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Nothing Phone 1 Update Tracker: Here are all the official Nothing OS builds to download and install

Ever since Carl Pei-backed startup Nothing unveiled the Nothing Phone 1 to the world, it's been making headlines for all sorts of reasons. Its "Glyph" lighting interface got a lot of attention, as did Nothing's aspiration of deep integration with the NFT ecosystem and third-party platforms like Tesla. The Nothing Phone 1 boots Android 12-based...

Nothing OS 1.1.4 update brings camera improvements, Ear 1 app integration, and more

This week, Nothing CEO Carl Pei was up to his usual antics, teasing something new on the horizon through his Twitter account. Today, he announced a new update for the Nothing Phone 1, which delivers new features, camera improvements, and bug fixes. Nothing Phone 1 XDA Forums The new over-the-air (OTA) firmware update brings Nothing OS to version...

Nothing Phone 1 vs Samsung Galaxy A53: Which phone should you prefer in the mid-range?

The Nothing Phone 1 is the first smartphone from Carl Pei's new venture. It was hyped to the moon and back leading up to its actual launch. But now that the dust has settled, it's time to compare it against some of the more established mid-range phones. Featuring a unique see-through design and attention-grabbing LED...

How to root your Android smartphone: Google, OnePlus, Samsung, Xiaomi, and others too!

Welcome to the XDA-Developers Root Directory. Here, you can find root tutorials for most devices that are on the XDA Forums. Learn how to root any Android device, even the best Android phones! If you don’t see your device listed or you see a misplaced link, send a message to Skanda Hazarika (SkandaH on the...

These are the Best Cases, Chargers, Cables, and other accessories for the Nothing Phone 1

After a lot of hype, the Nothing Phone 1 is finally here. The first smartphone from Carl Pei's new venture sports a novel design, which sets it apart from the current crops of mid-range smartphones. Although it’s not as revolutionary as Carl Pei would like you to believe, it’s an impressive first attempt from a...

Nothing delivers updated timeline for Android 13

After sidestepping an Android 13 question late last week, Nothing CEO Carl Pei is finally giving a bit more clarity on the subject. Thankfully, Nothing Phone 1 users won't have to wait too long, as it seems that a beta version of Nothing OS based on Android 13 will arrive before 2022 comes to a...

Nothing Phone 1 Android 13 update slated for 2023

It's tough launching a new smartphone company in 2022. The competition is fierce, and the stakes are high. While we don't know the financials behind the business, from the outside looking in, Nothing has done an excellent job so far. The phone has been released, it's getting into the hands of buyers, and the company...

Nothing OS 1.1.3 update brings welcome camera improvements

While the hype surrounding Nothing has pretty much died down, the company has kept its nose to the grindstone, offering new firmware releases on a regular basis. Today, the Nothing Phone 1, which was released in mid-July, received a new over-the-air (OTA) firmware update that brings a number of improvements to the camera, UI, performance improvements and bug...

Nothing Phone 1 vs Samsung Galaxy S22: Flashy newcomer takes on the established old guard

The newest Android phone on the block is here after a flashy debut, and while we at XDA have had good impressions of the Nothing Phone 1 so far -- it's polished for a first attempt -- it's worth comparing it against the Android top dog, the Galaxy S22 series. It wouldn't make sense to...

Nothing quietly lowers advertised brightness of Phone 1… but it’s complicated [Update: Statement]

The Nothing Phone 1 arrived to much fanfare, packing some pretty powerful specifications at a compelling price. For the uninitiated, Nothing is a new company headed by former OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei, and the Phone 1 is the company's first smartphone after having launched its Ear 1 earphones last year. Now the company has hit...

Japan gets Nothing, while the US still gets nothing

The Nothing Phone 1 launched last month, and the reception, for the most part, has been positive. The phone has been available for purchase in Europe, the UK, and also parts of Asia. Starting next month, Nothing will expand to Japan, as the handset will be available for pre-order and purchase starting in August. Today, the...

Nothing Phone 1 vs Apple iPhone 13: The newest Android takes on the most mainstream iPhone

The newest Android phone in town has a look that's at once unique and familiar. The Nothing Phone 1 features an attention-grabbing transparent back panel revealing some flashy light strips, but it also has an overall shape that's very similar to the iPhone 13 series. Today we compare the two. It's worth noting there's a nearly...