The Nothing Phone 2a, the third smartphone from the brand led by former OnePlus co-founder Karl Pei, finally went official in India on Tuesday (March 5). The UK-based company’s latest phone runs on the MediaTek Dimensity 7200 Pro SoC and features an AMOLED display with a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate. It features dual 50-megapixel rear cameras and has an IP54-rated build. The Nothing Phone 2a carries the company’s trademark Glyph Interface with a new trio of light configurations and features.

Nothing Phone 2a price in India

Price of Nothing Phone 2a is set at Rs. 23,999 for the base configuration of 8GB + 128GB RAM and storage. The phone is also available in 8GB + 256GB and 12GB + 256GB RAM and storage variants priced at Rs. 25,999 and Rs. 27,999, respectively. It comes in white and black and will last sale through Flipkart from March 12.

As a special launch offer, the Nothing Phone 2a can be purchased at a starting price of just Rs. 19,999 for just one day on March 12 via Flipkart. Additionally, the e-commerce company is offering Rs. 2000 cashback on purchases made with HDFC Bank Cards. Buyers can avail an additional Rs. 2000 discount on exchanges as well. It also has no-cost EMI options for up to nine months.

Nothing Phone 2a specs

Nothing Phone 2a Dual SIM (nano) phone runs Android 14 based Nothing OS 2.5. It is guaranteed to receive three years of Android updates and four years of security patches. It features a 6.7-inch full-HD+ (1080×2412 pixels) AMOLED display with an adaptive refresh rate ranging from 30Hz to 120Hz, 394ppi pixel density and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The screen has HDR10+ support, 240Hz touch sampling rate, 2160Hz PWM frequency and 1300 nits peak brightness. Under the hood, the smartphone comes with an octa-core 4nm MediaTek Dimensity 7200 Pro SoC coupled with up to 12GB of RAM.

For optics, the Nothing Phone 2a gets a dual-camera setup with two 50-megapixel sensors. The primary 50-megapixel sensor has an f/1.88 aperture lens and 1/1.56-inch size with support for optical and electronic image stabilization. The secondary 50-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor has an f/2.2 aperture and a 114-degree field of view. On the front, the smartphone has a 32-megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.2 aperture.

The Nothing Phone 2a offers up to 256 GB of built-in storage. Connectivity options on the smartphone include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 6 Direct, Bluetooth 5.3, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, 360-degree antenna, and a USB Type-C port. Sensors on board include an in-display fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, electronic compass, gyroscope, ambient light sensor and proximity sensor. It comes with high-resolution microphones and dual stereo speakers. It has an IP54-rated dust- and water-resistant construction and supports a face unlock feature for authentication.

Nothing beats the Phone 2a’s 5,000mAh battery with 45W fast charging support. This marks a significant upgrade over the Phone 1’s 4,500 mAh battery and the Phone 2’s 4,700 mAh battery. The battery is said to last up to two days non-stop on a single charge. The fast charging technology is said to charge the battery from zero to 50 percent in just 23 minutes and to 100 percent in 59 minutes. It measures 161.74×76.32×8.55 mm and weighs 190 grams.

Like its predecessors, the Nothing Phone 2a features the Glyph Interface, which allows users to customize the lighting effects on the back of the phone. The LED interface includes a new trio light configuration and 15 functions along with ten new ringtones and notification sounds. With this update, users can set different patterns as ringtones for individual contacts or apps. The Essential Glyph Notifications feature will help you set lights for selected important contacts or apps. The glyph interface can also function as a camera shutter countdown or volume control.

Will the Nothing Phone 2 serve as the successor to the Phone 1 or will the two co-exist? We discuss the company’s recently launched phone and more in the latest episode of Orbital, the Gadgets 360 podcast. Orbital is available at Spotify, Ghana, JioSaavn, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music and wherever you get your podcasts.
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