What you could know
- SmartPrix/OnLeaks said their not too long ago revealed “new look” on the Nothing Cellphone 2a was incorrect.
- It might seem that the render was by no means the Cellphone 2a and might be seen throughout the promotional run of the Cellphone (1), seemingly as an previous idea photograph.
- We’re now trying towards the Cellphone 2a’s earlier design, which supplied a horizontal digicam array, as a brand new rumored have a look at its instances floor.
Info on Nothing’s upcoming funds cellphone makes an about-face as its not too long ago leaked renders show inaccurate.
Tech publication SmartPrix, at the side of X tipster OnLeaks, posted a “new look” on the upcoming Nothing Cellphone 2a every week in the past. Since then, it seems the render was fabricated, and the supposed modifications aren’t taking place. It was beforehand proven that the Cellphone 2a would function a vertical dual-camera array on the highest left facet of its rear panel.
The pictures additionally confirmed Nothing’s alleged plans to chuck out a lot of its Glyph lighting system, all turned out to be pretend.
SmartPrix contacted its supply as soon as once more for particulars. Steve H. McFly (OnLeaks) defined that the renders he offered have been apparently of a Nothing cellphone that by no means noticed the sunshine of day. The identical picture that was beforehand made public was seen alongside the Cellphone (1) throughout its promotional run, seemingly as an idea photograph.
Furthermore, Evan Blass, one other notable X tipster, said readers ought to’ve been skeptical in regards to the newest renders contemplating they weren’t “Foxconn-sourced” nor have been they “CAD-based.” He then reiterates Nothing’s new tagline for the cellphone: “See the world via contemporary eyes” and that the most recent SmartPrix/OnLeaks renders do not match that narrative.
See what I imply? Which design does the tagline “See the world via contemporary eyes” appear to favor? pic.twitter.com/9JIobwviI4February 6, 2024
Equally, OnLeaks acquired again (Feb. 12) a set of purported case covers for the Cellphone (2). The pictures present a transparent area for a horizontal digicam array, befitting of what was beforehand urged earlier than that newest false have a look at the cheaper system.
Blass’ publish of the supposed rendering of the Nothing Cellphone 2a in black would match this rumored case cowl, as properly. This design was beforehand rumored again in December, which additionally got here with a extra minimalistic Glyph lighting array. The system was rumored to drop Qualcomm in favor of MediaTek’s 7200 SoC as soon as it launched.
Moreover, regardless of MediaTek’s chip offering 200MP capabilities, the Nothing Cellphone 2a is supposedly arriving with a 50MP major lens and a 32MP selfie digicam.
Nothing teased the arrival of the Cellphone 2a in a group replace at the start of February. The corporate’s co-founder, Akis Evangelidis, confirmed its existence however did not broaden additional. Nonetheless, there have been earlier rumors that said the London-based model might launch the system throughout MWC 2024, which is about to happen in Barcelona, Spain, from February 26-29.