Nothing Phone (1) launch date revealed? Carl Pei teases date, but is it real?

Nothing Founder Carl Pei was asked by a Twitter user about the Nothing Phone (1) launch date. This was his response.

  • A Twitter user asked Nothing founder Carl Pei about the Nothing Phone (1) launch date
  • Carl Pei replied through a cryptic tweet
  • An unverified user manual claimed to leak specifications of Nothing Phone (1)

Nothing had confirmed that they are working on an Android phone dubbed as the ‘Nothing Phone (1) a month ago. A landing page on Flipkart also confirms the handset’s India debut. The company recently launched the ‘Nothing Launcher’ for Samsung and Pixel flagships, and all this suggests the launch date could be close. Now, Nothing founder Carl Pei has seemingly revealed a date when asked about the launch of the phone.

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In a response to a user query on Twitter on when the Nothing Phone (1) would launch, Pei replied “6/9 at 4:20.” This would be June 9th at 4:20 PM according to the US date format. While some Twitter users are taking the date seriously, others are talking about it being a joke.

Nothing Phone (1) Launch date

The Nothing Phone (1) is confirmed to debut during Summer this year. The skepticism behind the launch date is that Carl Pei usually likes to create a buzz around the launch date reveal so as to bring in the hype, but a simple reveal like this to a user query would be surprising.

The recently leaked specifications hinted the Nothing Phone (1) will come with a 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, a 90Hz refresh rate and HDR10+. The phone may be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor paired with Adreno 642 GPU. The chipset will be aided by 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. The phone reportedly packs a 4,500mAh battery that will have support for wireless charging.

Nothing Phone (1) specs (expected)

  • 6.43-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED 90Hz display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor
  • 8GB RAM, 128GB storage
  • 4,500mAh battery, wireless charging support
  • 50MP + 8MP + 2MP triple rear camera
  • 32MP selfie camera
  • Android 12-based Nothing OS

As for the cameras, the Nothing Phone (1) is said to have a triple camera setup at the back, with a 50MP primary sensor, an 8MP secondary sensor, and a third 2MP sensor. It is tipped to get a 32MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats. The handset will boot Android 12 OS out of the box.