YU open sources OS, releases Marshmallow beta builds today

23 May, 2016

YU has announced that it will be open sourcing the OS on its smartphones and inviting developers to download and contribute to the new YU-OPEN-OS.

As part of the new Project Highway, YU will be "curating source codes from multiple drop points, such as Google's AOSP repos, Chipset Vendors Repos, Various ROMs (where the community developers contribute), Internal YU customization and finally creating one manifest which will be able to support all YU based devices and other Android devices too."

Also, users with Yureka, Yureka Plus, Yuphoria, and Yunique will be able to download a beta build of Marshmallow for their device, with the stable version arriving in the next 30 days.