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[Android Central]CM developers passing on Samsung Galaxy S4 - should you?

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With the Samsung Galaxy S4 presumably coming soon, many are excited about the possibility of running a more stock Android-based experience, like CyanogenMod, on the hardware. It looks like that's going to be a slower transition than many were hoping, as the current Samsung CM maintainers have said that they have no plans to support the device.

Source.

Whelp, Xperia Z it is for me then.

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CyanogenMod on its Google+ account reminds us all that of its official position on the Galaxy S4 -- which is to say it doesn't have one yet. CM also reminds us all that individual developers' do not speak for CM as a whole. (Which is why the quotes in the following piece are from Team Hacksung and not CyanogenMod.) CM adds that it intends to wait for retail release of the Galaxy S4 before commenting on support, as it does for all new devices.

Edited by Brutuz - 3/19/13 at 8:46am
    
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Bleh. AOKP trumps CM anyways. Nexus 5 for me anyways, I'll probably be keeping up with a yearly Nexus upgrade.
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 3/19/13 at 7:57am
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Should update the thread,
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Update: CyanogenMod on its Google+ account reminds us all that of its official position on the Galaxy S4 -- which is to say it doesn't have one yet. CM also reminds us all that individual developers' do not speak for CM as a whole. (Which is why the quotes in the following piece are from Team Hacksung and not CyanogenMod.) CM adds that it intends to wait for retail release of the Galaxy S4 before commenting on support, as it does for all new devices.

+1 to Stealth Pyros... Nexus all the way. AOKP has more customizations than CM for Nexus phones, the one thing that CM doesnt have is the navigation bar height and CM refuses to put it in their ROM.
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Paranoid Android for me. thumb.gif Still probably won't be on the S4 though. I'll stick to AOSP devices.

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Touchjizz is far better than AOSP or CM anyway.
    
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Touchjizz is far better than AOSP or CM anyway.
"Better" is subjective.
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You guys seem to be forgetting a lot of builds are based off CM, so would have a huge impact on the community. Correct me if i'm wrong but it applies to Paranoid Android & AOKP.
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You guys seem to be forgetting a lot of builds are based off CM, so would have a huge impact on the community. Correct me if i'm wrong but it applies to Paranoid Android & AOKP.

Paranoid is AOSP with some CM features cherry picked. Moles got tired of having to redo PA every time CM updated so they redid the whole thing from an AOSP base.
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Honestly, very few people would tell the difference between the S3 and the S4 if I held them both in my hands. I'm going with Nexus 5 next just because it's stock android right out of the box
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You guys seem to be forgetting a lot of builds are based off CM, so would have a huge impact on the community. Correct me if i'm wrong but it applies to Paranoid Android & AOKP.

There are AOKP builds that are re-packed with CM features, but no, I believe AOKP in its raw form straight from the AOKP team does not have anything provided by CM.
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