Update: Cyanogen won't be providing firmware updates for OnePlus One devices directly sold in India. Apparently, what Cyanogen meant by its earlier statement was that OnePlus One global devices bought outside India and brought into the country will receive the updates, but not the devices directly bought in India. Update (December 5): Cyanogen has clarified in a blog post that OnePlus One will continue to get OTA firmware updates for all global devices, including those in India. Earlier (December 1): Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus, which is expected to launch in India tomorrow exclusively through Amazon India, is on the brink of breaking up its partnership with Cyanogen Inc, reports Engadget. Cynogen recently signed an agreement with Indian smartphone manufacturer Micromax for its upcoming online-only brand of smart devices YU, which gives Micromax exclusive rights in India over the Android-based CynogenMod ROM mobile operating system. OnePlus has mentioned in a blog post that Cyanogen's move was "surprising & disappointing" because the companies had been working in tandem for a successful India launch, and Cyanogen had released a new update to comply with Indian regulations specifically for the OnePlus One launch. While OnePlus One’s India launch is expected to go ahead as scheduled later this week, Indian users of the smartphone will not receive future CyanogenMod OTA updates. However, they will be able to manually update their phones as it’ll be available for OnePlus smartphones in other countries. Micromax vs OnePlus: Micromax, which is also expected to launch its first smartphone under the YU brand…
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