Slowly but surely it becomes clear what awaits us with the second Nothing Phone. According to the latest equipment information, there will be a small disappointment in one important area. Nothing will probably do without a real top processor.
Nothing Phone (2) without the latest top processor
With the next cell phone from Carl Pei, the co-founder of OnePlus, his company work more closely with the chip manufacturer Qualcomm. A cooperation was announced a few days ago. As it turns out, the Nothing Phone (2) will actually have a better processor than its predecessor. Apparently, no one could agree on a real top model.
A senior Qualcomm executive revealed at Mobile World Congress 2023 that a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 will power the next Nothing smartphone. It’s a step up from the Snapdragon 778G+ built into the first Nothing phone. However, a real Android flagship should use the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 2, which will probably be presented in May 2023.
Apparently, the choice of processor should be not yet be revealed. The Qualcomm manager then quickly revised his posting on LinkedIn and removed the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (source: 91 Mobiles).
In the video: This is what we think of the first Nothing Phone.
Nothing Phone (2): presentation in the third quarter?
No exact presentation date for Nothing Phone (2) is known yet. Rumor has it it should to be launched in the third quarter of 2023. The first Nothing cell phone was available from July 2022.
Apart from the processor, little is known about the smartphone. According to Carl Pei, it should be a Premium cell phone with appropriate equipment act. Like its predecessor, the Nothing Phone (2) will probably attract attention with special lighting effects.