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Nothing Phone 1 update brings the stable version of Android 13

Update: The latest Nothing OS update brings all of Android 13's improvements plus a few tweaks exclusive to Nothing phones.
August 18, 2022
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Oliver Cragg / Android Authority

Welcome to the Nothing Phone 1 update hub. Here you’ll find the latest information on updates to the Nothing Phone 1. We’ll detail the current software version and alert you if there’s a new update rolling out.

The Nothing Phone 1 launched with Nothing OS atop Android 12. The company is offering three years of OS updates, theoretically meaning that the phone will get Android 15. The handset is also slated to receive four years of security patches.

  • Current stable version: Android 13

Latest Nothing Phone 1 update

February 21, 2023: The Nothing Phone 1 quietly got the Android 13-based Nothing OS 1.5 update last week. Now, Nothing has published a blog post confirming the update’s release. So you should expect to receive the update in the next few days if you haven’t received it before.

Previous Nothing Phone 1 updates

  • February 16, 2023: The Nothing Phone 1 received the stable version of Android 13, according to 9to5Google. This is a hefty update, bringing new Glyph features, a weather app, and much more.
  • August 18, 2022: Nothing Phone 1 owners have another update to look forward to, as Nothing OS version 1.1.3 has arrived on devices according to Reddit. So what should you expect this time? The new update brings Adaptive Battery support and a redesigned fingerprint UI for third-party apps. There are plenty of camera tweaks too, such as faster processing for HDR and night mode shots, improved zoom, and more saturated colors when using the ultrawide camera. We also get bug fixes related to stuttering, mobile hotspot functionality, lockscreen crashing, and more.
  • August 1, 2022: GSMArena reports that Nothing pushed out the Nothing OS version 1.1.2 update to the device. The update weighs in at 38.28MB and improves charging performance, brings better third-party charger support, and plenty more.
  • July 20, 2022: Nothing reportedly pushed out an update for the Phone 1, and it seems similar to the previous update that was available on our review unit. MySmartPrice reports that the update is available in the likes of India and weighs in at 93.81MB. The update indeed brings HDR10+ support, battery life/fingerprint scanner improvements, and more.
  • July 15, 2022: Our Nothing Phone 1 review unit came with the Nothing OS 1.0.2 update waiting for us out of the box. This 146MB update brought HDR10+ support, improvements to HDR/night/portrait shots, a better camera app UI, battery/fingerprint tweaks, a Connect to Tesla feature, improved Glyph effects, and plenty more.

Have you received a new Nothing Phone 1 update? Then let us know via the comments below! You can also visit our Android 12 update tracker for info on updates for other phones.