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2023 intros with the release of LineageOS 20

Popular custom ROM brand LineageOS intros the year with the release of the LineageOS 20, based on Android 13. The latest version introduces a lot of new additions and enhancements to the aftermarket firmware with a straight-up, revamped camera app!

In a blog post, the LineageOS team surprised custom ROM fans with the sudden release of the LineageOS 20 on December 31, 2022. The version bump is based on the Android 13 QPR1 source code with a security patch hop from April 2022 to December 2022 and more.

Aperture in, Snap out.

Image credit: LineageOS

Say goodbye to LineageOS’ legacy camera app “Snap” as the newest version introduces “Aperture,” the ROM’s new camera app. It is based on Google’s CameraX library and is said to provide a much more “to stock” experience on supported devices.

A lot of new changes have also been added to the new version with the Recorder app having a Material You redesign, the Updater app now getting a fancy Android TV layout, and a major bug fix and enhancements for the rest of the changelog. For the full list of changes, click here.

As for the build roster, LineageOS 20 supports 20 devices including the ASUS Zenfone 5Z, Fairphone 4, the XDA Phone, and recent Pixel devices: Pixel 4 and 5 series though most of the devices that made it to the list are from Motorola and OnePlus.

For those unaware, LineageOS usually push their annual releases nearly every April.

Source: LineageOS Blog, Via: Android Police