Nothing Phone (1) everything we know: launch date, time, price in India, specifications, and more

Highlights
  • Nothing Phone (1) is set to launch on July 12th.
  • Nothing Phone (1) key specs include a 6.55-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 778G+, 50MP primary camera, and LED lights on the back panel.
  • Nothing Phone (1) price in India could start at around Rs 30,000.

Nothing Phone (1) will launch in India on July 12th and is the brand’s first smartphone, coming after the Nothing Ear (1) TWS earbuds. The company’s founder, Carl Pei is previously the co-founder of OnePlus. Nothing Phone (1) design and some key specifications have been teased/confirmed by the company to create hype for the launch. The main highlight of the phone is the LED lighting on the back panel that is user customisable. Interestingly, Nothing has picked a mid-range Snapdragon 778+ chipset for its first phone and not a flagship offering.

Ahead of the launch, here’s a quick round-up of the Nothing Phone (1) India price, specifications, design, launch offers and much more.

Nothing Phone 1 everything we know

Nothing Phone (1) launch date

Nothing Phone (1) launch date is July 12th at 8:30 PM IST and the event should be live-streamed on the company’s YouTube channel. We will have a ‘how to watch the live-streaming story in the next couple of days.

Nothing Phone (1) design

The Nothing Phone (1) design takes centre stage. It has a punch-hole cutout for the selfie snapper, very narrow bezels, and flat edges. The power button is on the right edge, while the volume rocker is on the left edge. The USB Type-C port and speaker grills are at the bottom. The entire frame seems to be made out of metal and is quite boxy similar to iPhones.

On the back, you have dual camera sensors and an LED flash. The back panel is entirely transparent and the main highlight is the LED lighting. The USB Type-C port, speaker grills and SIM tray are present at the bottom.

Nothing Phone (1)

There’s a red LED on the back, which turns out to be a video recording indicator. The LED lightings have multiple use cases, including charging percentage indicator, notification and call alert, wireless charging indicator and more. Nothing says the LED lights can be customised as per taste and will sync with ringtones as well.

Nothing Phone (1) price in India, bank offer

Nothing Phone (1) price in India isn’t revealed but the European cost has been leaked online. The handset is said to start at EUR 470 (Approx. Rs 38,800) for the 8GB/128GB model, EUR 500 (Approx. Rs 41,300) for the 8GB/256GB version and EUR 550 (Approx. Rs 45,400) for the 12GB/256GB. We can speculate the cost in India could start at around Rs 30,000 price range.

The company is offering a Rs 2,000 instant discount via HDFC Credit and EMI transactions on Flipkart. Customers need to purchase the pre-order pass on the e-commerce platform in order to buy the phone when it launches next week.

Nothing Phone (1) specifications

  • 6.55-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, 120Hz refresh rate
  • Snapdragon 778+ 5G
  • Android 12 with Nothing OS
  • 4,500mAh battery with 45W fast charging
  • 50MP + 16MP dual cameras
  • 16MP selfie snapper

As per the specifications, the Nothing Phone (1) is said to sport a 6.55-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a punch-hole cutout. It is said to be powered by the Snapdragon 778+ 5G chipset paired with up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 storage. The phone is likely to boot Android 12 OS with Nothing OS custom skin on top.

Nothing Phone (1) is said to pack a 4,500mAh battery with support for 45W fast charging over a USB Type-C charging port and reverse wireless charging at 5W. It will have an in-display fingerprint sensor for security, Dolby Atmos, and stereo speakers. Connectivity options could include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS and NFC.

Moving to optics, the Nothing Phone (1) will have a dual-camera setup, with a 50MP primary sensor and a 16MP secondary ultra-wide-angle lens. On the front, it is said to get a 16MP snapper for selfies and video chats.

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