Nothing Phone 1 Detailed Review
In the fast-evolving landscape of smartphones, the Nothing Phone 1 has made a remarkable entry, promising a unique blend of innovation, style, and performance. Launched on 12th July 2022, this smartphone has managed to captivate tech enthusiasts with its impressive specifications and sleek design. Priced at Rs. 104,999, the Nothing Phone 1 is poised to carve a niche for itself in the competitive market.
The Nothing Phone 1 boasts a cutting-edge OLED display that promises to immerse users in a world of vibrant colors and stunning visuals. With support for 1 billion colors, the 6.55-inch screen is a canvas for vivid imagery. The 120Hz refresh rate ensures smooth scrolling and seamless animations, while HDR10+ support elevates the viewing experience. The display’s peak brightness of 1200 nits guarantees clarity even in bright sunlight. Its 1080 x 2400 pixel resolution translates to a density of approximately 402 ppi, delivering sharpness and detail that will leave you in awe.
Under the hood, the Nothing Phone 1 is equipped with the Qualcomm SM7325-AE Snapdragon 778G+ 5G chipset, built on the power-efficient 6nm process. The octa-core CPU configuration, consisting of 1×2.5 GHz Cortex-A78, 3×2.4 GHz Cortex-A78, and 4×1.9 GHz Cortex-A55 cores, ensures a balance between performance and energy efficiency. The Adreno 642L GPU handles graphics with finesse, making it ideal for both gaming and multimedia consumption.
The sleek dimensions of 159.2 x 75.8 x 8.3 mm house a masterpiece of design. The combination of Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and back panels, along with an aluminum frame, not only provides durability but also exudes a premium feel. The phone’s weight of 193.5 g adds to the overall ergonomic experience. Moreover, the unique touch of multiple LED lights on the back for notifications, charging progress, and even as a camera fill light, sets it apart from the crowd.
Nothing Phone 1 doesn’t compromise on camera prowess. The dual 50 MP rear cameras, one with a wide f/1.9 aperture and the other with a 114˚ ultrawide lens, promise stunning photography in various scenarios. Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) ensure clarity and focus. The 16 MP front camera captures sharp and vibrant selfies. With features like 4K video recording at 30fps, gyro-EIS, and live HDR, your creative potential knows no bounds.
A powerful smartphone needs a capable battery, and the Li-Ion 4500 mAh non-removable battery in the Nothing Phone 1 ensures a long-lasting companion for your daily adventures. The 33W wired charging with support for PD3.0 and QC4 promises to juice up your device to 50% in just 30 minutes, alleviating charging woes. Moreover, the 15W wireless charging and 5W reverse wireless charging add convenience to your charging routine.
Staying connected is seamless with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6 and Bluetooth 5.2. The comprehensive positioning support with GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, and QZSS ensures accurate navigation. NFC simplifies wireless transactions, while the USB Type-C 2.0 port with OTG support keeps your device connected to various peripherals.
In conclusion, the Nothing Phone 1 embodies the brand’s commitment to innovation and performance. From the mesmerizing OLED display to the powerful Snapdragon chipset, from the camera versatility to the efficient battery management, every aspect has been meticulously crafted to offer an exceptional user experience. With a starting price of Rs. 104,999, the Nothing Phone 1 makes a strong case for itself in the premium smartphone market, offering a blend of style, substance, and innovation that’s hard to resist. Experience the future of smartphones with the Nothing Phone 1.
|Launch Date||12 July 2022|
|Type||OLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, HDR10+, 500 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak)|
|Size||6.55 inches, 103.6 cm2 (~85.8% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Always On Display|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM7325-AE Snapdragon 778G+ 5G (6 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (1×2.5 GHz Cortex-A78 & 3×2.4 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×1.9 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|OS||Android 12, upgradable to Android 13, Nothing OS 1.5.3|
|Dimensions||159.2 x 75.8 x 8.3 mm (6.27 x 2.98 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||193.5 g (6.84 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Multiple LED lights on the back (notifications, charging progress, camera fill light)|
Blinking red light on the back (video recording indicator)
IP53 – splash, water and dust resistant
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band|
|Bluetooth||5.2, A2DP, LE|
|Positioning||GPS (L1), GLONASS (L1), BDS (B1I+B1c), GALILEO (E1), QZSS (L1)|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0, OTG|
|Rear||Dual 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
|Front||16 MP, f/2.5, (wide), 1/3.1″, 1.0µm|
|Other Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR, 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS, live HDR|
|RAM||8GB RAM,12GB RAM|
|Memory Card Slot||No|
|Type||Li-Ion 4500 mAh, non-removable (17.42 Wh)|
|Charger Power||33W wired, PD3.0, QC4, 50% in 30 min, 100% in 70 min (advertised)|
5W reverse wireless