FP StaffAug 04, 2022 14:19:53 IST
Carl Pei-led Nothing Firm launched their first cell gadget, the Nothing Phone (1). Months earlier than the precise launch of the smartphone, there was a variety of hype surrounding the gadget.
The gadget was launched in India beginning at Rs 32,999. Though there have been some points across the supply of the gadget and the Nothing Telephone (1) itself, it might be protected to say that it was, by and huge, obtained nicely by most tech fans. A lot so, that individuals have been wishing for a lighter model and cheaper model of the Nothing Telephone (1).
Because of this, 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 might not have the glyph lights and that it might be prepared for a launch in India by Diwali this 12 months.
The hearsay additionally claimed that the “Lite” telephone within the works can be provided at an inexpensive value with a beginning value 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 gadget from the remainder of the sphere.
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 faux 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 firms, particularly smartphone producers don’t reply to rumours or ideas on social media, regardless of whether or not they’re true or false. Nevertheless, Carl Pei needed to make this announcement and categorically deny the existence of the Nothing Telephone (1) Lite.
It is smart for Pei to come back out and deny the rumours as a tool with such an enormous value distinction has the potential to noticeably dent the present gross sales of the Nothing Telephone (1).