Nothing has released a new software update -- Nothing OS 1.1.4 -- for the Phone (1). As confirmed by Nothing's CEO Carl Pei, the software update is currently rolling out over the air in a phased manner. The update brings some new camera features, Nothing Ear (1) app integration, system improvements and bug fixes.
The Nothing OS 1.1.4 update weighs 136MB in size and is being made available to Phone (1) across Europe, India and other regions. The software update adds a new option to flip the 3-button navigation bar. Secondly, Ear (1) app features are now integrated into the smartphone's settings and quick settings. Lastly, the Nothing OS 1.1.4 adds LDHC codec support on Phone (1) for high-res audio playback.
Some improvements have been made to the optics on the Phone (1) also. The software update promises to improve colour calibration for the ultra-wide sensor, with an improved colour consistency to match the main sensor. The motion detection algorithm has been added to help users shoot moving objects. Further, the shooting speed of the ultra-wide camera for clicking HDR images has been increased. Also, users can now add a 'Nothing' watermark to the images clicked from the Phone (1).
The Nothing OS 1.1.4 software update bumps the security patch to September 2022.
Nothing promises reduced battery consumption for always-on display with the new update. Even the thermal performance is being said to be improved. A new user interface for system updates has been introduced. Also, the software update improves the face unlock algorithm.
The latest update fixes the network issue with a few carriers. Also, the issue of incoming calls as unknown contacts has been fixed. Further, the issue with fingerprint authentication in HDFC bank has been resolved, among other general bug fixes.