Samsung Galaxy SIII is a new flagship phone from Samsung launched a few weeks ago but it seems like the developers were prepared for it and now there are more than a dozen of custom ROM for SGSIII. We tried our best to select the best Custom ROM that is stable, fast and battery efficient. We have handpicked 5 best custom ROM available for Galaxy SIII that are worth trying. We have left all other ROM that is still in beta stage or have some major bugs.
CyanongenMod 10 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean has been released AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy SIII. Although, there are few bugs that will be resolved in the coming weeks but Galaxy S3 users can enjoy the Jelly Bean experience. We would include CM10 on our Best Custom ROM list once we test it.
Tamasek Unofficial CM11 Android 4.4 Kitkat build for Samsung Galaxy S3: You must be searching for Android 4.4 Kit kat based custom ROM for your Galaxy S3 as many other owners are searching. Probably there will be no Android 4.4 Kit Kat firmware releasing for your device so you there is only option to enjoy the Kit Kat flavor using the custom firmware available on Xda developers and other Android forums. Team Temasek has released their CyanogenMod 11 build for Galaxy S3 i9300, they are compiling it from the source code. You can easily download and flash it using ClockWorkMod recovery. But there may be few minor bugs or issues with this ROM which will be fixed as the new versions arrives.
Omega Custom ROM: This is the best ROM if you love SGSIII base firmware and want to keep yourself on safer side. This ROM is based on XXALF2 Android 4.0.4 Official update. Developer has fully ripped off the bloatwares, zip aligned, Deodexed and Rooted the ROM to make it stable and fast. Some users are reporting that they are getting better battery performance as well. We have already provided a detailed tutorial to install the Omega ROM here.
ROMAur custom ROM for SGSIII: ROMAur custom ROM is based on Android ICS XXALF2 Firmware. There are few extra tweaks to make it battery and performance efficient. There are few more graphics and RAM optimization tweaks. We have already reviewed this ROM and told about the installation procedure.
Wanamlite ROM for Galaxy SIII: Wanamlite has emerged recently and they are developing and adding new things very fast. They have made some further changes to base firmware and added extra functionalities like unlimited SMS recipients, automatic SMS encoding, Tweaked Pegasusq Governer for better Battery life. You can maintain a large APN list, enabled call recording, 4way reboot, Multi CSC and other features. The list is big. This ROM is Smooth and stable and Quadrant Score is pretty fine.
CM-Zoom CM9 ROM for SGS3: Samsung Galaxy S3 has not got an Official CM9 build yet but a XDA dev forum contributor has added a CM9 AOKP based ROM named as CM-Zoom and reporting that it is running fine on SGS3. There are few Improvisation with RAM and GPU UI rendering. Beside that its stock CM9 ported to Galaxy SIII. There is no bug report yet but it is running on the Abyss kernel so there may be some issues.
There are new ROMs releasing every day and it’s hard to keep track on every device. So we request you to suggest your choice of ROM to other of our readers.