No Nothing Phone 2 planned yet! This is what Nothing will do instead

Nothing Phone 2 won’t be launching anytime soon, confirms CEO Carl Pei. Here are all the details.

| Updated on: Dec 07 2022, 09:50 IST
Nothing Phone (1) First Look: Good time to be a smartphone fan
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1/7 Nothing Phone (1) carries a signature transparent design theme on the rear. You get to see some of the components along with the Glyph LED lights. You can get the phone in white and black colours. The sides are also flat, just like the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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2/7 Nothing Phone (1) boots Nothing OS out of the box based on Android 12. Nothing OS is free of pre-loaded third-party apps and bloatware, as well as ads. This is a very clean version of Android. Nothing promises three Android OS updates and four years of security patches. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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3/7 The rear and front are covered with Gorilla Glass 5, and the whole body is rated IP52 water resistant.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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4/7 The Glyph LED lights are synced with the pre-loaded ringtones. There is also a “Flip to Glyph” mode that silences the ringer and only uses the lights to notify when the phone is kept face down.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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5/7 Nothing Phone (1) also gets an Always On Display functionality with a single clock style.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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6/7 The Nothing Phone (1) features a 50MP Sony IMX766 sensor for the main camera and a 50MP Samsung JN1 sensor for the ultra-wide/macro camera. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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7/7 The Nothing Phone (1) also features a 6.5-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120Hz. It also gets support for an in-display fingerprint sensor.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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Nothing Phone 2 not launching anytime soon, confirms CEO. (Nothing)

Nothing Phone 2 is not happening anytime soon. In a recent tweet made by founder Carl Pei, it is absolutely clear that there is no Nothing Phone 2 in the works as of now. The company is instead focusing on Phone 1 for now and Nothing has plans regarding its software, the Android 13 update, and some more. The Nothing Phone 1 was announced back in July as a midrange Android smartphone has seen multiple price cuts over the months in India.

In his tweet, Carl Pei mentions that the focus is on the Phone 1 for now, with the company working on software updates, especially the Android 13 update. “Phone (2) isn't launching anytime soon. We're focused on doing a few things well, and won't churn out dozens of products a year like many others,” wrote Carl in his latest tweet.

Nothing Phone 2 not happening anytime soon

On the other hand, Nothing is working on releasing the Android 13 update for the Phone 1, with the first public beta versions expected to release soon. A stable update is expected to release in early January 2023. No major UI changes are expected with the Nothing OS skin for now, but we could see new Android 13 features.

Not sure which
mobile to buy?

The Nothing Phone 1 is currently one of the strong contenders in the midrange smartphone segment. The Phone 1 starts at a price of Rs. 27,499 for the base 128GB variant in India, and offers a solid combination of specifications and user experience. The Phone 1 flaunts a unique design with a semi transparent back panel, and a the Glyph lights, the latter being used for notification and fill lighting in the camera.

Other than the design, the Phone 1 offers a strong package for an Android device. The Phone 1 offers a 6.5-inch OLED display with a refresh rate of 120Hz, a Snapdragon 778G+ chipset, a clean Nothing OS experience based on Android 12, a 4500mAh battery with 33W wired charging and wireless charging, a pair of 50MP cameras at the back, and solid user experience.

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First Published Date: 07 Dec, 09:30 IST
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