Paranoid Android is a custom ROM that targets to extend or enhance the system and working of existing Android. It is an open-source operating system for smartphones and tablets, which are based on the Android platform. Paranoid Android announced that the Quartz is the stable version release since Nougat. The latest and official version of this operating system is Quartz 3 based on Android 10; it was released on 12th June 2020.
Features of Paranoid Android
The two most popular and notable features of this operating system are Halo and Pie. The Halo feature allows users to see notifications without leaving their current screen. On the other hand, Pie replaces the onscreen navigation button that stays away from the screen and allows users to swipe sideways to view the button. It also provides the features of accidental touch rejection and pocket lock that avoids pressing any buttons in a user's pocket. It also allows users to take a screenshot by simply swiping three fingers.
- Built-in screen recorder.
- Fingerprint on display.
- Off-screen gestures.
- Pocket mode detects that your device is in your pocket and prevents it from working.
- Fast charging indicator.
- Navigation bar customization.
- Improve lock-screen security.
- VPN, WiFi restrictions, and per-app cellular data.
- Swipe down three fingers for a screenshot.
- Long-press the volume to skip tracks.
- Alert slider UI.
List of supported devices by Paranoid Android
||Xperia Z1 Compact, Xperia Z3 Compact, Xperia Z2 Tab LTE, Xperia Z2 Tab WiFi, Xperia Z1, Xperia Z3+/Z4, Xperia Z3, Xperia Z4 Tablet (LTE), Xperia Z4 Tablet (WiFi), Xperia X Compact, Xperia Z5 Premium, Xperia Z3 Tab Compact, Xperia Z3 Tab Compact WiFi, Xperia Z2, Xperia Z5, Xperia X, Xperia Z5, Xperia Z Ultra
||Nexus 5X, Nexus 5, Nexus 4,
||Nexus 7 2013 (4G), Max Pro M1 X00TD, Max Pro M2 X01BD, Nexus 7 2013 WiFi, Nexus 7 2012 WiFi, Nexus 7 2012 (3G), Nexus 7 2012 WiFi
||Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C
||Find5, Find7, N1,
||Mi 5, Mi 6, Mi 9, Redmi 4A, Redmi 5, Redmi 6 Pro, Note 8 / 8T, Redmi K20 Pro / Mi 9T Pro, Mi MIX 2
||Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 10, Galaxy Nexus (Verizon), Galaxy Nexus (Sprint)
||One, 2, X, 3/3T, 5/5T, 6/6T, 7 Pro, 7T Pro,
||VIBE K5/K5 Plus
Download the Paranoid Android application for your Android smartphone from its official website paranoidandroid.co. You need to select your device type from the left panel and click on Download.