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[Kernel][LOS][2017/08/15]Standard snapdragon 820 frequency kernel for Mi5

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By mrmathematica, Senior Member on 27th April 2017, 02:47 AM
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Mi 5 standard version (32GB version) uses underclocked snapdragon 820 SoC. For people who want to run their phone with the same CPU and GPU frequency as normal snapdragon 820 (say Mi 5 pro version (64GB)), I compile this kernel for you. It is supposed to be used with LOS 14.1 (everything other than frequency keep in sync with LOS source). I know there are other kernels on XDA that also does OC, but they add a lot of features, and the one I tried is not very stable (phone reboots randomly on occation). This one is suppose to be as stable as LOS official build. I plan to make new builds when LOS update the kernel code.

Download:
https://www.androidfilehost.com/?w=files&flid=171193

Source:
https://github.com/mrmathematica/and...xiaomi_msm8996

Install:
Flash through twrp (or compatible recovery). You will need to flash the kernel every time you update LineageOS.

FAQ:
Q: On which ROM does will this kernel work?
A: All AOSP based ROMs. This includes (but is not limited to): LineageOS, Mokee, Slim, AOSP, RR, CAF.

Q: Will this MOD affect my battery life?
A: It will be exactly the same as any 64GB Mi5. AKT profiles is suggested if battery life is still a concern for you.

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27th April 2017, 03:27 AM |#2  
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Thanks man, i can't understand why Xiaomu underclocked the 32GB, for markerting?
27th April 2017, 03:27 AM |#3  
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Can it support miui?
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27th April 2017, 06:18 AM |#4  
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Originally Posted by panchovix

Thanks man, i can't understand why Xiaomu underclocked the 32GB, for markerting?

Afaik, snapdragon indeed release sd820 msm8996 lite and mi5 32gb uses that . *source wiki
28th April 2017, 04:28 AM |#5  
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Thank you for kernel, I've used your commit for unlock frequency Mi5 32GB version with JDCTeam AOSP kernel source and it work very good
28th April 2017, 05:13 AM |#6  
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Thank you for kernel, I've used your commit for unlock frequency Mi5 32GB version with JDCTeam AOSP kernel source and it work very good

I am using the same ROM. Mind sharing the kernel with me on PM?
28th April 2017, 07:26 AM |#7  
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Originally Posted by panchovix

Thanks man, i can't understand why Xiaomu underclocked the 32GB, for markerting?

I think so. To differentiate pro version from standard version, so more people will go for the higher model, and thus pay more. The so called "820 Lite SoC" comes after that to make business look usual.
28th April 2017, 12:42 PM |#8  
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Is this kernel support kcal?
29th April 2017, 11:11 AM |#9  
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Is this kernel support kcal?

No.
29th April 2017, 04:30 PM |#10  
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Work ih miui.eu rom? Thanks friend

Sent from my MI 5 using XDA-Developers Legacy app
29th April 2017, 04:59 PM |#11  
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there is another 820 lite variant for ex moto z international edition the phone uses the same 820 lite
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