There have been numerous reports that nothing has been found Smartphone in the business And the Various reports Hint that the phone may be released soon. Although information about the phone is limited, it appears that for the first time someone has said they have seen the phone – or at least a prototype.
report from Take Crunch He says Carl Pei was seen showing off the prototype of Nothing’s first phone to senior Qualcomm CEOs and several other industry leaders at the recently concluded MWC 2022.
What’s more, according to a “source familiar with the matter”, the phone may be launched next month. TechCrunch even claims to have seen a photo of Pei’s meeting with the Qualcomm CEO – although it’s not clear if the phone is in this photo.
The report also talked about the design of the phone, as TechCrunch spoke, citing unnamed sources, saying that the phone may contain elements of the transparent design that the company used in its phone. none ear 1 Headphones.
This sounds intriguing, although it wouldn’t be the first phone we’ve seen, as manufacturers in the past have sometimes released “obvious” variants of their phones.
These are basically phones with a transparent glass background that shows off the internals. However, these variants tend to be released in limited numbers, or to have limited appeal. So it would be interesting to see nothing that addresses the back panel of the phone that hides, well, nothing.
Analysis: Is there enough room for something?
The smartphone industry is in a strange place. It had a chipset crisis that drove up component prices, and the market now also includes Chinese players selling phones at very thin margins, which has had a detrimental effect that included brands such as LG left the scene.
So is there a physical space for a new player? That’s the big question about nothing at the moment – not just what his first phone will look like, but whether he has any hope of succeeding.
Talking about a transparent design is promising – it could help the phone stand out in a sea of black and white rectangles, but it remains to be seen if that will be enough. However, if the claim for the April launch is true, we should find out soon enough.