First post-factory software update arrives for Nothing Phone (1)

Barely a week after the announcement of the Phone (1), Nothing have started pushing the first post-factory software updates to early owners of the device. The update itself is a very compact, and small package, but one that contains plenty of changes and bug fixes.

The new OS update is numbered version 1.1.0, and it weighs around 100M (depending on your device). But despite being a relatively small download, the update contains some major changes, added with other bug fixes. Some of these new changes includes;

First post-factory software update arrives for Nothing Phone (1) Nothing phone 1 first software update
  1. Introduced Connect to Tesla feature
  2. Introduced NFT widget
  3. Revamped Nothing OS system sounds
  4. Improved Glyph Interface effects for system
  5. Revamped Glyph Interface settings UI
  6. Optimised battery life
  7. Optimised camera effects for HDR, portrait, night
    scene and more
  8. Improved Camera app UI
  9. Improved fingerprint recording and unlocking
  10. Added support for HDR10+
  11. Other bug fixes
First post-factory software update arrives for Nothing Phone (1) first post factory software update for nothing phone 1

Coming to bug fixes & performance optimizations on the Nothing Phone (1), the new update brings;

  1. Updated Android security patch to July 2022.
  2. Fixed a lock screen bug that would sometimes hide the fingerprint icon.
  3. Improved the reliability of the Glyph Interface.
  4. Battery life optimizations when device is on standby.
  5. Improved Face Unlock performance.
  6. Among other general bug fixes.

Recall that Nothing announced the Phone (1) smartphone back on the 12th of July with a 6.55-inches screen that is housed in a translucent body. The phone boot Google Android 12 OS out of the box, and Nothing had promised to deliver up to three major OS updates for the phone. This means owners can expect up to Google Android 15, excluding bug fixes and security patches.

Stephen Ekpa
Stephen Ekpa

Stephen is the Editor-in-Chief @DroidAfrica. His work on DroidAfrica is born out of pure passion for tech, especially as it relates to smartphones. When Steve is not writing tech, then he is reading tech.

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