The Nothing Ear 1 wireless earbuds are set to launch globally on July 27, 2021. The company has already announced the official price of the Ear 1 earbuds, which will be $149 USD. The Ear 1 will feature 11.6 mm dynamic drivers, active noise cancellation, Bluetooth 5.2, and IPX4 water and sweat resistance. However, the exact design and specifications of the Ear 1 are still a mystery. Some sources suggest that the Ear 1 will be more expensive than the OnePlus audio products. To recall, OnePlus products are always known for their affordability.
Nothing Ear 1 earbuds: Price Details (Expected)
The Nothing Ear 1 wireless earbuds are the debut audio product from Nothing, a new brand founded by Carl Pei, the former co-founder of OnePlus. The Ear 1 earbuds will launch globally on July 27, 2021 with a price of EUR 99, which is equivalent to Rs 10,200. The official price for the Indian market has not been announced yet.
But the Ear 1 earbuds will be available for purchase in India through Flipkart, the online shopping platform that has partnered with the London-based company. The Ear 1 buds will feature transparent design, active noise cancellation, sound by teenage engineering, and wireless charging. Also Read: Nothing Ear 1 will be Flipkart exclusive in India
Nothing Ear 1 Features (Expected)
The Ear 1 earbuds will feature active noise cancellation (ANC), which will use three high-definition microphones to reduce unwanted noise. The Ear 1 buds will also have an excellent build quality and a transparent design that reveals the internal components. Nothing Ear 1 will feature three “high-definition” microphones and top-notch build quality.
According to Carl Pei, the founder of Nothing and former co-founder of OnePlus, the Ear 1 earbuds will have some features similar to the Apple AirPods Pro, but at a much lower price. The Ear 1 earbuds will cost $149 USD, which is almost half the price of the AirPods Pro. Pei also revealed that the Ear 1 buds are the first of the three audio products that Nothing plans to launch in the near future. This means that the company is planning to launch other two gadgets pretty soon.
Nothing and its Partners
The Nothing Ear 1 wireless earbuds have a unique transparent design that reveals the internal components of the earbuds. The Ear 1 buds are the result of a partnership between Nothing, a new brand founded by Carl Pei, and Teenage Engineering, a renowned Swedish audio company.
Carl Pei’s brand is backed by some of the most influential names in the tech industry. These includes Tony Fadell, the inventor of the iPod, and Kevin Lin, the co-founder of Twitch. Nothing also acquired Essential, the smartphone company started by Andy Rubin, the former co-founder of Android, earlier this year.
Nothing future plans explained by Carl Pei
Carl Pei, the founder of Nothing and former co-founder of OnePlus, revealed some details about his new brand and its upcoming products in an interview. He said that the Nothing Ear 1 wireless earbuds will launch globally on July 27, 2021. The company is also working on other new products internally.
However, he clarified that Nothing has no plans to use Essential, the smartphone company that it acquired earlier this year. He also explained that Nothing will sell its products directly to the customers to reduce the costs. The company’s initial target markets are India, UK, Europe, and North America. But it will also expand to other countries like Japan and Korea in the future. While the exact design and specifications of the Ear 1 buds are still a mystery. Nothing is likely to release more teasers and hints to generate hype for its debut product before its official launch.