The popularity of Android has grown exponentially over the years and we at Above Android believe that it will grow with the same speed in future too. Android is dominating smartphone as well as tablet market worldwide and also making new entry into smartwatch , TV , Auto and few more sectors. But now Android is coming a bit closer to be ominipreset. Thanks to Jide, for bringing Android for Desktops and Laptops by launching Remix OS for PC.
Jide is the company which is founded by former Googlers. Last year they manufactured special hardware for Remix OS. But this year at CES 2016 , Jide has decided to make the operating system available free of charge for anyone looking to run Android on their computer. Jide also announced that they will make it publicly available from 12th January i.e. today itself.
The new Remix OS for PC is a custom version of Android Lollipop made by Jide. Remix OS for PC is designed to run on any x86 computer that is pretty much any Intel or AMD-based hardware with you. Thats the only hardware requirement for Remix OS, where as minimum System requiremrent are as follows.
Remix OS for PC : Minimum System Requirement
- A PC with USB legacy boot option.
- A USB 3.0 flash drive that supports FAT32 format, with a minimum capacity of 8GB and a recommended writing speed of 20MB/s.
Features of Remix OS for PC
- File Manager
- Google Play
After installing the Remix OS for PC, you can easily access millions of free android apps on your desktop or laptop. The Remix OS is build on Android Lollipop and it is expected to have an update of Marshmallow very soon. The alpha version of the Remix OS will launched first and with your Google account you can easily install apps and do everything which you can do on your smartphone or tablet.
Download Remix OS for PC
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