Nothing Phone (1) Updates to Android 14 Open Beta

Nothing Phone (1) Updates to Android 14 Open Beta

Title: Nothing Phone (1) Receives Android 14-Based Nothing OS 2.5 Open Beta Update

In early December, the Nothing Phone (1) was updated to the early access version of Nothing OS 2.5 based on Android 14. Now, the brand has launched the Nothing OS 2.5 Open Beta program for Phone (1) users. This update comes with a host of improvements, and here is a brief overview that we have summarized for you to read.

– Introduces a new design for customizing the home and lock screens for a more encompassing view.
– Launches atmospheric wallpaper effects to enliven your background with dynamic animations on both the lock and home screens.
– Adds solid color wallpapers for a more modern home screen look.
– Includes a new black and white color theme in basic color settings.

– Introduces customizable double-tap power button for quick access to selected features.
– Expands lock screen shortcut options, including Do Not Disturb, Mute, QR code scanner, and video camera.
– Facilitates quick screenshot capture with a three-finger swipe.
– Implements a new screenshot editing program and a quick removal menu for advanced editing features.

New Widgets:
– Pedometer Widget: Track your daily steps directly from the home screen.
– Media Player Widget: Easily control your music on the go.
– Screen Time Widget: Monitor and manage your daily screen time for a healthier digital lifestyle.

For Phone (1) users who have joined the Closed Beta program, the Open Beta will feature the following updates:
– Adds new Glyph animations for NFC usage.
– Enhances the Flip to Glyph experience.
– Improves the weather app usage experience and weather notification alerts.
– Refreshes the back gesture arrow graphics in line with Nothing’s style.
– Allows separate volume settings for ringtones and notifications with an updated volume control interface.
– Updates the quick settings layout and adds support to display additional device icons.
– Enhances camera stability.
– Improves overall system stability for a more reliable and smoother experience.

Reference: Gizmochina
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