Nothing Phone (1) Confirmed to be Made in India Ahead of July 12 Global Launch Event

Let’s take a look at the Nothing Phone (1)’s specifications, launch details and everything else known so far.

NOTHING Phone (1)
Representative image. (Render by Ben Geskin)

Nothing Phone (1) is set to make its global debut on July 12. The company has confirmed that the Phone (1) will launch in India alongside the global markets. It will be available for purchase exclusively via Flipkart soon after its launch. Ahead of the official launch, Nothing has also confirmed some key features of the Phone (1). The latest teaser is not around the spec sheet but the phone’s production.

Phone (1) will be made in India, the company confirmed. Nothing India’s General Manager and Vice President Manu Sharma confirmed that the Phone (1) will be manufactured locally. Let’s take a look at the Nothing Phone (1)’s specifications, launch details and everything else known so far.

Nothing Phone (1) to be Made in India

Nothing will manufacture the Phone (1) in India. The company’s first smartphone will be manufactured in Tamil Nadu and sold via Flipkart. The company’s India top chief, Manu Sharma, confirmed the details with Economic Times (ET). However, Sharma did not reveal any details about the supply chain partner. We can expect more details around the same in the coming days.

Local manufacturing should help Nothing keep its cost low, which could translate to a lower launch price compared to the global markets. Soon after the launch on July 12, Nothing’s first smartphone will be available for purchase via Flipkart.

The company has also confirmed some other details of the phone. It will have a transparent back panel. The device’s aluminium mid-frame will be made from recycled materials. Nothing has also confirmed that the phone will support wireless charging. 

The phone will draw power from a Snapdragon chipset. It will run Android 12 out of the box and have a layer of Nothing OS on top. 

Nothing has not yet revealed the processor details. However, the rumour mill claims that the smartphone will feature either a Snapdragon 778G SoC or a Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 SoC. The phone is also rumoured to feature 45W fast charging support for the 4500 mAh battery. At the front, the device is said to feature a 6.55-inch Full HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate support. The AMOLED display will have a hole-punch cutout at the top centre.

Lastly, the Nothing smartphone is rumoured to launch with a triple-camera setup. It will have a 50MP main camera, an 8MP ultrawide camera and a 2MP macro sensor. 

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