We guess this means something like:
‘Nothing like it’, ‘Nothing can beat it’, however, only time will prove its true meaning. We have seen many brands coming like this and failing miserably in the past a lot of times. Now, all of these founding messages or glitterings seem fake or pale to most enthusiasts. Just like the failed startup of Andu Rubin. The only reason why people are interested in this new upcoming smartphone brand is none other than Carl Pei himself, as the man never ceases to amaze us.
Now, let us dive deep into the worlds of Carl Pei and inherit his wisdom as Carl Pei launches nothing.
In his tweets, Carl Pei launches nothing and confirms this brand on Wednesday, the 27th of January, 2021.
The Official Twitter Page for this brand new brand is with the handle @nothing.
The Team of Carl Pei launches nothing and also released a video explaining how they are resetting everything, and beginning from the scratch. Take a look at the birth of nothing here:
Now, let’s go back a bit and start from Carl Pei.
The Back Story of Carl Pei launches Nothing
Carl Pei launches nothing but what was he before that? Well, Carl Pei being a Swedish Entrepreneur, founded OnePlus, and left it in September 2020 due to OnePlus gradually being not what it was meant to be. Since OnePlus pushed further in their attempts to miserably follow what other brother brands like Oppo (especially) and Vivo are doing, Pei found it disturbing and expressed in some interviews that he did not found OnePlus with that vision at all.
With the urge of doing something better, he decided to launch this new brand. And Pei did an amazing job raising the hype about this brand just with some word plays, and obviously, with his previous charisma he had shown with OnePlus phones.
From the beginning of this year, he constantly started tweeting about his new brand.
Carl had raised $7 Million for his brand and let’s take a look at some of his investors:
- Steve Huffman – CEO and Co-founder of Reddit
- Kevin Lin – Co-founder of Twitch
- Josh Buckley – CEO of Product Hunt
- Liam Casey – Founder and CEO of PCH
- Paddy Cosgrave – Founder of Web Summit
- Casey Neistat – Youtuber
“Nothing’s mission is to remove barriers between people and technology to create a seamless digital future,” says Pei, Nothing’s founder and CEO, in a press release. “We believe that the best technology is beautiful, yet natural and intuitive to use. When sufficiently advanced, it should fade into the background and feel like nothing.”
Here are some quick facts about Nothing:
- It will be based on London
- The first line of products from Nothing will roll out in the first half of the year, 2021
- The Company will first focus on Simpler Categories and then connect multiple categories
- Nothing may focus on music and may manufacture headphones
Final Words of Carl Pei launches Nothing
Nothing has a great potential in its field already from what we can see and on top of that, the OnePlus idea getting another brilliant push by its co-founder? Outstanding!
What adds to this is what Pei tells us about his vision >>>
“I kind of envision a grass field with people having a picnic and there’s no screen, there’s no laptop screen, there’s no phone screen, there’s no smartwatch screen, there’s no billboard screen,” Pei muses. “That’s kind of the end state.”
I guess you guys realize what his vision is pointing us towards. It is very futuristic and we could see it in to being after, let’s say, a couple of decades.
Until then, keep doing ‘Nothing’.