The Nothing Phone 2 has received a software update following the recently released Nothing OS 2.0.2 firmware, which was applied to the company’s second-generation smartphone. The small software update brings key camera improvements, according to the British startup led by OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei. Nothing Phone 2 users updating to the latest version should experience better low-light performance, and the HDR mode has also been optimized. The smartphone maker has yet to roll out Nothing OS 2 on its first smartphone.
in a postal In a post shared Tuesday, the company detailed the camera enhancements brought to the Nothing Phone 2 with the latest Nothing OS 2.0.2a update. According to Nothing, after updating the new firmware, the Nothing Phone 2 will have better clarity in face portraits, and photos taken in low-light environments will have higher highlight levels.
The new Nothing OS 2.0.2a update also adds some HDR-related enhancements, starting with a new HDR indicator on the camera app. Nothing Phone 2 users should see fewer dark tones when shooting in HDR mode, while highlight exposure should also be optimized. The company also fixed an issue that caused the halo effect when shooting in portrait mode with HDR enabled.
Nothing Phone 2 users should automatically see the latest update in notification attempts, but users can also manually check for updates by visiting Settings > System > System Update.
Earlier this month, the Nothing OS 2.0.2 update included several software improvements, including improved image clarity when shooting in “50-megapixel mode,” improved bokeh and contrast for photos taken in Camera. However, after the update rolled out, some users on social media complained about the smartphone’s camera performance.
Other software improvements in the previous Nothing OS 2.0.2 update included a feature that shut down apps on the phone when the Nothing Phone 2’s operating temperature reached its limit. The update also brings Google’s July security patch and adds visual improvements to the Nothing product on volume controls, as well as improvements to the battery level indicator that appears when the phone is turned off.
Meanwhile, the company’s Nothing Phone 1, which launched last year, has yet to receive the Nothing OS 2 update. Pei previously said the company’s first phone plans to get three years of OS updates and a fourth year of OS updates. Security Updates – It will get the Nothing OS 2 update a month after its successor rolls out. The phone has already received a major update to Android 13, and Nothing OS 2 is expected to bring visual improvements and new features to the year-old smartphone when it finally rolls out.