The Oppo N1 was unveiled back in September, and the new Oppo flagship is really top of the line. When the N1 was announced, Oppo also announced to the world that they had partnered with CyanogenMod to pre-load the custom ROM on the handset. Oppo has released a few more details today about the limited edition N1 that will run CM right out of the box.
There are going to be two versions of the N1, and they will begin shipping in December. We don't know anything about pricing yet, but they will probably cost around $600. There will be a limited edition version and a standard version. Both devices will be available internationally.
The limited edition Oppo N1 will come pre-loaded with CyanogenMod. It will also come with special CM stickers and packaging, and a smartphone case that will feature the Oppo and CyanogenMod mascots. The standard Oppo N1 will be running Oppo's ColorROM and will have CyanogenMod pre-loaded, too. You won't need to root your new N1 or even install a custom recovery to get CM working. You can simply boot into the stock Oppo N1 recovery and switch between the two ROMs.
Both the limited edition and the standard Oppo N1 will have the same version of CyanogenMod. In addition to the standard CM features, the CyanogenMod builds will come with Oppo software customizations. Those features include things like the O-Click Bluetooth remote, O-Touch back panel, and full support for the N1's rotating camera. Oppo and Cyanogen Inc have partnered on both the hardware and the software on this device.
As far as specs go, both models of the international N1 are the same. They run on a 1.7 Ghz quad-core Snapdragon 600 SoC and 2 GB of RAM. The special rotating camera is 13-megapixels, and there are 16 GB and 32 GB storage options. The screen is a large 5.9-inches with a Full HD 1080p display. Top it all off with a 3610 mAh battery and this is one stacked device. The full press release is below if you want to read it.
What do you think? Will you be picking up a limited edition Oppo N1 running CyanogenMod?
Limited Edition OPPO N1 to Ship with CyanogenMod
Special OPPO N1 With CyanogenMod Available in December
SHENZHEN - November 8, 2013 - OPPO will be selling a limited edition of their latest flagship device, the OPPO N1, which will ship with CyanogenMod. This special edition of the OPPO N1 will come running CyanogenMod out of the box, which has been customized to support all the unique features of the OPPO N1, and include extra CyanogenMod accessories.
OPPO N1 CyanogenMod Edition
OPPO recently unveiled the OPPO N1, an innovative device outfitted with a large 5.9" HD screen, rotating camera and a rear touch panel. To perfect the OPPO N1 further, OPPO partnered with CyanogenMod, the world's most popular aftermarket Android operating system, to give users a choice in the software they run on their OPPO N1. A limited supply of OPPO N1 devices will ship running CyanogenMod.
The limited OPPO N1 CyanogenMod edition also comes with extras like CyanogenMod stickers, unique CyanogenMod packaging, and a specially designed case for the N1 featuring CyanogenMod and OPPO mascots, Cid and Ollie.
Non-limited international OPPO N1 devices ship with OPPO's ColorOS system, and will support the installation of CyanogenMod directly from the OPPO N1 stock recovery without the user needing to root and install a custom recovery. In addition, it will come pre-loaded with CyanogenMod making it easy to flash CyanogenMod directly without downloading or transferring any files.
OPPO's partnership with CyanogenMod marks the creation of the world's first CyanogenMod hardware product. It is also the first time CyanogenMod has made software customizations for a smartphone manufacturer. The CyanogenMod team has tailored their software to specifically support all of the unique features of the OPPO N1 including the O-Touch back touch panel, O-Click Bluetooth remote control, the revolutionary rotating camera, and also unique features from ColorOS such as double tap to wake and screen-off gestures.
The limited edition OPPO N1 with CyanogenMod will ship internationally in December at the same price as regular OPPO N1 devices.