Nothing Telephone 2 involves the US on July seventeenth for $599

Nothing in the long run an announcement The Telephone 2 is after a whole lot of teasing, and it’s in all probability what you’re searching for should you thought the Telephone 1 was underpowered — or should you can’t afford the earlier mannequin the place you reside. The brand new machine affords a lot nearer efficiency to the flagship due to the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip versus the mid-range 778G+ of final 12 months’s units. Though that is nonetheless not leading edge, the corporate claims it’s 80 % quicker. It allows 4K video at 60 frames per second, too, and RAW HDR pictures captures eight frames (thus extra in depth scene element) as a substitute of three like its predecessor.

Accordingly, nothing says it upgraded the Telephone 2’s digital camera high quality. The up to date 50MP major and rear 50MP ultra-wide cameras now have “ultra-resolution” 2X digital zoom, object monitoring, and different imaging updates. In the meantime, the entrance digital camera strikes from a 16MP sensor to a 32MP one. As with some opponents, there may be now Movement Mode to supply steadier video recording.

There are some extra noticeable adjustments. You may anticipate a bigger 6.7-inch, 120Hz LTPO OLED show (if it’s nonetheless 1080p) with the next 1,600 nits brightness and thinner bezels. There’s a 2.5D tapered rear glass. And sure, Glyph’s signature lighting on the again is extra superior. Along with extra LED strips, you’ll be able to create completely different lighting sequences for every connection sort and notification. You additionally get static lights for must-see notifications, and a few lights now double as progress trackers for supply and trip providers like Uber.


Software program performs a way more essential position. The place the primary mannequin had only some modest customizations, Nothing OS 2.0 on Telephone 2 allows you to tweak much more. Now you can have a number of dwelling screens with customized colour themes, grid sizes, and app labels. You’ll additionally discover customizable folders, and a extra superior toolkit contains shortcuts to fast settings. These widgets are additionally out there on the lock display.

The Telephone 2 is billed to last more due to its 4,700mAh battery, and also you’ll get a full cost in 55 minutes. 15W wi-fi charging and 5W reverse wi-fi charging aren’t shocking, however they aren’t at all times current within the upper-midrange telephone section.

Crucially, Nothing Telephone 2 might be priced proper when it arrives in North America. It is going to be out there within the US and Canada on July seventeenth at 4AM ET beginning at $599 (and $929 CAD oddly sufficient) for the model with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Pay $699 (CAD$999) and also you get 12GB of RAM with 256GB of storage, whereas the higher-end 12GB/512GB configuration sells for $799 (CAD$1099). Pre-orders are reside now, and there might be early gross sales on July 13 by way of Nothing Falls in New York Metropolis (69 Gansevoort Road) and London (4 Peter Road).

There’s no point out of North American provider offers as of this writing, so discovering this sequel won’t be as simple as extra mainstream choices. Nevertheless, launching within the area continues to be very problematic. The Telephone 2 significantly expands Nothing’s telephone viewers, offering new competitors to reasonably priced telephones like Google’s Pixel 7.