June 16, 2022
The first 100 serialized units will be auctioned on StockX from June 21.
London, UK – June 16, 2022: Last night, consumer tech company Nothing presented the design of its inaugural smartphone (1) to a private audience during Art Basel in Switzerland. See photos of the event here.
“Over the years, it seems like all the artists have left the industry. We have cold, uninteresting and derivative products left. It was time to take it anew.” Co-founder of Carl P., CEO and Nothing, said. The phone (1) was instinctively designed, making it a product for itself and more importantly, we would be proud to share it with our loved ones. Can’t wait for people to experience it. “
Nothing The phone (1) includes a transparent back with a unique mechanical design consisting of over 400 components. Inspired by artists such as Massimo Vagnelli who designed the New York subway map, and made a complex system look like art. Its 100% recycled aluminum frame makes it lighter and stronger, while more than 50% of the phone’s plastic components are made from bio-based or post-consumer recycled materials – a significant percentage in the industry.
Nothing has worked with the current culture global trade and use platform to auction the first 100 serialized units (1) of the phone via DropX, a new and exclusive brand and creator. The way to release products is to release the product directly from the user. For the global audience of StockX. An opportunity for people to own a piece of Nothing’s History, a 48-hour auction will be live on StockX.com on June 21, 2022 from 14:00 BST to June 23, 13:59 BST. All proceeds will go to a community-managed fund.
In 2021, the two companies jointly auctioned the first 100 units of Nothing’s debut device ear (1), where the first engraved unit sold for more than 10x the retail price. Since then, half a million ear (1) units have been sold to nothing and tech and retail partners such as KITH, Net-a-Porter, HBX and Selfridges.
“In the current culture, nothing is at the forefront of disruptive brands. Our shared commitment to overcoming barriers and innovation is at the heart of our continued support,” said Dina Bahri, StockX’s Chief Marketing Officer. Our goal is to empower everyone to connect with the culture through their emotions. Such partnerships give our customers exclusive access to products that are not only tech-forward but also designed with self-expression in mind.
Learn more about the phone (1) during the Nothing (event), including specs and price: Return to Instinct on 12 July 2022 at 16:00 BST. RSVP here and please follow Nothing on Instagram and Twitter, or go to nothingphones.com and subscribe to the newsletter.
Nothing is here to make tech fun again. To inspire creativity, and build the future together with their community. By creating an ecosystem of iconic and connected tech products, Nothing aims to bring artistry and passion back to the industry. Following the success of ear (1), which has sold over 530,000 units to date, the company’s highly anticipated smartphone product phone (1) will launch 12 July 2022.
Based in London, Nothing is a privately held company with backing from GV (formerly Google Ventures), EQT Ventures, C Ventures and other private investors including Tony Fadell (Principal at Future Shape & inventor of the iPod), Casey Neistat (YouTube personality and Co-founder of Beme), and Kevin Lin (Co-founder of Twitch).