Nothing is prepping a new pair of earbuds • TechCrunch

When Nothing was unveiled early final 12 months, founder Carl Pei promised that the {hardware} startup had a full street map. Early tales concerning the London-based agency alluded to a pitch deck filled with Pokémon characters, every representing a unique product within the pipeline.

Roughly a 12 months and a half later, Nothing has delivered two main merchandise: the Ear (1) and Telephone (1). It’s a powerful exhibiting in a world the place younger {hardware} firms are accustomed to enjoying it protected.

As has been customary with all of its product launches so far, Nothing simply teased one other addition. It’s a brand new pair of earbuds, however ones which are apparently distinct from the $99 Ear (1). Housed in a cylindrical charging case, the brand new headphones additionally buck the corporate’s naming conventions a bit, because the Ear (Stick).

As ever, the tease asks extra questions than it solutions, although this confirms rumors from the summer time that the corporate was engaged on a equally priced follow-up to the Ear (1). A spokesperson confirmed that we’re a “new charging case and new bud[s].”

For the time being, nonetheless, it’s not solely clear whether or not that is supposed to switch the unique clear buds outright, although it appears unlikely the corporate would exchange the Ear (1) outright this early into their lifecycle. Nothing guarantees a light-weight and “supremely snug design” once they’re formally unveiled later within the 12 months.

Till then, a complete lotta nothing.

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