A few days ago, Mr. Carl Pei, CEO and Founder of Nothing announced on Twitter that the next phase of Android 13-based Nothing OS 1.5 is set to roll out for Phones (1) from January 17, 2023. The company representative has quietly announced that the Nothing OS 1.5 beta 2 started yesterday ahead of schedule.
The Chinese tech giant warmly welcomes users to the second round of the Nothing OS 1.5 beta program for Phone(1) users, which brings some additional features such as handcrafted glyph ringtones and a slightly different style notification soundpack and more.
To remind you, Consumer tech company Nothing started rolling out the first phase of the Nothing OS 1.5 beta update for the Phone (1) last month, which includes a host of new features along with a number of improvements over the previous OS. Read more…
If you are living in any country, you can identify the latest beta update by firmware build version’ 1.5.1 (T1.5-230111:0014-EEA)’. In the meantime, to get it, go to the ‘Software Update’ section via ‘Settings’.
Nothing OS 1.5 Beta 2 What’s New:
The Nothing OS 1.5 Beta 2 update comes with a brand new handcrafted glyph ringtone and notification soundpack of a slightly different style. Moreover, it brings a new collection of minimalist wallpapers that are now available in the customization menu on the home screen. With the Lock Screen shortcut customization, you can choose the display shortcuts for the camera, torch, device controls, and wallet.
In addition, the Nothing OS 1.5 Beta 2 software update allows you to easily switch between data usage when using dual SIM with an improved network quick settings panel. Moreover, The Nothing X app will now be available in Nothing OS, and the pop-up view has been brought back with some interaction improvements.
In the camera department, Nothing OS 1.5 Beta 2 brings better camera app UI and animations. Additionally, new animations and transition effects make switching between screens feel more natural, making interactions more seamless.
Last but not least, the Nothing OS 1.5 Beta 2 update installs the January 2023 Android security patch that fixes dozens of privacy and security-related issues and vulnerabilities.
A warm welcome back to the second round of the Nothing OS 1.5 beta program! Below are some additional features that we will bring to the Nothing OS 1.5 update. Additionally, congratulations to those of you who have been newly selected to participate!
- A brand new handcrafted glyph ringtone and notification soundpack of a slightly different style!
- A new collection of minimalist wallpapers are now available in the customisation menu on the homescreen.
- Lock Screen shortcut customisations! Choose to display shortcuts for camera, torch, device controls and wallet.
- Easily switch between data usage when using dual SIM with the improved network Quick Settings panel.
- Smoother animation when transitioning the display between on and off (regardless if Always on Display status).
- Improved the display auto brightness algorithm.
- The full Nothing X app will now be available in Nothing OS.
- The pop-up view has been brought back with some interaction improvements.
- Improved Camera app UI and animations.
- Improved battery life.
- Increased system stability and bug fixes