Google has already released it’s latest OS update Android 8.1 Oreo for Nexus and Pixel units all around the globe. Now developers are waiting for the Search giant to release the kernel source code for it’s new OS, soon after the kernel release you might expect seeing the Lineage OS 15.1 build for several devices. Just like Lineage OS 14.1 ROM based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat build which has covered hundreds of devices. Team Lineage OS got much fame for introducing more versatile features and quick development.
Lineage OS 15.1 features and release date
The company is planning to jump directly on Android 8.1 Oreo based Lineage OS 15.1 build instead of Lineage OS 15.
According to Lineage OS forum, “However now that Android 8.1 has been released, we’re anticipating moving straight to the 15.1 branch where we’ll merge all our work done for 15.0 and finish the porting effort”.
That’s pretty good decision by the company, so custom ROM lovers can now achieve direct access to Google’s latest OS update without manufacturer’s limits. The upcoming builds including Lineage OS 14.1 and above will include fix for the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability and newer security patches from November and above..
Lineage OS 15.1 Features
Lineage OS 15.1 custom ROM will be equipped with all the feature adopted from Google stock Android 8.1 Oreo firmware. Some of these feature include, latest OS Android 8.1 Oreo with redesigned system UI and quick setting tiles, new emoji’s, Picture in-Picture mode, colorful latest wallpapers, improved snoozing option, Notification badges, Theme Engine and a lot more. Further the Lineage OS 15.1 ROMs will carry great improvements regarding security of the device as we mentioned above.
Lineage OS 15.1 release date
There is no exact time frame given regarding Lineage OS 15.1 builds release but can expect that the company will not take much longer after getting Android 8.1 Oreo kernel source code.
Note: This Article is based on Rumors from multiple sources but stay tuned for more updates regarding Lineage OS 15.1.