the vanilla is the rom without gapps (google services) incase you want to flash your own gapps, if you're new then i recommend flashing the gapps version
Ok thanks. I finally get it and fully understand now. I was in a lot of confusion because of this vanilla and gapps. Your response is highly appreciated.
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New and refreshed UI New Customization app (previously named as DotExtras) Accent Overlay & RGB Picker Edge Lighting Battery Styles Battery Percentage Styles Clock Customization Traffic Indicator Battery Light Customizations QS Tiles title toggle QS Tiles style toggle (AOSP & accent) QS Rows & Columns Customization New FOD Icon & Animation picker with previews FOD recognition color picker Screen-Off FOD Automatically temporary disable night light while using FOD (toggle) New Theme Manager Overlays based Accent Picker Material Palette Accent Picker Smart Accent Picker (find an automatically proper shade of accent for the other theme; if you apply custom accent for dark theme, press Smart Accent Picker and it will find a good shade to use for a light theme and vice-versa) Fonts, Icon Packs, and Icon Shapes picker Other Extra Features Hold power to torch Double-tap on the status bar and lock screen to sleep Double-tap while sleeping to open doze (ambient display) Quick Screenshot (3 fingers gesture) Volume Panel position switch (right or left) Navigation bar pill size customization (hide, stock, medium, large) Pocket Mode - avoid screen touches while the phone is in your pocket Use Biometrics on first boot (unavailable for encrypted users) Lockscreen Media toggle Built-in Launcher Grid control MicroG support
Everything works great. This rom has very positive reviews from those who have installed it