The WORST Product I've ever LOVED - Nubia Alpha Wrist-phone

  • Published: 24 April 2019
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    The Nubia Alpha Wrist Phone with it's flexible display is really pushing the boundaries of what a wearable can be, and although it's a pretty bad time to use now, it certainly has potential.

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Comments • 1 889

  • Seer-of-things
    Seer-of-things  1 months back

    Tracking is such a bitch. No wonder we dont have good smartwatches yet. I dobt want all this tracking nonsense. All I want is the ability to call/ text. Tell time. And MAYBE maps and some sort of browser. I want to get rid of my phone and just have a watch with no more insta n shit

    • Nate
      Nate  2 months back

      Rip jibo

      • Legitti
        Legitti  3 months back

        FitBit ad before the video...........

        • AlecPanic
          AlecPanic  3 months back

          Maybe if paired with a laptop or tablet this would make more sense, but having 2 devices replace one smart phone might be a tough sell

          • Paki Pete
            Paki Pete  3 months back

            If the bezel could be smaller and to be pushed to the edges more and to get two different wrist versions to get a slightly shorter top portion of the display. Samsung!

            • Voldorac
              Voldorac  3 months back

              The reason why I aren't going after a "digital watch" is because I wan't my Google Maps to literally showing me the map in the clock, which all have failed so far .. so

              • Dack Janiels
                Dack Janiels  3 months back

                So people don't like the way this looks but will walk around with airpods?

                • Menthol
                  Menthol  3 months back

                  Something tells me it's all about the "experience"... On topic tho, 2x3wide with maybe a slide up 2nd screen?

                  • Mass india
                    Mass india  3 months back

                    Its can't be worst product. Probably they didn't pay him for good feedback.

                    • Stas Esipov
                      Stas Esipov  3 months back

                      I became sad when I saw Jibo, even I never owned one, its words before shut down broke my heart :,(

                      • Sv4zer
                        Sv4zer  3 months back

                        Its used probably only for *flexing* on your friends

                        If you have friends...

                        • Jeroen Bax
                          Jeroen Bax  3 months back


                          • Lorne Grimmer
                            Lorne Grimmer  3 months back

                            you know you can flip the watch to under your wrist and then it would make more sense for the video calling and the pay stuff

                            • Andy Young
                              Andy Young  3 months back

                              I've always loved the sort of 'industrial punk' (i guess?) type sci fi/future/alien/whatever style (think 9th and 10th Doctor set design), and this feels like that type of tech but with a semi-contemporary take on it. In other words, it's that but slightly less bulk, no hardware keyboard, and significantly less grimy-looking

                              • Alucard Hellsing
                                Alucard Hellsing  3 months back

                                love that jibo tshirt

                                • Goreface69
                                  Goreface69  3 months back

                                  Who's the cinematographer?

                                  • Felenov-official
                                    Felenov-official  3 months back

                                    I have a Gear S3. Absolutely fine. I even developed apps for it.

                                    • mams1701
                                      mams1701  3 months back

                                      Wow.. This is a rough to follow review man... Why not tell us what those alerts were: were they errors or what..? What did you mean by 'of it stays paired for more than a few hours at a time..'? Can you give some indication of what you meant by 'buggy day'...? Can you talk about what phone you are using with it and the connection /pairing ease or difficulty? Can you discuss the app on the phone...? How many crashes and did you see a trend..? Wow man.. Sorry to nitpick but was looking for information and got very little...

                                      • Ivan Diaz Capt
                                        Ivan Diaz Capt  3 months back

                                        Love for the star camera man in this episode, beautiful man! Keep it comin!

                                        • matteoc98
                                          matteoc98  3 months back

                                          Man.. David b-roll is probably the best and funniest b-roll I have ever seen hahahaha

                                          • GrandeTaco
                                            GrandeTaco  4 months back

                                            You owe your watch steps, better get moving.

                                            • P1lot
                                              P1lot  4 months back

                                              geesh the audio quality of this vid is shit... sorry guys, love your vids, but your audio is getting worse and worse instead of better....

                                              • Jonas Guthrie
                                                Jonas Guthrie  4 months back

                                                The gesture mode would be perfect if you where eating greasy food.

                                              • CORZER0
                                                CORZER0  4 months back

                                                Show the watch, not your face.

                                                • Disco Dog
                                                  Disco Dog  4 months back

                                                  I’m a highschool student and can confirm that if someone who wears that asked me out, or if I asked someone out wearing that, someone will end up getting a brutal rejection.

                                                  I mean, it’s a cool product but it’s almost as ugly as I am lmao

                                                  • Rahul Singh
                                                    Rahul Singh  4 months back

                                                    who is here after watching jerry rigs everything

                                                    • eri
                                                      eri  4 months back

                                                      Wow i want one

                                                      • logan paul
                                                        logan paul  4 months back

                                                        His voice needs to break sounds like someone has his balls in a vice lol

                                                        • Matt Harden
                                                          Matt Harden  4 months back

                                                          Dumb as Apple Watch

                                                          • Sebastian m
                                                            Sebastian m  4 months back

                                                            What?! A flexible OLED somehow correlates to interactive holograms.🤦‍♂️
                                                            Rabbit trail? Fricking moose trail!

                                                            • Jake
                                                              Jake  4 months back

                                                              I want a slap bracelet phone. Bends around the wrist, but you can take it off and make it straight.
                                                              DO IT PHONE COMPANIES.

                                                              • Steve V
                                                                Steve V  3 months back

                                                                Already done. They "can't make in straight." {ROFL!}

                                                              • Pokemon Family Is Life 2
                                                                Pokemon Family Is Life 2  4 months back

                                                                Why Can't They Make It Gay.

                                                              • Disco Dog
                                                                Disco Dog  4 months back

                                                                Jake Honestly that’s one of the coolest ideas I’ve heard in a while. If a company actually made that, I would buy like 50 of them

                                                            • ydn
                                                              ydn  4 months back

                                                              Love your shirt. 👍

                                                              • Simon Deelstra
                                                                Simon Deelstra  4 months back

                                                                I wanna watch a 21:9 movie on that screen

                                                                • gameflux
                                                                  gameflux  4 months back

                                                                  Not for me !

                                                                  • O K
                                                                    O K  4 months back

                                                                    I am here from Jerry Rig Everything:)
                                                                    (I actually watched this before too)

                                                                  • Francisco Bastos
                                                                    Francisco Bastos  4 months back

                                                                    If the beard is not cared for, it looks really gross

                                                                    • Javi Star
                                                                      Javi Star  4 months back

                                                                      5:02 bad date or something lol

                                                                      • LittleWhole Gaming
                                                                        LittleWhole Gaming  4 months back

                                                                        When I first watched it I actually thought the intro was an ad for Nubia

                                                                        • Master Adit
                                                                          Master Adit  4 months back

                                                                          Just don't drop it.

                                                                          • Shilvio D. Linton
                                                                            Shilvio D. Linton  4 months back

                                                                            Could design a fold-able cuff. It should transform from a bracelet to a phone. That'd be cool.

                                                                            • ANTARIKSH BORGOHAIN
                                                                              ANTARIKSH BORGOHAIN  4 months back

                                                                              4:28 so Thor reads emails now????

                                                                              • NwJonathans
                                                                                NwJonathans  4 months back

                                                                                I'm waiting for the Nubia Omega

                                                                                • Chas Welch
                                                                                  Chas Welch  4 months back

                                                                                  What's a nubian?

                                                                                  • Khepralife
                                                                                    Khepralife  4 months back

                                                                                    The people that civilized your people.

                                                                                • gooch201012
                                                                                  gooch201012  4 months back

                                                                                  😍 I would love this myself. This thing as a just a regular watch or a smart watch with a bigger screen ⏰

                                                                                  • MonkaS
                                                                                    MonkaS  4 months back

                                                                                    Koss what a tbt I thought they were dead

                                                                                    • Just Chilling
                                                                                      Just Chilling  4 months back

                                                                                      I kinda wish Apple would make the apple watch independent, not because I would buy one, but because other companies would actually start making wrist phones.

                                                                                      • MaclikesInfinite
                                                                                        MaclikesInfinite  4 months back

                                                                                        666 dislikes

                                                                                        • metroidfan220
                                                                                          metroidfan220  4 months back

                                                                                          RIP Jibo