Nothing Phone (1) First Update Brings HDR 10+ Support, Optimises Battery Life and More

Nothing Phone (1) users are receiving a 93.81 MB update with improvements to the Glyph Interface!


Nothing Phone (1) has received its first update in India, which addresses a slew of problems with the camera app, fingerprint scanner, battery, and user interface. The update also brings along the support for HDR10+. Nothing has released a new software OTA update for its first smartphone, ahead of its first open sale. The phone debuted earlier this month and will go on open sale starting tomorrow. Let’s take a closer look at the Nothing Phone (1)’s first OTA update, new features, bug fixes and everything we know so far.

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Nothing Phone (1) First Update Changelog

The first OTA update for the Nothing Phone (1) is sized at 93.81 MB and has already started rolling out in countries including India. As per the changelog, the new update revamps the operating system’s sound effects, improves the Glyph interface effects and optimizes the battery life.

The update is also said to bring optimizations for camera effects like HDR, portrait mode and more. One of the biggest changes with the new update is the addition of HDR10+. You can find the complete changelog mentioned below:

  • 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

If you haven’t received an update notification yet, you may manually check for it by going to Settings > System > System updates. It is recommended that you update your Nothing Phone (1) while it is connected to a strong Wi-Fi network and fully charged.

In related news, users have been reporting issues with their displays on their Nothing Phone (1). Several users took it to Twitter raising concerns regarding green tint and dead pixels.