Lineage OS is, as you know, the result of the evolution of CyanogenMod. In a sense, it’s still the same community working on the same project, but it’s called Lineage now. They’ve released some stats as to the most number of active installs, and it’s no surprise that OnePlus phones dominate the top numbers.

OnePlus has always been committed to the Android open source community since it began. This is why you see that their smartphones are among the easiest to unlock and tweak in the Android smartphone market – a OnePlus device is a developer’s/tweaker’s dream to have, since it’s so easy to flash a custom ROM on them. And that’s what Lineage OS is primarily, and you see OnePlus devices at the top of their list.

Lineage released numbers as to the most number of active installs, and the OnePlus One (codename “bacon”) – the original flagship killer – tops the ranking at 42,100 active installations of Lineage OS. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is codenamed “kenzo”, and it is second on the list with 22,315 active installations. The OnePlus 3 is third, with 21,813 active installs. Rounding out the top 4 is the Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300).

This is a testament not only to how OnePlus built their devices, but also remembering how much a joy tweaking the Samsung Galaxy S3 was. And if Lineage OS is anything to go by, we’ll still be doing this a long time from now.

SOURCE: Lineage OS


  1. one plus started pushing adware(amazon prime app) into its latest Onepuls3T_oxygen_28_17028 update for India users. No wonder people will flee the OS. Next they will flee the one plus altogether if they continue this bad practice.


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