- Nothing is reportedly aggressively poaching software and hardware teams from OnePlus.
- Kyle Kiang, the former OnePlus marketing wiz, is believed to be leading the Nothing Phone 2 launch.
- 70% of the software development team at Nothing apparently comprises former OnePlus staff.
Carl Pei’s sudden exit from OnePlus came as a shock to the industry, given he was one of the co-founders of the once “flagship-killer” brand. It’s no surprise that Pei brought with him the ethos of the early OnePlus days over to Nothing, launching a promising startup that’s now on schedule to release a highly anticipated flagship phone — the Nothing Phone 2. Ahead of the Phone 2’s release, a report has revealed that the spirit of OnePlus is not all that Pei walked over to Nothing.