Nothing Phone (2a) Launch Details Unveiled by CEO Carl Pei Ahead of MWC Debut

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  • Carl Pei to reveal Nothing Phone (2a) details on February 13, 2024.
  • Rumored specs include MediaTek Dimensity 7200 chipset and 120Hz OLED display.
  • Expected to offer 45W fast charging and wireless charging capabilities.
  • Device speculated in two variants: 8GB/128GB and 12GB/256GB.

The Nothing Phone (2a) has ignited curiosity and excitement within the Nothing community and beyond, particularly with its recent teaser campaign on Flipkart.

While the device is earmarked for a launch at MWC later this month, fans of the brand will not have to wait long for some official details regarding this upcoming device.

Nothing’s CEO, Carl Pei, has stated February 13, 2024, at 3:30 PM as the moment when all will be revealed about this much-awaited device.

Nothing Phone (2a): Expected Specs

Nothing Phone (2a): Expected Specs
Nothing Phone (2a): Expected Specs

Despite the tight lid on specifics, an unlisted video on Nothing’s official YouTube channel has further fueled speculations, although it stops short of divulging any concrete details about the Phone (2a).

However, it has been reported that this upcoming model is rumoured to be a more compact and budget-friendly alternative to its predecessor, the Nothing Phone (2), while continuing to embrace the brand’s hallmark transparent design.

The rumor mill suggests the Phone (2a) will boast a MediaTek Dimensity 7200 chipset and will be available in two configurations: 8GB RAM with 128GB storage, and 12GB RAM with 256GB storage.

A sneak peek into the device’s features, courtesy of a TUV Certification portal listing, hints at 45W fast charging capabilities and wireless charging support, promising not just aesthetics but also practicality and performance.

Expectations are high for the Phone (2a)’s display and camera offerings.

Leaks point towards a 120Hz OLED display and a robust dual 50MP rear camera setup, indicating that Nothing is not compromising on quality to achieve a more accessible price point.

The company has also teased the launch of new earbuds and the Neckband Pro, signaling its ambition to broaden its ecosystem of products.

Nothing Phone 2a Specs


Sim Type Dual Sim, GSM+GSM
Dual Sim Yes
Sim Size Nano+Nano SIM
Device Type Smartphone
Release Date July 11, 2023


Type Color AMOLED Screen (1B Colors)
Touch Yes, 240 Hz Touch Sampling Rate
Size 6.7 inches, 1080 x 2412 pixels, 120 Hz
Aspect Ratio 20:9
PPI ~ 394 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio ~ 87.2%
Features 1,000,000:1 Contrast Ratio, 500 nits Brightness, 1000 nits HBM, 1200 nits Peak Brightness
Notch Yes, Punch Hole


Storage 128 GB
Storage Type UFS 2.2
Card Slot No


3G Yes
4G Yes
5G Yes
5G Bands n1/n2/n3/n5/n7/n8/n12/n20/n25/n28/n30/n38/n40/n41/n66/n71/n75/n77/n78
VoLTE Yes, Dual Stand-By
Wifi Yes, with wifi-hotspot
Wifi Version Wi-Fi 6, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4 GHz | 5 GHz)
Bluetooth Yes, v5.3, A2DP, LE, aptX, aptX HD, LDAC, AAC
USB Yes, USB-C v2.0
USB Features USB Tethering, USB on-the-go, USB Charging, USB Storage


GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Beidou, NavIC
Fingerprint Sensor Yes, In Display
Face Unlock Yes
Sensors Accelerometer, Electronic Compass, Gyroscope, Front and Rear Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Sensor Core
3.5mm Headphone Jack No
Extra NFC
Water Resistance Yes
IP Rating IP54
Dust Resistant Yes
Extra Features Glyph Interface, Dual stereo speakers


Rear Camera 50 MP 24mm, 1/1.56″, 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS f/1.9 (Wide Angle)
13 MP f/2.2 (Ultra Wide) with autofocus
Features Night Mode, Portrait Mode, Motion Photo, Super Res Zoom, Lenticular (Filter), AI Scene Detection, Expert Mode, Panorama, Night Mode, Document Mode)
Video Recording 4K @ 30 fps UHD, 1080p @ 30 fps FHD
Flash Yes, LED
Front Camera Punch Hole 16 MP f/2.45 (Wide Angle) with Screen Flash
Front Video Recording 1080p @ 30 fps FHD


OS Android v13
Custom UI Nothing OS 2
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen3
CPU 2.63 GHz, Octa Core Processor
Core Details 1xPrime Core@2.63 GHz & 3xPerformance Cores@2.4 GHz& 4xEfficiency cores@1.8 GHz
GPU Adreno GPU
IP Rating IP54
Java No
Browser Yes, supports HTML5


Email Yes
Video MKV, MOV, MP4, H.265 (HEVC), AVI, WMV, TS, 3GP, FLV, WEBM
FM Radio No
Document Reader Yes


Type Non-Removable Battery
Size 5000 mAh, Li-Po Battery
Fast Charging Yes, 35W Fast Charging
Reverse Charging Yes, 5W


When will the Nothing Phone (2a) details be officially announced?

Nothing’s CEO, Carl Pei, is set to reveal key details about the Nothing Phone (2a) on February 13, 2024, at 3:30 PM.

What are the expected specifications of the Nothing Phone (2a)?

The Phone (2a) is rumored to feature a MediaTek Dimensity 7200 chipset, 120Hz OLED display, 45W fast charging, wireless charging, and a dual 50MP rear camera setup.

Will the Nothing Phone (2a) have different storage options?

Yes, it’s anticipated that the Phone (2a) will come in two configurations: one with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, and another with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage.

Can we expect any unique design elements for the Nothing Phone (2a)?

The Phone (2a) is expected to continue Nothing’s transparent design philosophy, aligning with the aesthetic of its predecessor, the Nothing Phone (2).

Are there any other products expected to launch alongside the Phone (2a)?

Alongside the Phone (2a), Nothing has teased the introduction of new earbuds and the Neckband Pro, expanding its product ecosystem.

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