Nothing Phone 1 Software Update Tracker

Nothing has launched its first phone in the Smartphone Market. The Nothing Phone (1) was in hype for a much longer time, and users were also waiting for it. Many users have registered on the pre-waiting list so that they can buy this phone. The Nothing Phone (1) comes with many features and unique designs. So, talking about the design, it has a transparent back with notification light which gives it an aesthetic look. The Snapdragon 778+ 5G processor powers the Nothing Phone (1). It comes with the Android 12 with the Nothing OS.

This post will give you the details of all the updates for the Nothing Phone 1. There can be several users who have not received the update via OTA. Their best bet is to download the update file manually and upgrade the phone locally. If available, we will try to include the download link to the update files. So, with that being said, let us take a look at the article itself;

Nothing Phone 1 Device Overview:

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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.

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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Nothing Phone 1 Software Update Tracker

Here is the software update tracker we will keep updating whenever a new update is released for the Nothing Phone 1. We will also try to provide the download link to the firmware file if available.

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.

How To Check For Software Update on Nothing Phone 1

Before you go ahead and flash the update manually on your phone, it is always advised to check the update via OTA. This makes the process much easier than doing labor manually updating your phone. To check for the update OTA:

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Tap on System Updates.
  3. Tap Check for updates.
  4. If a new update is an available, tap on Download.

However, if no update is detected by the method mentioned above, then you can follow our video below on how you can manually perform the local update on your Nothing Phone 1 phone.

So, there you have it from my side in this post. This post will be regularly updated whenever a new update is officially out for the Nothing Phone 1. So, keep checking this update tracker if you own a Nothing Phone 1 phone. Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for awesome videos related to Android and Gaming. Until the next post…Cheers!

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