[Exclusive] Nothing Phone (1) in talks with Reliance Digital for offline sales in India; specifications revealed

Nothing will sell the Phone (1) via an invite-only system in the initial sale period.

Highlights
  • Nothing Phone (1) will launch on July 12th. 
  • It has a 4,500mAh battery, a 50MP dual rear camera, and a 16MP selfie shooter. 
  • Nothing Phone (1) will be manufactured in Tamil Nadu. 

The London-based startup, Nothing, is set to launch its first-ever smartphone, the Nothing Phone (1), on July 12th. The Nothing Phone (1) will be sold exclusively via Flipkart and will follow an invite-only system in the initial sale period. And now, we’ve learned that Nothing is in talks with Reliance Digital to sell the Nothing Phone (1) offline, courtesy tipster Yogesh Brar.

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Further, Brar has also confirmed some specifications of the Nothing Phone (1) that were leaked in the past. The Nothing Phone (1) recently appeared on the Geekbench website, revealing specifications. Let’s look at everything we know about the Nothing Phone (1)’s specifications and launch details.

Nothing Phone (1) offline sales in India

Nothing Phone (1)

According to the tipster, Nothing is in talks with Reliance Digital to market the Phone (1) in offline stores. The Nothing Phone (1) will be manufactured in India in Tamil Nadu and sold exclusively via Flipkart. Nothing Phone (1) will follow the OnePlus-like invite-only system in the initial sale period. The device will launch on June 12th, and the company recently revealed the pre-order pass details for India.

Nothing Phone (1) specifications

The tipster says that the Nothing Phone (1) has a 16MP camera at the front to take care of selfies and video calling needs. At the back, the dual-camera setup includes a 50MP primary sensor and a 16MP secondary shooter. A 4,500mAh battery that supports 45W fast charging will keep the lights on.

Nothing Phone (1) specs

  • 120Hz OLED panel
  • Snapdragon 778G+ SoC
  • 8GB RAM
  • 4,500mAh battery, 45W charging
  • 50MP + 16MP dual rear camera
  • 16MP selfie shooter
  • Android 12-based Nothing OS

Nothing Phone (1) draws power from a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+ processor with 8GB RAM. It flaunts a 120Hz OLED panel and boots Android 12-based Nothing OS out of the box. Nothing Phone (1) has Glyph Interface, which shows charging percentage, call notifications, and wireless charging engagements via LED lights.

Key Specs

Nothing Phone 1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G Plus | 8 GBProcessor
6.55 inches Display
50 MP + 50 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
4500 mAh Battery
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Review Summary

Expert Rating3.5/5

Design
★★★★★
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Display
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Software
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Camera
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Performance
★★★★★
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Battery
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Pros

  • Stylish, unique design
  • Clean software
  • Capable primary camera
  • Supports wireless charging

Cons

  • Doesn't ship with a charger
  • Slow 33W charging speed
  • Display's peak brightness not the best
  • Facial recognition is finicky
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