Nothing Phone (1) specifications, price and launch date: everything we know so far

Earlier this year, Carl Pei from Nothing confirmed that the Nothing Phone (1) would be launching this summer. We have details about the launch date, specifications, and price for the upcoming Nothing Phone 1 smartphone.

Nothing Phone (!)

Nothing Phone (1), the first-ever smartphone from the UK-based tech brand, could soon launch in the global market. The official launch details are yet to be confirmed by the company. Although, some recent leak hints at the specifications, price, and launch date. Meanwhile, the Nothing company has not divulged much about the upcoming smartphone. As per the recent report, the tech company is also reportedly planning to launch the Nothing mobile phone next month in July. Besides the other global markets, the Nothing Phone will also launch in India.

Nothing Phone (1) could be the first smartphone from the UK-Based tech company
Nothing Phone (!) could be the first smartphone from the UK-Based tech company

A fresh leak also suggests that the Nothing Phone (1) will launch on July 12. Furthermore, the price details of the upcoming smartphone have also been tipped online. The Nothing Phone is likely to launch as a mid-range smartphone according to these details. At the same time, previous reports have already confirmed that the Nothing Phone (1) will launch with a transparent back. It will also get super-slim bezels and a Snapdragon processor.

Nothing 5G Mobile spotted

In addition to this, the upcoming Nothing Phone has been spotted on multiple certification websites in the global market. Last month, Nothing Phone (1) was spotted on the Indian certification website, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). This website lists all the upcoming devices launching in the commercial market. The appearance of Nothing Phone on the BIS website confirms that the handset will be launching soon in the country.

  • Nothing Phone (1) on IMDA Singapore

The upcoming Nothing Phone has also been certified by Singapore’s IMDA certification website. The alleged IDMA listing of Nothing Phone (1) was first shared by tipster Mukul Sharma aka stufflistings, on Twitter. According to IDMA listings, Nothing Phone will carry the model number A063. The listing also reveals that the Nothing smartphone will come with 5G connectivity. Furthermore, it will come with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and NFC functionality.

Earlier, tipster Sharma also confirmed that the Nothing Phone (1) is in the final stages of testing in the country. It suggests that it won’t take long for the smartphone to go official. As for the global launch, Sharma revealed that the batch production of the Nothing mobile phones has started.

The production is already on a roll in different European and Asian markets. So far, the tech players have only launched the Nothing Ear 1, the TWS earbuds in India. These TWS earbuds are available via Flipkart in India.

Nothing Phone (1): Launch Details

As per recent report from a German Publication, ALL Round PC, the Nothing Phone (1) to launch on July 12. The report also confirms that the smartphone could be priced at around EUR 500, roughly Rs 41400 in Indian currency. Meanwhile, the color options are yet to be disclosed. Also, we don’t know the exact pricing details for different RAM and storage configurations.

The upcoming Nothing mobile could launch on July 21 (Image: @BenGeskin)
The upcoming Nothing mobile could launch on July 12 (Image: @BenGeskin)

Meanwhile, the Nothing Phone (1) price in India and the launch date remains unknown from official end. In a separate tweet, Carl Pei suggests that Nothing smartphone will also be launching with wireless charging support. Another report also confirms that the handset will be launching in India before the rest of the world.

Nothing Phone (1) on Flipkart

Flipkart has also created a dedicated “Notify Me” page for the upcoming Nothing Phones. Earlier in March, the company announced that Nothing Phone (1) would be launching in India via Flipkart. The flagship-grade smartphone will also be made available via the company’s official website. Also Read – Nothing company first audio product in India

Meanwhile, this Nothing’s association with Flipkart could be exclusive. But we don’t know if this is true. Nothing CEO Carl Pei is widely aware of the OnePlus-Amazon tie-up. Hence, the former OnePlus co-founder has opted for Flipkart to create a different ecosystem.

A Dedicated microsite for Nothing Phone (1) spotted on Flipkart India
A Dedicated microsite for Nothing Phone (1) spotted on Flipkart India

Nothing Phone (1) design

As mentioned above, the Nothing Phone (1) will sport a transparent back and a recycled aluminum mid-frame. Furthermore, it will feature a unique front with almost no chin. Additionally, the Nothing smartphone will feature a slim bottom bezel.

Nothing Phone (1): Specifications (expected)

Meanwhile, not much is confirmed about the upcoming Nothing Phones, especially in terms of specifications. However, we know that the Nothing Phone (1) will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. During the Nothing launch event in March, the company confirmed a few details about the upcoming phones.

The Android-powered device will come with 3 years of software updates and 4 years of security updates
The Android-powered Nothing Phone (1) mobile will come with 3 years of software updates and 4 years of security updates

Nothing has grand plans for the upcoming smartphone to stand against Apple, Samsung, and OnePlus. Pei confers that Nothing Phone (1) is not about incremental changes in the existing smartphone ecosystem during the March event. He reveals that Nothing mobile will be more about innovative solutions. Also Read – Nothing Ear 1 earbuds launch date and price in India

According to reports, the Nothing Phone (1) will be an Android-powered smartphone. It will come with 3 years of OS updates and 4 years of security updates. The company also promises a smooth experience throughout the OS.

  • Snapdragon 700 Series Processor on Nothing Phone

A report from a German publication reveals that the phone will sport a Snapdragon 700 series processor. The device could even launch with the recently launched Snapdragon 778G+ chip. The smartphone might also come with up to 12GB of RAM. The latest handset will run on the Android 12 OS, which will work with some preloaded features.

The Smartphone could launch with Snapdragon 778G+ processor
The Nothing mobile phone could launch with Snapdragon 778G+ processor

Meanwhile, the upcoming mobile will work on the recently launched Nothing OS Launcher. The company has also revealed a glimpse of Nothing OS Beta Launcher on select smartphones. The new OS will be free of bloatware and work efficiently with devices from another ecosystem.

  • Dual Rear Camera Setup on Phone 1

Nothing Phone (1) may ship with dual rear cameras and a single selfie lens. Additionally, the upcoming Nothing mobile could see the Sony IMX sensors in the rear and selfie lens. The battery is also likely to range between 4,200mAh to 4,500mAh with a charger inside the box. Also Read – Samsung M022G/DS model name, specifications, and price details in India

Te upcoming Nothing mobile could sport a 6.55-inch AMOLED display
The upcoming Nothing mobile could also sport a 6.55-inch AMOLED display (Image: @techdroider)
  • AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate

The Nothing Phone (1) could also sport a 6.55-inch AMOLED display. This display will offer a 120Hz refresh rate. Furthermore, the smartphone might be a hit among the urban areas and the savvy internet buyers. It can attract the consumers looking for a new option, the premium to the mid-segment. Meanwhile, the Nothing will have to sweat it out to dethrone the OnePlus online presence and Samsung’s offline reach. The company will also be confirming more details about the device in the coming days.

Carl Pei Interview

In a separate interview, Tom Howard, head of design, and Carl Pei of Nothing confirmed the design and specs of the upcoming smartphone. “There are over 400 components in a smartphone, assembled in layers. We also wanted to celebrate the ‘good ones, the things we thought were exciting to emphasize”.

Expected Nothing wallpapers on the upcoming (1) mobile phone
Expected Nothing wallpapers on the upcoming (1) mobile phone

Furthermore, Howard described the phone’s manufacturing process as a “jigsaw puzzle,” highlighting cameras, charging coil, and other elements. The smartphone will also likely offer bespoke wallpapers, widgets, sounds, and Nothing OS, which comes with a custom launcher. According to Nothing executives, the Nothing Phone (1) will become a control center for your life”.  Moreover, it will also focus on the marriage between form and function.’

Written by Pulkit Sharma

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