[How to] Install CM 12.1 (Android 5.1) on Nexus 6

Nexus 6 features a large 5.96″ AMOLED QHD display, with a resolution of 1440 x 2560, giving it an impressive 493 ppi pixel density. It’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 quad-core 2.7GHz processor, with 3GB of RAM, and either 32GB or 64GB of internal storage. The Nexus 6 shooter comes in at 13MP, with optical image stabilisation and a twin-LED ring flash, for clearer photos in low light conditions. Other features include a 3220mAh battery and a bundled Motorola Turbo Charger for a quick battery charge.

Nexus 6 was among the first devices to get the official Android 5.1 update. However there are some people who prefer the features and the performance of the custom ROMs rather than stock Android. For those, there is CM 12.1 custom ROM. Follow the guide below to install CM 12.1 ROM on the Nexus 6.

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Google will release Android 5.1 possibly by February

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Google Android 5.0 Lollipop was released last month with a host of new features. It is the largest update of the Android OS since Ice Cream Sandwich was released three years ago. With this update, there came many problems as well. Google recently rolled out the Android 5.0.1 update. Now according to reports, Android 5.1 will be out by February end.

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