Privacy focused Android alternatives

Android stock versions

  • GrapheneOS offers a higher level of privacy and security. (Pixel phones)

  • CalyxOS is hardened for more privacy and security. (Pixel phones, Xiaomi Mi A2)

  • Replicant, an Android distribution with an emphasis on freedom, privacy, and security.

  • LineageOS for phones and tablets.

  • /e/ building privacy-enabled smartphone operating systems.

Based on Linux


  • Librem 5, a phone that focuses on security by design and privacy protection by default. Outfitted with hardware kill switches and specially designed hardware, and (currently, 2022), a lead time for new orders of 52 weeks.