Nothing Phone (1) Roundup: Expected Price in India, How to Watch Online, Sale on Flipkart, Specifications, Features

There's been a lot of noise going around the Nothing Phone (1) over the past few weeks, but what exactly does the phone have? Know it here.

After lots of teasing, hype building, slow reveals, leaked videos, renders, and showcasing the LED lights, the Nothing Phone (1) is all set to be official soon. Carl Pei, founder of Nothing was also co-founder of OnePlus and has been an expert in hype-making for smartphones. All that said, the hype for the device can be seen on social media handles. The company rolled out an invite-based pre-order system for its first-ever phone across the world just like OnePlus did in earlier days. Users are excited to know what the Nothing Phone (1) will exactly pack and what will be its price in India. In this article, we have compiled all the previous leaks and confirmed the specifications of the Nothing Phone (1) in order to give you the exact idea about the device.

Nothing Phone (1) Launch Date, Event Time, Where to Watch It Live

Nothing’s first-ever phone will be launched on July 12 at 8:30 PM IST for the global and Indian markets. The launch event will be streamed on the company’s YouTube channel and social media handles. Moreover, one could expect the company to also introduce refreshed Nothing Ear (1) earbuds during the launch event. 

Nothing Phone (1) Expected Price in India

The Nothing Phone (1) will be a mid-range phone and is expected to price between Rs 30,000 to Rs 40,000 in India. A recent report has revealed that the device could cost Rs 34,999 for the base 8GB+128GB variant in India. A Flipkart teaser shows that the HDFC bank card users will receive a flat discount of Rs 2,000 on the Nothing Phone (1). The phone is expected to be in another storage configuration with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. That said, the official price of the device will be only known during the launch event.  

Nothing Phone (1) Expected Sale Date in India

There is no exact information on when the device will be available to purchase for customers. Usually, new smartphones go on sale within a week after launch, we can expect Nothing to go with the same strategy and make the phone available for its general audience within a week of launch on Flipkart.

Nothing Phone (1) Specifications and Features

The Nothing Phone (1) major specifications have been confirmed by the company. In recent weeks, the company has given a teaser of what the device will pack. Here’re the full features and specifications of the Phone (1).

Transparent Unique Design with LEDs

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Nothing made a lot of hype about its first-ever smartphone design. Like its first earbuds, the Nothing Phone (1) is also transparent with a glass back. As we can see, the internal components of the device have been covered with a white sheet. This is the first time we are getting a transparent design on the back of a smartphone. The Nothing Phone (1) features 900 uniquely shaped LEDs on the back which the company calls Glyph Interface. These LEDs can be customised accordingly and will be lit up upon receiving notifications, calls, or messages. 

Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+  

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Carl Pei in an interview confirmed that the Nothing Phone (1) will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 778G+ processor. The System-On-Chip (SoC) is expected to be paired with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of inbuilt storage. Pei explained that the Snapdragon 778G+ is power efficient and saves battery life. Moreover, Qualcomm has added support for wireless and reverse wireless charging specifically for the Nothing Phone (1) with this chipset. 

50MP Sony IMX766 Dual Camera Setup

The company has confirmed that the Nothing Phone (1) will feature a dual-camera setup with the primary being the 50 MP Sony IMX766 sensor. Accompanying this will be a 16MP ultra-wide sensor with a 114° field of view. The primary sensor will also come with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) support. The device may also feature a dedicated night mode and intelligent scene detection. It will be capable of recording 10-bit colour videos. You can take a look at the sample above clicked by the handset. 

120Hz OLED Display

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The Nothing Phone (1) is confirmed to feature a 120Hz OLED display with symmetrical bezels around the display. There will be an adaptive refresh rate option, meaning that it will adapt to the refresh rate as per the content available on the screen. To protect the display from scratch, it will have a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass for protection. Moreover, it will have a punch-hole camera on the top left corner of the screen. 

Other Specifications and Features

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The Nothing Phone (1) will be available in two colour options: White and Black. The device will boot on the Nothing OS launcher based on Android 12, the launcher was earlier made official for other users to know real-life feedback. The Phone (1) will have a flat edge design and a metal frame which will be made up of aluminium. The device’s unboxing has leaked that the box will have a transparent TPU case and a handset, and won’t come with a charger. It was earlier expected to support 45W fast charging however, a recent report has shown that it will rather support 33W fast charging. 

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