Most of the readers would know about Leagoo by the time since we have written some articles about their smartphones. Leagoo is a budget smartphone vendor which has operations in most countries. Back in January 2019, the brand unveiled its Leagoo S11 smartphone. This was the latest budget offering from the brand and it had awesome specifications.
After rolling the Android 10 GSI build by phhusson, Today we have the Lineage OS 17.1 for the Leagoo S11 based on Android 10 GSI. Thanks to the XDA Recognized Contributor AndyYan for sharing this Lineage OS 17.1 on XDA Forum. To install this, you need to unlock your device bootloader and you can use either ADB fastboot method or TWRP Method (if available).
GSI stands for Generic System image which is an unmodified Android Open Source Project (AOSP) code, runnable on a variety of Android devices that has treble support. If you are using the Leagoo S11, then you can follow this guide to install the Lineage OS 17.1 on your device. As we already said, this build is based on Android 10, which is Google’s 10th version of Android OS with plenty of new features and system UI changes.
Leagoo S11 Specifications: Overview
The Leagoo S11 sports a 6.26-inch IPS LCD waterdrop notch Display with an HD+ resolution and an aspect ratio of 19:9. That is this display has a resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels. Further, this display has a pixel density of 267PPI and a screen to body ratio of 81.19% with that waterdrop notch. The brand uses a 2.5D curved glass screen just like other smartphone vendors. Underneath the Leagoo S11, it sports the popular budget chipset from the brand MediaTek, i.e. it has the popular chipset i.e. MediaTek Helio P22 chipset. We have seen this chipset on popular Xiaomi budget smartphone i.e. Redmi 6A and many other budget smartphones which came later on.
Coming back to the Helio P22 SoC, it is an octa-core SoC and has four Cortex A53 cores that are clocked at 2GHz, other four Cortex A53 clocked at 1.5GHz and pairs with PowerVR GE8320 GPU. The Leagoo S11 pairs with 4GB of LPDDR3 RAM and 64GB of eMMC 5.1 of Internal Storage. This is also further expandable via a micro SD card up to 128GB. The device has a hybrid SIM card slot i.e. you can insert two Nano-SIM cards at a time or a Nano SIM card and a micro SD card at a time.
Coming to the optics department, the Leagoo S11 has a dual rear camera setup. This dual rear camera setup includes a 16MP primary sensor with an f/2.2 aperture value and pixel size of 1.12 µm. This primary sensor pairs with a 5MP secondary sensor with f/2.4 aperture value. Further, this also comes with an LED flash and support for Digital Zoom, Autoflash, Face detection, and Touch to focus feature. To the front, the smartphone has a 13MP sensor with f/2.4 aperture value and it supports fixed focus.
The Leagoo S11 packs a 3,300 mAh battery which is a non-removable one. The brand claims that it has a standby time up to 288hrs (2G) on a single charge. The device runs on Leagoo OS which is based Android 9 Pie. It will be upgraded to the next Android version when it will be available. Coming to the dimensions, it measures around 76.5 mm x 158.3 mm x 8.6 mm and weighs about 174 grams. This smartphone is available in three color options namely Blue, Black, and Red. It has sensors like Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor, and Proximity. Further, it has a fingerprint scanner and faces unlock for security measures. Connectivity options include, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, and FM radio.
What’s on the Android 10 version?
Google has officially unveiled the latest version of Android OS called Android 10. The update is already going live for Pixel series devices. It brings plenty of new features to the device system like system UI, new gesture navigation, improved privacy and location control. The update also offers enhanced app permissions, foldable display support, security features, system-wide dark mode, etc.
The Android 10 also offers built-in call screening, multi-camera API, smart replies in the notification panel, 5G support, improved call quality, bubble feature, live caption, and more. While the latest version also improves battery life, Focus mode which is similar to the Do Not Disturb mode, etc. Apart from that Android 10 also features 65 new emojis. It also comes with direct audio streaming support to hearing aid devices.
Lineage OS 17.1: Android 10 Build
Lineage OS is an open-source and free operating system that is based on the Android platform. It is the successor to the custom MOD, the CyanogenMod, which shut down its operation in December 2016. However, Cyanogen. Inc retained the rights to the custom MOD and gave a rebranding to it as Lineage OS.
Well, LineageOS 17 will be based on the latest Android 10 and it comes with all the Android 10 features and Lineage customization options which allows users to be more advanced. Now you can enjoy Lineage OS 17.1 on Leagoo S11 by flashing this custom ROM.
Steps to Install Lineage OS 17.1 ROM on Leagoo S11
First, unlock the Leagoo S11 bootloader and flash the latest TWRP Recovery if your device is supported. Here we have mentioned all the requirements and download links to flash the Lineage OS 17.1 on Leagoo S11.
We’re at GetDroidTips won’t be responsible for any kind of damage or error that occurs to your handset while or after following this guide. This is a Custom ROM and may contain some of the bugs or stability issues. We can’t recommend you to use this firmware as your daily driver. Proceed at your own risk.
- Lineage OS 17.1 GSI Treble build is supported on Leagoo S11.
- You will require to unlock the device bootloader at first
- ARM, ARM64, or x86: Check your Android Phone’s Processor
- Treble Support: Check If Your Smartphone Supports Project Treble
- Download the required TWRP file, LineageOS 17 zip file, and Supported GApps file from below.
- Keep your device battery charged up to 60% at least for a smoother process.
- Take a complete backup of your device data without Root. In case anything goes wrong, you can easily restore all the data.
A only arm64 – arm64 avN
A/B arm64 – arm64 bvN
A/B arm32 – arm bvN
Instructions to Install:Guide to install Generic System Image (GSI) on your Android device
We hope that this guide is helpful to you and you have successfully installed the Lineage OS 17.1 on your Leagoo S11 handset easily. If in case anything goes wrong or if you have any queries, feel free to ask in the comments below.
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