Cyanogen 12S certified, OnePlus One rollout just days away

Cyanogen 12S certified, OnePlus One rollout just days away
A tweet sent out Friday from OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei indicates that the Lollipop based version of Cyanogen, CM12S, has been certified by the company. Pei adds that the latest version of CyanogenMod will rollout to the OnePlus One "in the next few days." Earlier this month, the manufacturer released its own Oxygen OS, which is based on Android 5.0.2.

OnePlus promised to give away five 64GB Sandstone Black OnePlus One units if the updates were not disseminated by the end of March. It appears that five lucky people will end up with a brand new handset.

While rumors that OnePlus was developing its own Android based OS had been circulating for some time, it seems that the company's efforts picked up after an Indian court blocked sales of the OnePlus One. This came after Cyanogen signed an exclusive contract in the counry with Indian phone manufacturer Micromax. The court eventually reversed the ban temporarily after deciding that the low priced Yu phones that would use CM in India were not competing with the flagship spec'd OnePlus One.

The CM12S update will allow OnePlus One users to send a message with a signature, and offers different colors for different parties in a conversation. A new music player is also on board with lyrics support, a dynamic playlist and a new UI.

Thanks for the tip!

source: @getpeid

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1. tech_lover

Posts: 26; Member since: Jun 02, 2012


2. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

Ugh. Now to decide if I want to accept the update as soon as it comes out, or wait weeks to install it. Cyanogenmod is always buggy until they work em all out. If Oxygen was easier to install I'd probably venture that route, I've sworn off the days of using ADB and custom recoveries. No need anymore for me.

7. ImQ009

Posts: 41; Member since: Dec 02, 2012

I've been on CM12 nightlies for a while now. Seems pretty damn stable

3. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

Don't really feel like trying it out. I'm pretty content with Oxygen OS

4. abhishek0061

Posts: 11; Member since: Aug 10, 2013

Is cm12 s available in india via ota update

6. cyborg009

Posts: 119; Member since: Sep 17, 2011

I don't have any hopes from CM12s.. and I won't be shocked to see numerous bugs once it comes out.. like it has been with their almost every software release.. If core features of OPO get affected then I'll shift to OxygonOS!

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