Nothing clarifies why it reduced the Phone 1’s brightness and future steps

Lately, Nothing discovered itself in a little bit of controversy after it was found its Phone 1 didn’t meet the brightness specs described in its authentic promoting. The corporate has now despatched an official remark about the Phone 1’s brightness to Android Authority.

In the assertion offered by Nothing, the firm mentions:

The {hardware} is able to reaching as much as 1,200 nits peak brightness, however that is at present capped by the software program to 700 nits. This resolution was made to make sure a balanced person expertise concerning warmth and battery consumption. We look ahead to listening to from our customers about this and will monitor suggestions carefully to know if this must be addressed in future software program updates.

In supplies offered to Android Authority, it was defined to us that 0-500 nits is taken into account the regular vary for the Phone 1 and 500 nits may be achieved in typical circumstances. Nevertheless, the 500-700 excessive brightness vary will solely set off when the auto-brightness mode is enabled and the cellphone is beneath robust gentle. The 700-1,200 vary is supposed to be a particular mode that’s at present unavailable resulting from software program limitations, for now.

Whereas the remark clarifies why the London-based firm selected to restrict the brightness — regardless of the {hardware} being able to extra — it doesn’t essentially clarify why it selected to initially use the 1,200 nit measurement in its advertising.