The Nothing OS 2.0.2a update is now available for the Nothing Phone 2. We take a closer look at the improvements in the latest version of the software.
What’s new in the Nothing OS 2.0.2a update
Nothing OS 2.0.2a can now shut down apps automatically, if the Phone 2 reaches its temperature limit, in order to cool the device.
The out-of-battery animation that appears when the phone is switched off has been changed. The latest firmware ships with Google’s July Security Patch for Android. The Volume Control section has different icons for each of the Nothing audio products.
The new Nothing OS software improves the reliability of network for many mobile carriers across the world. The update fixes the responsiveness of the touch screen in some scenarios, and the haptic feedback strength when typing has been reworked. The performance of games in HDR mode has been improved.
The Nothing OS 2.0.2a update patches some bugs related to Dirac Audio. Google Wallet should now work properly in cloned apps. An issue that was causing ‘double tap to wake’ to be unresponsive has been fixed. The Bluetooth Quick Settings tile should now function correctly. The update improves the system stability and contains some miscellaneous bug fixes.
Camera improvements in the Nothing OS 2.0.2a update
The announcement from Nothing Tech mentions that the update improves the photo clarity in the 50 MP mode. The new software optimizes the stability and contrast of videos that you record. The rear camera array has better support for low-light settings, and faster HDR processing. The change log states that the company has optimized the Portrait Mode in the camera app, to improve the clarity of faces, as well as the contrast and Bokeh effects.
The app will display an icon to indicate when HDR is active. The highlight exposure when shooting in HDR has been optimized. The dull tones in HDR images and videos have been reduced, and the halo effect issue that appeared in Portrait mode has been patched.
Nothing OS 2.0.2a update enhances the clarity of photos captured using the Phone 2’s front camera. The selfie lens capability to take low-light images has been improved. The HDR processing speed of the front camera should now be faster.