Nothing Phone (1) is set to launch on July 12. The company has started taking pre-orders of the Phone (1) via an invite-only system. Ahead of the launch, Nothing has also teased the design of its first smartphone. The device has a transparent rear panel, below which is a white sheet that covers the internal components.
Nothing is also rumoured to launch the device in a black colour option. One of the teaser videos did hint at the launch of the black colour option. However, there has not been any official confirmation from the company. Tipster Ishan Agarwal believes that the Phone (1) black colour option is coming soon. The tipster has shared a design render of the black colour option.
As seen in the design render below, the Phone (1) has a transparent back that covers the LED strips. The metal sheet that covers the internals is painted black instead of the white one which we have already seen.
Nothing Phone (1): Specifications and Features
Some key details of the Phone (1) have leaked already. The company has confirmed that the device will draw power from a Snapdragon SoC. A Geekbench listing revealed that the device will feature a Snapdragon 778G+ SoC. It further revealed that the phone will launch with 8GB of RAM.
A recent leak claimed that the company will make its first smartphone available in three storage options – 8GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB, and 12GB+256GB. The base model will be priced at $397, which is roughly Rs 31,300. Nothing is rumoured to launch the other higher storage options for $419 (roughly Rs 33,000) and $456 (roughly Rs 36,000), respectively.
Other specifications of the device have leaked as well. The Phone (1) will sport a 6.55-inch OLED display with a hole-punch cutout at the top left corner. The bezels are thin and uniform across the edges of the display. It also supports a 120Hz refresh rate.
The smartphone will come with a 45W fast charging, wireless charging and 5W reverse charging support. It will not feature an adapter in the box.
On the back, the Phone (1) has a 50MP main camera and a 16MP ultrawide camera. It will feature a 16MP front camera sensor. The device will also come with an in-display fingerprint scanner, a USB Type-C port, Bluetooth 5.2, etc. The phone also has multiple LED strips, which have over 900 individual LED lights that will light up when the user gets a call or notification.
The company has confirmed that the Phone (1) will be available for purchase via Flipkart. Nothing is reportedly working with Reliance Digital to make the device available offline. There is no official confirmation from the brand at the moment.
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