Carl Pei’s Nothing is reportedly looking to launch its own smartphone in 2022 following the success of its Ear (1) TWS earbuds. Additionally, the company is developing its own power bank called Nothing Power (1). According to a report by Android Central, the power bank is expected to launch before the end of the year. Also Read – Top 5 Mobile Millsim Games To Try In October 2021
The report does not include any details about the key specs or features of the phone, it is likely to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset. Also Read – YouTube To Add New Audio Features In Coming Months: Features List
Earlier this week the firm announced it had raised $50 million from strategic and private investors, and collaborated with chip-maker Qualcomm to power its upcoming products. Also Read – Is Your Phone Infected With Malware? Here’s how to find out
The startup said it will use the funds for research and development in preparation for the brand’s entry into new product categories as part of its ecosystem.
“We look forward to working with Qualcomm Technologies and our strategic investors to achieve the next phase of Nothing’s growth,” said Nothing’s founder Carl Pei.
Anything privately held with the backing of other investors including GV (formerly Google Ventures) and Tony Fadell (principal of Future Shape and inventor of the iPod), Casey Neistat (YouTube personality and co-founder of Beme), Kevin Lin Company is not. (co-founder of Twitch) and Steve Huffman (co-founder and CEO of Reddit).
(with IANS inputs)