Nothing has launched its first most expected smartphone the Nothing Phone (1) in India in an online event, as they promised. It has a 6.55-inch FHD+ flexible OLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, HDR10+, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, and an in-display optical fingerprint scanner. It runs on the Snapdragon 778G+ processor with up to 12GB of RAM, 256GB UFS 3.1 storage and is based on Android 12 with Nothing OS on top, and the company has promised 3 Android OS updates and 4 years of security patches every 2 months.
The company said that you can control third-party products from Phone (1)’s Quick Settings as easily as Nothing ones, starting with Tesla. You can unlock doors, turn on AC, see miles left, and more, and many More third-party brand integrations will be announced soon.
It has a dual rear camera setup where a 50MP primary camera with a Sony IMX766 sensor along with 50MP ultra-wide camera with a Samsung JN1 sensor that also lets you capture macro shots. You can also set Glyph Interface to full brightness and illuminate close-up subjects with a gentle light. The front side has a 16MP front-facing camera with a Sony IMX471 sensor.
The main highlight of the phone is the Glyph Interface, with Unique light patterns made up of 900 LEDs to indicate calling and signal app notifications, charging status, and more. You can also pair individual contacts to a ringtone and each with a unique Glyph pattern. Flip to Glyph feature triggers silent, lights-only notifications by placing Phone (1) with the Glyph Interface face up.
The phone has a 100% recycled aluminum frame makes it light and robust, while over 50% of the phone’s plastic components are made with bio-based or post-consumer recycled materials – an industry-leading percentage, says the company. The phone features a transparent back with a unique design composed of over 400 components. It has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the front and the back.
The phone is powered by a 4500mAh battery that supports 33W PD charging, which can charge up to 50% battery in 30 minutes. It also has 15W wireless charging and 5W reverse wireless charging.
Nothing Phone (1) Specifications -
|Display||6.55-inch (2400×1080 pixels) FHD+ OLED 120Hz display, 240Hz touch sampling rate, HDR10+, 10-bit color, 500 nits brightness; 1,200 nits peak brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection|
|Processor||Octa-Core (4 x 2.5GHz + 4 x 1.8GHz Kryo 670 CPUs) Snapdragon 778G+ 6nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 642L GPU|
|RAM/Storage||8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB / 256GB UFS 3.1 storage, 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB UFS 3.1 storage|
|OS/UI||Android 12 with Nothing OS|
|SIM||Dual SIM (nano + nano)|
|Rear Cameras||50MP main camera with f/1.88 aperture, Sony IMX766 sensor, OIS, 50MP 114° ultra-wide camera with Samsung JN1 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 4cm macro option, 4K at up to 30 fps|
|Front Camera||16MP front camera with Sony IMX471 sensor f/2.25 aperture|
|Features||In-display optical fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C Audio, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, Splash resistant (IP53)|
|Dimensions||159.2 x 75.8 x 8.3mm|
|Connectivity||5G SA/NSA (s n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n28, n38, n40, n41, n77, n78 bands), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax (2.4GHz/5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, USB Type-C, NFC|
|Battery/Charger||4500mAh battery with support for 33W PD3.0 wired charging, 15W Qi wireless charging with dual charging support, 5W reverse charging|
The Nothing Phone (1) comes in White and Black colors, and it will be available from 21 July 2022 at 7:00 PM IST on Flipkart.
Nothing Phone (1) Prices are -
- 8GB RAM/128GB storage version - Rs.32,999
- 8GB RAM/256GB storage version - Rs.35,999
- 12GB RAM/256GB storage version - Rs.38,999
Those who had pre-ordered the phone with an invitation can get the phone for Rs. 31,999, Rs. 34,999, and Rs. 37,999.
Nothing Phone (1) launch offers for pre-order customers only -
- HDFC Instant Discount: INR 2000 (this will be clubbed with 3 and 6 months Easy EMI). Applicable on Credit Cards (EMI and full swipe) and Debit Card (EMI)
- All other banks 3 months Easy EMI
- Exchange offer + bumped up exchange on select smartphones
- 45W PD charger at Rs. 1499 compared to Rs. 2499
- Nothing Ear (1) at Rs. 5999 compared to the original price of Rs. 6999
Nothing Phone (1) Accessories -
The company also launched some accessories for the phone, Since the phone doesn’t come with a charger or a case in the box. The company has launched the Nothing Power (45W) charger, a clear case, and a tempered glass screen protector.
Pricing and availability -
- Nothing Power 45W - Rs. 1499
- Nothing Phone (1) Case - Rs. 1499
- Nothing Phone (1) Nothing Tempered Glass protector - Rs. 999
These accessories are already on sale on Flipkart, but the case is already sold out.