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Nothing Phone (2a)
Nothing Phone (2a)
Nothing Phone (2a)
Nothing Phone (2a)
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8.1/10
Informr score
The Nothing Phone (2a) currently has an Informr score of 8.1 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 49 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

What's good

  • Unique design
  • Smooth performance
  • Bright display
  • Strong battery life
  • Affordable price

What's bad

  • Plastic body
  • No wireless charging
  • Scaled-back Glyph interface
  • Fingerprint-prone
  • Limited US availability

Android
Operating system
Operating system
Android
2.8 GHz
Processor
Processor
2.8 GHz
6.7"
Screen Size
Screen Size
6.7"
50+ MP, f/1.88
Camera
Camera
50+ MP, f/1.88
5000 mAh
Battery


What the Critics Are Saying...


Pocket Tactics
Pocket Tactics

The Nothing Phone (2a) is a strong contender for budget-Android of the year, delivering good gaming performance along with its eye-catching visual design. Backed up with decent camera performance and all-day battery life, the Phone (2a) is another sure-fire success from Nothing.

- Gavin Phillips, Pocket Tactics
HardwareZone
HardwareZone

The phone performs excellently, takes nice photos and has an insane battery life. The S$499 price tag is just the cherry on top.

- Cheryl Tan, HardwareZone
TechNave
TechNave

Obviously, Nothing Phone (2a) is marketed to those who want a phone with Nothing's iconic design but don't want to spend more than RM2000. At RM1699, you get a phone with the brand's unique transparent back and minimalist look. Plus, you get an OS that's very close to stock Android. In addition, you...

- Matthew Yap, TechNave
TechPP
TechPP

While it does bring some new features to its price segment, the Phone (2a) also misses out on some that many consider a given at this price, such as a charger and phone cover in the box.

- Nimish Dubey, TechPP
Hothardware
Hothardware

Simply put, Phone (2a) punches way above its weight. While it competes directly with other mid-range handsets abroad, here in the US, it delivers fantastic budget phone value.

- Myriam Joire, Hothardware


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Common Questions


Nothing backs up the Phone (2a) with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your Phone (2a) has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Nothing support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Nothing's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
6.7"

The Nothing Phone (2a)'s screen size is 6.7 inches with 1084 x 2412 pixels resolution.

Processor
2.8 GHz

There is a MediaTek Dimensity 7200 Pro (4 nm) Octa-core 2.8 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 14 operating system (OS).

Camera
50+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 50+ MP, f/1.88 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera useful for video chat and self portraits.

Storage
128/256 GB

Internal memory is 128/256 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
5000mAh

The phone is powered by a Unknown, 5000 mAh battery.

Phone (2a) Specs

Overview
Release Date March 12, 2024
Regions Available USA, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 14

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Processor MediaTek Dimensity 7200 Pro (4 nm) Octa-core 2.8 GHz
Internal Storage 128/256 GB
RAM 8/12 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Manual, Data Cable
Cellular
Networks
HSPA+, LTE, 5G
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
GPS Type A-GPS
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.3
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Mobile Hotspot No
Memory Expansion Slot No
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
50+ Megapixels, f/1.88, Wide
50+ Megapixels, f/2.2, Ultrawide
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
32+ Megapixels, f/2.2
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 60 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology AMOLED
Colors 1 billion
Resolution 1084 x 2412 pixels
Pixel Density 394 pixels
Size 6.7 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, 120Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Power & Battery
Battery Type Unknown
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Up to 45 W
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Black, White, Milk
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.174 x 7.632 x 0.855 cm (6.4 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 190 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 54
Headset Jack No
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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