Nothing Phone (1) gets a new update with July 2022 security patch

Nothing Phone (1) is grabbing all the attention in the smartphone market. The device is now receiving the second software update in India. The latest update brings along some new features and improvements. Also, it bumps the security maintenance to July 2022. Letโ€™s take a detailed look at the new package.

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The second software update for the Nothing Phone (1) arrives on firmware version S1.1-220716-0150, which weighs less than 120MB to download. FYI, the smartphone will go on sale from tomorrow in the country.

Regarding changes, the package carries some new features, including Tesla control and the FT Gallery widget. In addition, the overall camera experience is improved and Glyph light is now available in portrait mode as well. Moreover, it resolves some issues like the lock screen bug where the fingerprint was unavailable sometimes. On top, there are multiple other improvements as well. Check out the official changelog below for precise details.


  • New features
    ๐Ÿš— Introduced experimental Tesla control feature.
    ๐Ÿ–ผ Introduced the experimental FT Gallery widget.
    ๐Ÿ˜ We heard your feedback on the Beta Launcher โ€“ the search Bar on the home screen is now optional.
  • Camera improvements
    ๐Ÿ’ก Glyph fill light is now available in Portrait Mode.
    ๐Ÿ“ธ Improved clarity and reduced noise when taking photos in low-light environments
    ๐Ÿ“ธ Improved dynamic range when raking pictures in a low light environment
    ๐Ÿ“ธ Improved photo clarity when using the ultra-wide camera.
    ๐Ÿ“ธ Improved color consistency across the main and ultra-wide sensors.
  • Bug fixes & Performance optimizations
    ๐Ÿ”’ Updated Android security patch to July 2022.
    ๐Ÿ”’ Fixed a lock screen bug that would sometimes hide the fingerprint icon.
    ๐Ÿ’ก Improved the reliability of the Glyph Interface.
    ๐Ÿ”‹ Battery life optimizations when the device is on standby.
    ๐Ÿ˜„ Improved Face Unlock performance.
    ๐Ÿ‘พ General bug fixes.
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As usual, the OTA update will have an incremental rollout. The software update may come pre-installed with your new Nothing Phone (1) as the sale begins tomorrow. Otherwise, you might receive the notification on day one.

Shivani Sharma
Shivani Sharma
"Do anything, but let it produce joy" Tech freak, Android enthusiast, and a wanderer.


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