And now in yet another chapter of the SGS3 saga, we have the first custom ROM for the device thanks to XDA Recognized Developer ::indie::. The developer builds on Chainfire’s previous work by incorporating CF’s kernel into a deodexed and zipaligned package. While the ROM itself isn’t visibly different than the stock ROM, it is prerooted with Chainfire’s kernel to save you a step, and the deodexing should help those looking to theme and modify apps for the device. the In the words of the developer:
Hello everyone and welcome to Omega’s Thread for Samsung Galaxy s3!
This new thread will host all future Omega rom series for SG3.
Omega’s team already ordered SG3 devices and we are waiting to get our hands on them.
First custom rom for SG3
XXALE8 Android 4.03 (Date: 13/05/2012)
Kernel CF-Insecure-SGS3_XX_NEE_ALE8-v1.2 by Chainfire Rom is Deodexed + Rooted + Zipaligned Rom is untested because we do not have the device yet,
If anyone has a SG3 and he wants to flash the rom please pm me
Those looking to get in on the action should head over to the ROM thread. Even if you don’t have the device yet, it may be worth a download as you prepare all the necessities before launch day.