Kernel source for OnePlus 2 released

A tweet disseminated yesterday by OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei, includes a link to GitHub where the kernel source for the OnePlus 2 can be found. The release will allow developers to create custom ROMs for the “2016 Flagship killer.” The handset comes with OxygenOS pre-installed. This is OnePlus’ custom ROM that is based on Android 5.1. Late last week, the OnePlus 2 was updated to OxygenOS 2.0.1, which includes a security patch to prevent someone from using the Stagefright exploit to take control of the phone.

The update also adds a new camera UI to the phone, while allowing users to produce …

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