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Lineage OS 18- Expected features, Device list and Release Date

Lineage OS 18 [All of the things expected]: Every Android user out there is waiting for Android 11 to be released for their device and as we all know Pixel devices will be first in line to get the Android 11 updates followed by other devices but don’t expect like you’ll be able to experience Android 11 on you 2-year-old smartphone or Do You? We all know unlike Apple still rolling out the latest iOS 13 updates to its almost 5-year-old flagship iPhone 6s, Android Phone manufacturers are not do the same. There has been a delay in the whole timeline of Android 11 like we got Android Developers Preview 4 instead of the Beta 1. So we have to wait a little longer to see the Custom ROMs based on Android 11.

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When it comes to custom ROMs you’ve heard of Pixel Experience, Resurrection Remix OS, AOSP Extended and More but the true successor to the previous custom ROM king CyanogenMod is Lineage OS. Lineage OS has a lot of functionality and customization options available and is one of the best custom ROM out there. It’s latest version Lineage OS 17.1 is based on Android 10 Q and we can expect Lineage OS 18 based on Android 11 after the release of Android 11.

All about Lineage OS 18

Custom ROMs are a great way to experience the latest Android on your smartphone. To install a custom ROM on your device all you need is an Unlocked Bootloader with Custom Recovery installed. While the release of Lineage OS 18 entirely depends on the release date of Android 11 and how fast the Android 11’s source code will make its way to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) but still we have a fair idea that by the end of this year, that is, by December 2020 we’ll have a stable release of Lineage OS 18 up and running.

While most of the features might overlap with Google’s Android 11 stock ROM but still, we can expect lots of new features on the new Lineage OS 18. Lineage OS provides you with a pure, clean and close to stock Android look but with loads of customizations and hidden features under the hood.

Lineage OS 18 Expected Features

You can expect features of Android 11 like Resizeble Picture-in-Picture Mode, New Shapes for Icons, Grid Size Customization, Schedules Option in Setting to Schedule Dark Mode, Do Not Disturb Mode, Bubbles for messaging apps, Screen Recording and Better app permissions to be present on Lineage OS 18 apart from we have compiled a list of all the features that you can expect from Lineage OS 18:

  • Full Access to Dark Theme and Scheduling.
  • Enhanced App Permissions and Privacy Control.
  • Better App Compatibility.
  • Easy to install apk’s as Google Made it Tough to install apk’s on Android 11.
  • Improved Biometrics (Support for face unlock on older devices using front camera)
  • Improved Animation and Transitions.
  • Improved and Extended Functionality to Smart Reply and Chat Bubbles.
  • Wireless ADB or Wireless Debugging.
  • Video Recording Size to Unlimited.
  • Improved APIs for Foldables.
  • Better Media and Connectivity.
  • Neural Network API

All these new features are really exciting but what if your device didn’t get the Android 11 update? No problem maybe your device is compatible with the upcoming version of Lineage OS, Lineage OS 18 based on Android 11.

Lineage OS 18 Expected device list

Although it’s hard to predict which phones will get the latest Android 11 as the Android 11 Developer Preview was only available for all Google Pixel Devices except for the first generation Pixel smartphone. Here we have compiled a list of all the devices that you can expect will get the Lineage OS 18 ROM:

Lineage Os 18


  • Pixel 2
  • Pixel 2 XL
  • Pixel 3
  • Pixel 3 XL
  • Pixel 4
  • Pixel 4 XL


  • OnePlus 6T
  • OnePlus 5T
  • OnePlus 2
  • OnePlus 5
  • OnePlus 3
  • OnePlus 6
  • OnePlus 6T
  • OnePlus 7 Pro
  • OnePlus 7
  • OnePlus 7T
  • OnePlus 7T Pro


  • Galaxy S20
  • Galaxy S10 Lite
  • Galaxy Note10 Lite
  • Galaxy S10/S10+
  • Galaxy Note 10/Note 10+
  • Galaxy A70
  • Galaxy Note 3
  • Galaxy Note 3 (hlte)
  • Galaxy S5
  • Galaxy S7 (herolte)
  • Galaxy S10e
  • Galaxy Tab S5e
  • Galaxy S9
  • Galaxy S9 Plus
  • Galaxy Note 9
  • Galaxy Note 9 Plus


  • Moto G3 (2015)
  • Moto E2 (2015)
  • Moto G5s Plus
  • Moto G6 Plus
  • Moto G7 Plus
  • Moto Z2 Force


  • Nokia 7.2
  • Nokia 7 Plus
  • Nokia 6.2
  • Nokia 6.1 Plus


  • Xiaomi Redmi K30/Pro
  • Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro (Mi 9T Pro)
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
  • Xiaomi Mi Max 2
  • Xiaomi Mi Max 3
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s
  • Xiaomi Mi Mi8
  • Xiaomi Mi A2
  • Xiaomi Mi A3
  • Xiaomi Mi 6
  • Xiaomi Mi 9
  • Xiaomi Mi Max
  • Xiaomi Mi Max Pro
  • Xiaomi Redmi 4X
  • Xiaomi Mi Max Pro
  • Xiaomi Redmi 5
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 7/7 Pro
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 8/8 Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi A1
  • Redmi 7A
  • Redmi 8A
  • Xiaomi Mi Note 10/10 Pro

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