Nothing Phone 1 Firmware Flash File (Stock ROM | Android 13)

Nothing has launched its first phone in the Smartphone Market. The Nothing Phone (1) comes with many features and unique designs. So, talking about the design, it has a transparent back with a notification light, giving it an aesthetic look. The Snapdragon 778+ 5G processor powers the Nothing Phone (1). It comes with Android 12 with the Nothing OS. The device has unique sound and ringtones. They have worked on this type of thing to stand unique in the smartphone market.

If you’re using a Nothing Phone 1 or planning to buy it, this guide is for you. In this tutorial, we will share the latest Nothing Phone 1 firmware flash file and guide you on installing it on your device.

Sometimes, Android users try to use any Custom ROMs or mods for more features or customizations. In these situations, the device may not work like before, or you may experience errors or lags. Otherwise, the default Stock ROM can also work slowly or have some performance or app running issues. Therefore, doing a factory reset may fix the issue. But even a factory reset won’t come in handy; you should re-install the Stock ROM. Flashing Stock Firmware again on your device will give you a better experience than a new device.

Nothing Phone 1 Device Overview:

The Nothing Phone 1 features a 6.55 inches panel with a 120 Hz refresh rate. It is an FHD+ panel with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. The screen has a peak brightness of 1200 nits. Under the hood, we get the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+ processor built on a 6nm manufacturing process. It is an octa-core processor with one Cortex-A78 core clocked at 2.5 GHz, three Cortex-A78 cores clocked at 2.4 GHz, and four Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.8 GHz. For handling the graphics-intensive tasks, we have the Adreno 642L. The smartphone comes with Android 12 out of the box with Nothing OS skin running on top.

In optics, we get a dual camera setup at the rear and a single selfie camera at the front. The dual rear camera setup consists of a 50 MP primary sensor paired with an f/1.9 lens and a 50 MP ultrawide sensor paired with an f/2.2 lens. The selfie camera at the front is a 16 MP primary sensor paired with an f/2.5 lens. The rear camera system can capture 4K videos at 30 fps, while the front camera is limited to 1080p video recording.

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The smartphone comes with three storage options: 128GB internal storage + 8GB RAM, 256GB internal storage + 8GB RAM, and 256GB internal storage + 12GB RAM. We do not get a MicroSD slot for storage expansion. In terms of communications, we get Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C 2.0. And for sensors, we get an under-display optical fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity, gyro, and compass. Powering it all is a 4500 mAh battery that can be topped up quickly using a 33W power adapter. The company claims that the phone goes from 0 to 100 in 70 min. The smartphone is available in two colour options: White and Black.

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What is a Stock ROM?

If you are facing issues like Screen freezing, touch unresponsive, camera error, app loading time lag, etc., then this guide is for you. Even your Nothing Phone 1 device may get bricked or stuck in a boot loop issue for any reason. Installing the Stock ROM on the handset will back everything on track. Meanwhile, you can install the fresh Stock Firmware on Nothing Phone 1 or update the system software.

Google’s Android OS is based on open-source software and runs on the Linux platform. Due to its customizable options, advanced users or developers can install Custom ROMs, Kernels, Mod files, and more. But sometimes, things don’t go the right way, and you may find some errors, stability, or performance issues on your device. In these cases, installing Stock Firmware will come in handy.

Advantages of Stock Firmware

  • Flash Stock ROM to Unbrick your device.
  • Fix the device boot loop issue.
  • Upgrade and Downgrade the Stock software version.
  • Unroot the device easily.
  • Fix the lag or software issues on the Nothing Phone 1.
  • Revert to Stock ROM to gain device warranty again (if any).

Nothing Phone 1 Firmware Flash Files

Software Version Changelog
Nothing OS 1.0.2

  • Revamped Nothing OS system sounds
  • Improved Glyph Interface effects for system feedback
  • Revamped Glyph Interface settings UI
  • Optimised battery life
  • Optimised camera effects for HDR, portrait, night scene and more
  • Improved camera app UI
  • Improved fingerprint recording and unlocking experience
  • Added support for HDR10+
  • Other bug fixes
Nothing OS 1.1.0

 

  • New features
    • Introduced experimental Tesla control feature.
    • Introduced experimental NFT Gallery widget.
    • We heard your feedback on the Beta Launcher – the Search Bar on the home screen is now optional.
  • Camera improvements
    • Glyph fill light is now available in Portrait Mode.
    • Improved clarity and reduced noise when taking photos in low light environments.
    • Improved dynamic range when taking photos in low light environments.
    • Improved photo clarity when using the ultra-wide camera.
    • Improved colour consistency across the main and ultra-wide sensors.
  • Bug fixes & Performance optimisations
    • Updated Android security patch to July 2022.
    • Fixed a lock screen bug that would sometimes hide the fingerprint icon.
    • Improved the reliability of the Glyph Interface.
    • Battery life optimisations when device is on standby.
    • Improved Face Unlock performance.
    • General bug fixes.
Nothing OS 1.1.2

  • Added a toggle for showing the fingerprint icon when the screen is off.
  • Always on display will now be turned off during the night by default
  • Improved charging performance and compatibility with third-party chargers.
  • Resolved Bluetooth codec issue.
  • Optimised minor UI details.
  • General bug fixes and stability improvements
Nothing OS 1.1.3

New Features

  • Added option to turn on Google’s Adaptive Battery to intelligently.
  • optimise battery life. Redesigned fingerprint verification UI for 3rd party apps.

Camera improvements

  • When using Glyph lighting, images are automatically adjusted to optimal colour and brightness.
  • Improved photo clarity when using the front camera.
  • Faster Night Mode and HDR photo processing time.
  • Richer colour saturation when using the ultra-wide camera.
  • Reduced noise and increased sharpness when using zoom.
  • Added reminder to clean the camera lenses.

Bug fixes & performance improvements

  • Resolved an issue that caused stuttering in some apps like Twitter, Play Store etc.
  • Mill Resolved an issue that prevented the mobile hotspot from working properly.
  • Fixed issue that caused the lock screen to crash after tapping on a notification and then trying to use finger unlock. Polished minor Ul details.
  • General bug fixes.
Nothing OS 1.1.4

  • New features

    • New option to flip the 3-button navigation bar.
    • All Ear (1) app features are not integrated into Nothing OS. Customise gesture controls and switch Noise Cancellation modes and more in Quick Settings and Settings.
    • Now supports LHDC high-def audio.
  • Camera improvements

    • New option to add a Nothing themed watermark to the camera app.
    • Improved ultra-wide camera colour calibration and increased colour consistency between main and ultra-wide sensors.
    • New motion detection algorithm added for improved stability when shooting moving objects.
    • Increased shooting speed when using HDR in ultra-wide mode.
  • System improvements

    • Updated to September Security Patch.
    • Reduced battery consumption for Always On Display and other use cases.
    • Improved thermal performance.
    • New UI for system updates.
    • Improved Face Unlock algorithm.
  • Bug Fixes

    • Fixed network issues for certain carriers.
    • Fixed an issue causing incoming calls to show up as Unknown Contact.
    • Fixed HDFC Bank app fingerprint issue.
    • General bug fixes.
Nothing OS 1.1.7

  • New features
    • Now supports battery percentage display for AirPods. You can enable it in Settings – Experimental features.
  • Improvements
    • Updated to October/November Security Patch.
    • Improved OS fluidity and reduced stutters.
    • Adjusted the thermal threshold to better balance performance and temperature.
    • Improved audio quality when recording videos.
    • More accurate battery status.
  • Bug fixes
    • Resolved an issue causing WhatsApp notifications to be unresponsive in lockscreen.
    • General bug fixes.
Nothing OS 1.1.7 Hotfix

  • New features
    • Now supports battery percentage display for AirPods. You can enable it in Settings – Experimental features.
  • Improvements
    • Updated to October/November Security Patch.
    • Improved OS fluidity and reduced stutters.
    • Adjusted the thermal threshold to better balance performance and temperature.
    • Improved audio quality when recording videos.
    • More accurate battery status.
  • Bug fixes
    • Resolved an issue causing WhatsApp notifications to be unresponsive in lockscreen.
    • General bug fixes
Nothing OS 1.5 open beta

  • New weather app with custom Nothing UI.
  • Up to 50% increase in app loading speed.
  • More Material You. More color schemes available for matching third party apps to wallpaper.
  • Multi-language support that allows different languages for different apps.
  • Privacy upgrades. Including:
  • Photo picker. Choose which images you want to share with each app.
  • Notification permissions. Control which apps can send you notifications.
  • Media permissions. Group the types of media you want to share e.g., photos and videos, music and audio, files.
  • New QR code scanner in Quick Settings.
  • Clipboard preview: copied text appears on clipboard in the bottom corner of the screen. So you can directly edit the text before pasting.
  • New look for Media Control.
  • Foreground services. Close active background apps directly from the notification center to save battery.
  • Live caption: detects speech on your device and automatically generates captions.
  • Increased background memory. Reducing the wait for frequently used apps to load.
  • New self-repair feature that keeps Phone (1) running like it’s new. By clearing unused cache and expired system dumps.
  • Improved Quick Settings. Featuring new network and Bluetooth device pop-ups.
  • New UI for volume control. Easily adjust individual volume sliders without unlocking the screen (e.g. music vs alarm).
  • Improved Game Mode. New UI for light notifications and added Google Game Dashboard. Dashboard supports screenshots, screen recording, FPS display, and Do Not Disturb.

 

We will keep updating the firmware details whenever a new update is available for this device.

Steps to Install Stock Firmware on Nothing Phone 1

Before installing the stock ROM on your Nothing Phone 1, follow all the pre-requirements first and install the required drivers, firmware, and other tools on your PC.

Pre-Requirements:

  • The firmware is only supported for the Nothing Phone 1 models. Don’t try it on other devices.
  • You will also require a Windows PC/Laptop and a USB cable.
  • Make sure to download the latest Google USB Drivers on your Windows and MAC computer and install it.
  • Download the ADB Fastboot tool on your PC and install it.
  • Keep your device battery charged at least up to 60% before installing the firmware.
  • Take a complete backup of your phone data without Root.

Disclaimer:

We at GetDroidTips won’t be responsible for any kind of damage or error that occurs to your phone while or after following this guide. Make sure to take a backup first and do it at your own risk.

First method via Local upgrade 

  • Download the firmware OTA zip file from above and move it to the internal storage on your Nothing Phone 1 device.
  • Now, head to the Settings > System Updates > tap on the gear icon > use the Local Upgrade.
  • Select the firmware file which you’ve downloaded before.
  • You will see a pop-up screen to upgrade your device, tap on Upgrade Now.
  • Next, the device will reboot and flash the OTA file via Stock Recovery.
  • The device will boot into a new system.
  • Then turn off the phone > press and hold the Volume Down + Power button together for a few seconds to enter into recovery mode.
  • Go to Wipe data and cache & select Erase everything.
  • Once done. Reboot your device.
  • You’re done. Enjoy!

Via Fastboot Method

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We assume that this article is useful to you and you’ve successfully updated or installed the Stock ROM flash file on your Nothing Phone 1 device. If you have any queries, let us know in the comments below.

Comments

  1. I’m currently on Custom rom based on Android 13 and I would like to flash stock rom on my Nothing phone 1 but I’m unable to switch back to stock rom. Please help me to get back to stock rom. Thanks in advance

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