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Cyanogen makes CM 13.0 Release 1 official. List of supported devices

Cyanogen, the company that makes Android OS more modified & more tweak-able have release a new version of their OS named as CyanogenMod 13 which is based on Android Marshmallow. The latest build of CyanogenMod is Cm 13 which is based on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 .

The official statement, “We left the M release builds in the oven longer than we thought, but nothing a little graham cracker and chocolate can’t make that much better. CM13.0 brings Android 6.0.1 (r17) goodies such as the battery saving ‘doze’ functionality and new permissions model, alongside the CM features you’d expect.

This is the first non-nightly release for CM13, which means this will the first step many of you take into the world of Marshmallow. M brings along a handful of items that will pose issues if you are caught unaware, so in the interest of saving you some potential heartburn, we’re going to highlight that there are a couple of different update scenarios applicable.”

Cyanogen OS 13 brings some very new changes to CM builds.But here’s a detailed list of the upcoming changes in CM 13,

  • Whisperpush capability (encrypted SMS) – removed
    • Removed from CM software globally, no replacement
  • Settings > About phone > Advanced mode – removed.
    • New behavior is to show all settings at all times.
  • Settings > Notification Drawer > Quick Settings – removed
    • New behavior is to control layout and options directly via QS panel via ‘edit’ tile or long-press of settings gear in the pull down area
    • QS panel configuration items such as ‘enlarge first row’ and ‘show weather’ now present on leftmost QS pane while in edit mode.
    • ‘Advanced location settings’ renamed to ‘Tri-state location’
  • Settings > Status bar
    • New controls for ‘Status bar icons’ (repurposing of SystemUI tuner from AOSP)
  • Settings > Lockscreen > Quick unlock – removed
    • No replacement; security constraint due to Android Gatekeeper
  • Settings > Sim Cards > manual provisioning switch (Multisim) – removed
    • Reliant on Qualcomm extphone. Currently no replacement.
  • Settings > About phone > Build date
    • Triple tap to access demo mode (developer/marketing feature to standardize renders).
  • Settings > Lock screen > Owner info – replaced
    • Replaced with ‘Lock screen message’ (AOSP change)
  • Settings > Memory
    • New screen (AOSP) to show memory usage over a selected period of time
  • Device specific implementations of double-tap-to-wake replaced by AOSP implementation
    • No major user impact
  • CM implementation of silent mode replaced by AOSP implementation
  • CM Protected apps
    • New folder UX for viewing protected content
    • Fingerprint support for accessing protected content
    • Enhanced ability to prevent access while retaining usability
      • A protected app can no longer be launched via Play Store
      • App notifications and services are not hampered by protection status
  • Power menu ability to swap System Profiles – removed
    • Engineering constraint – QS panel tile for System Profiles as functional replacement
  • New SMS/MMS Application
    • We have switched off of the Qualcomm based messaging application (Mms-caf) to the AOSP one (Messaging). Notable features such as ‘Quick reply’ are available, but there may be slight variations in UI/UX.
  • Permissions
    • Due to new permission model API in M, Privacy guard has been re-engineered to be compliant with this new environment. Primary permission request for ‘Normal’ security level permissions will be handled by our package manager for non Google users, or Google’s manager for those that opt for Googley bits.
      • Users retain ability to control fine-grained permissions via Settings > Privacy > Privacy Guard
  • Snap Camera
    • Some devices now ship with an enhanced camera app based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon camera. For devices that do not support the Snap app, you will retain the Camera2 app as in 12.1.
  • Cyanogen Apps pack
    • A CM13.0 compliant C-Apps is not yet available, but should be coming in a week or so. Keep your eyes out if this is something you rely on.

List of supported devices:

  1. Nook Tablet (acclaim)
    2.Nexus 6P (angler)
    3. OnePlus One (bacon)
    4. Nexus 5X (bullhead)
    5. Xiaomi Mi 4 (cancro)
    6. WileyFox Swift (crackling)
    7. LG G2 AT&T (d800)
    8. LG G2 T-Mobile (d801)
    9. LG G2 international (d802)
    10. LG G2 Canada (d803)
    11.  Nexus 7 2013 (deb)
    12. Oppo Find 7 (find7)
    13. Oppo Find 7s (find7s)
    14. Nexus 7 2013 Wi-Fi only (flo)
    15. Nexus 9 (flounder)
    16. LG G2 mini (g2m)
    17. ZUK Z1 (ham)
    18. Nexus 5 (hammerhead)
    19. LG G3 s (jag3gds)
    20. LG G3 Beat (jagnm)
    21. Wileyfox Storm (kipper)
    22. Samsung Galaxy S5 (kltechn)
    23. Samsung Galaxy S5 duos China(kltechnduo)
    24. Samsung Galaxy S5 duos (klteduos)
    25. Nexus 4 (mako)
    26. Nexus 10 (manta)
    27. Droid 4 (maserati)
    28. Moto E 2015 (otus)
    29. Oppo R7 Plus (r7plus)
    30.Samsung Galaxy S4 mini (serrano3gxx)
    31. Samsung Galaxy S4 mini LTE (serranoltexx)
    32. Nexus 6 (shamu)
    33. Android One 4GB (sprout4_
    34. Android One 8GB (sprout8)
    35. Droid Razer (spyder)
    36. Droid Bionic (targa)
    37.  Droid Razr (umts-spyder)
    38.  LG Optimus L70 (w5)
    39.  LG Optimus L90 (w7)
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