HTC One S is a great device from HTC, equipped with Dual Core 1.5Ghz Krait processor. AT&T and T-Mobile has already launched 4G LTE network enabled devices. But for now we are going to talk only about the international GSM version. HTC One S was preloaded with Android 4.0 IceCream sandwich. Now, Google has launched Jelly Bean Android 4.1 and every HTC One S user is looking for Jelly Bean Custom ROM. Even if HTC One S gets Jelly Bean it would not be perfectly working on one go until HTC releases a full Jelly Bean stock build firmware. So it is better to install ICS based ROM that are efficient with battery and performance and enjoy your phone. We have handpicked 5 best custom ROMs for HTC One S, that are worthy to get listed here. All ROMs listed here are based on ICS, just choose the best one for you.
HTC One is a high end device and can handle Jelly Bean properly, Developers have already tried porting Jelly Bean firmware on One S but right now the most stable version [this one even has some bugs] is Coldblooded CM10 custom ROM by XDA forum member BiteBlaze and team. The ROM is pretty stable but has some minor bugs like Camera issues, YouTube rotation may cause reboot, Headphones not working. Developers are still working and you can expect a working CM10 release for HTC One S within few weeks.
Warning: Installing custom ROM needs root access and you that rooting voids warranty. Therefore, proceed at your own risk.
Best Custom ROMs available for HTC One S
Team Venom Viper One S ROM for HTC One S: you must be looking for an Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean based ROM with the goodness of Sense 4. + for HTC one s. Viperones is one of the best ROM available, it is zipaligned and deodexed. Running on the stock optimized kernel, which is optimized for low memory and processor used. There are some Venom specific apps and UI. The best part is there are lots of customizable tweaks that will increase the performance of your device.
PARANOIDANDROID VILLE RC5 for HTC One S: PARANOIDANDROID VILLE RC5 ROM is PAL and is the first time in Android history that per-app-layout has been realized. Some of the features of this ROM are: it has been set called per-app-density-PAD, It basically allows you to scale apps, make them bigger or smaller. This is a must for tablet mode since it shrinks your apps considerably, making them useless. You can even scale widgets and framework components like the navigation bar. You can define an apps native DPI with it, make it look stock, smaller or bigger than that, your decision. All apps are depicted at DPI 182 per standard. No other ROM has that feature right now. Google Play does not allow density changes and will stop working if you mess around with that. This ROM fixes that problem for you 100%. More stuff: Recents window closer to stock, fixes for overlapping elements, framework fixes, no crashes, working Phone (looks 100% like stock as well),Sense 4 Recent Apps too etc. Visit the link below to download this ROM and to know more in its context.
Energy Blue ROM for HTC One S: Energy Blue ROM HTC One S has great speed, smoothness, consistency and good aesthetics. Follow the link below to download this ROM to know more about it.
LeeDrOiD One Supreme ROM HTC One S: LeeDroid One Supreme Rom for HTC One S is De-Odexed, Recompressed and Zip-Aligned. Its features include: Based on HTC_Europe_1.78.401.2 RUU Android 4.0.3 ICS, Rooted with the latest Superuser & binary from Chainfire, Persistent ADB enabled, init.d runparts support, Memory (RAM) App/Service Priority adjustments, Heavily tuned & Optimized, Multilingual, Aroma installer touch UI, Advanced power menu and much more other goodies. See the link below to know more and download this ROM.
CM9 ROM for HTC One S: CM9 are best custom ROM for Android devices. This CM9 ROM is still in alpha-testing but the update can arrive anytime by August 2012. Some of the working features of this ROM are: Low Power Audio (LPA) [alpha13], RILD should start properly [alpha12], Wi-Fi -Tethering [alpha11], Camcorder-mostly (720p, 480p, no 1080p) [alpha10], USB Tethering [alpha9], Fixed data loss on reboot [alpha8], Notification LED (we just have red OR green) [alpha7], Audio routing [alpha6], Front Camera [alpha5], Torch [alpha5], In-Call Echo gone [alpha4], Bluetooth [alpha3], Camera [alpha2], Radio, Sound, Wi-Fi. For more about this ROM and to download it follow the link below.
There are many custom ROM based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean available for HTC One S available now. We will be reviewing some of the Jelly Bean ROM very soon, stay tuned with us for latest updates.
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