Nothing not too long ago introduced the launch date of its first product: a real wi-fi headset referred to as Ear (1). The mysterious firm created by Carl Pei, co-founder of OnePlus, has not stopped displaying small advances about this system, comparable to its design, industrial agreements and, now, its price and its main attribute.
In Europe, Nothing’s true wi-fi headphones will price 99 euros. Carl Pei commented in an interview with TechCrunch that that is “a reasonably truthful price for customers.” It additionally highlights that it’ll have comparable traits to the AirPods Professional, that are at present bought for 279 euros.
“Customers can anticipate a premium consumer expertise, together with main specs, comparable to the ANC, all for 99 euros,” the firm mentioned in an announcement.
One of these traits, and the most excellent, will likely be the energetic noise cancellation (ANC). This expertise will be capable to seize exterior sound thanks to 3 built-in microphones on headphones. Then, utilizing a collection of algorithms, it should cancel the noise earlier than coming into our ear. We have no idea, for the second, if the Ear (1) will arrive with a system that enables adjusting the degree of noise cancellation.
Nothing’s headphones could have a clear design
The corporate, which has as traders Tony Fadell (creator of the iPod), Casey Neistat (youtuber), Kevin Lin (co-founder of Twitch), Steve Huffman (CEO of Reddit) and Google Ventures, confirmed that the headphones could have a clear design. Nothing, at the second, has solely proven photos as teasers. The ultimate design of the Ear (1) stays a thriller.
The Ear (1) headphones, which can arrive on July 27, will likely be Nothing’s first system, however not the just one. The corporate prepares the launch of different merchandise which, in line with studies, might be targeted on audio. All through these months, the London-based firm has partnered with totally different corporations that can collaborate in the creation or design of its subsequent merchandise. One of them is Teenage Engineering.
Carl Pei’s agency additionally purchased Important, a cellular firm based by Andy Rubin and ceased in 2020. This transfer, introduced in February 2021, means that Nothing might additionally announce a smartphone in some unspecified time in the future.