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Nothing Phone 2 vs Nothing Phone 2a 256GB

Summary
Performance

Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1

8 GB RAM

MediaTek Dimensity 7200 Pro

8 GB RAM

Display

6.7" (17.02 cm)

1080x2412 px (FHD+)

6.7" (17.02 cm)

1084x2412 px (FHD+)

Rear Camera

50 MP + 50 MP

Dual Camera

50 MP + 50 MP

Dual Camera

Front Camera

32 MP

Single Camera

32 MP

Single Camera

Battery

4700 mAh

5000 mAh

Storage

128 GB

Non Expandable

256 GB

Non Expandable

Expert Rating

8.0/10

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8.0/10

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User Ratings

★★★★★
★★★★★

4.4/5 based on 2,543 ratings

★★★★★
★★★★★

4.4/5 based on 24,178 ratings

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General
Launch Date

July 21, 2023 (Official)

March 12, 2024 (Official)

Operating System

Android v13

Android v14

Custom UI

Nothing OS

Nothing OS

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1

MediaTek Dimensity 7200 Pro MT6886

CPU

Octa core (3 GHz, Single core, Cortex X2 + 2.5 GHz, Tri core, Cortex A710 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A510)

Octa core (2.8 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A715 + 2 GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A510)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 730

Mali-G610 MC4

RAM

8 GB

8 GB

RAM Type

LPDDR5

LPDDR4X

Display
Very Good
Very Good
Display Type

LTPO AMOLED

Screen Size

6.7 " (17.02 cm)

6.7 " (17.02 cm)

Resolution

1080x2412 px (FHD+)

1084x2412 px (FHD+)

Aspect Ratio

20:9

20:9

Pixel Density

394 ppi

395 ppi

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

87.51 %

87.8 %

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Bezel-less display

with punch-hole display

with punch-hole display

Touch Screen

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Peak Brightness

1600 nits

1300 nits

HDR 10 / HDR+ support

, HDR 10+

, HDR 10+

Refresh Rate

120 Hz

120 Hz

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

91.65 %

Design
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Dimensions

Height: 162.1 mm
Width: 76.4 mm
Thickness: 8.6 mm

Height: 161.74 mm
Width: 76.32 mm
Thickness: 8.55 mm

Weight

201.2 grams

190 grams

Build Material

Back: Gorilla Glass

Back: Plastic

Colours

White, Dark Grey

Black, Blue, White

Waterproof

, Splash proof, IP54

, Splash proof, IP54

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Dust proof

Camera
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Dual

Dual

Resolution

50 MP f/1.88, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(24 mm focal length, 1.56" sensor size, IMX890, Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor, 1µm pixel size)50 MP f/2.2, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(2.7" sensor size)

50 MP f/1.88, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(1.56" sensor size, S5KGN9, ISO-CELL)50 MP f/2.2, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(2.7" sensor size, 0.64µm pixel size)

Autofocus

OIS

Flash

, LED Flash

, LED Flash

Image Resolution

8150 x 6150 Pixels

8150 x 6150 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuous Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Macro Mode

Continuous Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Custom Watermark
Face detection
Touch to focus

Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 60 fps
1920x1080 @ 60 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps
1920x1080 @ 60 fps

Video Recording Features

Slo-motion
Video HDR
Action Mode

Slo-motion
Action Mode

Front Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

32 MP f/2.45, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(2.74" sensor size, Exmor RS, 0.8µm pixel size)

32 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(2.74" sensor size, Exmor RS)

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 60 fps

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

4700 mAh

5000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

Removable

No

No

Wireless Charging

Charging Time: 130 minutes

Quick Charging

, Fast, 45W: 100 % in 55 minutes

, Fast, 45W: 50 % in 23 minutes

USB Type-C

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

128 GB

256 GB

Expandable Memory

No

No

Storage Type

UFS 3.1

UFS 2.2

Network & Connectivity
SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

5G Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G

5G Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G

VoLTE

SIM 1

5G Bands:
FDD N1 / N2 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N12 / N20 / N25 / N28 / N30
TDD N38 / N40 / N41 / N66 / N71 / N75 / N77 / N78
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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5G Bands:
FDD N1 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N20 / N28
TDD N38 / N40 / N41 / N66 / N77 / N78
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

5G Bands:
FDD N1 / N2 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N12 / N20 / N25 / N28 / N30
TDD N38 / N40 / N41 / N66 / N71 / N75 / N77 / N78
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

5G Bands:
FDD N1 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N20 / N28
TDD N38 / N40 / N41 / N66 / N77 / N78
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SAR Value

Head: 1.20 W/kg, Body: 0.98 W/kg

Wi-Fi

, Wi-Fi 6E (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) 5GHz 6GHz, MIMO

, Wi-Fi 6E (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) 5GHz 6GHz, MIMO

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

, v5.3

, v5.3

GPS

with A-GPS, Glonass

with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
FM Radio

No

No

Stereo Speakers

Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

USB Type-C

USB Type-C

Sensors
Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor Position

On-screen

On-screen

Fingerprint Sensor Type

Optical

Optical

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

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