Android 5.0 Lollipop has already received multiple ports across several different devices and software enthusiasts can now throw another log on the fire. An XDA forum member has put together an AOSP port of Google’s new mobile operating system for the Sony Xperia L. While the ROM isn’t recommended as a daily driver, a lot of its functionality is said to be intact.
Not a high-profile smartphone, the Xperia L packs some modest hardware, including a 4.3-inch 480 x 854 display, a 1GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor, 1GB of RAM and an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera. To flash Lollipop to this mid-range Sony handset, your device will need to be unlocked and have fastboot configured.
If you’re not intimidated by such requirements and you have access to an Xperia L, head on over to the ongoing developer thread for a complete overview of the installation process.