For this week’s Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 ROM of the week, check out Hassan ROM. Based on latest Android 4.4.2 TouchWiz Samsung firmware, Hassan ROM aims to bring a sleek S5-style interface/UI along with boosted performance and bloatware-free environment. First, with Hassan ROM, you will be able to experience what’s coming up with the latest Galaxy S5 through its modded S5 UI, S5 icons, and even S5 apps pulled from a real S5 such as S Note, S Translator, and calculator.
For those of you with GT-i9500 Galaxy S4, your long wait is over for Android 4.4 KitKat. Although there were many beta builds available since Android 4.4 KitKat came out, there hasn’t been one yet stable enough to run as daily driver. Well, CM11 ROM is still experimental but everything is working out of the box except video camcorder, wifi tether, and some issues with calls. That might be a deal breaker for some of you but the latest CM11 ROM packs Android 4.4.2 along with very zippy speeds and all the KitKat goodness baked in. It shouldn’t be too long
For this week’s Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 ROM of the week, check out MIUI ROM V5 Official. Xiaomi, the company behind MIUI ROMs, have announced their official support for the GT-i9500 Galaxy S4 last week and released the first official MIUI ROM for the S4. Currently, MIUI ROM is also available for other S4 variants (such as AT&T/T-Mobile/Canadian/GT-i9505) but those are not official while the official version is based on official Samsung firmware with Samsun
For this week’s Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 ROM of the week, check out Phoenix ROM with latest Android 4.3. Based on the latest MJ9 Samsung official firmware Android 4.3, Phoenix ROM brings you the best of latest Android 4.3 without all the stuff you need including Knox, which may interfere with your pure Android experience. For those of you who don’t know, Samsung has started adding Knox security feature on Android 4.3 firmwares, which means you get this useless security features you don’t need and will only annoy you when you use your phone.
For this week’s Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 ROM of the week, check out latest version of CRASH ROM V8.2. Since last time we took a look at it, CRASH ROM has added more features, all the while making some great performance improvements and better battery life over its previous versions. CRASH ROM V8.2 now comes bundled with lots of ROM features like Fast Dormancy (can save battery life when turned on), CPU Spy, GPS Fix, AdFree, Battery Stats, and a ton of Xposed Fram
For this week’s GT-i9500 Galaxy S4 ROM of the week, check out Neat ROM. Based on Android 4.2.2 TouchWiz firmware, Neat ROM brings you a ton of features through great MODs like X-Blast Settings, Wanam Xposed Settings, and Xposed App Settings(for running your apps in tablet/custom DPI mode). Some notable features include XXUBMG1 camera (best camera to date), transparent status bar, ink effects, call-recording, and more. <
For this week’s GT-i9500 Galaxy S4 ROM of the week, check out Arrow ROM. Based on latest stock firmware Android 4.2.2, Arrow ROM comes with some great transition animations, slightly themed out in AOSP, and hacked camera app so you can use the flash and camera when battery is low. Other notable features include CSC changer, multi window manager app (for enabling apps for multi-window), CRT effect, 4-way reboot, call recording, unlimited SMS recipients/contacts, no SMS conversion in MMS, support for init.d, ad blocking, Sony X-Reality Engine (for better images), a
WanamLite ROM is now available for Galaxy S4 GT-i9500! UPDATE: There’s a NEW version 2.0 out, CLICK HERE to see it instead of this!!! UPDATE: 7/21/2013 Version 1.8 is out, which supports App2SD/HDR recording and comes with STweaks app. One of the first custom ROMs available for the Galaxy S4 GT-i9500, WanamLite ROM is a proven ROM from XDA user Wanam who has been making solid and stable ROMs for many other Android smartphones like Galaxy
For this week’s GT-i9500 ROM of the week, check out Crash ROM by XDA developer Crash 1976. I’ve used Crash ROM before on my Galaxy Note 1 and Note 2 and the developer of this ROM is pretty talented to say the least in making some awesome, stable ROMs. Crash ROM is a bit similar to WanamLite ROM but slightly different. This version of Crash ROM for the GT-i9500 S4 comes slightly themed in blue along with goodies like Screen-off NFC, Sony Album (much faster than S4 Gallery), lots of wallpapers, CRT-off animation, call button in Contacts, and best of all, no
For this week’s ROM of the week for Galaxy S4 GT-i9500, check out VN ROM! Based on XXUAME1 Android 4.2.2 TouchWiz base, the VN ROM brings you “transparent” theme along with Adam kernel which gives you much better battery life over stock. I’ve also even underclocked my CPU to 1.4Ghz (from regular 1.6Ghz) using SetCPU app and getting fabulously long battery life (over a day easily). Other notable feature on VN ROM include stuff like Call/Messege block enabled, call recording enabled, Call menu in Contacts (so you can call directly from contacts),