device support and new features over the years. Including customizable quick settings, customizable software and hardware keys and much more. CyanogenMod 10.1 is available for a ton of devices. Also developers change kernels of few Phones to make this ROM work on their device. also there are plenty and thousand of Themes are available for CynogenMod on the Google Play Store. still we are not going to term any features as there are many many to be listed out here.Actually this is the best option for a newbie for flashing a ROM and i personally use this ROM and im very happy with it.

The Following are the devices that supports CynogenMod. But these are not the only devices you can check out the website to now the actual blah too long list of supported devices.

  • Nexus 4
  • Nexus 7
  • Nexus 10
  • Galaxy Nexus (Maguro, Toro, Toroplus)
  • Galaxy S3 (I9300, d2att, d2tmo, d2spr, d2vzw, d2cri, d2mtr, d2usc)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (all variants)
  • HTC Incredible 4G LTE
  • HTC One X
  • Motorola Xoom & Motorola Xoom 3G
  • Samsung Epic 4G
  • Nexus S & Nexus S 4G
  • Galaxy Grand

Paranoid Android

Best Custom ROMs for android

At the Bottom of our list of top 10 custom ROMs but is the best ant the 1st t be preferred for flashing and all other aspects.The recently released ROM is not new to every one as many of us are awaiting this ROM. While this is the first ROM to be based on android 4.2.2 JellyBean  Source. The ROM includes Tons of additional features that another ROM does not offers. A few features are like pie, Changing Colors according to Apps(best for personalization), WE can set DPI according to Apps, 3 different user interfaces ( tablet/phablet/phone UI) That’s not it this ROM has much more to give one can use this ROM and unveal its other features too. The ROM is available on these devices.

  • Nexus S
  • Nexus 7
  • Nexus 4
  • Nexus 10
  • Galaxy Nexus (Maguro, Toro, and Toroplus)
  • Galaxy S3 (i9300, d2tmo)
  • ASUS Transformer TF700T

 

Well this was the list of the Best available Custom ROMs in 2014 yet for Android. Keep stalking us for more. DO tell me in the comments if i missed something. Ill love to hear From you.

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There Are 15 Comments On This Article.

  1. Currently not using an Android smartphone, thinking of going back for one. Anyway, thanks for the list. It can come in handy.

  2. Jack, I have a Samsung handset, unmodified and with 4.1..2 with less than 512 mb ram.
    The phone is slow like hell, I am looking for a fast ROM. Would you suggest slimbean or any other from the list?

    • I will Suggest you better if you specify your Samsung Android Device ! n to my surprise there is no such Android by Samsung in my knowledge that has 512MB ram with Android version 4.1.2.

    • These are actually lines of scripts and Code which are stored in the Read Only Memory of the Hardware of the Android Device. So we generally call it a ROM cus basically a ROM is empty and we need to fill it with the content that can make the system boot and cannot be erased.

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