Per an anonymous tip, it appears OnePlus is shutting down its long-standing program of giving custom Android developers OnePlus devices.
According to the tipster, the program has been mostly ignored by OnePlus for a long time, but now is officially shuttered.
With the closing of this program, some custom Android developers might move to other devices, such as the Pixel lineup.
According to an anonymous tip from an Android Authority reader, OnePlus is shutting down its long-standing development seeding program.
While the program has been mostly ignored by OnePlus for a while now, a company representative announced the suspension of the program to its members, making it semi-official.
By seeding out OnePlus smartphones to prominent developers and making it easy to unlock those devices’ bootloaders and communicate directly with company reps about development issues, OnePlus positioned itself as a development-friendly organization.