OnePlus One Will Receive MaxxAudio Upgrade With Next Major CyanogenMod OTA Update

New in smartphone market OnePlus is however standing out from the crowd with its latest product – the OnePlus One gaining great interest. And with the company just announced that have partnered with Waves Audio to bring their innovative MaxxAudio tech to the OnePlus One handset. Looks like, the Chinese manufacturer dedicated to bringing what is sees as a better Android experience than the one offered by big market giants.


OnePlus One is not only an impressive piece of hardware, but also breaking new ground by delivering a Cyanogen build of Android out of the box. With the previous OTA update, the team behind the smartphone brought about an enhanced camera joy by adding Clear Image technology and the ability to capture RAW photos as well. Now the guys at OnePlus have revealed that the February update will purely concentrate on delivering improved audio quality to One users. Partnered Waves Audio, a team behind the MaxAudio technology.

Talking about the MaxxAudio suite, which is an advanced piece of software that enables the production of deeper bass, clearer highs and a generally improved sound quality all around, such as louder volume levels and more immersive sound from speakers, headphones and connected Bluetooth devices for detailed and clearly defined listening experience.

Currently, the Waves MaxxAudio is present on the Oppo Find 7 smartphone and select Asus and Dell devices too. Tomer Elbaz, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Waves Consumer Division had this to say about the new partnership:

Waves is thrilled to be a part of the latest device and updates from OnePlus as we share their passion to provide the highest quality of performance to improve end-user experiences in the mobile arena

Cyanogen on the One have integrated MaxxAudio’s sound enhancements tech to deliver a truly amazing sound experience, as the company says. The new software will be directly integrated within the smartphone’s AudioFX for easy access and is custom fine-tuned for the OnePlus One’s speakers, Silver Bullet and JBL E1+ headphones. The application itself will offer 10 different equalizer presets along with full manual user control for bass, treble and headphone spaciousness.

OnePlus Partners with Waves Audio to add MaxxAudio to the One Smartphone in next Update

Steve Kondik, CTO of Cyanogen Inc., said:

As an audiophile, I’m personally excited about the audio sound quality that you just don’t get on mobile devices. Our team worked closely with MaxxAudio to perfect the software integration through the new version of the AudioFX app we developed.

Carl Pei, co-founder and Director of OnePlus Global,said:

With MaxxAudio from Waves, we are upping the bar on smartphone audio quality and customization. The One will continue to surprise users. This is just one of the many exciting updates we’ve got in store.

Being a OnePlus One owner, check out how the audio quality is when the update hits in January 2015 and share your thoughts with any interesting findings. The MaxxAudio sound enhancement feature will be available in the next major CyanogenMod OTA update global roll out.

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