Nubia has made quite a headline in WMC 2019 (World mobile congress) held in Barcelona. They have unveiled a new competition in consumer electronics, especially in the wearable gadget. The Nubia Alpha, the device is a smartwatch with a fully functional flexible display. The conversation of flexible displays was in talks since 2017, and this year when brand like Samsung and Huawei launched their most innovative smartphone, the Galaxy fold and Mate X every one in the tech industry was impressed and we can say that with its launch, it seems like 2019 will be the year of flexible display.
As far as the various tech report suggests, the device is not a regular smartwatch but a rather advanced watch that can give a near smartphone-like experience.
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Coming to the features of the device, the watch features an OLED 4-inch 960 x 192 display, that also has an Ultra-wide 5:1 aspect ratio. According to Nubia, the display can withstand 100,000 bents, that will allow the device to wrap on your wrist for a long time without damaging it. The device is powered by Snapdragon Wear 2100 platform and has 1GB of RAM and 8GB of ROM. it also has a 500mAh battery.
The device as said is not just a smart gadget but an entire smartphone packed in a tiny package, it has Bluetooth, WiFi, eSIM technology, SMS and even calling feature. The device is also equipped with a 5-megapixel sensor, that activates when you tap on the screen. To make it more feasible for the consumer to use it, Nubia has given an Air gesture feature that will allow you to swipe the screen with a mere gesture. As far as the other smartwatch functions are concerned, the device is packed with activity tracker but the heart rate monitor is missing.
On the build part, the device has a solid premium design and it’s available in both black and gold colour options. The frames are constructed via stainless steel and in consideration of a watch, the device is well protected with water splashes, while the display is coated with heat-resistant polyimide, to ensure that users don’t have any heating issues while wearing the device. That’s all for this guys, stay tuned for the next update.