An In-depth Look at the Upcoming Nothing Phone (2)

The much-anticipated Nothing Phone (2) is set to hit the market later this year, carrying forward the momentum of its predecessor, the Nothing Phone (1) Although information about the new model is sparse, reports indicate that it’s gearing up to be a significant upgrade.

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The Nothing Phone (1) was a notable absentee in the U.S. market, but the Nothing Phone (2) aims to fill that void, according to Nothing’s CEO, Carl Pei. This potential expansion is a clear indication of the company’s ambition to broaden its reach.

This article will walk you through everything we currently know about the Nothing Phone (2).

Everything About Nothing Phone (2): Pricing and Availability

The sequel to the Nothing Phone (1), the Nothing Phone (2) is set to be unveiled at an online event scheduled for July 11 at 11am ET This launch aligns with the Nothing Phone (1)’s mid-July 2022 release.

A recent sighting of the phone at the Indian Bureau of Standards hints at an imminent launch, at least in India.

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As per the CEO, Carl Pei, the new model will poise itself as a “premium” variation of the Phone (1), with a rumored price tag of around $900

Another positive development is the company’s planned debut in the U.S. market. Discussions with American cellular providers seem to have yielded favorable results, paving the way for the Nothing Phone (2)’s arrival.

The Anticipated Specifications of Nothing Phone (2)

A MySmartPrice report suggests the Nothing Phone (2) will pack a 120Hz adaptive AMOLED display, a 5,000 mAh battery, 12GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage. It’s also expected to feature an “unannounced” Snapdragon 8 series SoC from Qualcomm.

While these specs don’t deviate significantly from the Nothing Phone (1), the transition from OLED to AMOLED should deliver superior image quality. It remains to be seen whether the display resolution will get a boost from FHD to QHD.

The chipset upgrade from Snapdragon 778G+ to a Snapdragon 8 series, confirmed by Nothing, could be a game-changer given the impressive performance of Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 benchmarks

The Design Aesthetics of Nothing Phone (2)

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The design of the Nothing Phone (2) is rumored to be quite similar to its predecessor, with a few tweaks. According to OnLeaks, a reliable source, the new model will replace the flat sides of the Phone (1) with curved ones.

The CEO, Carl Pei, holds the belief that the U.S. consumers are seeking something different from the usual, and the brand’s unique design language could be the answer.

The Camera Capabilities of Nothing Phone (2)

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Details about the camera specifications of the Nothing Phone (2) are currently unknown. However, the emphasis on a more premium device could translate into an upgrade in photo-capturing abilities.

The Phone (1) had its shortcomings, including weak low-light performance and over-exposed images that often appeared washed out compared to competitors like the Google Pixel 5a

We’re hopeful that the Phone (2) will address these issues and deliver enhanced color accuracy and more life-like images. A telephoto lens would be a welcome addition.

The Software Aspects of Nothing Phone (2)

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The Nothing Phone (2) is likely to continue the trend of its forerunner, using a minimalist version of the Android operating system called Nothing OS.

The device will likely ship with Nothing OS 1.5, based on Android 13, and will be updated to the Android 14 version upon its release.

In terms of software support, Nothing has confirmed three years of updates for the Nothing Phone (2), along with four years of security updates.

Final Thoughts on Nothing Phone (2)

As we await more details about the Nothing Phone (2), the information we have paints a promising picture. With significant improvements over the Phone (1) and a potential expansion into the U.S. market, the upcoming model could be a game-changer for Nothing.

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