Hands-On With the New Transparent Nothing Phone (2)

Nothing today announced the launch of the Nothing Phone (2), the second-generation followup to the original Nothing Phone that came out last year. Like the Nothing Phone, the 6.7-inch Nothing Phone (2) features a unique transparent design with LED highlights that Nothing calls a Glyph Interface.

There are additional LED segments in the Glyph for improved customizability, with light and sound sequences able to be assigned to contacts or used for ringtones. The LEDs are also able to function as a progress tracker for ride or delivery services, plus they can alert users to notifications. Design wise, the Phone (2) has a thinner midframe and a pillowed glass back that Nothing says makes it more ergonomic.

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The Phone (2) runs the Android-based Nothing OS, and the new version can be used in a monochrome colorway with no app labels. Key features can be accessed through widgets without the need to open an app, and the operating system supports custom grid designs, widget sizes, and color themes.

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As for the camera, the Phone (2) includes a 32-megapixel front-facing camera and a dual rear camera system with two 50-megapixel sensors. The device is powered by a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip and it is equipped with a 4700mAh battery.

The Nothing Phone (2) is launching in the United States as well as other countries, and this marks the first time that a Nothing device has been available in the U.S. It can be preordered in the United States, UK, and Europe today, with pricing starting at $599 for 8GB RAM and 128GB storage.

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General availability will begin on July 17, and U.S. customers in New York can attend an event on July 13 to be among the first in the world to purchase the Phone (2).

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Top Rated Comments

Shifts Avatar
14 months ago
I love their effort and see no reason to be snarky. Go for it Nothing gang!
Score: 34 Votes (Like | Disagree)
boswald Avatar
14 months ago
Even though I’m happy with my iPhone, I applaud Nothing for trying something new. Best wishes to them.
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheYayAreaLiving ?️ Avatar
14 months ago
Nothing to see here...

Apparently, the Nothing phone carries Nothing.
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Apple_Robert Avatar
14 months ago
I don’t see the value.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
robbietop Avatar
14 months ago
This is by far one of the better looking Android handsets. The LEDs on the back are a bit gimmicky. But I really like the look. Simple aesthetic, not at all flashy like the Pixel or trying too hard like the Galaxy
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Aoligei Avatar
14 months ago

Nothing to see here...

Apparently, the Nothing phone carries Nothing.

That's a big nothing

My next phone when Apple goes out of businesso_O

Is the "Nothing Phone" a Nothing Burger?
Same can be said for any iPhone update. There is nothing substantial changed since iPhone X. I like other company trying and it is fun phone tbh. I don't understand the hate towards something you guys will never buy.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)