ZUK Z1 gets Android 6 in the form of Cyanogen 13 nighlies


zuk z1 cm13

The ZUK Z1 has become one of the first Chinese made Android phones to receive an official Cyanogen 13 build upgrading the hand set to Android M (aka Android 6.0).

With an official partnership with Cyanogen the ZUK Z1(ZUK Z1 Review here) was always going to receive the CM13 update, but we didnt for a second think we would see the Android 6 based system so early in the year. There is one caveat though and that being this is a ‘nightly’ build of CM13, which is a development version that likely has a few bugs and optimisations that need resolving before a final OTA release is available.

If you think you can live with a beta ROM on your ZUK Z1 though, head over to the CM download pages and download the manual install file.

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8 Comments

  1. jueng
    January 21, 2016

    It’s time for Chinaphones with Android 6(.0.1) to appear. Still it’s all 5.1 right now.

    • balcobomber25
      January 21, 2016

      All devices need to get 6.0, it’s not limited to just Chinese phones. There are plenty of mainstream brands that have been slow with updating.

  2. andreicos
    January 21, 2016

    Hi, this is not the official cyanogen beta. It is cyanogenmod community. But, by the way : zui os have already a stable 6.0 version. (1.5.234).. some optimization are need it, but it’s ok. I’m running right now

  3. Guest
    January 21, 2016

    It’s time for Chinaphones with Android 6(.0.1) to appear. Still it’s all 5.1 right now.

    • balcobomber25
      January 21, 2016

      All devices need to get 6.0, it’s not limited to just Chinese phones. There are plenty of mainstream brands that have been slow with updating.

  4. Joel Adames
    January 21, 2016

    Well I think this is what CM agreement gets you. Fair enough for the owner’s ANDI much be testing his already

  5. andreicos
    January 21, 2016

    Hi, this is not the official cyanogen beta. It is cyanogenmod community. But, by the way : zui os have already a stable 6.0 version. (1.5.234).. some optimization are need it, but it’s ok. I’m running right now

  6. Joel Adames
    January 21, 2016

    Well I think this is what CM agreement gets you. Fair enough for the owner’s ANDI much be testing his already