Nothing Ear (1)

I’m a sucker for a wonderful design. That’s why my ears perked up when Teenage Engineering became a founding partner for London-based Nothing. After a lot of hyping up, Nothing’s first product has now been launched. The Nothing Ear (1) are budget friendly, true wireless earphones with a remarkable design.

What’s the Nothing Ear (1)?

The first thing you notice about the Nothing Ear (1) is its transparent design, giving you a glimpse of the internal components of the earphones. The AirPod looking earphones also have clear markings for your right and left ears, so you never get confused with putting them in or charging them.

There’s a case to wirelessly charge the Ear (1)’s. After a full charge they’ll run you about 34 hours, which is pretty impressive comparing it to competing wireless earphones. The Ear (1)’s also have active noise cancellation so you can use them to isolate yourself from your environment noises.

An associated app allows full control over your earbuds; you can enable and disable noise cancellation, personalize your sound or transmit a high-pitched tone, whenever you’re missing one of the Ear (1)’s earbuds.

The sound is supplied by Teenage Engineering, well known for their gimmicky musical instruments. It’s a pretty impressive sound for the price, tailored to the high-end but still providing a good representation of the bass spectrum.


  • Ultra light at 4.7g
  • Powerful 11.6mm speaker driver
  • Sound by Teenage Engineering
  • Active Noise Cancellation
  • Up to 34 hours of listening

What’s In the Box

  • Pair of earbuds with
  • Ear tips in size S, M, L
  • Wireless charging case
  • USB-C cable
  • Safety Information & User Guide

Where Can I Buy the Nothing Ear (1)?

Whenever you’re looking to buy full-featured, wireless earphones, this is probably the best choice you’ll have below a hundred bucks.

At the time of writing the first batch has been sold out, so be sure to sign up for the Nothing newsletter to get notified whenever the Ear (1)’s have been restocked.

The Nothing Ear (1) is exclusively available on its official website: for 99$.

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