Tablet [ROM][ICS|4.0.4]N8+ ROM for Nextbook 8 Premium - Revision 1b2



This is the initial release of the N8+ ROM for Nextbook 8 Premium and other M810c clones like BQ Kepler and PMP5080B.
It's based on ICS 4.0.4, fully rooted, EXT4 partitions, has Market and other Google Apps, and a lot of other equally great things.
This is a very fast ROM, and with some modifications like the Real Tablet UI it will give you the right feeling of using a tablet device.


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Features

  • ICS 4.0.4 (IMM76D)
  • EXT4 partitions (CACHE, DATA and SYSTEM)
  • Superuser + su (v3.2)
  • Busybox (v1.19.4 Full)
  • Zipaligned + Deodex'd
  • init.d script support
  • /data/app enabled
  • Dalvik cache size 64m
  • Density is set to 120, Real Tablet UI
  • Included boot.img to prevent malfunction of G-Sensor and rotation
  • USB modes: MTP, PTP, Mass Storage
  • Google Play store (v3.7.15)
  • YouTube HD (v4.0.23)
  • Maps & Street View (v6.9.2) - Working without GPS
  • Google Play Music (v4.3.606.400990)
  • Google Talk (v4.0.4-299849) with Video Chat
  • GMail (v4.0.5)
  • NTFS Mount 1.3 (uninstallable)
  • Cifs Manager (uninstallable)
  • OI File Manager 1.2 (uninstallable)
  • Adblock
  • N8+ logo as bootanimation
  • Launcher persistant in memory
  • Removed eFun crapware + all unnecessary apps
  • GPU acceleration enabled
  • Stagefright library enabled
  • Wi-Fi scan interval improved
  • Touchscreen response improved
  • Touch speed improved
  • CWM Recovery (v5.5.0.4) Touch EXT4 included

Instructions
  1. Download the pack and extract it.
  2. Copy ext4-format-script.zip and n8plus-r1.zip to the root of your SD card.
  3. Turn off the tablet.
  4. While your tablet is off, hold the VOL - button and plug in the USB cable.
  5. Your system will now ask for drivers, which are located in LowLeve-RK29xx-Tools\Drivers, guide the wizard to that location..
  6. Your tablet will be recognized as RK29 device, and now you run RK29update.exe and you should get a message saying that your tablet is detected.
  7. Double check if you have Parameter, Misc, Kernel and Recovery boxes selected and if they are click on Format. When formatting is done, click Update.
  8. Tablet will reboot and enter touch recovery.
  9. Now go to “install zip from sdcard” -> “choose zip from sdcard” (or choose zip from internal sdcard if you copied the files to internal memory)
  10. First install ext4-format-script.zip. This script will format your partitions as EXT4.
  11. When formatting is done, install n8plus-r1.zip and after that reboot the device.
  12. That's all folks! Enjoy N8+ ROM!

Changelog
Code:
= Revision 1 =
* Initial release
= Revision 1 Build 2 (fixed) =
* Fixed kernel incompatibility with certain devices G-sensor
* Boot.img is not included in the ROM, now separate
* Framework-res.apk optimized to 3,89MB
* Removed the double Vending.apk occurance

Download
N8+ r1b2 @ Ge.tt
N8+ r1b2 @ Minus
MD5: AF62CA7CC5FCA09D219ADFD86DB13457
Size: ~164MB

Tips
  • If you want to restore the tablet's density to MDPI (stock), open build.prop and change the ro.sf.lcd_density to ro.sf.lcd_density=160
Comments are welcome! If you're Serbian you can feedback at my blog and the official ROM post N8+ ROM r1 @ Zemlja koda i meda

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Current devices: LG Optimus Hub (Univa/E510), Nextbook 8 Premium (RK2918)
Former: HTC Tattoo