On December 1, Nothing began taking sign-ups for its upcoming open beta construct of Nothing OS 1.5, primarily based on Android 13. This got here after the corporate was very open about the truth that a closing construct would not be accessible for Nothing Cellphone (1) homeowners this yr.
At this time the primary beta has began rolling out to those that’ve signed as much as obtain it. Nothing OS 1.5 comes with a brand new Climate app with customized Nothing UI, as much as 50% will increase in app loading speeds, extra coloration schemes accessible for matching third occasion apps to your wallpaper, a brand new QR code scanner in Fast Settings, a clipboard preview within the backside of the display for fast edits earlier than pasting, and a brand new search for Media Management.
Good day Nothing OS 1.5! Powered by Android 13. At this time we launched our Open Beta program, which we’ll be regularly rolling out to Cellphone (1) customers forward of ultimate launch.
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— Nothing (@nothing) December 15, 2022
There’s additionally the flexibility to shut energetic background apps from the notification space, a rise in background reminiscence decreasing the watch for often used apps to load, a brand new self-repair function that “retains Cellphone (1) operating prefer it’s new” by clearing unused cache and expired system dumps, higher Fast Settings with new community and Bluetooth gadget pop-ups, a brand new UI for quantity management with simply adjustable sliders with out the necessity to unlock the display, and an improved Recreation Mode with a brand new UI for gentle notifications and the Google Recreation Dashboard, which helps screenshots, display recording, FPS show, and Do Not Disturb.
Clearly, you additionally get every thing that Google’s packed into Android 13, together with a brand new photograph picker, the brand new notification permission, new media permissions, and help for utilizing completely different apps in numerous languages.
The ultimate, steady construct of Nothing OS 1.5 is promised to reach in “early 2023”.