Nothing Phone 1 With Glyph Interface Launched In India: Price, Specifications


New Delhi: Nothing launched the Nothing phone (1) in India, on Tuesday after weeks of teasers and hype. The handset sports a 6.55-inch OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+ SoC, a 50-megapixel dual rear camera setup, and a 4,500mAh battery with 33W fast charging.

Pricing and availability

The Nothing phone (1) starts at Rs 32,999 in India for the 8GB/256GB variant as per Flipkart. The 8GB/256GB is priced at Rs 35,999 and the 12GB/256GB is priced at Rs 38,999.

However, Nothing has an inaugural discount on all three variants. With the discount, the phone (1) is priced at Rs 29,999 for the 8GB/128GB variant, Rs 32,999 for the 8GB/256GB variant and Rs 35,999 for the 12GB/256GB variant (including the additional HDFC bank offer).

The phone goes on sale for pre-order users tonight, while those who didn’t manage to secure an invite code will be able to buy the phone (1) from July 21.

Nothing Phone 1 specifications

A 6.55-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) OLED display with a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass protection is featured on the dual-SIM (nano) Nothing Phone 1. It runs Android 12. The back of the smartphone also has Corning Gorilla Glass. Support for HDR10+, a pixel density of 402 ppi, and a maximum brightness of 1,200 nits are additional display features. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+ SoC and can support up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM.

The Nothing Phone 1 features two 50-megapixel dual cameras for optics. The first 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 sensor has an f/1.88 aperture lens and both optical image stabilisation (OIS) and electronic image stabilisation (EIS). Samsung JN1 is the second 50-megapixel sensor and comes with an ultra-wide-angle lens with a /2.2 aperture. It has 114 degrees of field of view, EIS image stabilisation, and a Macro mode. The phone has a number of features, including Scene Detection, Panorama Night Mode, Extreme Night Mode, and Expert Mode. A 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 sensor with a /2.45 aperture lens is located on the front of the device for selfies and video calls.

The built-in storage capacity of the Nothing Phone 1 is up to 256GB UFS 3.1. The smartphone offers 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 6 Direct, Bluetooth v5.2, NFC, GPS/A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, and a USB Type-C port as connectivity options. Onboard sensors include a fingerprint sensor built into the display, an accelerometer, an electronic compass, a gyroscope, a light sensor, and a proximity sensor. A 4,500mAh battery inside the Nothing Phone 1 supports 33W wired charging, 15W Qi wireless charging, and 5W reverse charging.

The Nothing Phone 1 also has three microphones, dual stereo speakers, IP53 dust and water resistance, and facial recognition that works with face coverings. Users can customise the lighting effects for specific contacts and other notifications on the phone’s back using the Glyph Interface. There is no guarantee that it will provide 4 years of security updates and 3 years of Android updates (every 2 months).

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