Oppo N1 With CyanogenMod Software Receives Google’s Official Endorsement

Oppo N1 Oppo will soon launch an Oppo N1 variant with CyanogenMod software preinstalled out of the box. Owing to certification from Google, users will be able to access the Play Store directly. The original N1 was released with much fanfare on December 10 and it gathers some interest due to its 13Mp camera mounted on a swivel platform.

The CyanogenMod 10.2 software is based on Android 4.3 and subsequent updates will be delivered OTA. CyanogenMod Inc.also announced that Google has granted the phone an official status and unlike other phones with the software installed manually, users no longer need to sideload the Google Play Store app and other packages.

The Oppo N1 comes adequately equipped with 5.9-inch Full HD display, 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM and 13Mp swivel camera that can switch between front-facing and rear-facing positions alternately. The O-Touch panel on the back allows users to achieve one-handed operation. The regular version is priced at around $600 and there’s no word whether the new variant will be cheaper or more expensive.

CyanogenMod software releases are preferred by advanced users, because they have access to more settings and controls not available on stock Android OS.