Video: Steve Kondik answers questions about the future of CyanogenMod and OnePlus


At the start of this week we headed to Beijing to attend the OnePlus launch event where CyanogenMod CEO Steve Kondik took to the stage and answered a few questions here is the video from the event.

The OnePlus event on Monday was designed to introduce the OnePlus brand to the Chinese tech world and explain the ideas behind the company. Obviously, one of the key components of is the partnership with 3rd party ROM developer CyanogenMod, so Steve Kondik flew in directly from CES to answer some questions.

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Watch the CyanogenMod Q&A with Steve Kondik

The questions which Steve answered were written by Chinese fans and developers at the events, so some of the details are regarding to CMโ€™s expansion in to the Chinese mainland. Still, there are some juicy details in the video hinting at possibly future collaborations with other Chinese tech companies and also the future of UI and the overall look of the CyanogenMod ROM.

We plan to cover all the latest CyanogenMod and OnePlus news as it breaks so keep posted.

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7 Comments

  1. zaikatanox
    January 20, 2014

    The prospect of a pretty AND powerful phone built from the ground up with CyanogenMod in mind is mouth-watering. 2012 was the year that Chinese phones became acceptable, 2013 desirable, and this year, it is quite possible that some of the most powerful phones on the planet will come out of (mainland) China ๐Ÿ™‚

    • January 22, 2014

      Agreed but China has already been making the most powerful phones since the Xiaomi Mi2S ๐Ÿ˜‰

      • zaikatanox
        January 23, 2014

        Ya, Xiaomi Mi2 and OPPO Find 5 were the turning points ๐Ÿ™‚ Before that, Chinese companies hardly had any flagship devices with respectable specs. 2012 saw this changing, and 2013 was cranking it up a gear.

        2014 would be crazy. If Korea has LG and Samsung, and Japan has Sony, producing amazing phones, (mainland) China would have Gionee, OPPO, OnePlus, Xiaomi, Vivo, ZTE, all producing phones with world class specs. I just hope that the tablets will follow suit too.

        And obviously, the cars (which will at least take another decade) ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. zaikatanox
    January 21, 2014

    The prospect of a pretty AND powerful phone built from the ground up with CyanogenMod in mind is mouth-watering. 2012 was the year that Chinese phones became acceptable, 2013 desirable, and this year, it is quite possible that some of the most powerful phones on the planet will come out of (mainland) China ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Andi Sykes
      January 22, 2014

      Agreed but China has already been making the most powerful phones since the Xiaomi Mi2S ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • zaikatanox
      January 23, 2014

      Ya, Xiaomi Mi2 and OPPO Find 5 were the turning points ๐Ÿ™‚ Before that, Chinese companies hardly had any flagship devices with respectable specs. 2012 saw this changing, and 2013 was cranking it up a gear.

      2014 would be crazy. If Korea has LG and Samsung, and Japan has Sony, producing amazing phones, (mainland) China would have Gionee, OPPO, OnePlus, Xiaomi, Vivo, ZTE, all producing phones with world class specs. I just hope that the tablets will follow suit too.

      And obviously, the cars (which will at least take another decade) ๐Ÿ™‚

    • zaikatanox
      January 23, 2014

      Ya, Xiaomi Mi2 and OPPO Find 5 were the turning points ๐Ÿ™‚ Before that, Chinese companies hardly had any flagship devices with respectable specs. 2012 saw this changing, and 2013 was cranking it up a gear.

      2014 would be crazy. If Korea has LG and Samsung, and Japan has Sony, producing amazing phones, (mainland) China would have Gionee, OPPO, OnePlus, Xiaomi, Vivo, ZTE, all producing phones with world class specs. I just hope that the tablets will follow suit too.

      And obviously, the cars (which will at least take another decade) ๐Ÿ™‚