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

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  • Published on Apr 24, 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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  • EMS
    EMS Day ago

    Much better review than from another big wig RU-clipr. I understand the positives and negatives, and agree that this might have a great future.

  • Its JAZ1032
    Its JAZ1032 4 days ago

    How is that bad

  • MTk Gaming
    MTk Gaming 6 days ago

    Where can i buy this watch? Thanks

  • Thugorp
    Thugorp 7 days ago

    So... Its not a watch phone... It's just a nother, "smart watch?".... Why would I want that when I have a phone?.... Can it be used without a pared phone?

  • 4se7en4
    4se7en4 7 days ago

    Can we just get real world combadges I hate wearing stuff on my wrist..

  • Michael Alford
    Michael Alford 7 days ago

    Turn the screen around, so you look at the face with your palm facing you

  • Camille Anderson
    Camille Anderson 13 days ago

    nubia literally calls this the Alpha.... yeah.... what are we expecting

  • Puro
    Puro 24 days ago

    Why would you want a video conference on a phone or a watch?
    That's just weird.

  • Brad Scott
    Brad Scott 25 days ago

    3:05 thank u for finally pronouncing about right lmfao

  • Enter User Name Here.
    Enter User Name Here. 26 days ago

    Do a review of the Ruffus Cuff please

  • Enter User Name Here.
    Enter User Name Here. 26 days ago

    Give me a real life PipBoy now!!!! my perfect smart watch is a note 10 on my wrist lol

  • Mistow Pwesident
    Mistow Pwesident 27 days ago

    "4 inches and quite narrow"

  • ZombieFox
    ZombieFox 27 days ago

    The guy you used to model the watch fucking nailed it!

  • Asaf franco
    Asaf franco Month ago

    now he has an Apple Watch series 5

  • GrieverTV
    GrieverTV Month ago

    I just bought the gold one of these beauties.. I can't wait to do a review.

  • iaintdonknow
    iaintdonknow Month ago

    So Nubia is really coming up lately

  • TheDragonfly256
    TheDragonfly256 Month ago

    3:00 thats not gonna be cool for at least 100 years.

  • Nate DS
    Nate DS Month ago

    The teen pregnancy joke was kind of lost on me. So what your saying is that if you wear that than your less likely to get laid at age 15? K then...

  • Adam A
    Adam A Month ago

    why tf is this whole comment section just roasting Linus 😂

  • Remedie X
    Remedie X Month ago

    The watch is a cool idea, but it should stay in the works for now. I don't think we're near the level of technology (affordability wise at least) needed to make a fictional smartwatch like the alpha tries to imitate or accomplish. For now it seems like a waste of money. I'd suggest choosing another smartwatch. I have the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier, I've had it for 3 years now I think and it works great + the battery lasts for a week. Although, I don't use all of it's features, but I do use some. The most I use it for is to set reminders, news, weather, steps, calculator, timer, alarm, cheating on a one or two test *cough*, launch a notifications app, change music, tell time ofc, and for quick responses to messages. So I don't think I'll be needing a watch like the Alpha anytime soon, but like I said "cool idea" but keep it out of the public for now, it's a money steal.

  • Dawood Jesri
    Dawood Jesri Month ago

    yall could start a modern silent film series

  • T3Kgamer
    T3Kgamer Month ago

    The alpha gesture feature is pretty cool but i like the wrist movement features on lg watches

  • Billy Gray
    Billy Gray Month ago +1

    Anyone else think this looks like the Alfa for the MS Band?

  • TheNegronomicon
    TheNegronomicon Month ago

    Pour one out for Jibo.

  • Luis Eduardo Quintero López

    I think it's horrible.

  • John Abramo
    John Abramo Month ago

    just a matter of time until everyone replaces their smartphone with a Pip-Boy

    • NotTrustedSource
      NotTrustedSource Month ago

      John Abramo actually not far from reality. Soon our clothing will be smart tech

  • Hunter Thomas
    Hunter Thomas Month ago

    What did Brandon say? Haha

  • B R Pawan Kumar Iyengar

    What about waterproof ? Can we swim with that ?

  • Daniel Jensen
    Daniel Jensen Month ago

    I like how they put part of the display on the far side of your wrist where it's really hard to rotate to, but none on the underside of your wrist which you can easily turn to face you.

  • David Eakin
    David Eakin 2 months ago

    I'm scared to ask if Linus thinks teen pregnancy is a good or bad thing?

  • Elmo Humorless
    Elmo Humorless 2 months ago

    what the hell happened at 5:05

  • Seer-of-things
    Seer-of-things 3 months ago

    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 4 months ago

    Rip jibo

  • Legitti
    Legitti 5 months ago +1

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

  • AlecPanic
    AlecPanic 5 months ago

    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 5 months ago

    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 5 months ago

    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 5 months ago

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

  • Menthol
    Menthol 6 months ago

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

  • Mass india
    Mass india 6 months ago

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

  • Stas Esipov
    Stas Esipov 6 months ago

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

  • Sv4zer
    Sv4zer 6 months ago +2

    Its used probably only for *flexing* on your friends

    If you have friends...

  • Jeroen Bax
    Jeroen Bax 6 months ago

    ru-clip.net/video/YAs-fbota-M/video.html JerryRig

  • Lorne Grimmer
    Lorne Grimmer 6 months ago

    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 6 months ago

    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 6 months ago

    love that jibo tshirt

  • Goreface69
    Goreface69 6 months ago

    Who's the cinematographer?

  • Felenov-official
    Felenov-official 6 months ago

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

  • mams1701
    mams1701 6 months ago

    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 6 months ago

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

  • matteoc98
    matteoc98 6 months ago +4

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

  • GrandeTaco
    GrandeTaco 6 months ago

    You owe your watch steps, better get moving.

  • P1lot
    P1lot 6 months ago

    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 6 months ago

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

  • CORZER0
    CORZER0 6 months ago

    Show the watch, not your face.

  • Disco Dog
    Disco Dog 6 months ago

    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 6 months ago +2

    who is here after watching jerry rigs everything

  • eri
    eri 6 months ago

    Wow i want one

  • logan paul
    logan paul 6 months ago

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

  • Matt Harden
    Matt Harden 6 months ago

    Dumb as Apple Watch