OnePlus introduces the team behind its Lollipop-based OxygenOS, but the ROM is not ready yet


OnePlus, the start-up responsible for one of the more talked-about devices of 2014 (the OnePlus One), spilled the beans and unveiled additional information about OxygenOS, its own take on Android 5.0 Lollipop. Let us refresh your memory: OnePlus will use OxygenOS  to make itself company a tad more independent from Cyanogen, the maker behind the stock CyanogenMod firmware for the smartphone.

Much to our surprise, OnePlus revealed almost nothing about OxygenOS. Our hopes expectations that this custom Android distribution will be released to the public also died in vain. On the contrary, the China-based startup just introduced the developer team behind the ROM and unveiled its minimalistic new logo. The company also justified its decision to develop a brand new ROM for its users:


The OnePlus One's maker claims that the firmware is still in its testing phase, so no ETAs are given. At least users get to know what some of the other features of OxygenOS will be: it will come with zero bloatware, making it as optimized for performance as it gets. 


source: OnePlus

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8 Comments

1. sadiqahmed

Posts: 71; Member since: Oct 11, 2013

What the hell! I've been waiting the whole day! Nooooooooooo!!!

2. seanwhat

Posts: 321; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

Why does this company do these things?

3. PeterK.

Posts: 314; Member since: Nov 13, 2013

Because reasons...

5. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

He asked about reasons..didn't he???

4. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

Great phone. Software not living up to the expectations though. Had numerous bugs when I first got it, and there are still things that I am not fully satisfied with. Especially with the delays as well.

6. lallolu

Posts: 734; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

I have the phone and love it but the company is a joke with a load of unnecessary antics. How can a company make a big deal of a date and all they did was to introduce software developers.

7. shamatuu

Posts: 159; Member since: Nov 02, 2011

wow why make this a big deal if the Rom isn't ready and still have to wait another month for my Android 5.0 Lollipop. My God. Screw this company. As soon as my return tax comes in this month selling this phone and getting the Nexus 6 because this is ridiculous.

8. sniper1087

Posts: 537; Member since: Dec 31, 2011

even htc got their update first, I was assuming since cyanogen was placed at first, updates would come fast o my how wrong was I. disappointed.

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