- Nothing kicked off NothingOS 1.5 Open Beta program for the Phone (1) last month.
- NothingOS 1.5 for the Nothing Phone (1) is based on Android 13.
- Nothing plans to release Nothing Phone (1) Android 13 Stable update in early 2023.
Nothing will release the Nothing Phone (1) NothingOS 1.5 update in the coming weeks. Ahead of the stable roll-out, Nothing, last month, kicked off NothingOS 1.5 Open Beta program for the Phone (1). However, it was limited to select users and many people who opted for the beta program were left out. Now, the brand has announced that it will begin the next phase of the NothingOS 1.5 beta rollout soon.
Nothing co-founder, Carl Pei took to Twitter to make a formal announcement for the same. Carl also revealed that the company is ahead of the rollout schedule. Take a look at Carl’s tweet,
We're ahead of schedule and will begin the rollout today instead! https://t.co/AasS8iJjR1
— Carl Pei (@getpeid) January 13, 2023
NothingOS 1.5 for the Nothing Phone (1) is based on Android 13 and it brings with it several new features and changes. Nothing OS 1.5 lets users customize the lock screen shortcuts and users need to long press a button on the long screen, similar to iPhones. Nothing has included 11 new ringtones with the NothingOS 1.5. The update includes several new wallpapers.
Nothing Phone (1): Specifications and Features
The Nothing Phone (1) flaunts a 120Hz OLED display that measures 6.55-inch diagonally. The display panel supports Full HD+ resolution and 1200nits peak brightness. It makes room for the front camera inside a punch hole notch and features Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
The Nothing Phone (1) is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+ processor. It packs up to 256GB UFS 3.1 storage and up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM. The smartphone is eligible for three Android OS upgrades, so it will get Android 14 and Android 15 update in future.
The Nothing Phone (1) offers a couple of 50MP sensors on the rear which incldes a 50MP Sony IMX766 sensor and a 50MP Samsung JN1 sensor. The 50MP Samsung JN1 sensor adds ultra-wide-angle functionality to the handset. For selfies and video calls, it is equipped with a 16MP Sony IMX471 sensor.
The Nothing Phone (1) is backed by a 4500mAh battery unit. It supports 33W fast charging over a Type-C port. It also supports 15W Qi wireless charging and 5W reverse wireless charging. The smartphone features an IP53 rating that makes it splash-resistant. It offers an in-display fingerprint scanner on security front.
Nothing Phone (1) is available starting Rs 24,999 in the ongoing sale on Flipkart. In case you’re looking to buy the Nothing Phone (1), do not forget to check out our Nothing Phone (1) review.
Do you use a Nothing Phone (1)? If yes, did you apply for the Nothing OS 1.5 Open Beta program? Do let us know in the comments section below.