Latest Nothing Phone (1) software update brings support for Jio True 5G

To check out this update go to Settings -> System -> System update -> tap on the 'Check for update' button.

Highlights
  • Nothing has released an OTA update for the Nothing Phone (1) that brings 5G support for Jio.
  • This update has started rolling out and is currently available for limited users, but the company could bring it to the masses before Diwali.
  • The Nothing Phone (1)’s 5G update is a small patch with a size of 22.20MB.

Nothing has pushed out an OTA update for the Nothing Phone (1) that brings 5G support for the Jio network. The firmware update was initially spotted by MySmartPrice, and we at 91mobiles also independently confirmed it. This update has started rolling out and is currently available for limited users, but the company could bring it to the masses before Diwali.

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The Nothing Phone (1) was launched in India and globally in July. With that said, let’s look at the patch notes of this Nothing Phone (1) firmware update.

Nothing Phone (1) 5G update brings support for Jio True 5G

To check if your device received this update, head toward Settings -> System -> System update -> tap on the ‘Check for update’ button. If available, you’ll witness a teeny-weeny update with a size of 22.20MB. The patch note says that updating the software will fix some network issues, and Indian users covered by Reliance Jio can now access 5G. You can simply click the ‘Download and install’ button to update your smartphone. 

Nothing Phone (1) 5G software update

The Nothing Phone (1) supports all 5G bands: n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n28, n38, n40, n41, n77, and n78. This means you’ll be able to experience the Jio True 5G network if it’s available where you live. Currently, Jio 5G network is only available in select cities, including Delhi, Varanasi, Mumbai, and Kolkata.

You might have to wait a bit longer if your city is not on the list mentioned above, as Jio plans to bring its 5G services to every town, talukdar, and tehsil by December 2023.

Key Specs

Nothing Phone 1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G Plus | 8 GBProcessor
6.55 inches (16.64 cm) Display
50 MP + 50 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
4500 mAh Battery
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Nothing Phone 1 Price
Rs. 29,459
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Review Summary

Expert Rating3.5/5

Design
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Display
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Software
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Camera
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Performance
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Battery
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Pros

  • Stylish, unique design
  • Clean software
  • Capable primary camera
  • Supports wireless charging

Cons

  • Doesn't ship with a charger
  • Slow 33W charging speed
  • Display's peak brightness not the best
  • Facial recognition is finicky
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