After a lot teasing and little by little unveiling, Nothing has formally launched Nothing ear (1). That is the primary time I noticed such hype over a pair of £99 GBP wi-fi earbuds. Massive names like Unbox Remedy and Casey Niestat are concerned within the launch.

In truth talking, I’m just a little underwhelmed by the precise product. A lot hype is centered across the clear design. Nevertheless, the tip product reveals that solely the stem is clear whereas the remainder looks as if every other earbuds.

Leaving all of the hypes apart, should you have a look at the specs and worth level (£99 GBP), I feel it isn’t a nasty deal.

Listed here are the specs: –


  • Top: 28,9 MM (1.13 IN)
  • Width: 21,5 MM (0.83 IN)
  • Depth: 23,5 MM (0.91 IN)
  • Weight: 4,7 GRAMS (0.16 OZ)


  • Top: 58,6 MM (2.30 IN)
  • Width: 58,6 MM (2.30 IN)
  • Depth: 23,7 MM (0.93 IN)
  • Weight: 57,4 GRAMS (2 OZ)


  • Driver: 11,6 mm Dynamic
  • Diaphragm: Graphene
  • Chamber dimension: 0,34 CC
  • Tuning: Teenage Engineering
  • Codec: AAC and SBC
  • Hybrid Lively Noise Cancellation


  • 3 Excessive Definition Microphones
  • AI Powered Environmental Noise Cancellation


  • Full cost: As much as 34 hrs within the case (ANC Off); 24 hrs (ANC On)
  • Cost Compatibility: ear (1) expenses contained in the case; ear (1) case expenses with QI suitable wi-fi chargers or USB-C chargers


  • Controls: Customisable contact and slide
  • Equalizer


  • In ear detection
  • iOS / Android app
  • Quick pairing
  • IPX4 Splash Proof


  • Android 5.1 and above
  • iOS 11 and above


  • Bluetooth Model: v5.2
  • Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP, AVR


  • Pair of earbuds with
  • Ear suggestions in dimension S, M, L
  • Wi-fi charging case
  • USB-C cable
  • Security Data & Consumer Information

They’re out there in restricted amount at 14:00 BST from 31st July 2021 through a restricted drop on Open gross sales start on 17 August 2021 throughout 45 international locations and areas, together with the UK, USA, and Canada, each at and choose retailers, reminiscent of Selfridges.

You’ll be able to take a look at the Press Launch beneath for extra info.

Press Launch

Right here Comes a Sound of Change – Nothing ear (1)

Nothing ear (1) combines uncooked magnificence and exact engineering, with Lively Noise Cancellation, for a pure sound expertise.

London, UK – 27 July 2021 – At this time Nothing launched ear (1), the extremely anticipated true wi-fi earbuds that includes an iconic clear design and a premium person expertise. With as much as 34 hours playtime with the case, a strong 11.6mm driver and main specs together with Lively Noise Cancellation, Nothing ear (1) delivers a pure sound expertise at simply £99 GBP. 

“Nothing ear (1) is a breath of contemporary air in a cluttered and detached market, setting the tone for our related digital world to return,” mentioned Carl Pei, CEO and Co-founder of Nothing. “It marries superior know-how, exact engineering, and groundbreaking design at an unbelievable worth.”

Iconic design

Nothing such as you’ve seen earlier than, the uncooked great thing about ear (1)’s stripped down aesthetic options transparency to show the engineering, together with microphones, magnets and circuit board. Every little thing that’s ear (1) is there with goal – from the immediately recognisable purple color sign for ‘Proper’ to the case’s playful fisheye dip that helps safe the buds. Not solely does it look distinct, ear (1) was designed for superior consolation. Every earbud weighs in at simply 4.7g, and delivers pressure-relieving vents, an ergonomic match, and three customisable liquid silicone suggestions.

Pure sound

Pure sound begins with a giant driver, 11.6mm to be precise. The audiophiles at Teenage Engineering painstakingly dialled within the software program and {hardware} for balanced bass, mid, and treble efficiency. Behind the scenes, the newest Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity ensures you by no means miss a beat.

State-of-the-art noise cancellation

Lively Noise Cancellation on ear (1) makes use of three excessive definition mics to deliver your music, movies, and podcasts into sharp focus. Use Mild mode for reasonable noise cancellation and Most mode for noisier environments like when on an airplane or on the workplace. While you’re able to let the world again in, activate Transparency mode. For loud and clear calls, Clear Voice Expertise was specially-developed for ear (1) to cut back distractive background noise, like wind.

Uncooked energy

Energy runs deep on ear (1) with as much as 5.7 hours of listening time and as much as 34 hours with the case. The compact energy supply delivers ultra-fast charging – 10 minutes cost of the case delivers as much as 8 hours for a day’s energy. The Nothing ear (1) expenses wirelessly and is suitable with all Qi chargers.

Further options embrace Discover My Earbud, EQ, Lively Noise Cancellation and Gesture Management customisation through the ear (1) App, in addition to In-Ear Detection and Quick Pairing. The ear (1) earbuds are additionally sweat and water splash resistant.Availability for Nothing ear (1) begins at 14:00 BST on 31 July 2021 through a restricted drop on Open gross sales start on 17 August 2021 throughout 45 international locations and areas, together with the UK, USA and Canada, each at and choose retailers, reminiscent of Selfridges.

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About Nothing

Nothing is devoted to eradicating the boundaries between individuals and know-how to create a seamless digital future. Primarily based in London, Nothing needs to encourage individuals to imagine within the optimistic potential of know-how once more. Beginning 2021, Nothing will start bringing again artistry, ardour, and belief to the sector of shopper know-how.

Nothing is a privately held firm with backing from GV (previously Google Ventures) and different non-public buyers together with; Tony Fadell (Principal at Future Form & Inventor of the iPod), Casey Neistat (YouTube character and Co-founder of Beme), Kevin Lin (Co-founder of Twitch) and Steve Huffman (Co-founder and CEO of Reddit).