A limited edition of the Oppo N1 with CyanogenMod right out of the box will soon hit the market, according to an announcement today from the handset manufacturer. The special Oppo N1 will be available starting next month, with a customized version of CyanogenMod that will integrate seamlessly with the features of the Oppo smartphone.
News of the partnership between Oppo and CyanogenMod broke out some time ago, following rumors that a smartphone packing the alternative firmware will soon hit the market. Soon after, Oppo released a teaser with CyanogenMod founder Steve Kondik, saying that he is excited about attending the launch of the Oppo N1 smartphone. The partnership was deemed surprising, as CyanogenMod has not been known to team up with smartphone manufacturers and make software customizations for them.
The Oppo N1 was introduced in September, with a teaser that a limited edition N1 preloaded with CyanogenMod will be released in the near future.
Today, Oppo’s announcement gives more details about such special-edition handset. The Oppo N1 with CyanogenMod will pack some CyanogenMod stickers, special CyanogenMod packaging, as well as a case for the device featuring Cid and Ollie, the mascots of the two companies. CyanogenMod was also customized to support a number of features of the N1.
Meanwhile, the non-limited, international edition of the Oppo N1 handsets, which will also support and facilitate the installation of CyanogenMod, as well as feature Oppo’s ColorOS system.
For those who are interested in the handset, the specifications of the Oppo N1 include a 5.9-inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 2GB of RAM, 16 or 32GB of internal storage, a 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 chip, 3610 mAh battery, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Display, USB OTG, Oppo O click remote, and a single, rotating 13 MP with PureImage Image Signal Processor. Its dimensions are 170.7 x 82.6 x 9 mm whereas its weight is 213 grams.