Nothing OS 1.5 Open Beta 2 based on Android 13 for Phone 1


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Nothing has just released another Android 13 Beta for Phone 1, and the previous Beta 1 was impressive as the beta version did not contain any major issues or bugs. As we’ve come to expect from Nothing OS 1.5 Beta 2, which is based on the latest Android release.

Nothing’s CEO and the founder ‘Carl Pei‘ has lately shared a news via Twitter, four days in advance, the Nothing OS 1.5 beta 2 will have some major changes with the perhaps of major beta version. Moreover, all international firmware has now been merged.

If you own Nothing Phone 1 and interested to experience Android 13 based Nothing OS 1.5 beta 2 then you can apply for the beta version and if you are already on the beta version then you will soon get the OTA update.


The Android 13 based Nothing OS 1.5 beta 2 brings following changelog:

  • A warm welcome back to the second round of the Nothing OS 1.5 beta programme!
  • 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 stvle!
  • A new collection of minimalist wallpapers are now available in the customisation menu on the homescreen.
  • Lockscreen 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. to Improved Camera app Ul and animations.

Improved battery life.

  • Increased system stability and bug fixes
  • Thanks for your ongoing support and contributions to our efforts in improving the Nothing
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  • OS experience. Let’s continue building Nothing together.

Alternatively, you can also check for beta update manually from Settings > About phone > Nothing OS version > Check for update. Additionally, the company has not yet revealed the stable Nothing OS 1.5 based on Android 13 roll out for Phone 1.

Recently, Nothing OS 1.5 beta launched in the US, the beta is offered through the company’s beta membership program, which provides guaranteed access to beta releases.

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