Carl Pei’s Nothing was in the news last year for launching the Nothing Phone 1 and, Nothing Ear Stick. The smartphone stood out amongst all its competitors as it came with a glyph interface and a unique design language. The brand is planning to launch more products this year, the line-up including Nothing Phone 2, Nothing Stick 2, Nothing Ear 2, and Particle by XO. Let’s have a look at what to expect from all these upcoming launches-
1. Nothing Phone (2)
Carl Pei confirmed that Nothing will launch its 2nd smartphone this year. He also confirmed that it will be a premium device and thus will have a higher price tag than the Nothing Phone 1. Nothing Phone 2 is expected to be powered by Snapdragon 7 Gen or 8 Gen series chipset and have improved camera sensors as well.
Latest leaks suggest that Nothing Phone (2) will have the model number “A065” and have an AMOLED display, 120Hz refresh rate, up to 12GB RAM, up to 256GB storage, and a 5000mAh battery. It is expected to cost around Rs. 45,000 and launch in 2nd half of 2023.
2. Nothing Ear (2) TWS
While Nothing discontinued its Nothing Ear 1 TWS after it launched Nothing Ear Stick in 2022. Come 2023, Smartprix in collaboration with OnLeaks has come across Nothing Ear (2) renders. The 2nd in the Nothing Ear series is expected to launch soon and according to the leaks, the design will remain unchanged except for a few tweaks and alterations.
The earphones as well as the case will have a transparent design with red and white dots. Apart from that, Nothing is expected to bring some changes to Nothing Ear (2) like personalized ANC, Transparency mode, and an advanced EQ. Find Earbuds might also make the cut. It will launch in the 2nd quarter of 2023 and be priced at around Rs. 8000.
3. Nothing Ear Stick (2)
Nothing Ear Stick is also expected to get its successor later this year. Nothing Ear Stick (2) might also retain the same cylindrical body with a twist-to-open mechanism to access earphones from the case. It might also get some new features to enhance the listening experience. It will cost around Rs. 9000 and launch in Q3 of 2023.
4. Particles by XO
Nothing is also said to be working on a sub-brand called Particles by XO. The sub-brand is said to prioritize the US market and it might soon launch by going official with its unconventionally designed TWS. Although nothing is clear as of now, reportedly Particles by XO is simply XO is the name of the audio product. The leaked images reveal peanut-shaped earbuds with an L-shaped form factor while the charging case is completely circular in shape with no transparent aesthetics like previous Nothing products such as the Ear 1 or Phone 1. The earbuds are codenamed ‘B154’ and will have features like LHDC and ANC. It is said to launch in Q2 2023.