OnePlus was released just a few days back. The OnePlus came with Cyanogen Mod OS pre-installed. The Cyanogen Mod OS is based on the Android OS and users will start receiving the updates soon. Users installing the Cyanogen Mod OS can choose between Android 5.1 and Android 6.0.
Kirk McMaster, CEO, OnePlus spoke of how the Cyanogen OS put the company on the fast track and led to its success. Essentially they built their brand on the back of Cyanogen," McMaster said.
OnePlus was banned in India soon after made its foray here after Phone manufacturer Micromax filed a case against OnePlus over copyright and patent infringement. However, the Courts in Delhi overturned the ban after which the OnePlus devices were back for sale.
OnePlus has however signed a deal with Micromax and the OnePlus would be called the OxygenOS. While OnePlus and Cyanogen have ended their partnership globally, the partnership has continued in India. All of OnePlus One models received CM12 updates. The CM12 is based on Lollipop.
According to reports, OnePlus 2 users will soon be able to flash CM on their phones. Unlike OnePlus One users, OnePlus 2 users will have to root their devices in order to install the update. This could also mean that they could lose their device warranty, as rooted devices are void of warranty.
However OnePlus 2 users who wish to install CyanogenMod on their OnePlus 2, will have the option to choose between upgrading to CyanogenMod based either on Android 5.1 or Android 6.0.