Posted on Nov 11 2013 - 9:26pm by Chirag Khurana

Officially android 4.4 KitKat is announced for Sony Xperia Z1 but when no ones knows as so far only Android 4.3 is on line of Xperia Z1 due in December ( though no exact ETA is given yet ). A few days ago, we posted that Android 4.4 KitKat AOSP ROM Coming soon for Sony Xperia Z1 from XDA recognized developer “krabappel2548” and today something revolutionary has came up from same dev.

As its very clear from the title that Xperia Z1 users now can have android 4.4 KitKat love on their phone, yes krabappel2548 has released the first pure Android 4.4 KitKat AOSP based ROM for our beloved Xperia Z1.

Android 4.4 KitKat AOSP RevolutionROM for Xperia Z1

Android 4.4 KitKat AOSP based ROM for Xperia Z1 is named as “RevolutionROM” and is now available for installing on Xperia Z1 but before you install, let us tell you what is working and what not.

It is  by no means a daily driver yet, but progress is super fast and we could expect a very stable build as soon as SONY fixes the Bootloader Unlock Issue. For those who don’t know about the issue, unlocking bootloader breaks the camera at the moment.

Here is a list of working and not working functionality in the build. This ROM is still not stable and is in testing beta phase so far…

Working features

  • ADB
  • Display
  • Touchscreen
  • Wifi
  • Sensors
  • External Micro-SD
  • GPS?
  • Audio playback
  • Cell reception, no data, only messaging.
  • Audio

Android 4.4 KitKat AOSP RevolutionROM for Xperia Z1 Released - Install it

Not woking

  • Bluetooth.
  • Video Playback (HW decoder)
  • Camera
  • Calling
  • Mobile Data

How to Install this ROM ?

It’s very tricky to do install it actually so we are not posting steps here, to install and download the packages of this ROM, kindly refer to blow link.

Installation Steps and Downloading Package of this ROM – from XDA Dev krabappel2548

Please flash it only if you know what you are doing.

As you can see many things are working and some are not. So it proves that it is not intended for daily use so far.

[ Credits – XDA Dev krabappel2548

About the Author

Chirag Khurana is an 18 yr old student, doing B. Tech. Comp. Science at University of Delhi 1st year and a Sony Xperia Smartphone enthusiast. Interested in helping Xperia community. Devices owned : Xperia Z1. Follow him at Google+,Facebook, Twitter

6 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Mohamed November 18, 2013 at 6:17 pm - Reply

    Will it work with xperia V ??

  2. Chirag Khurana November 18, 2013 at 7:57 pm - Reply

    This ROM is only for Xperia Z1 users as mentioned in the topic.
    For development related to your device visit www. and search for your device there.

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