After so many rumors, leaks, discussions, and assumptions, Nothing phone (1) has made its way to the official launch through the launch event today (12th July 2022). The smartphone has been in the headlines and is described as the most anticipated phone of the year. The Nothing Phone (1) has got itself an attraction by its unique name and design. The phone however features a good set of specs like an OLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, a powerful camera with well-known sensors, 33W fast charging, and many more.
|Design||6.55-inch Full HD+ OLED display, a 120Hz refresh rate, an aspect ratio of 20:9|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+|
|Operating system||Nothing OS on Android 12|
|RAM||8GB/12GB LPDDR5 RAM|
|Rear Camera||Dual setup | Pill-shaped module|
50 MP Primary | Sony IMX766 sensor
50 MP Ultrawide | 114 degrees view
|Front Camera||16 MP | Punch-hole|
|Battery||4500 mAH with 33W fast charging, 15W wireless charging support, 5W reverse wireless charging, and No charger in the box|
|Connectivity||5G network, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, dual-SIM, a USB Type-C port|
|Security||In-display optical Fingerprint sensor|
Nothing Phone (1) Price in Nepal and Availability:
The phone (1) gets a modest starting price of £399 for its base variant 8GB+128GB. Similarly, the official price is set to £449 for 8GB+128GB and £499 for the 12GB+256GB variant. The phone will be available for purchase from 21st July 2022. However it’s not getting a wide release in the US but the phone will 1 will release across over 40 markets, including the UK, Japan, India, and countries in mainland Europe.
|Model||Official Price||Price in India||Price in Nepal (expected)|
Overview of Nothing Phone (1):
Design and Display
The design of Nothing Phone (1) has been making so many discussions since it has revealed its photo. The most talked-about feature of the Nothing Phone (1) is its transparent back. This makes it look completely different from any other smartphone on the market. The design of the device and earphones are similar. Both products are available in white and clear plastic packaging with a visible interior. The Multiple LED lights on the back keep blinking during notifications, charging progress, and ringtones. The smartphone is 7.6mm thick and has a weight of 199 g.
In the display section, the Nothing Phone (1) flaunts 6.55 inches Full HD+ OLED display with a resolution of 1080×2400 pixels (FHD+) and a refreshes rate of 120Hz. The phone has only two color options: Black and White.
Performance and Storage
The Nothing Phone (1) incorporates Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+ chipset accompanied with Adreno 642L GPU and paired with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage. In the storage section, the phone presents 8GB and 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB internal storage.
Talking about its operating system, the phone will be running the latest Android 12 with Nothing’s own UI. They recently released their launcher which is available for devices running on Android 11 or later. The officials confirmed that the OS will get updated in 3 years.
The back of the device will feature two cameras in a pill-shaped dual setup. The main primary camera on the phone includes a 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 sensor. A 50-megapixel ultrawide lens having 114 degrees of field of view will be available with the camera. The camera comes with Dual Image Stabilization. There will be a 16 MP front camera inside the punch hole. From the rear camera, you can record up to 4k videos and from the front camera, you can shoot videos in 1080p.
Rest of the Specs
The phone is fueled by the 4500 mAH huge Battery. Along with it, you got the 33W wired fast charger, which will charge your phone 100% in approx. 1 hour according to officials. Additionally, The phone can be charged using 15W wireless charging and it supports a 5W reverse charging system. The USB Type-C cable will be there for charging. However, you won’t get the charger in the box.
Talking about connectivity, it features a 5G network, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, dual-SIM, a USB Type-C port, etc.
In the launch event held, founder Carl Pei insisted that the phone (1) is about more than just specifications. The rear panel of a phone is a unique design, it has gotten a lot of attention from youthful innovative minds. The camera seems powerful with two powerful sensors from Sony and Samsung. However, this is yet to look at how it goes in the market accordingly to the hype created. What’s your opinion about that, let us know.
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