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A new smartphone called the OnePlus One offers virtually everything you could want in a high-end handset at a fraction of the price. It’s still too early to know for sure but could this be a legit Nexus killer?

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Don't know much about the company One Plus One, but this phone seems like it has a pretty legit shot at being successful. Putting CyanogenMod on it from the start was a great idea, but I'm worried about:

1) Which version of CyanogenMod will it be running?
Odds are it will be the most recent and stable release.
2) What kind of support will you have?
Meaning, will you get automatic updates for future CM releases? What happens if you brick the phone and can't get it back to the stock ROM? Etc.....
3) Which carriers will it be able to run on?
I'm going to go out on a whim and assume that it would theoretically be able to run on any carrier being that it is GSM, WCDMA and LTE enabled.
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Looks pretty sweet....if it had removable battery and a micro SD slot i would be all over it...would gladly dump my note3 for it...
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Don't know much about the company One Plus One, but this phone seems like it has a pretty legit shot at being successful. Putting CyanogenMod on it from the start was a great idea, but I'm worried about:

1) Which version of CyanogenMod will it be running?
Odds are it will be the most recent and stable release.
2) What kind of support will you have?
Meaning, will you get automatic updates for future CM releases? What happens if you brick the phone and can't get it back to the stock ROM? Etc.....
3) Which carriers will it be able to run on?
I'm going to go out on a whim and assume that it would theoretically be able to run on any carrier being that it is GSM, WCDMA and LTE enabled.

Isnt this the official phone from the new Cyanogen company? So it should always have the latest pretty much.
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Looks pretty sweet....if it had removable battery and a micro SD slot i would be all over it...would gladly dump my note3 for it...

I don't think I can ever have a Note replacement until some other company...hopefully Nexus line or HTC makes a phone with a stylus. I cannot function without a digital note taker
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I'll watch the reviews when it is released, it's between this or the note 3 for my upgrade. I loved my note 1, I used that stylus more than I thought I would, incredibly handy to have.
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The stats on that are impressive for the price.
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