Nothing Phone (1) Price in India Hiked by Rs 1,000: Company Explains Why

The Phone (1) will go on sale again on August 22nd.

Nothing Phone (1) was launched globally and in India on July 12th and went on open sale starting July 21st. Now, within one month of the phone going on sale, Nothing has increased the Phone (1)’s price in India has increased.

Manu Sharma, Vice President and General Manager, Nothing India shared the details of the price hike of the Nothing Phone (1) in a tweet. Manu Sharma said, “Thank you for the love shown towards Phone (1), with fluctuating currency exchange rates & rising component costs, we had to change prices.” Here is the new pricing of the Nothing Phone (1).

Nothing Phone (1) Price in India Hiked

The Phone (1) was launched starting at Rs 32,999 and those who pre-ordered got a Rs 1,000 instant discount during the first few days of the sale. Now, the base variant of the phone will cost Rs 33,999, which is a Rs 1,000 hike from the original launch price.

Similarly, the 8GB+256GB and the top-of-the-line 12GB+256GB variants prices have been increased by Rs 1,000 as well. Here is the pricing comparison of the Phone (1).

Nothing Phone (1) Variant Launch Price New Price
8GB+128GB Rs 32,999 Rs 33,999
8GB+256GB Rs 35,999 Rs 36,999
12GB+256GB Rs 38,999 Rs 39,999

 

As mentioned earlier, the price has been increased due to fluctuating currency exchange rates and the rising cost of the component.

Nothing Phone (1): Specifications

The Nothing Phone (1) sports a 120Hz 6.55-inch OLED display and the phone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 778G+ processor with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. The phone comes in a transparent back with a Glyph interface. In the camera department, the Nothing Phone (1) features dual rear cameras on the back with a 50MP (Sony IMX766) primary snapper and a 50MP (Samsung JN1) ultra-wide angle lens. There is a 16MP Sony IMX471 selfie snapper on the front.

Further, the phone draws power from the 4,500mAh battery unit with support for 33W fast charging and also there is also support for 15W wireless charging and 5W of reverse wireless charging. The Phone (1) runs on Nothing OS based on Android 12 with near not many bloatware apps.

Since the launch, the phone has received four OTA updates and the device will go on sale on August 22nd via Flipkart. We are expecting the device to go on sale with new pricing starting August 22nd.

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Srivatsa is a freelance writer at MySmartPrice. He likes to write and talk about Smartphones, Android, Cricket, and more. He has previously worked at TechRadar and AndroidPolice.