The Nothing Phone 1 is an upcoming Android Smartphone soon to be released by Nothing Technology Limited founded by Carl Pei in 2020. It was announced on 23rd March and to be released on July 2022, however pre orders have started since June 24.
Earlier last year, the company’s released its wireless earbuds the Nothing ears 1 and now it’s set to release it’s first smartphone which Carl Pei the company’s CEO announced on the virtual stage.
Nothing Phone 1 is coming with great features as it has announced it’s partnership with Qualcomm which means it will use the snapdragon chips in their further innovations. It will run on Nothing operating system(OS), a new OS based on the Android OS. This OS connects and integrates Nothing products with products from other brands like Qualcomm, Snapdragon platform.
This device is expected to be near-stock Androids, but with a few tweaks to ensure that it provides a fast and smooth user experience.
Here are the specifications from the soon to be released Nothing Phone 1.
|Build||Glass front, aluminum free|
|Weight, height, thickness, width has not yet been specified.|
|Screen size||6.55 inches, 103.6cm²|
|Screen Resolution||1080 ×2400 pixels|
|Punch hole display|
|Operating system||Android 12, Nothing OS|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM7325 -AE Snapdragon 778G+5G(6mm)|
|CPU||Octa core(1×2.5GHz Cortex -A78, 3×2.4GHz Cortex-A78, 4×1.8GHz Cortex-A55|
|Internal||128GB/8GB RAM UFS 3.1|
|Memory card not specified|
|Rear camera||50mp, f/1.8, (wide) PDAF|
|Ultra Wide||12mp, f/2.2|
|Feature||LED flash, Panorama, HDR|
|Video||[email protected], [email protected]|
|Selfie Camera||16mp, f/2.2wide|
|LED light feature||Notifications, charging progress, camera fill light; red light on the back for video recording, indicator|
|Type||Li-Po 4500mAh, Non removable battery, Fast charge 45W, Wireless charging|
Network and connectivity
|SIM||Dual SIM, Nano SIM|
|Wi-Fi||802.11, a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual band hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.3, A2DP, LE|
|Network support||2G, 3G, 4G, 5G|
|USB Type||C2.0, USB on the go|
|GPS||A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|Sensor||Fingerprint (side mounted), accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, compass|
Software update will receive three years of operating system updates and four years of security update as announced by the CEO Carl Pei. Though not as competitive as Samsung and Apple update standard,it’s an improvement.
Nothing is powered with Qualcomm and with the snapdragon chips, the phone will not have much bloatware and unnecessary applications. The phone has 400 components, the LED lights at the back has 900 small LED and uses the glyph interface. The phone frame consists of recycled aluminum with a transparent such that you can see the innards of the phone like the wiring and engineering panel. The phone’s price is piqued at 500 Euros.
Generally, Nothing Phone combines innovative design with carbon neutrality which gives its customers a maximum user experience. According to Carl Pei,
Nothing’s mission is to remove barriers between people and technology to create a seamless digital future. The best technology is beautiful,yet natural and intuitive to use. It should fade into the background and feel like nothing.
Nothing promises premium user experience.