Google I/O is scheduled for May 10 and the tech giant is expected to talk more about the upcoming Android 14 OS and also launch the beta program. Ahead of the launch, Google seems to be sending out early access invites to smartphone makers to speed up the adoption process and seamlessly integrate the new features.
And in a press release, Nothing announced that its Nothing Phone (1) will soon receive an Android 14 Beta 1 update and kickstart the process. This is a big moment for the new company as it tries to make a name for itself. Despite being a mid-range smartphone with Snapdragon 778G+ SoC, the Phone (1) will get early access to Google's latest and greatest. Also, it's going to be the phone's second major update as it launched with Android 12 last year.
We are curious to see how fast Nothing will be able to release a stable version of Android 14 this fall, but given how close to stock Android Nothing OS is, it might not be that long.
I think you didn't read well. I said, "Stable". That was my counterargument to your "Slow" comment. It is already on a stable version of Android 13 while even Pixel phones are yet to clear out crucial bugs from their 13. I ...
So what? I was merely correcting an incorrect statement. Not trying to defend any brand. People should really check their facts before commenting.
There are a lot of S20 series, in particular the S20+ that got green and/or pink display lines after getting major OS updates.