Samsung Galaxy SIII is launched and the latest hints says that Jelly Bean will be coming to Samsung Galaxy SIII and Samsung Galaxy SII officially by end of this September 2012 end. Samsung Galaxy SII will be getting a working Jelly Bean custom ROM or ported firmware by end of this month. Right now, I am going to tell you the Best ROM you can download and install on your Samsung Galaxy SII international GSM version. We have already reviewed the best ROM for AT&T Galaxy SII Skyrocket in our previous Tutorial. You just need to root and install CWM recovery on Samsung Galaxy SII and then you can choose the best ROM for you below.
We have tested many ROM and handpicked the best 5 custom ROM for Samsung Galaxy SII. All ROMs are based on Android IceCream sandwich as an Jelly Bean ROM is yet awaited. We would love to hear your experience and reviews about the ROMs.
Omega ROM for Galaxy SII: One of the best ROM for Galaxy SII. Tweaked for fluid interface and performance. Based on Android 4.0.3 XXWLPG stock firmware, developer claims that there are no bugs and it is faster and provides better battery performance then official firmware. You can easily get a score of 5000 on Antutu quadrant test. The ROM is fully deodexed, zipaligned, and rooted.
VK ICS Stable ROM for Galaxy SII: If you are looking for a rock stable ROM that has no bugs and laggy performance then this is the best ROM for you. Developer by a XDA dev forum senior developer and based on Android 4.0.3 IceCream sandwich XWLPG official firmware. This ROM requires Siyah kernel that is pretty stable and fluid. There are added functionality that you can find listed on the link below:
RootBOX ICS ROM for Galaxy S2: If you are an AOKP ROM fan or looking for CyanogenMod based custom ROM then Busybox is the best option for you. Based on latest Android 4.0.4 AOKP IMM76I codes. There are many kernel, launcher and other options. It features Jelly Bean boot animation and UI animations. There is a big list of Aroma installer customization available with this ROM. The ROM is stable and you would lobe the customizable interface and fluid performance. Battery drainage issues has been fixed in latest version.
S3Salman ROM for Samsung Galaxy SII: If you are looking for a Samsung Galaxy SII ROM that represents Galaxy S3 and has almost same features, then S3Salman ROM is one of the stable ROM with many S3 like features. We have already reviewed S3Salman ROM and installation procedure in our previous post.
Resurrection ICS ROM for Galaxy S2: This is another AOKP cyanogenMod ROM that is regularly getting updated and most of the bugs are sorted out and there are many new features. The new ROM is sleeker and faster. We already shared the test results and installation procedure in our Galaxy SII custom ROM section. Resurrection features all the CM9 features, there are options to add Sony Xperia launcher as well. Packed with latest Google apps and performance tweaks this is the best ROM for Galaxy S2 users if you just seek performance.
There are many Jelly Bean based custom ROM available on XDA forum for Samsung Galaxy SII. We will be doing a round up of all the Jelly Bean ROMs available for SGS2.