Nothing has previously hinted that their upcoming flagship smartphone will deliver a more premium experience compared to the original version. And now, a recent leak has provided some crucial information about performance details of the upcoming Nothing smartphone. The SoC details of the phone were revealed through a now-deleted LinkedIn post, providing a sneak peek into the impressive hardware powering the upcoming Nothing smartphone.
Nothing Phone 2 with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC
As per a recent tweet from the renowned tipster Abhishek Yadav, it has been brought to our attention that the highly anticipated Nothing Phone 2 will be fueled by the mighty Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor. This news comes as a surprise to many, especially after our previous assumption that the device would be launched with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor.
We apologize for any confusion caused by our earlier statement. At the MWC expo, Nothing Phone 2’s announcement was brief and lacked detailed information, including the processor that will power the device. This news was hinted at during the Nothing Phone 2’s brief announcement at MWC 2023 expo about it will be having Snapdragon 8 Gen processor.
However, based on the prevalence of Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 in flagship Android devices, it was a logical assumption that the Nothing Phone 2 would feature it. Nevertheless, lex Katouzian, the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mobile at Qualcomm, provided new insights by revealing that the upcoming phone will be equipped with the formidable Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor.
At Snapdragon satellite launch, where Qualcomm mentioned that the X70 modem is the minimum requirement for their latest processor. The Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 comes with the X65 modem, which meets this requirement, making it a suitable choice for the Nothing Phone 2.
Confirmed ✅— Abhishek Yadav (@yabhishekhd) March 6, 2023
Nothing Phone 2 to launch with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor.
If this rumor turns out to be true, it would be interesting to see how the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 performs in the Nothing Phone 2 compared to the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. The Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 is still a very capable processor, featuring the X65 5G modem and support for LPDDR5 RAM and Wi-Fi 6, as well as supports high-quality displays, making it an excellent choice for a device as anticipated as the Nothing Phone 2. . However, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 boasts improved CPU and GPU performance and support for faster charging speeds.
Regardless of which processor the Nothing Phone 2 ends up having, it’s clear that the company is aiming to deliver a high-performance device that can compete with other flagship smartphones on the market. We’ll have to wait for more official information from Nothing to know for sure which processor they’ve chosen and what other specs and features the Nothing Phone 2 will offer.
Earlier leaks and rumors about the Nothing Phone 2 suggested that it would come equipped with impressive specifications such as 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. It was also speculated to feature a 120Hz OLED display and a 5,000mAh battery. Furthermore, there were speculations about the phone’s unique design with a transparent back and Glyph LEDs, which is similar to the first generation Nothing Phone (1) and it remains to be seen whether these design elements will make it to the final product.
Nothing fans and tech enthusiasts alike can hardly contain their excitement abut the potential of this new smartphone, and eagerly await its official launch. We will continue to keep our readers updated with any further developments and news regarding the Nothing Phone 2.