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Nothing Phone 2a Confirmed to Feature Custom Dimensity 7200 Pro Chipset

Nothing Phone 2a Confirmed to Feature Custom Dimensity 7200 Pro Chipset

by Aiman MaulanaFebruary 21, 2024
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Nothing, the tech startup, has officially announced that its highly anticipated smartphone, the Nothing Phone 2a, will be powered by a custom Dimensity 7200 Pro chipset. This collaborative effort with MediaTek aims to deliver exceptional performance while ensuring efficient power usage.

Nothing Phone 2a is Powered by Custom Dimensity 7200 Pro

Nothing Phone 2a Confirmed to Feature Custom Dimensity 7200 Pro Chipset

The device maintains a clock speed of up to 2.8 GHz, emphasizing enhanced power efficiency for components like the display IC and modem through improved software and hardware integration with MediaTek. Raymond Zhu, the company’s product marketing manager, highlighted a 10% increase in power efficiency compared to the standard Dimensity 7200.

Featuring 12GB of RAM with an additional 8GB via virtual memory expansion, the Phone 2a was carefully considered with alternatives like the Snapdragon 7s Gen 2 and Snapdragon 782G SoCs. Ultimately, the Dimensity 7200 Pro was chosen for its superior performance and power efficiency. The MediaTek chipset is claimed to outperform the Snapdragon 778G featured on the Nothing Phone 1 by 18% in power and is 16% more energy-efficient.

Zhu also introduced the newly developed Smart Clean technology, allowing routine cleaning of fragmented files for enhanced read and write speeds. This ensures consistent fast performance over time, even with extended use. The Phone 2a will also feature adaptive NTFS technology for rapid file transfers with Windows devices.

While the official reveal of the Nothing Phone 2a is still pending, a recently shared video thumbnail on the official YouTube channel hints at the device’s design. The sketch aligns with unofficial renderings shared by leaksters, including OnLeaks. The Nothing Phone 2a is scheduled to debut on March 5, 2024, through a live stream on the company’s official platforms, with a local launch being imminent.


Pokdepinion: It appears that this year alone has revitalized my excitement when it comes to benchmarking. I can’t wait to try it out and see how well this custom chip truly performs, and I’m hoping for a nice surprise.

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Aiman Maulana
Jack of all trades, master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one. YouTuber, video editor, tech head, and a wizard of gaming. What's up? :)