The Nothing Phone (2) is the second smartphone from Nothing, a company founded by former OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei. It is a mid-range device that aims to stand out with its transparent design, Glyph lighting system, and Nothing OS 2.0 software.
The phone has a 6.7-inch OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ support, and a punch-hole selfie camera in the center.
The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset, which offers an 80% improvement in performance over the previous model. It also comes with up to 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage.
The phone has a dual-camera setup on the back, consisting of a 50MP main camera with OIS and EIS, and a 50MP wide-angle camera with EIS. It can record 4K video at 60fps and has a 32MP front-facing camera with HDR.
The phone has a transparent glass back that reveals the internal components and the Glyph lighting system, which consists of LED strips that can be customized to display different colors, patterns, and animations for notifications, calls, volume, and charging status. The phone also has stereo speakers, an in-display fingerprint scanner, and a 4,500mAh battery with 65W fast charging.
The phone runs on Nothing OS 2.0, which is based on Android 12 and offers a clean and minimalist user interface, with features like Always On Display, Dark Mode, Privacy Dashboard, and more. The phone also supports wireless charging and reverse wireless charging.
The Nothing Phone (2) is available in two colors: Grey and White. It starts at $599 for the 8GB/128GB variant and goes up to $699 for the 12GB/512GB variant. It is compatible with most major carriers in the US and other regions.
The Nothing Phone (2) is a stylish and powerful smartphone that offers a unique design and user experience. It is designed for enthusiasts who want something different from the mainstream options, but also priced for everyone who wants a solid mid-range device. It is one of the most interesting phones of 2023.
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GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G||HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48, 66, 71|
|5G||1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 75, 77, 78 SA/NSA|
|Speed||HSPA, LTE-A, 5G|
|Announced||2023, July 11|
|Status||Coming soon/Expected release on 17 July, 2023|
|Dimension||162.1 x 76.4 x 8.6 mm (6.38 x 3.01 x 0.34 in)|
|Weight||201.2 g (7.09 oz)|
Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), aluminum frame
Multiple LED lights on the back (notifications, charging progress, camera fill light)
Blinking red light on the back (video recording indicator)
IP54 - splash, water and dust resistant
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||LTPO OLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1600 nits (HBM), 1600 nits (peak)|
|Size||6.7 inches, 108.0 cm2 (~87.2% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2412 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~394 ppi density)|
Corning Gorilla Glass
Always On Display
|OS||Android 13, Nothing OS 2|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM8475 Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (4 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (1x3.0 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3x2.5 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A510)|
|Internal||128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM|
50 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (wide), 1/1.56", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS
50 MP, f/2.2, 114˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.76", 0.64µm, AF
|Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR|
|Video||4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS, live HDR, OIS|
|Single||32 MP, f/2.5, (wide), 1/2.74", 0.8µm|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct|
|Bluetooth||5.3, A2DP, LE|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0, OTG|
|GPS||GPS (L1+L5), GLONASS (L1), BDS (B1I+B1c), GALILEO (E1), QZSS (L1), NavIC|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass|
|Battery Capacity||Li-Ion 4700 mAh, non-removable|
45W wired, PD3.0, PPS, QC4, 100% in 55 min (advertised)
15W wireless, 100% in 130 min (advertised)
5W reverse wireless
|Colors||White, Dark Gray|
|Price in India||Rs 44,999 - Rs 54,999|
|Price in Nigeria||NGN 156,000 - NGN 273,000|
|UK||About 680 EUR|
|USA||$599 - $799|
|Price in China||N/A|