When Nothing was first launched, the company announced that their first product would be a pair of true wireless earbuds which came in the form of the Nothing Ear (1). Now it looks like the company is back with a new pair of earbuds, and no, it is not the Nothing Ear (2) that we recently heard about.
Instead, it comes in the form of the Nothing Ear (stick), a pair of earbuds that have been rumored for the past few months. While the design of the earbuds themselves look similar to the Nothing Ear (1), the company says that it is slightly different because it isn’t a pair of in-ear earbuds, so if you’re not a fan of earbuds digging deep into your ears, this could be a better alternative.
The earbuds will also feature a brand new case where they’re moving away from a boxy design to a tube-like design that is also see-through. It actually looks pretty cool and modern, but it does feel like its overall footprint could be larger.
There is also a slight redesign in the stem where they have moved the antenna from the bottom to the top, which they claim will prevent blockage and allow the signal to pass through easier, resulting in a more stable connection. There is also an easy pairing feature with the Nothing Phone (1) where users can twist the case open, press and hold the pairing button, and it should connect to the phone seamlessly.
Nothing has also thought about gamers who might require a pair of earbuds that have low latency, so according to the company, whenever a game is launched, the earbuds go into low latency mode that will minimize the delay between what you see on screen and what you hear.
The earbuds will also come with three microphones that when combined with the algorithm, will help ensure that your voice comes through nice and clear. Unfortunately, if active noise cancellation is a feature you want, this is a feature that will be missing on the Nothing Ear (stick), but the upside is longer lasting battery where it can go for up to 7 hours on a single charge, which when combined with the charging case will give users a total of 29 hours.
The Nothing Ear (stick) will be priced at $99.99 and is currently available for pre-order via Nothing’s website.