Finally, a new stable version of the Cyanogenmod 10.1.2 is out. It has been initially released for a number of devices, including the Verizon specific Samsung Galaxy S3. And the official update is now available for users to download and try, from the Cyanogenmod website.
Cyanogenmod is the most popularly used custom ROM for Android. And Cyanogenmod is the preference of everyone when it comes to custom built Android ROM’s.
What makes Cyanogenmod ROM’s so popular is its near-to-stock user interface and functions. And their level of customizations.
Currently, there are more than 50 different Smartphones, compatible with the latest stable release of Cyanogenmod 10.1.2, and yet more devices will be surely added to the list of supported Smartphones, pretty soon.
From the eyes of an end user, you won’t see any tremendous difference in terms of usability, customizations, performance or looks between the Cyanogenmod 10.1.2 and earlier 10.1 builds.
However, we are expecting to see a brand new release of Cyanogenmod custom ROM, after the next version of Android [probably the Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie] gets released. And until then, you won’t see any major design or performance boosts.
Download CyanogenMod 10.1.2
Even though the Cyanogenmod 10.1.2 is a stable release, many bugs related to various features have been reported by different users. Main issues being battery drains, wifi issues, lags and stutters. However, these bugs and issues may get fixed with the next few nightly built updates of Cyanogenmod 10.1.2.
So it would be better for users, to check the various bugs reported before updating to the latest Cyanogenmod ROM. So that you don’t face difficulties after updating the ROM.
As I said above, you’ll still be receiving Nightly Built customized versions of Cyanogenmod 10.1.2 everyday, so keep updating. As these nightly built versions might carry improvements and bug fixes than its previous release.
You can download the Cyanogenmod 10.1.2 for your Android Smartphone [if its supported] from here.
And if you’re an Cyanogenmod user already, do share your experience with us after installing this stable version.
What all changes do you observe? Are there improvements on battery backups, connectivity or performance?