Nothing Phone 2 launched on Tuesday as the second smartphone from the UK-based startup led by OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei. Unlike its predecessor, the Phone 2 is powered by a flagship-level Snapdragon chipset and packs a bigger battery. The smartphone has a modified Glyph interface that is also compatible with third-party apps like Uber and Zomato. It is equipped with a dual rear camera setup with two 50-megapixel sensors. Nada promised three years of Android OS updates and four years of bi-monthly security patches for the newly released phone.
Nothing Phone 2 price in India, availability
The Nothing Phone 2 price in India is set at Rs. 44,999 for the base configuration of 8GB + 128GB of RAM and storage. The phone is also available in 12GB+256GB and 12GB+512GB variants, priced at Rs. 49,999 and rupees. 54,999, respectively. It is available in dark gray and white color options and will go on sale via Flipkart and select outlets on July 21.
Pre-order pass holders can place orders for the phone starting today, while enjoying an instant discount of Rs. 3,000 in transactions with debit and credit cards from Axis Bank and HDFC Bank, as well as discounts on official accessories for Nothing Phone 2.
Customers can also purchase Nothing Phone 2 through the company’s ‘Nothing Drops’ pop-up stores in various cities, starting with Bangalore on July 14 at 7pm IST.
Nothing Phone 2 specs, features
The dual SIM (Nano) Nothing Phone 2 runs on Nothing OS 2.0 based on Android 13 out of the box. The phone has a 6.7-inch Full HD+ (1080×2412 pixels) LTPO OLED display with an adaptive refresh rate that can range from 1Hz to 120Hz, a 240Hz touch sampling rate, along with SGS Low Blue certifications Light and HDR10+.
Powered by Qualcomm’s 4nm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC with an Adreno 730 GPU, Nothing Phone 2 is equipped with up to 12GB of RAM along with up to 512GB of inbuilt storage. It is equipped with three high definition microphones and a two stereo speaker setup.
For capturing images and videos, Nothing Phone 2 has a dual rear camera setup comprising of a 50-megapixel main camera with a 1/1.56-inch Sony IMX890 sensor with f/1.88 aperture and optical image stabilization (OIS). ) and electronics. image stabilization (EIS) and a 50-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with a 1/2.76-inch Samsung JN1 sensor with EIS, a 114-degree field of view, and an f/2.2 aperture. The latter also works as a macro camera (4 cm), according to the company.
Video modes supported on Nothing Phone 2 include 4K 60fps, 1080p 30 or 60fps, and Live HDR 4K 30fps. You can also shoot 480fps slow-motion video and time-lapse video at 4K resolution. On the front is a 32-megapixel camera with a 1/2.74-inch Sony IMX615 sensor with an f/2.45 aperture for snapping selfies and making video calls.
Like the Nothing Phone 1, the new phone features the company’s exclusive Glyph interface, which comprises LED strips located on the rear panel of the smartphone. According to the company, the slightly modified interface design now includes 33 individually addressable zones, and the phone will support 10 new ringtones and notification sounds. You can also view system app progress bars for things like timers or battery charge, or you can check your delivery and continue progress with third-party apps like Uber and Zomato, with support for more apps expected soon.
Connectivity options on Nothing Phone 2 include WiFi 6, 5G, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.3, NFC, GPS/A-GPS, NavIC, and a USB Type-C port. Onboard sensors include an accelerometer, two ambient light sensors ( front and rear), electronic compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and an on-screen fingerprint scanner for biometric authentication. The phone is also claimed to support face unlocking, even when the owner’s face is covered.
The Nothing Phone 2 packs a 4700 mAh battery, which is bigger than its predecessor. It has an IP54 rating for resistance to dust and splashes. The phone supports 45W PPS wired charging (charging brick sold separately) and the company claims that the phone can be fully charged in 55 minutes. The phone can also be wirelessly charged in 130 minutes with 15W Qi wireless charging. The Nothing Phone 2 also supports reverse wireless charging at 5W, according to the company. It measures 162.1×76.4×8.6mm and weighs 201.2g.