The Android 13 beta programme for the Nothing Phone 1 could start shortly, according to Nothing. We anticipate that the beta upgrade will be released in the upcoming weeks. In typical Nothing form, the company’s CEO Carl Pei teased it on Twitter.
The upgrade won’t be available for the Nothing Phone 1 until 2023, according to Nothing, who announced this just after Google released the first stable edition of Android 13 to its Pixel series. On Twitter, Pei initially avoided inquiries regarding the release schedule. However, in response to criticism, he then disclosed that the firm would seed the first beta build before the end of the year, with the stable upgrade arriving early in the next year. The beta build appears to have begun internal testing at Nothing, and users should start receiving it soon.
Pei recently tweeted a screenshot of the Nothing Phone 1’s device settings’ About phone section. The snapshot shows that Nothing OS 1.5.0, which is based on Android 13, is being used on the smartphone. Pei did not provide any information regarding the update, but he did reveal that the business would soon launch a beta programme to let people test out Android 13 before the stable rollout.
You can enjoy the most recent Android update on your Nothing Phone 1 by flashing a Paranoid Android Topaz Alpha build if you don’t want to wait for Nothing’s official Android 13 beta release. The Android 13 custom ROM is ready for download, but as it’s still an early version, there may be some glitches. Not a fan of Paranoid Android? For additional Android 13 custom ROMs for your smartphone, like PixelPlus UI, PixysOS 6.0, RiceDroid, crDroid, and more, see our Nothing Phone 1 forums. If you don’t know how to flash a custom ROM, follow the step-by-step instructions in our guide on flashing custom ROMs on Android.