OxygenOS images slip out; OnePlus' original ROM to be unveiled on February 12th

OxygenOS images slip out; OnePlus' original ROM to be unveiled on February 12th
As we told you near the end of last month, a contest winner came up with the name OxygenOS for the original ROM to be unveiled on February 12th by OnePlus. The latter might have been spurred into action by Cyanogen's deal in India with Micromax, which ended up turning into a legal battle. A ban against the sale of the Cyanogen driven OnePlus One in the country was reversed in December when an Indian court ruled that the Cyanogen flavored handsets from Micromax are part of a much different niche (read "entry-level") than the flagship category that the OnePlus One belongs to. But a final ruling is expected this month.

On Tuesday, some images from the OxygenOS ROM have leaked, revealing a flat looking UI with icons arranged in categories. The weather information seems light with just a temperature listing, but we should wait for the actual unveiling in case these images are not from the final version of the OS.

OxygenOS is quite different than Cyanogen. OnePlus One users might run into culture shock. Take a look for yourself by clicking on the slideshow below!


Thanks for the tip!

source: GizmoChina

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17 Comments

1. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Not so beautiful. The flat squared icons looked great.

4. LifeSucks

Posts: 54; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

The hell is with this UI! It looks like it's made for 10 year olds!

6. vincelongman

Posts: 5653; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Yea, maybe OnePlus should have switched to ParanoidAndroid or OmniROM or SlimLP or Cataclysm, instead of making their own

17. MySchizoBuddy

Posts: 159; Member since: Aug 23, 2011

yes then paranoidandroid can make a deal with another vendor and lock out oneplus. Much better to get your own and hire the good developers from cyanogenmod, PA, slimLP and omni. create a more solud financially stable alternative to cyanogen.

2. JMartin22

Posts: 2355; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Looks like a beta Android firmware

3. iKamalkandel

Posts: 30; Member since: Sep 06, 2014

That OS in flagship killer! Are you kidding me?

5. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Holy Sh*t! I'm gonna stick with CM.

7. faizan-sharif

Posts: 98; Member since: Jun 26, 2013

if they are making this thing which no one is going to like any way, they should better go Vanilla/stock android

11. boules

Posts: 12; Member since: Oct 06, 2012

Yes, nothing wrong with the Nexus-style

8. LuckyS

Posts: 154; Member since: Dec 07, 2013

All these CM and Oxygen etc. are just pale imitation of the original.

9. greenelektron

Posts: 537; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

Maybe they intentionally leaked this so to be amazed on their launch. Setting the expectation low. Very very low. Well at least the flagship phone will run very very smoothly with this light-looking OS.

10. wildhammer

Posts: 56; Member since: Mar 16, 2014

Most of the time the problem i found with local manufacturers or chinese phone manufacturers was the software. Either there was no updates or the ui looked terrible. When one plus announced that OPO would come with CM i was delighted. This meant that there would be software updates and customisation. But now.......

12. lallolu

Posts: 731; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

Why can't they just make a stock android ROM with as little modification as possible. They can flashable mods as options. They should learn from motorola.

16. cdm283813

Posts: 424; Member since: Jan 10, 2015

Just by a Motorola device; problem solved. Now you know why companies do skin jobs.

13. B-power

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 22, 2014

Lockschreens look cool.

14. antmiu2

Posts: 550; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

wow that looks terrible.. I feel f**ked over as a OnePlus owner

15. avatar_akira

Posts: 13; Member since: Aug 25, 2014

Itz nothing but "Flagship killer" suicide attempt.

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