FP StaffAug 04, 2022 14:19:53 IST
Carl Pei-led Nothing Firm launched their first cell machine, the Nothing Phone (1). Months earlier than the precise launch of the smartphone, there was loads of hype surrounding the machine.
The machine was launched in India beginning at Rs 32,999. Though there have been some points across the supply of the machine and the Nothing Telephone (1) itself, it will be protected to say that it was, by and enormous, obtained effectively by most tech fans. A lot so, that individuals have been wishing for a lighter model and cheaper model of the Nothing Telephone (1).
In consequence, a hearsay began going round that Nothing would quickly be making the Nothing Telephone (1) Lite, a barebones model of the Nothing Telephone (1) that will not have the glyph lights and that it will be prepared for a launch in India by Diwali this yr.
The hearsay additionally claimed that the “Lite” telephone within the works shall be provided at an reasonably priced worth with a beginning worth of ₹24,999. One other function that was reportedly eliminated was wi-fi charging.
The Glyph interface and the wi-fi charging have been the 2 options which have been the most popular for the Nothing Phone (1) and separated the machine from the remainder of the sector.
The hearsay additionally added that the “Lite” model would retain the remainder of the specs, such because the show, the processor, and the cameras. The battery was reported to obtain an replace. It was anticipated to be powered by a 5,000mAh battery.
Carl Pei took to Twitter to place all speculations at relaxation and has revealed that each one the rumours round Nothing Telephone (1) Lite have been really pretend information and that they weren’t planning to design or manufacture one.
Pretend information https://t.co/7Au5UP1FEW
— Carl Pei (@getpeid) August 4, 2022
Usually, tech corporations, particularly smartphone producers don’t reply to rumours or ideas on social media, no matter whether or not they’re true or false. Nonetheless, Carl Pei needed to make this announcement and categorically deny the existence of the Nothing Telephone (1) Lite.
It is sensible for Pei to come back out and deny the rumours as a tool with such an enormous worth distinction has the potential to significantly dent the present gross sales of the Nothing Telephone (1).