Nothing Phone (2a) arrived with new hope of budget and design

The Nothing Phone (2a) brings a new hope for pricing and design. This is done when the price hike in the smartphone market turns into a big issue. Alongside the design follows quality and takes advantage to overcome so-called higher pricing.

Before going deep into the specs, it is much more important to come out with the brief design. This design was introduced on Nothing Phone (1), which is the first innovation by Nothing. Now implement on a budget one.

Nothing Phone (2a) deisgn

One of the standout features of the Nothing Phone (2a) is its distinctive Glyph interface, which boasts 26 individually addressable zones. This innovative feature supports a variety of functionalities, including the Glyph Timer, notifications, the Glyph Torch, and Glyph Progress, enabling users to stay connected and informed in a visually captivating manner.

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Nothing Phone (2a) rear camera panel

Nothing Phone (2a)’s design revolves around its dual camera system, which is strategically positioned inside the NFC coil. This unique placement creates what Nothing refers to as “the eyes,” adding an extra layer of intrigue and personality to the device’s overall aesthetic. The back panel wraps around the edges at a 90-degree angle, enhancing its resistance to drops and ensuring a secure grip.

The device will be available in three distinct color options: Black, White, and the eye-catching ‘Milk’ variant.

Nothing Phone (2a) specifications

Nothing Phone (2a) boasts an impressive 6.78-inch 10-bit AMOLED display, offering an immersive visual experience with its 1084×2412px resolution. This vibrant screen delivers a peak of 1,300 nits brightness, ensuring optimal visibility even in direct sunlight. Additionally, the variable 30-120Hz refresh rate.

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Nothing Phone (2a) White color variant

Under the hood, Phone (2a) is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 7200 chip, which is built on TSMC’s 4nm technology, delivering up to 2.85GHz clock speed. It runs on Android 14 OS, covering Nothing OS 2.5 and promises to give 3 major OS updates and 4 years of security patches.

A dual setup camera positioned in the rear panel. This design carried out a 50MP primary camera with OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation), f/1.88 aperture and another 50MP ultra-wide sensor of f/2.2 aperture. Inside the front view, a 32MP selfie camera is also invented.

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Phone (2a) White color

The backend carries a 5,000mAh battery and a 45W wired charger. It advertises 50% charge in 23 minutes and 100% in just 59 minutes.

Nothing Phone (2a) price and availability

Nothing Phone (2a) is already set for pre-orders from its own website. It will ship from March 12. Phone (2a) offers two storage configurations, the 8+128GB pricing €329, £319, and 23,999 INR; also 12+256GB at €379, £349, and 27,999 INR.

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Nothing Phone (2a) both White and Black colors

Additionally, Phone (2a) offers a special edition for India, from storage aspects. It offers an 8+256GB variant at 25,999 INR.

At the last point, there is a disappointment for the US consumers. They can’t purchase the Nothing Phone (2a) in a direct way. They should first register for the developer program to get one and then wait for approval, which price is $349.