Nothing’s Android smartphone, the Phone (1), debuts without U.S. launch plans

ByGeraldine R. Pleasant

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The coolest mobile phone for People to longingly stare at from throughout the pond is in this article.

Absolutely nothing, the tech startup driving very last year’s attractive Ear (1) earbuds, entirely lifted the veil off its debut smartphone in the course of a livestream on Tuesday. The Very little Telephone (1) follows a equivalent philosophy to the Ear (1): It bundles a very low value with improved-than-anticipated specs and significantly awesome-as-hell appears to be like.

There is just 1 issue: It is not coming out in the U.S. right now.

The Very little Cell phone (1) starts at £400 (about $475 USD), putting it correct in mid-vary rate territory, but that doesn’t make a difference if you can not get it. Even now, with a clear again case that includes a special mild-dependent notification system, and white and black types, it’s a single of the extra trendy phones on the industry. It also packs good specs to match its very good appears:

  • 6.55-inch OLED display screen with HDR10+ and a 120Hz adaptive refresh level

  • 8 or 12GB RAM

  • 128GB or 256GB storage

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+ chipset

  • 2x 50MP rear-camera lenses (one particular key and a person ultra broad)

  • 16MP selfie digital camera

  • 5G and WiFi 6 assistance

  • 4,500mAh battery with wi-fi charging

  • USB-C charging port

Nothing Phone (1) front and back

It is really a looker.
Credit: Very little

The most placing feature of the Almost nothing Telephone (1) is, normally, the transparent back that exhibits some of the technical innards of the mobile phone. There are a sequence of lights in this back again panel named the “Glyph” interface which can be custom made to mild up otherwise for phone calls, notifications, and charging standing. The thought is that you can turn the cellphone over on its entrance, decrease display time, and however not miss out on significant information and facts.

Aside from that, it uses a proprietary model of Android identified as Nothing at all OS. It has its personal widgets with dot matrix fonts and promises a absence of bloatware apps, which will be fantastic information for Android fanatics who are drained of deleting apps every time they get a new telephone. It all appears to be incredibly futuristic and substantial tech, which is neat. However, yet again, it won’t be offered in the states and men and women in qualified countries who want a single will have to participate in an invite-only process to start. 


Nothing’s Ear (1) earbuds are buggy but attractive

Still, it is great that somebody is generating a cell phone that does not appear like each and every other cellular phone. Possibly someday all those of us who are living stateside can even get our palms on one particular.