Nothing OS 1.5.4 Update Brings Improved Performance and Battery Life for Nothing Phone (1): Full Changelog Here

The company recently confirmed that the Nothing Phone (1) will get an Android 14 Beta 1 update in the coming weeks.

  • Nothing OS 1.5.4 update allows users to scan UPI QR codes directly through the camera app.
  • The latest update reduces standby power consumption, as per the company.
  • It also brings several fixes and improvements.


Nothing has released yet another update for the Nothing Phone (1). This comes before the Nothing Phone (1) Android 14 Beta 1 update, which the company is expected to roll out in the coming weeks. The latest Nothing Phone (1) update comes with version NothingOS 1.5.4 and weighs around 120MB. The update brings with it performance and battery life improvements.

Nothing took it to social media channels to share the news with the users. The company also says that the users can expect improved battery life on their Nothing Phone (1) after updating the devices to Nothing OS 1.5.4. Let us look at what the update has in store for Nothing Phone (1) users.


Nothing Phone (1) NothingOS 1.5.4: Changelogs and Features

Nothing has added a new feedback feature with the Nothing OS 1.5.4 update. It allows users to share feedback with the company. Nothing also claims that users will not observe reduced standby power consumption as the company has optimised the 4G/ 5G network switching function.

Nothing Phone (1) Nothing OS 1.5.4 update also brings the ability to scan UPI QR codes directly through the camera app. In addition, Nothing has also integrated Google Safety Center with the latest update. The company also claims to have optimized Bluetooth function in Quick Setting, which now allows for fast access to paired devices.

Apart from these, the update also brings with it several fixes and improvements. As per the changelogs, the company has fixed including call notification delay issue, which was reported by some users. Take a look at the official changelogs below.

What’s new:
● New feedback feature. Send us feedback on your Nothing OS experience by going to “Settings > System > Feedback” so that we can keep improving!
● Reduced standby power consumption by optimising 4G / 5G network switching function.
Optimises Bluetooth functions in Quick Settings, including new fast access to paired devices.
Smoother QR code transactions. You can now scan UPI QR codes directly through the camera app and choose a payment app on your device to complete the transaction (only available in select regions).
Optimised the fingerprint pattern unlocking experience.
Smoother Pop-up view animations.
Integrated Google Safety Center.
Added NDot Cyrillic font support for Belarusian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, and Ukrainian. Thank you Kasia Meyer (@endless_empathy on for your innovation and idea for the font!

Other improvements:
● Resolved freeze issues during Pop-up view.
Improved notification display in Quick Settings.
Resolved error message during face unlock setup.
Fixed incoming call notifications to come through without delay.
Improved time-stamp accuracy for photos.
Other general improvements.

In other related news, Nothing is gearing up to launch the Nothing Phone (2), which will be more premium than its predecessor as per the company. The upcoming Nothing Phone (2) will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 series processor. The company has confirmed the Nothing Phone (2) launch timeline, which is summer 2023.

Do you use a Nothing Phone (1)? If yes, did you receive the update? Do let us know in the comments section below.