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Here is an Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean rooted firmware for the Minix Neo X5 (116A) device based on latest Minix official release version 006 published on 2014/03/06.
Edit 2014/03/14: This update is available in two versions, one with a 720p and another 1080p display.
(NEO_X5_20140306.rar / X5_4.2.2_20140306.img)
(X5_4.2.2_20140306_1080fb.rar / X5_4.2.2_20140306_1080p.img)
Official firmware revision history:
MINIX NEO X5 20140306 (version 006) 4.2.2 firmware
Release Date: 2014-03-06
1.) Fixed rebooting bug when choosing the power off option;
2.) Battery level modified to 100%;
3.) Fixed IR remote wake-up bug;
4.) New boot screen;
5.) Preloaded XBMC for MINIX edition, Skype and CloudTV;
6.) Added screensaver feature;
7.) Optimized webcam picture taking performance;
8.) New set of NEO A2 airmouse logic, new key mappings for bottom row of keys;
9.) Increased DDR performance;
10.) Default screen scale modified to 100%;
11.) System bar is hidden by default (call out either by dragging up with a mouse,
or long pressing the menu key of the remote);
(720p) Linux Kernel: Linux version 3.0.36+ (zeng@ubuntu) (gcc version 4.6.x-google 20120106 (prerelease) (GCC) ) #233 SMP PREEMPT Thu Mar 6 10:20:18 CST 2014
(1080p) Kernel: Linux version 3.0.36+ (zeng@ubuntu) (gcc version 4.6.x-google 20120106 (prerelease) (GCC) ) #234 SMP PREEMPT Thu Mar 6 11:05:22 CST 2014
Android 4.2.2 JB: rk30sdk/rk30sdk/rk30sdk:4.2.2/JDQ39/eng.zeng.20140220.152408:eng/opinions-on-teclast-p90hdst-keys
Custom firmware features:
- root with latest SuperSU version 1.93 (free version)
- removed most Chinese and unnecessary applications
- Google Play Store fixes so more application are visible/compatible
- updated busybox v1.21.0.git (2012-11-29)
- Unix like init.d boot scripts support, more details on init.d scripts here
- changed permissions on external sdcard to allow write access
- increased storage space for applications (/data partition) to 4 GB
- kernel modules (cifs, tun, lan, serial, xpad) compiled by Oma & Crew RKTablets, thank guys!
- NEW! optional ClockworkMod (CWM) Recovery easy install package
(720p kernel) kasty-minix_neo_x5_116a-422-006_20140306-rooted4.zip
(1080p kernel) kasty-minix_neo_x5_116a-422-006_20140306_1080p-rooted4.zip
Please flash with Rockchip Batch Tool 1.7, use Restore button.
Please report any problem with this firmware, I can't verify this custom firmware works as I don't have a Minix Neo X5 device to test the custom firmware.
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There was a problem in the link, it's fixed now.
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Great! Any chance of a 1080p build?
Ditto this question. Link to 1080p release firmware is here:
I have added a custom firmware with 1080p kernel, see updated post #1.
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