Nothing Phone (1) confirmed to be manufactured in India, production reportedly begins in Tamil Nadu

  • The Nothing Phone (1) smartphone will launch on July 12th in India and in the global market.
  • The device will be manufactured locally in India.
  • The company identifies India as a key market, hence the decision.

Nothing is gearing up for the launch of its first-ever Android smartphone on July 12th, dubbed the Nothing Phone (1). So far, we have received plenty of leaks and rumours surrounding the upcoming Nothing Phone (1). That, however, is not the case when it comes to the brand officially revealing information about the same. Finally, it turns out that Nothing has started opening up about the Nothing Phone (1). A couple of days ago, the brand gave us the first glimpse of the device and now, it has confirmed that the Nothing Phone (1) will be manufactured locally in India.

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Additionally, tipster Mukul Sharma has revealed that the production of the phone has reportedly already begun at a facility in Tamil Nadu, but the battery will be imported from China.

Nothing Phone (1) to be manufactured locally

According to the details shared by Nothing VP and GM Manu Sharma with the Economic Times, the Nothing Phone (1) sold in India will be manufactured in Tamil Nadu. Manu states that the Nothing Phone (1) is the “real” start of the brand’s journey, and considering how important the Indian market is for the brand, it made sense for Nothing to manufacture the Nothing Phone (1) locally.

He further confirmed that Nothing had expanded its customer support in India to over 270 authorised service centres in more than 250 cities across the country, thereby trying to increase consumer trust.

Nothing Phone (1) specifications (expected)

The Nothing Phone (1) is said to come equipped with the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 processor, which will likely be paired with 6GB/8GB RAM and 128GB/256GB storage. The device is said to boot Android 12-based custom skin out of the box. In terms of cameras, the device could feature a 50MP main camera. Coming to the display of the device, the Nothing Phone (1) is tipped to feature a 6.55-inch FHD+ OLED panel with a 90Hz refresh rate. Lastly, the Nothing Phone (1) is likely going to sport a 4,500mAh battery with support for 45W fast charging over a USB Type-C charging port.

The brand recently teased the first look of phone, which showed a glimpse of the metal chassis and camera module. Further, Nothing has confirmed that the Nothing Phone (1) will exclusively be sold in India on Flipkart, pre-booking details of which have already leaked.

Key Specs

Nothing Phone 1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G Plus | 8 GBProcessor
6.55 inches (16.64 cm) Display
50 MP + 50 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
4500 mAh Battery
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Nothing Phone 1 Price
Rs. 28,999
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  • Stylish, unique design
  • Clean software
  • Capable primary camera
  • Supports wireless charging


  • 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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