Sony may consider making custom Android ROMs in the future

Sony may consider making custom Android ROMs in the future
Sony has been one of the biggest contributors to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) over the years, and has consistently released source code and binaries. Sony has even released stock ROMs for its own hardware in the past, so you could essentially turn a Sony phone into a Google Play edition device. The only thing Sony hasn't done is create a complete custom ROM, at least not yet. 

Sony has reiterated that it does not plan to release full AOSP ROMs for any of its Xperia branded devices, but it did leave the door open for future development in that arena: 


The few AOSP ROMs that Sony has released have basically been little more than alpha/beta builds of software updates for certain hardware. The chance of a proper AOSP ROM from Sony may be slim, but at least the option is being left on the table. We'll definitely be keeping an eye on this one. 

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