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billysam

Senior Member
Oct 3, 2014
551
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The Development on Samsung Tab 2 has been EPIC, all thanks to our dedicated developers specially @Android-Andi @CCD @Markox89, we have so many Roms till date that it's really a hard time for anyone to go through all of them to check which one will suit a users need.

General Guide for Choosing Different Roms​

Pure Performance.
If you want pure stock experience of android, AOSP, OMAP4, and Slim Roms are the Ones you should be looking at. these Roms, have the least bloat wares and are just the right combination to give your device the lightest feeling of all and the best performance on stock. No other Roms would be able to beat them.

Cons: less features, you will have to rely heavily on 3rd party apps to add the features, customization which you might be missing on the device. In some cases, these don't get updates very often.

Stock Experience
Stock Experience plus features, plus themes?. Plus Updates? well look no further, Cynogenmod Roms are the base of most of the Roms. These are the Ones which are important for the development of all the other Roms. if these are stable, all would follow. If you're an average user, you should choose them, if updates and solved bugs are your concern, these would be the first ones to get. they just get better and better by each update.
there are two builds in our community

Cynogenmod by @Android-Andi The master and the lead developer.
Cynogenmod by @Markox89 The magician :D


Cons: Although these Roms offer the best of both the world, they still lack few extra features and customization that some of us who aren't satisfied easily would like to have.

Custom Experience
This category has Roms which would have the most features than other Roms, they are good looking, full of tweaklings. so you can show off your old devices with these roms.
they are Omnirom, Candy Rom, Bliss Rom, OrionOs, Tipsy, Beanstalk.

Cons: Some of these Roms, are not actively developed or their development has stopped, and are stuck on previous builds which had bugs and aren't being improved any further.


Reviews Done
CandySix by CCD (Review Along with all the builds) Post 3

Performance Review and Custom Kernel (OC) Testing by @mentat

More to update
CM13 by Android-Andi
CM13 sabermod by Markox89
Slim6 by Android-Andi
OmniRom(6.x) by Android-Andi
OMAP4 by Ziyan
OrionOS by Slimshady's


Participation needed by members who can share detail knowledge.
build date along with custom kernel(if any)
and issues.

Please post results of Roms, that are clean flashed without any mods.

@Gabrius99 @Russiamen @hollandais @daitalos @smart-t78



Questions and Discussions will follow after we are done with proper reviews.
THANK YOU for understanding!!
Sorry if I forgot to tag other senior members.

Disclaimer: The findings are based on the individual personal experiences while flashing different Roms on a particular device at a particular time, these might not be the same as in other cases and results may vary. users are advised to go through the Roms original threads to know about latest updates and new builds for development.
 
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References to "reserving" posts removed from the OP - we don't do dead-space, empty posts or placeholders. The thread needs to be fluid and content rich.

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billysam

Senior Member
Oct 3, 2014
551
298
CandySix Detailed Builds Review

CandySiX Review on espresso3g

Build 1.1 CandySiX-espresso3g-1.1-UNOFFICIAL-0306.zip
Pros-
-No wifi drops
-Best Performance in terms of speed in comparison to newer candy builds.
-OC kernel Compatible
-Xposed compatible
-working wifi hotspot

Cons
-less candy features.
-snap camera bug.(can use other camera)
-Slow charging issue.
-Exfat storage issues
-adoptive storage

Build 1.1.1 CandySiX-espresso3g-1.1.1-UNOFFICIAL-0320.zip
Pros
-no wifi drops
-speedy and smooth performance
-oc kernel Compatilble
-xposed compatible
-working wifi hotspot

Cons
-snap camera bug
-slow charaging issue
-storage exfat issue
-less candy features
-Exfat storage issues
-adoptive storage

Build 2.0 CandySiX-espresso3g-2.0-UNOFFICIAL-0409.zip
Pros
-oc kernel Compatilble
-xposed compatible
-no charging issues
-more features than earlier builds(but still less than newer builds)
-stable performance

Cons
-wifi drops
-snap camera bug
-wifi hotspot not working
-weak mobile network
-Exfat storage issues
-adoptive storage

Build 2.1 CandySiX-espresso3g-2.1-UNOFFICIAL-0421.zip
Pros
-oc kernel Compatilble
-xposed compatible
-no charging issues
-more features than earlier builds(but still less than newer builds)
-stable performance
-no Exfat storage issues

cons
-wifi drops
-wifi hotspot not working
-weak mobile network
-adoptive storage

Build 2.2 CandySiX-espresso3g-2.2-UNOFFICIAL-0504.zip
Pros
-weak mobile network fixed
-camera replaced with stock
-no Exfat storage issues
-oc kernel Compatilble
-xposed compatible
-more new candy features
-stable performance

Cons
-wifi issues.
-wifi hotspot not working.
-adoptive storage

Build 2.3 CandySiX-espresso3g-2.3-UNOFFICIAL-0518.zip
Pros
- wifi issues stable and solved
- stable performance
- oc kernel Compatilble
- xposed compatible

cons
-wifi hotspot not working.
-adoptive storage
-internal storage mounting issue(patched)

Build 3.0 CandySiX-espresso3g-3.0-UNOFFICIAL-0614.zip
Pros
- oc kernel Compatilble
- xposed compatible
- more features and music visualizer

cons
-wifi hotspot not working.
-adoptive storage
-slower performance(used OC kernel)

Build 3.1 CandySiX-espresso3g-3.1-UNOFFICIAL-0627.zip

Pros
-everything else than cons

cons
-super slow/Unstable
-wifi hotspot not working.
-adoptive storage.


Verdict- CandySix offers various features that CM, Slim and AOSP ROMs lack, not to forget
it supports OC kernel and is Xposed Compatible. As far the builds are concerned, I found
Build 2.3 CandySiX-espresso3g-2.3-UNOFFICIAL-0518.zip to be stable and more usable than the other builds.
22.000 points on the Antutu Benchmark with the OC kernel. So, if you like feature rich ROM CandySix is for You.

CandySix thread

Alternatives for CandySix
OrionOS
OmniRom
Beanstalk
Blissmallow
 
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mentat

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Performance Review and Custom Kernel (OC) Testing

Greetings,

I find that the default features and settings implemented by different ROMs often make my tablet "feel" faster than it really is.

The following, is my attempt to "quantify" this subjective perception of performance, when testing a new ROM/KERNEL on my tablet.

Device:

GT-P5113 (also known as 'P5110' or 'espressowifi')

Recovery:

espresso-common_TWRP_3.1.0-2.zip

Tools:

AnTuTu 3DBench 6.1.1.apk
AnTuTu Benchmark 6.2.7.apk
Geekbench 4 4.0.4.apk
Kernel Adiutor-Mod 1.0 build 07-18-2016.apk

Notes:

Start using Geekbench in addition to AnTuTu for benchmark/comparison for Marshmallow (CODE=MM) and Nougat (CODE=NG) ROMs.

Start using Worksheet to tabulate/sort results (File, Saved as type: Microsoft Excel 97-2003 Worksheet).

Start using Combined (Score) for AnTuTu and Geekbench results to enable "global" sorting/comparison of ROM results.

Results:

Please refer to Worksheet (Attached) for Results (Updates).

Thanks.
 
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billysam

Senior Member
Oct 3, 2014
551
298
Greetings,

I find that the default features and settings implemented by different ROMs often make my tablet "feel" faster than it really is.

The following, is my attempt to "quantify" this subjective perception of performance, when testing a new ROM/KERNEL on my tablet.

Device:

GT-P5113 (also known as 'P5110' or 'espressowifi')

Recovery:

espresso-common_TWRP_3.0.2-4.zip || espresso-common_TWRP_3.0.2-5.zip

Tools:

Geekbench 4 (version 4.0.1) || 'Geekbench 4 4.0.1.apk'
AnTuTu 3DBench (version 6.1.1) || 'AnTuTu 3DBench 6.1.1.apk'
AnTuTu Benchmark (version 6.2.0) || 'AnTuTu Benchmark 6.2.1.apk'
Kernel Adiutor-Mod (version 1.0 build 07-18-2016) || 'Kernel Adiutor-Mod 1.0 build 07-18-2016.apk'

Notes:

All ROMs tested without GApps (Tools installed with File Manager from external SD card).

Start using Geekbench in addition to AnTuTu for benchmark/comparison for Marshmallow (CODE=MM) ROMs.

Start using Worksheet to tabulate/sort results (File, Saved as type: Microsoft Excel 97-2003 Worksheet).

Results:

Please refer to Worksheet (Attached) for Results (Updates).

Thanks.

this is a precious data that you've collected my friend. couldn't have provided all this myself.
I can only imagine the dedication, hard work and valuable time you've put on the sheet.
I hope others would also notice and show their appreciation here.

There's button that says thanks at the bottom right end of the post above this. hit it.
 

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    Performance Review and Custom Kernel (OC) Testing

    Greetings,

    I find that the default features and settings implemented by different ROMs often make my tablet "feel" faster than it really is.

    The following, is my attempt to "quantify" this subjective perception of performance, when testing a new ROM/KERNEL on my tablet.

    Device:

    GT-P5113 (also known as 'P5110' or 'espressowifi')

    Recovery:

    espresso-common_TWRP_3.1.0-2.zip

    Tools:

    AnTuTu 3DBench 6.1.1.apk
    AnTuTu Benchmark 6.2.7.apk
    Geekbench 4 4.0.4.apk
    Kernel Adiutor-Mod 1.0 build 07-18-2016.apk

    Notes:

    Start using Geekbench in addition to AnTuTu for benchmark/comparison for Marshmallow (CODE=MM) and Nougat (CODE=NG) ROMs.

    Start using Worksheet to tabulate/sort results (File, Saved as type: Microsoft Excel 97-2003 Worksheet).

    Start using Combined (Score) for AnTuTu and Geekbench results to enable "global" sorting/comparison of ROM results.

    Results:

    Please refer to Worksheet (Attached) for Results (Updates).

    Thanks.
    3
    Greetings,

    I find that the default features and settings implemented by different ROMs often make my tablet "feel" faster than it really is.

    The following, is my attempt to "quantify" this subjective perception of performance, when testing a new ROM/KERNEL on my tablet.

    Device:

    GT-P5113 (also known as 'P5110' or 'espressowifi')

    Recovery:

    espresso-common_TWRP_3.0.2-4.zip || espresso-common_TWRP_3.0.2-5.zip

    Tools:

    Geekbench 4 (version 4.0.1) || 'Geekbench 4 4.0.1.apk'
    AnTuTu 3DBench (version 6.1.1) || 'AnTuTu 3DBench 6.1.1.apk'
    AnTuTu Benchmark (version 6.2.0) || 'AnTuTu Benchmark 6.2.1.apk'
    Kernel Adiutor-Mod (version 1.0 build 07-18-2016) || 'Kernel Adiutor-Mod 1.0 build 07-18-2016.apk'

    Notes:

    All ROMs tested without GApps (Tools installed with File Manager from external SD card).

    Start using Geekbench in addition to AnTuTu for benchmark/comparison for Marshmallow (CODE=MM) ROMs.

    Start using Worksheet to tabulate/sort results (File, Saved as type: Microsoft Excel 97-2003 Worksheet).

    Results:

    Please refer to Worksheet (Attached) for Results (Updates).

    Thanks.

    this is a precious data that you've collected my friend. couldn't have provided all this myself.
    I can only imagine the dedication, hard work and valuable time you've put on the sheet.
    I hope others would also notice and show their appreciation here.

    There's button that says thanks at the bottom right end of the post above this. hit it.
    2
    The Development on Samsung Tab 2 has been EPIC, all thanks to our dedicated developers specially @Android-Andi @CCD @Markox89, we have so many Roms till date that it's really a hard time for anyone to go through all of them to check which one will suit a users need.

    General Guide for Choosing Different Roms​

    Pure Performance.
    If you want pure stock experience of android, AOSP, OMAP4, and Slim Roms are the Ones you should be looking at. these Roms, have the least bloat wares and are just the right combination to give your device the lightest feeling of all and the best performance on stock. No other Roms would be able to beat them.

    Cons: less features, you will have to rely heavily on 3rd party apps to add the features, customization which you might be missing on the device. In some cases, these don't get updates very often.

    Stock Experience
    Stock Experience plus features, plus themes?. Plus Updates? well look no further, Cynogenmod Roms are the base of most of the Roms. These are the Ones which are important for the development of all the other Roms. if these are stable, all would follow. If you're an average user, you should choose them, if updates and solved bugs are your concern, these would be the first ones to get. they just get better and better by each update.
    there are two builds in our community

    Cynogenmod by @Android-Andi The master and the lead developer.
    Cynogenmod by @Markox89 The magician :D


    Cons: Although these Roms offer the best of both the world, they still lack few extra features and customization that some of us who aren't satisfied easily would like to have.

    Custom Experience
    This category has Roms which would have the most features than other Roms, they are good looking, full of tweaklings. so you can show off your old devices with these roms.
    they are Omnirom, Candy Rom, Bliss Rom, OrionOs, Tipsy, Beanstalk.

    Cons: Some of these Roms, are not actively developed or their development has stopped, and are stuck on previous builds which had bugs and aren't being improved any further.


    Reviews Done
    CandySix by CCD (Review Along with all the builds) Post 3

    Performance Review and Custom Kernel (OC) Testing by @mentat

    More to update
    CM13 by Android-Andi
    CM13 sabermod by Markox89
    Slim6 by Android-Andi
    OmniRom(6.x) by Android-Andi
    OMAP4 by Ziyan
    OrionOS by Slimshady's


    Participation needed by members who can share detail knowledge.
    build date along with custom kernel(if any)
    and issues.

    Please post results of Roms, that are clean flashed without any mods.

    @Gabrius99 @Russiamen @hollandais @daitalos @smart-t78



    Questions and Discussions will follow after we are done with proper reviews.
    THANK YOU for understanding!!
    Sorry if I forgot to tag other senior members.

    Disclaimer: The findings are based on the individual personal experiences while flashing different Roms on a particular device at a particular time, these might not be the same as in other cases and results may vary. users are advised to go through the Roms original threads to know about latest updates and new builds for development.
    1
    CandySix Detailed Builds Review

    CandySiX Review on espresso3g

    Build 1.1 CandySiX-espresso3g-1.1-UNOFFICIAL-0306.zip
    Pros-
    -No wifi drops
    -Best Performance in terms of speed in comparison to newer candy builds.
    -OC kernel Compatible
    -Xposed compatible
    -working wifi hotspot

    Cons
    -less candy features.
    -snap camera bug.(can use other camera)
    -Slow charging issue.
    -Exfat storage issues
    -adoptive storage

    Build 1.1.1 CandySiX-espresso3g-1.1.1-UNOFFICIAL-0320.zip
    Pros
    -no wifi drops
    -speedy and smooth performance
    -oc kernel Compatilble
    -xposed compatible
    -working wifi hotspot

    Cons
    -snap camera bug
    -slow charaging issue
    -storage exfat issue
    -less candy features
    -Exfat storage issues
    -adoptive storage

    Build 2.0 CandySiX-espresso3g-2.0-UNOFFICIAL-0409.zip
    Pros
    -oc kernel Compatilble
    -xposed compatible
    -no charging issues
    -more features than earlier builds(but still less than newer builds)
    -stable performance

    Cons
    -wifi drops
    -snap camera bug
    -wifi hotspot not working
    -weak mobile network
    -Exfat storage issues
    -adoptive storage

    Build 2.1 CandySiX-espresso3g-2.1-UNOFFICIAL-0421.zip
    Pros
    -oc kernel Compatilble
    -xposed compatible
    -no charging issues
    -more features than earlier builds(but still less than newer builds)
    -stable performance
    -no Exfat storage issues

    cons
    -wifi drops
    -wifi hotspot not working
    -weak mobile network
    -adoptive storage

    Build 2.2 CandySiX-espresso3g-2.2-UNOFFICIAL-0504.zip
    Pros
    -weak mobile network fixed
    -camera replaced with stock
    -no Exfat storage issues
    -oc kernel Compatilble
    -xposed compatible
    -more new candy features
    -stable performance

    Cons
    -wifi issues.
    -wifi hotspot not working.
    -adoptive storage

    Build 2.3 CandySiX-espresso3g-2.3-UNOFFICIAL-0518.zip
    Pros
    - wifi issues stable and solved
    - stable performance
    - oc kernel Compatilble
    - xposed compatible

    cons
    -wifi hotspot not working.
    -adoptive storage
    -internal storage mounting issue(patched)

    Build 3.0 CandySiX-espresso3g-3.0-UNOFFICIAL-0614.zip
    Pros
    - oc kernel Compatilble
    - xposed compatible
    - more features and music visualizer

    cons
    -wifi hotspot not working.
    -adoptive storage
    -slower performance(used OC kernel)

    Build 3.1 CandySiX-espresso3g-3.1-UNOFFICIAL-0627.zip

    Pros
    -everything else than cons

    cons
    -super slow/Unstable
    -wifi hotspot not working.
    -adoptive storage.


    Verdict- CandySix offers various features that CM, Slim and AOSP ROMs lack, not to forget
    it supports OC kernel and is Xposed Compatible. As far the builds are concerned, I found
    Build 2.3 CandySiX-espresso3g-2.3-UNOFFICIAL-0518.zip to be stable and more usable than the other builds.
    22.000 points on the Antutu Benchmark with the OC kernel. So, if you like feature rich ROM CandySix is for You.

    CandySix thread

    Alternatives for CandySix
    OrionOS
    OmniRom
    Beanstalk
    Blissmallow
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    good job man, Excellent !

    I will find all I want here ;)