Nothing Ear (2) hype grows as price details leaked
The buzz around the launch of the Nothing Ear (2) is growing as pricing details have been leaked.
Nothing, a consumer electronics company founded by Carl Pei, is preparing to launch the second version of its true wireless earbuds, named Nothing Ear (2), on March 22. The company has been teasing some of the features and specifications of the upcoming earbuds on its official website and social media channels. The launch event will take place on March 22 at 15:00 GMT.
According to a recent interview with Forbes, Carl Pei mentioned that the upcoming Nothing Ear (2) earbuds will feature an improved IP54 rating for water and dust protection, an upgrade from the IPX4 rating of the previous model. Additionally, the company's teasers suggest that the new earbuds will support the LHDC 5.0 codec for high-resolution audio.
Nothing Ear (2) price leaked prior to launch
Following this, SnoopyTech, a renowned tipster, has claimed that the upcoming Nothing Ear (2) earbuds will be priced at around €159 ($168) in European countries. However, the pricing may vary in other regions, such as India. The previous Ear (1) was initially priced at $99 but was later raised to $149. There are also hints that the price of the Ear (2) may be further increased by €10.
Nothing Ear (2) rumored specifications
Promotional posters further revealed (via Gizbot) additional features of the Ear (2), including 10mm dynamic drivers, active noise cancellation, touch controls, wireless charging, and up to 36 hours of battery life with the case.
The Nothing Ear (2) is expected to compete with other premium true wireless earbuds like Apple AirPods Pro (2nd generation), Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro, and Sony WF-1000XM4. Pricing information for the Ear (2) has not been announced yet, but the launch event is scheduled for March 22, where more information will likely be revealed.