Acer Iconia Tab A500 is one of the most high ending tab by Acer, it is a nice tab equipped with 10.1 inches LCD capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 1280 pixels powered by a nice Nvidia Tegra 2 T20 Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 processor with ULP GeForce GPU but it runs on older version of Android OS, v3.0, v3.2, planned upgrade to v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). In this article we have listed some of the best custom ROM for Acer Iconia Tab A500 based on Jellybean OS, so try it on your device but your device must be rooted and you must have one reliable custom Recovery installed on your tab.
The steps which are shown in this article are only for the Acer Iconia Tab A500 model number. Applying this Custom ROM on another device may give you unwanted result or can damage or even brick your phone. Please proceed at your own risk.
CM10-FLEX is one of the nice custom ROM available for Iconia Tab A500 based on JellyBean 4.1.2, in this ROM they have added Latest Gapps based on ezterry kernel and it runs on default speed of 1.2GHz with LulzActive as default kernel with a Highspeed Lulzactive script. CM10-FLEX ROM has Native NTFS support with Quick gps mod and Busybox1.20.2 with new installer. In this ROM there are some more features like DSPManager, GoogleNow, BeatsAudio, Init.d support, AdobeFlashPlayer, StockBrowser, Asus E-Mail, SonyBraviaEngine.
Acer OTA ICS ROM:
Acer OTA ICS ROM is one of the best Custom ROM for A500 based on Android ICS, in this ROM Bootloader.blob & stock recovery has been removed and features of the ROM are Full root patched kernel, SuperUser installed in system, EsFileExplorer & Flashplayer in data. This ROM is fully DEODEXED and ZIPALIGNED. This ROM is equipped with some nice features for your tab, this is the one ROM you must try.
ICS Evil Alex Unleashed ROM:
ICS Evil Alex Unleashed ROM is a nice ROM based on Android ICS OS and is optimized for fast performance as some of the apps have been removed like FDUpdater, FDUpdateService, AcerNidus, ApInApp, Hero of Sparta, Lets Golf which has made the ROM faster and more smooth in operating. This ROM features SystemUI Mods, Acer Ring, Acer Print, Custom Nav Buttons @55Pegasus, Fully Deodexed, Zip Aligned, Full /System R-W, Ad-Hoc support,Tweaked kernel @Civato, Increased IO, GPS Mods, Init.d support, /System R/W. This ROM is one one of the nice ROM for your Acer Iconia tab A500.
CM10.1 Unofficial ROM is based on the latest Android OS Jellybean 4.2.1 with some cool features like CPU overclock to 1.5GHz, , Lulzactive governor, CIFS Build in, Native NTFS [Read only] USB Mass Storage Watcher OTG for Write, USB LAN driver, USB audio, Voodoo sound and BCMDHD WiFi Driver. This is a nice ROM and some of things that are working are WiFi [Recommended to use Static IP, Bluetooth, Audio, Storage, Camera + Video, Sensor, Multi-User Support (Up to 8 users), HDMI, H/W Rotation lock, GPS and Microphone is not working.
Taboonay 3.0.1 ROM is fully rooted and Deodexed, this ROM has optipng’ed & zipaligned apps to reduce size & memory usage. Taboonay 3.0.1 features Busybox, Bash, Nano, sqlite3, sysro, sysrw, Patch kernel, Insecure boot (adb remount), Removed Acer bloatwares, VM tweaks, Ext4 tweaks, Acer Iconia Tab Bootanim, Updated Apps, Dalvik tweaks, Asus Weather widget, Asus Task Manager widget, Asus eMail widget, Acer UI available and many more cool features to go ahead in ROM. Some of apps have been removed to make the ROM work faster with much more smooth performance like Acer About, AcerClockWidget, AcerNidus, Acer Registration, Acer Sync, Acer Sync Helper, DocsToGo, Hero Of Sparta, Lets Golf, LumiRead, NFS, TegraZone, TopGames, Zinio, Acer Media, clear.fi.