Motorola seems to be quite late always in terms of the releasing the Kernel Source code for their devices. In addition, Motorola devices also get late updates regarding Android and security patch. After the Moto G5 Plus, now the Lenovo-owned company Motorola released Android 8.1 Oreo Kernel Source Code for Moto G5 officially. So, if you’re a developer of custom ROMs and recoveries, then this is what you will want right now. Other devices like Xiaomi, Asus, Huawei, LG are quicker in providing kernel source code for the particular popular models that the developers can build custom ROMs easily.
Kernel Source Code For Moto G5 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
Better late than never, now the developers can easily build tweak for Moto G5 handset. Now you can ask – where do I find it? So, now you can easily get the kernel source code for Moto G5 based on Android 8.1 Oreo from GitHub. The device codenamed as ‘Cedric’. The Moto G5 users can now expect custom TWRP recovery and custom ROMs. Basically, this will provide custom ROMs on latest Android Oreo version along with some tweaks.
According to the GPL (General Public License), it’s a must for Motorola or any other brand/vendor who use Android UI to release kernel source code. Additionally, Motorola rolling out Android 8.1 Oreo update to Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus devices officially in all regions. Recently, both the devices spotted on Geekbench browser running with the Android Oreo version. So, all the G5 and G5 Plus users have to wait for a few weeks for official OTA update with a latest security patch update possibly.