Monday, July 28, 2014

 I built an Android 4.4.2 KitKat custom firmware for the FNF iFive X3 tablet. This firmware is based on the official iFive X3  firmware 2.1.3 dated 2014/04/02. 

Build information:
Linux Kernel: Linux version 3.0.36+ (five@five-server2) (gcc version 4.6.x-google 20120106 (prerelease) (GCC) ) #68 SMP PREEMPT Wed Apr 2 16:59:31 CST 2014

Android build: 
IFive/rk3188/rk3188:4.4.2/KOT49H/eng.root.20140402.170132:eng/test-keys ro.rksdk.version=RK30_ANDROID$(PLATFORM_VERSION)-SDK-v1.00.00


Custom firmware features:
  • removed most Chinese and unnecessary applications
  • increased space for applications (/data partition) to 4 GB
  • disabled OTA updates (may cause problems)
  • kernel modules (cifs, tun, lan, serial, xpad) compiled by Oma & Crew RKTablets.
  • ClockworkMod (CWM) Recovery
  • FiveDateTime, FiveWeather, FiveVideoPlayer, FiveMusic translated to Russian language
  • fix kerning in Russian language on LockScreen
  • changed ugly wallpaper in LockScreen and DateTime


Use RKDeviceManage version 1.7 to flash the firmware, use Restore button.