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CyanogenMod custom ROMs reach 1 million active users

Written by Andre Yoskowitz @ 15 Jan 2012 3:42 User comments (1)

CyanogenMod custom ROMs reach 1 million active users CyanogenMod, by far the most popular custom ROM available to Android users, has surpassed 1 million active users this week.
The ROM, which is available to users who have rooted devices and custom recovery loaders, is continuously updated for a large number of smartphones and tablets. The current stable version, 7.1, is based on Google's Android 2.3.7 and an alpha version of 9.0 (which is the CM version of ICS) is available for some devices, as well.

Most fans of CyanogenMod point to its speed, functionality and ease of use, all of which are usually better than the bloated versions of the operating system found on HTC, Motorola or Samsung devices.

The group has posted figures here on the amount of downloads, what versions and for phones:

Official Installs 599,760
Unofficial Installs (KANGs) 430,454
TOTAL 1,030,214

Top installs by Version:

7.1.0 243,183
Nightly 193,576
7.1.0-RC1 48,776

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1 user comment

115.1.2012 23:27

Ooh, and I just got my Kindle Fire on CM7 this past Friday. Neat coincidence.

Great for them! I hope they're getting something out of their hard work.

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