Nothing Phone (1) Gets Another Update, Brings July Security Patch and More: Here’s the Full Changelog

The latest update for the Nothing Phone (1) comes with firmware version S1.1-220716-0150.

Nothing has started rolling out a new update for the Nothing Phone (1) smartphone users in India. This is the second firmware update for the smartphone. To recall, the Nothing Phone (1) was launched last week and will go on open sale for the first time tomorrow in the country. The latest update for the Nothing Phone (1) comes with firmware version S1.1-220716-0150 and weighs 117MBs in the size.

Alongside, the update brings the latest July 2022 Android security patch to the smartphone. Let us take a closer look at what the new update has in the store for the Nothing Phone (1) users.

Nothing Phone (1) Update: Changelogs and Features

Nothing is introducing a couple of new experimental features, this includes the Tesla control feature and the NFT Gallery widget. Nothing has also made the Search Bar on the home screen optional.

The update also brings tons of camera improvements to the Nothing Phone (1). The brand has improved the clarity and reduced the noise that users encountered in low-light environments. The update also brings with it an improved dynamic range for low-light shots. Nothing says that it has also worked upon the colour consistency across both the rear sensors.

Nothing Phone (1)

The update also brings a few bug fixes including improved battery life on standby. The brand has also updated the face unlock performance. The update also brings improved reliability of the Glyph Interface. Nothing is yet to confirm the update rollout and we can expect it to be a staged rollout.

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Nothing Phone (1) Specifications and Features

The Nothing Phone (1) offers a 6.55-inch Full HD+ OLED display with a 120 Hz refresh rate, 1200nits peak brightness, corner punch hole notch, and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Under the hood, the handset packs an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+ processor, up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM, and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The device boots Android 12-based Nothing OS and is eligible for three years of Android OS upgrades.

Also read: Nothing Phone (1) Green Tint Issue Reported by Some Users, Company Providing Replacement Right Away

The Phone (1) packs a 4,500mAh capacity battery and supports 33W fast charging support. It also offers 15W Qi wireless charging and 5W reverse wireless charging. The smartphone packs a a dual-rear camera setup that includes a 50MP Sony IMX766 sensor and a 50MP Samsung JN1 ultra-wide-angle lens.

Have you received the update on your Nothing Phone (1)? Do let us know down in the comments section.

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Arpit grew his liking for gadgets almost a decade back in 2011 while researching for his first smartphone. He started reporting on consumer tech in 2018 and has also worked with FoneArena in the past.