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CyanogenMod 14.1 support has reached even more devices. The latest version of CyanogenMod, based on Android 7.1, was made available for the first time on November 8 for ten-or-so popular handsets. Since then a number of additional devices have made the ‘nightlies’ roster.

The most recent handsets to receive nightly builds include Google’s Nexus 5 [hammerhead] from 2013 and Samsung’s Galaxy S3 [i9300] from 2012, as well as:

CyanogenMod 14.1 is a custom ROM that delivers an experience similar to Android Nougat. It’s still a work-in-progress, so flashing any of the nightly builds mentioned below means you may encounter bugs and missing features.

When announcing the first wave of CyanogenMod 14.1 devices, Cyanogen Inc. co-founder Steve Kondik said: “Now is a great time to get involved with the project […] – CM is returning to its community-driven roots.”

Several days ago, Cyanogen announced that the company would be going forward without Kondik, following a post in which he revealed problems he’d experienced while at the company.

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