A new leak claims that Nothing, which launched its first smartphone a few weeks ago, is already planning to introduce another device in India soon. Rumored to be called Nothing Lite Phone (1), the phone will be a toned down version of the original phone (1). The leak citing “several sources in the tech industry” points out that the “lite” version would be the same as Nothing Phone (1), minus the light feedback. The company refers to this separate back panel as the “Glyph” back.
This means that the Nothing Lite (1) phone may not have LED lights on the back. Apart from that, when it comes to specs, it is said to come with 6.55 inch Full HD+ OLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+ chipset, dual rear cameras 50-megapixel camera and a 16-megapixel front-facing camera — identical to the Nothing Phone (1). It can hold a larger 5000mAh battery and the package is said to include a 42W charger. As a reminder, the original model did not come with a charger in the box.
Software-wise, the Nothing Lite Phone (1) will run the Android 12-based Nothing operating system. the interface. The report further states that the Nothing Lite(1) phone would get an IP53 for dust and water resistance.
As for the price, the Nothing Lite (1) phone is said to cost less than Rs 30,000. It is said to get a base variant of 6GB RAM and 128GB for Rs 24,999. “expected to be announced during the Indian holiday season and is also expected to be sold on Flipkart”.
On paper, the phone makes sense as the original Nothing Phone (1) looks good and works well (review), but the price is a bit higher (starting at Rs 32,999). This pricing may deter customers from buying the phone, which is also available by invitation. Therefore, the lite version, if widely available, will let customers experience its clean Android UI and other features.
What does Nothing say?
The report citing Nothing indicates that the brand has denied the rumors about the Nothing Lite Phone (1).
India Today Tech has also contacted the company and we will update this section as soon as we receive a response.
In this case, will the Nothing Lite Phone (1) be a reality? Only time will tell.