Latest in Apps

Image credit:

Oppo N1 CyanogenMod phone launches December 24th with Google's blessing

18 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Sponsored Links

Oppo's announcement of a CyanogenMod custom Android version of the N1 was great news for performance phone fans, but who wants to sideload apps? Luckily, the new handset and CyanogenMod 10.2 combo has just cleared Google's compatibility test suite (CTS) gauntlet, meaning it'll officially get Google's Play Store to install apps. That's the first time CyanogenMod has been certified by Mountain View on any device, a milestone which entailed "a lot of sleepless nights," according to the group. With that hurdle cleared, Oppo has announced that the CM-equipped handset will be available on December 24th, though there's no word if it'll cost $599 like the standard model. Either way, fans of a more-or-less stock Android experience now have another choice besides Nexus and Google Play Edition handsets.


All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
18 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Popular on Engadget

Engadget's Guide to Privacy

Engadget's Guide to Privacy

View
California governor signs labor law meant to fix the gig economy

California governor signs labor law meant to fix the gig economy

View
India effectively bans e-cigarettes

India effectively bans e-cigarettes

View
What’s coming to Netflix in October: The 'Breaking Bad' movie

What’s coming to Netflix in October: The 'Breaking Bad' movie

View
Lamborghini’s crazy looking hybrid is more interesting under the hood

Lamborghini’s crazy looking hybrid is more interesting under the hood

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr