Chinese smartphones maker ZTE Nubia-α has revealed its world’s first flexible smartwatch Nubia α Alpha at an event in the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019, Barcelona, which acts like a normal smartphone that can be worn on your wrist.
It comes with a 4 inches flexible OLED display with 960 x 192 pixels screen resolution and 4:9 aspect ratio, which connected to an extremely thin watch straps. The display in this smartphone has been made by Visionox and this company works to create flexible screens all over the world.
The smartwatch is powered by a Snapdragon Wear 2100 chipset and clubbed with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. There is a 500mAh battery to power the phone and the company claimed that once the phone’s battery is got fully charged, it gives you 1 to 2 days of battery back up.
Like a normal smartwatch the Nubia Alpha also comes with fitness-related features like sleep-tracking and health-monitoring app. But as it is a smartwatch-cum-smartphone, it sports a 5 megapixel camera, which can be used to take selfies. Besides, the phone comes with features like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and 4G calling.
The smartwatch runs on a custom operating system based on Android which comes with features such as motion gestures, Air Interaction Mechanics and voice assistance. The Nubia Alpha will be available in two color options – Black and Gold and will be launched in two variants Bluetooth and ECISEM models. The base model will have Bluetooth connectivity while the high-end model will come with eSIM compatibility.
And as far as pricing is concerned, the Bluetooth model costs 449 euros i.e. ₹36,300 while eSIM model costs 549 euros, which is close to ₹ 44,400 and will be available in China from April of this year and in the Q3 in Europe and then in Q4 it will visit in North America market.