It’s OnePlus One Vs. Micromax Over CyanogenMod Updates

one plus oneOnePlus, the Chinese mobile company who is all set to launch their flagship phone OnePlus One in India through Amazon India is in for a big shock when the news about Cyanogen’s exclusive partnership with Micromax for their Yu Series of Cyanogen based smartphones.
What this means is that the deal comes at the cost of OnePlus or any other brand of Cyanogen based phones except for Micromax not receiving any official updates from Cyanogen.
Micromax Yu is competing against Xiaomi and other brands which are betting on its own software.
The deal is not effective for OnePlus phones anywhere else in the world and it is also not clear if the present deal will affect only the OnePlus phones being sold over Amazon or if is effective for all One Plus phones in general. The current solution to the issue is that users can manually flash their ROM with OnePlus updates that will be available online.
OnePlus has also hinted that they are developing their own Android Lollipop based ROM and so might move away from Cyanogen. The new OS might be available as soon as this December.
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