Nothing Phone (2)

Released July 2023

High-End ($400-$600)
Nothing Phone (2)

Summary


Pros

  • Very good autonomy when streaming videos
  • Good screen readability when browsing in low light and in indoor lighting conditions
  • Good display uniformity and color rendering when viewing pictures
  • Smooth interactions when browsing and scrolling in the gallery app
  • Good speaker placement that avoids occlusion
  • Intelligible voices when recording selfies with front camera

Cons

  • Weak autonomy when listening to music and using the camera
  • Lacks brightness, making it hard to read the screen in outdoor light conditions
  • Inconsistency in screen contrast and brightness affects video performance
  • Poor overall playback performance
  • Underwhelming recording performance in most use cases

Scores


135
display
2023
4th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Display Score i
135
52
Realme C21
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Readability i
143
40
Realme C21
BEST 163
Color i
145
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 164
Video i
105
40
Realme C21
BEST 162
Motion i
153
54
Realme C21
BEST 159
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Touch i
146
40
Realme C21
BEST 170
Artifacts i
115
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 163
Top score
OnePlus Open
105
audio
28th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Audio Score i
105
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
108
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
100
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Use Cases

BEST 169

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 158

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

124
battery
2023
15th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Battery Score i
124
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
116
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 195
Top score
Honor X7b
Charging i
135
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 218
Efficiency i
127
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
2 days 7h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
0h32
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
0h56
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
5h05 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge

Specifications


162.13 x 76.35 x 8.55mm

Dimensions

5G
Dual SIM

Network

Waterproof
IP54

Protection

Wireless

Charging

128/256/512 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide

Main camera
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