CMF Phone 1 Launches in India: Price, Specifications, and Features

CMF Phone 1 finally launched in India today (July 8). This first smartphone from Nothing’s sub-brand features an interchangeable back cover and a unique design, allowing users to attach company-made accessories like lanyards. The new phone runs on the MediaTek Dimensity 7300 5G processor. The CMF Phone 1 handset has an AMOLED display with a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate and a 50MP dual rear camera unit. It also supports IP52-rated build, 5,000mAh battery, wired, and reverse charging. Let’s dive into the detailed specifications, price, and features of the CMF Phone 1.

CMF Phone 1 Price and Availability in India

The base model of the CMF Phone 1 with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is priced at ₹15,999. The phone is also available in an 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant, priced at ₹17,999. It comes in Black, Blue, Light Green, and Orange color options and will be available on the CMF India website and Flipkart from 12 PM on July 12.

With special bank offers, the base variant of the CMF Phone 1 can be purchased for ₹14,999 and the top-end model for ₹16,999. The handset comes with various accessories, including a case priced at ₹1,499 and a stand at ₹799. Additionally, it can be bought with a lanyard cable and a card case, each priced at ₹799. A limited number of units will be available for sale on July 9 at Lulu Mall, Bangalore, from 7 PM. The first 100 customers will receive free CMF Buds.

CMF Phone 1 Specifications and Features

The dual-SIM (nano) CMF Phone 1 handset features a 6.7-inch Full HD+ (1080×2400 pixels) AMOLED LTPS display with a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 395 ppi pixel density, 240Hz touch sampling rate, and 2,000 nits peak brightness.

For power backup, the CMF Phone 1 is equipped with the MediaTek Dimensity 7300 5G octa-core processor, paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of in-built storage. With the RAM booster feature, it supports up to 16GB of RAM and up to 2TB of storage. The CMF Phone 1 runs on Nothing OS 2.6 based on Android 15. It is confirmed to receive two major Android updates and three years of security patches.

For photography, the CMF Phone 1 features a 50MP primary camera with Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) and a portrait sensor with 2x zoom. The front of the phone houses a 16MP selfie camera.

Connectivity options for the CMF Phone 1 include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.3, and a USB Type-C port. For security, it has an optical in-display fingerprint sensor. The device is IP52 rated for dust and water resistance.

For power backup, the CMF Phone 1 comes with a robust 5,000mAh battery that supports 33W fast wired charging and 5W reverse wired charging. The handset claims to offer up to two days of battery life on a single charge and can charge up to 50% in 20 minutes. The device measures 164x8x7.7mm and weighs 197 grams. The vegan leather option is 9mm thick and weighs 202 grams.

The CMF Phone 1 features interchangeable covers in multiple color options, materials, and finishes. Users can swap back cases and add custom attachable accessories to create a personalized look. The blue and orange rear panels have a vegan leather layer, which adds slightly to the handset’s weight.


The CMF Phone 1 combines innovative design with impressive specifications at a competitive price. With its interchangeable covers, unique design, powerful processor, and robust battery life, it offers great value for money. The additional accessories and special offers make it an attractive choice for users looking for a customizable and feature-rich smartphone in the budget segment. The CMF Phone 1’s entry into the Indian market sets a new standard for affordable smartphones with premium features.

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