Android N Unofficially Lands on OnePlus X

Oneplus X Android N

The OnePlus X is a compact handset with a budget-friendly price. Its OnePlus’s the third handset. It’s a beautiful looking phone with Glass Back/Ceramic (not available easily). OnePlus made only 10,000 units with the ceramic back. It’s beautiful and it supports a good hardware also, featuring a 5.0″ 1080p AMOLED display, a Snapdragon 801 CPU with 3GB of RAM, and the ability to use two SIMs, or one SIM plus a microSD card. The camera is 13MP sensor with f/2.2 aperture, and the front camera takes photos at 8MP with f/2.4 aperture. The battery is 2525mAh, and this little beast got working Android N build VIA CM14.

As you all know CM14 is under development and the codes are available on their Github pages. So, an Indian Developer  Sarthak Narang compiled a working Beta of Android N for OnePlus X.

The ROM Boots perfectly and its also working fine, I am using it as my daily driver from past 2 weeks, and I didn’t encounter any major issues. There are some lags and frame drops while gaming sometimes….but who cares its Android N so soon!!! (Lags occur sometimes, but mostly its very smooth).

*Download Links at the end of the Post*

So, how to Flash Android N to your Oneplus X :-

  1. Make sure you have a working TWRP Recovery installed.Backup.
  2. Backup you current ROM, in case anything goes wrong.
  3. Wipe your phone’s data.
  4. Flash the build.
  5. Flash gapps if you want (use the Below Provided GAPPS to prevent Boot loops).
  6. Enjoy All new Android N !!!

If you get everything right you will see this! Here are some shots from the ROM.

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Rom did have Some bugs, though, but the developers are working hard to fix Them ASAP. Here the List of whats Working and What’s not…

What Works

  • It Boots 
  • RIL
  • Mobile Data
  • Bluetooth
  • Camera
  • WiFi
  • Audio
  • GPS
  • Hotspot
  • Ambient Display
  • Adaptive brightness
  • Sensors
  • Gestures
  • Tri-state keys

What doesn’t works?

  • Video Recording(Use 3rd Party app Footej to record videos for now)

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I would say the ROM is Pretty good as of now, and the best part is the Users of Oneplus X got it very soon (it’s stable too *kindof*). It will get more Stable in Future and maybe we get a Cyanogenmod’s Signature Theme Engine who knows…Till then try this ROM out you will not be disappointed.

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Have a Nice Day.


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