Nothing is preparing to present its first smartphone, the Phone (1), in July 2022. In addition to being transparent, the device has the peculiarity of presenting an LED system on its back. We tell you everything we know about him.
After the remarkable arrival on the market of wireless headphones with its transparent ear (1), nothing Now it attacks smartphones with a transparent device too: Phone (1).
📅 When does Nothing Phone (1) come out?
Nothing has been announced about the presentation of the first smartphone (1) at a conference on July 12, 2022 at 5 PM France time. This will be an opportunity for the manufacturer to reveal the latest information on this topic.
It is important to note that like the first OnePlus, Nothing Phone (1) will be marketed via an invite systemBecause the manufacturer failed to produce enough smartphones to meet the increased demand. So community members should be the first to be able to order a copy, and nothing will then extend invitations to other interested consumers once enough units are produced.
💰 What is the Price of Nothing Phone (1)?
Right now, we don’t really know how much the phone will cost (1). Most reports indicate that it will be a mid-range smartphone, so it could be marketed between 400 and 500 euros in France. Like Ear 1s before it, it’s expected to Available only on the official website of the manufacturer.
Before the official launch, nothing has actually auctioned the first 100 copies of his smartphone on the online platform StockX. Each has been numberedThe first was an exorbitant price of 2857 euros for an anonymous buyer.
📱 What does Nothing Phone (1) look like?
Nothing was first revealed about its smartphone design in mid-June at a presentation. This was an opportunity to discover that the smartphone was trying to stand out from the competition by adopting a transparent design on the back. 2 cameras It is placed in the upper left corner, 7 antennas He will take care of the network and we will find him Wireless charging coil in the center of the device. smartphone edges flatLike what Apple does on its iPhones.
A few days later, the smartphone was finally shown at Art Basel 2022 in Switzerland. The exhibition of contemporary art was an opportunity for fans to see the smartphone for the first time, but above all to discover a real LED system on the back. These light strips Put it in different places C-shaped design surrounds the camera and a larger C-shaped design surrounds the wireless charging coil. There is also an exclamation mark down and a dash in the upper right corner.
In a hands-on video, YouTuber MKBHD has finally revealed in detail how the LED system works, which he calls nothing” GUI Home of strips a little more than 900 individual LED lights.
The lights are synchronized as they flash in unique patterns On each custom ringtone, Nothing. This allows you to see who’s calling, notifications, or even charging status by shaking the smartphone. Finally, we know that the smartphone is only usedSingle speaker network on the bottom edge and 3.5 mm jack missing.
Which phone screen is Nothing (1)?
Before the launch, a leaker revealed that the smartphone will be equipped with a 6.55-inch flat screen with FHD+ resolution (1080 x 2400 pixels). It will be compatible with technology HDR10 +. Nothing confirmed that the panel is OLED with a refresh rate 120 Hz.
Basically the screen advances Uniform edges without a “chin”The thick bezel at the bottom of most of its competitors’ smartphones. In its video, MKBHD revealed a first glimpse of the screen, and at the same time confirmed the presence ofPunch in the upper left corner for the front camera.
🚀 How does Nothing (1) do?
Nothing has been officially revealed yet about the processor that will power her phone (1), but the manufacturer has partnered with chip maker Qualcomm. As a benchmark revealed on Geekbench, Nothing Phone (1) is expected to use a chip from Qualcomm, Snapdragon 778G +, Which we already find in Honor 70 or Motorola Edge 30. So the performance should be solid, without surpassing the fastest smartphones in this segment.
The SoC was engraved at 6nm by TSMC, the successor to the Snapdragon 778G, and is ultimately a slightly faster version of the latter. There is an octa-core CPU configuration with one Cortex-A78 core clocked at 2.5GHz, three Cortex-A78 cores clocked at 2.2GHz, and four economical Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.9GHz. The GPU part is supplied by Adreno 642L. It can be supported by DDR5 RAM.
The network portion is powered by a Snapdragon X53 5G modem that is compatible with the mmWave and sub-6 GHz bands. It provides theoretical download speeds of up to 3.7 Gbps. Finally, we can note the presence of Bluetooth 5.2 or Wi-Fi 6.
🔋 None Phone battery, autonomy and charging (1)
No one has yet shared information about the phone battery (1). However, the testimonials revealed that the smartphone can offer Fast Charging 45W (USBPD 3.0 / PPS). Since the manufacturer has not yet developed its own refill, it may be based on open standards.
It will be possible Check the charge level by shaking the smartphone. The LED strip will then indicate shipping progress when ordering.
Unlike most of its competitors in this sector, Nothing Phone (1) will have the advantage of compatibility 15W Qi EPP fast wireless charging, it will provide 5W Qi BPP reverse wireless charging. The LEDs around the wireless coil will light up while charging. The maximum power has not yet been determined.
📸 Camera Nothing Phone (1)
Only the first pictures of the smartphone are shown Two cameras, indicating that nothing can prioritize quality over quantity. We must therefore find a main sensor with a wide angle and a sensor with an ultra-wide angle, without any other sensor or depth sensor whose usefulness is often questioned.
Use Nothing Phone 1 A small LED light on the back lights up red when the smartphone is recording a video.
🤖 Which mobile OS is Nothing (1)?
Nothing Phone (1) will be launched on The latest version of Google’s operating system, Android 12. The smartphone will use a file An internal overlay from the English manufacturer, called Nothing OSwhich integrates the visual identity of the brand.
Several features of this operating system have already been announced, including the Glyph interface, which allows you to customize the LED strips on the back. We also find:
- Max icons and folders Max : Zoom in on the icons of your favorite folders and apps to locate them more easily.
- subordinate Weather and clock widgets User-calibrated that uses the same dot matrix font as the Nothing logo.
- None wallpapers and style : to customize your home screen with nil wallpapers and their associated color palette.
Nothing OS launcher beta is now available on some Android smartphones from Google Play Store. To install it, just follow these steps:
- Download Nothing Launcher (Beta) from Google Play Store
- meet in your Settings> Apps> Default Apps> Default Home App
- Choose Nothing Launcher
For those whose Android smartphone is not compatible, it is also possible to try the launcher by installing the APK.
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