Nothing, the new kid on the block in the smartphone market, is set to launch its first smartphone, the Nothing Phone (1), on July 12. The phone will launch in India and global markets on the same day. Ahead of the official launch, Nothing is building the hype by sharing the phone’s official images and teaser videos, revealing its design.
The company recently hosted an event for select media in Switzerland where it showcased the Nothing Phone (1) for the first time. Some YouTubers posted first-look videos of the device.
Nothing Phone (1) Design Revealed
YouTuber Rafael Zeier shared the video of the Nothing Phone (1) where it is kept inside a transparent glass showcase. The video reveals the rear design of the smartphone, revealing glowing LEDs on its back. The LED lights are at the bottom, the top right corner of the camera module, and circling the wireless charging coil.
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A separate video by the YouTube channel Das Kann Was reveals key components of the phone, including its power button on the right side and volume keys on the left. On the bottom, there is a USB Type-C charging port, SIM card tray, and a microphone. The top of the phone just has a microphone.
Nothing Phone (1) Specifications (Rumored)
The Nothing Phone (1) is believed to arrive with a 6.55-inch OLED display featuring Full HD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate. The device is rumored to come equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 processor, 6GB of RAM, and 128GB of internal storage.
Other features of the phone could include a 50MP triple-camera setup, featuring OIS and 4K video recording. It is rumoured to be powered by a 4,500mAh battery, capable of 45W fast charging. The device will likely run Android 12 out of the box with Nothing Launcher on top.
Nothing Phone (1) To Be Available For Auction On June 21
Nothing has partnered with StockX to auction off the first 100 units of the smartphone later this month. According to the press release by StockX, the first 100 serialised units of Nothing Phone 1 will be auctioned exclusively on the DropX product page once it goes live. The auction for the Nothing Phone (1) will begin at 2.00 PM BST (6.30 PM IST) on June 21 and it will end at 1:59 PM BST (6.29 PM IST) on June 23, 2022.
Bidders will only be charged if they are selected in the top 100. Successful bidders will receive their serialized limited-edition Nothing Phone (1) within 35 days of the bidding process. Note that the customers based in Mexico and South Korea cannot participate in the Nothing Phone 1 auction.