Introducing Phone (2a): Nothing’s Revolutionary Smartphone for the Modern User

Nothing, the innovative tech company, has unveiled its much-anticipated smartphone offering, the Phone (2a). With Phone (2a), Nothing aims to deliver an unparalleled daily smartphone experience, focusing on essential user needs while leveraging their expertise, engineering prowess, and craftsmanship. Designed for individuals who appreciate innovation and design yet prioritize clarity about their smartphone requirements, Phone (2a) promises an exceptional user experience.

Carl Pei, CEO and Co-founder of Nothing, expressed enthusiasm about the release, stating, “This year marks a significant acceleration in our progress, and Phone (2a) is our inaugural stride in this journey. We believe Phone (2a) will introduce more users to the innovative features that define Nothing, making it our most successful product to date.”

Phone (2a) boasts the Dimensity 7200 Pro processor, a collaborative effort between Nothing and MediaTek, ensuring optimal performance with efficient power usage. Manufactured using TSMC’s cutting-edge second-generation 4nm process technology, Phone (2a) effortlessly handles any task with remarkable efficiency and speed. Equipped with a generous 20 GB RAM featuring RAM Booster technology, the 8-core chip, clocking speeds of up to 2.8 GHz, enables seamless multitasking throughout the day. This results in a 13% performance boost compared to its predecessor, Phone (1) while being 16% more energy-efficient.


Nothing and MediaTek have implemented optimizations such as Smart Clean (providing a 200% increase in UFS read/write speed over prolonged usage) and Adaptive NTFS (delivering a 100% enhancement in file transfer speeds with Windows computers), along with reducing power consumption of specific components by up to 10%.

Battery and Charging
With its largest smartphone battery to date, Phone (2a) features a robust 5,000 mAh unit, offering up to two days of usage on a single charge. Notably, Nothing has improved battery longevity by over 25% compared to Phone (1), maintaining over 90% of its maximum capacity after 1,000 charging cycles, equivalent to over three years of daily charging. Additionally, the battery exhibits a 13% decrease in temperature during charging and discharging, contributing to its durability.

For rapid charging, Phone (2a) supports 45W Fast Charging, delivering 50% power in just 20 minutes, optimizing charging speed without compromising battery life.

Phone (2a) features a dual 50 MP rear camera powered by the TrueLens Engine, ensuring every capture is true to life.

The TrueLens Engine incorporates advanced computational algorithms, including Ultra XDR, co-developed with Google, to accurately display highlights and shadows in every shot. Additionally, Phone (2a) sports a remarkable 32 MP front camera, enabling stunning selfies with enhanced light sensitivity.

Featuring a 6.7” flexible AMOLED display, Phone (2a) delivers vibrant colour reproduction with minimal battery consumption. With a peak brightness of 1,300 nits, Phone (2a) ensures clear visibility even in bright outdoor conditions.

The 120 Hz refresh rate provides smooth interactions, dynamically adjusting to displayed content while optimizing battery usage.

Phone (2a) embodies Nothing’s unique design philosophy, incorporating the first-ever internal smartphone design concept conceived in 2020. With the cameras positioned inside the NFC coil, Phone (2a) introduces a distinctive design element resembling eyes, symbolizing the intelligence that powers the device.

The 90° angle unibody cover, wrapping around the edges, enhances structural integrity while integrating the dual camera module seamlessly. This design not only enhances aesthetics but also improves device durability and user experience.

Nothing OS
Phone (2a) debuts with Nothing OS 2.5, featuring Android 14 out of the box, along with three years of software updates and four years of security updates. Nothing OS 2.5 introduces new Nothing-designed widgets, including a Recorder widget for creating voice memos on-the-go, and an AI-powered Wallpaper Studio for personalized wallpaper options.

Phone (2a) boasts Nothing’s lowest carbon footprint in a smartphone, reflecting a 12.5% reduction compared to Phone (1). Nothing implements a new recycling process, repurposing plastic waste from Ear (2) production into Phone (2a). Additionally, Phone (2a) features recycled materials in its construction, furthering Nothing’s commitment to sustainability.

Availability, Pricing, and Perks
As part of the Phone (2a) launch, Nothing introduces its first partnership in the AI space with Perplexity, offering eligible purchasers up to a year of Perplexity Pro. Phone (2a) is available in Black and Milk variants, with a 12GB/256GB configuration priced at SGD 499 in Singapore.

Online purchasing options include the Shopee Nothing Official Store and Lazada Nothing Singapore, with availability also at Challenger stores.

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