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

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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 • 1 897

  • Nate
    Nate 14 days ago

    Rip jibo

  • Legitti
    Legitti Month ago +1

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

  • AlecPanic
    AlecPanic Month 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 Month 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 Month 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 Month ago

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

  • Menthol
    Menthol 2 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 2 months ago

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

  • Stas Esipov
    Stas Esipov 2 months ago

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

  • Sv4zer
    Sv4zer 2 months ago +2

    Its used probably only for *flexing* on your friends

    If you have friends...

  • Jeroen Bax
    Jeroen Bax 2 months ago JerryRig

  • Lorne Grimmer
    Lorne Grimmer 2 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 2 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 2 months ago

    love that jibo tshirt

  • Goreface69
    Goreface69 2 months ago

    Who's the cinematographer?

  • Felenov-official
    Felenov-official 2 months ago

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

  • mams1701
    mams1701 2 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 2 months ago

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

  • matteoc98
    matteoc98 2 months ago +2

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

  • GrandeTaco
    GrandeTaco 2 months ago

    You owe your watch steps, better get moving.

  • P1lot
    P1lot 2 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 2 months ago

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

    CORZER0 2 months ago

    Show the watch, not your face.

  • Disco Dog
    Disco Dog 2 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 2 months ago +2

    who is here after watching jerry rigs everything

  • eri
    eri 2 months ago

    Wow i want one

  • logan paul
    logan paul 2 months ago

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

  • Matt Harden
    Matt Harden 2 months ago

    Dumb as Apple Watch

  • Sebastian m
    Sebastian m 2 months ago

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

  • Jake
    Jake 2 months ago +65

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

    • Steve V
      Steve V 2 months ago +1

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

    • Pokemon Family Is Life 2
      Pokemon Family Is Life 2 2 months ago +4

      Why Can't They Make It Gay.

    • Disco Dog
      Disco Dog 2 months ago +2

      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 2 months ago

    Love your shirt. 👍

  • Simon Deelstra
    Simon Deelstra 2 months ago +1

    I wanna watch a 21:9 movie on that screen

  • gameflux
    gameflux 2 months ago

    Not for me !

  • O K
    O K 2 months ago +9

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

  • Francisco Bastos
    Francisco Bastos 2 months ago

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

  • Javi Star
    Javi Star 2 months ago

    5:02 bad date or something lol

  • LittleWhole Gaming
    LittleWhole Gaming 2 months ago +1

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

  • Master Adit
    Master Adit 2 months ago +2

    Just don't drop it.

  • Shilvio D. Linton
    Shilvio D. Linton 2 months ago

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

    ANTARIKSH BORGOHAIN 2 months ago +2

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

  • NwJonathans
    NwJonathans 2 months ago +1

    I'm waiting for the Nubia Omega

  • Chas Welch
    Chas Welch 2 months ago

    What's a nubian?

    • Khepralife
      Khepralife 2 months ago

      The people that civilized your people.

  • gooch201012
    gooch201012 2 months ago

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

  • MonkaS
    MonkaS 2 months ago

    Koss what a tbt I thought they were dead

  • Just Chilling
    Just Chilling 2 months ago

    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 2 months ago

    666 dislikes

  • metroidfan220
    metroidfan220 2 months ago

    RIP Jibo

  • dogecoin millionaire
    dogecoin millionaire 2 months ago +2

    Can you play tetris on that thing?👀

  • xorkatoss
    xorkatoss 2 months ago +1

    they need to remove those chunky things at the sides and make it all screen! we don't need a stupid camera...

  • Bird Person
    Bird Person 2 months ago

    Can I just get a Pip-Boy?

  • Max Jacobi
    Max Jacobi 2 months ago

    So now I know Linus' code for dead products.

  • Fandabidozi
    Fandabidozi 2 months ago

    why not make a smart pocket watch

  • Want to see a dead body?

    I like some big ol Nubian milkers...

  • Leering1
    Leering1 2 months ago

    Good review but....Naomi 'SexyCyborg' Wu did i better

    • Dmitrij Vladimirov
      Dmitrij Vladimirov 2 months ago

      Definitely. Linus catastrophically lacks of two giant tits.

  • Heyu Deuphus
    Heyu Deuphus 2 months ago

    Camera needs to be on inside wrist for video chat. That would place your hand in the same position as if you were holding a cell phone without having to tilt your hand to properly frame the phone.

  • ElMariachi
    ElMariachi 2 months ago

    I don't think you can count smartphones, tablets and such as reinvented personal computers, becase they never will be able for replaving a PC completely. It's quite the opposite, people are just wasting time for useless bullshit on those anti productive manifestations of digital idiocy. And in current society there clearly is a strong vibe of doing thing half assed and quick and dirty, but never ever sophisticated and close to perfection again. Just one symptom of generation smartphone. Not smart at all.

  • Zavier
    Zavier 2 months ago

    Ironically wearing a Jibo shirt

    Edit: someone already said that

  • Jurgis Florijonas Vaiginis

    poor Jibo

  • A. G.
    A. G. 2 months ago

    If they remove those flaps on the sides, then it would be a perfect design, because now, that thing looks like that thing that girls put in their vaginas.

  • Johann smith
    Johann smith 2 months ago

    It's a design ERROR to have the screen go past the wrist-bone, our arms don't rotate that way, they rotate on the inner wrist, which is where most of the screen should have wrapped around.
    I never enjoyed wearing a watch, so I'm going to pass completely on such devices.
    I hope yall enjoy them though!

  • heyidiot
    heyidiot 2 months ago

    Dude's been taking hand-waving lessons from Beto O'Rourke. It's giving me motion sickness.

  • Felipe Ortiz
    Felipe Ortiz 2 months ago

    It reminds me of the Nokia 888 concept design

  • Tom Kinsey
    Tom Kinsey 2 months ago

    Are you advertising the Jibo Robot with the shirt?

  • Kralko Velky
    Kralko Velky 2 months ago

    how do manufacturers not realize the utter inferiority of all wearables to phones simply because you can use a phone in one hand

  • BlueMew
    BlueMew 2 months ago +1

    Pebble time

  • Tobi Olusola
    Tobi Olusola 2 months ago +1

    The symbolism in that jibo shirt was mad.

  • BrownK1dd
    BrownK1dd 2 months ago

    I think Linus just solved the teen pregnancy single-handedly

  • Nithin Danday
    Nithin Danday 2 months ago +1

    Please do a review of the HoloLens 2

  • Gurkirat Singh
    Gurkirat Singh 2 months ago +1

    2:56 Look at this scary future, what's to come.

  • CriticoolHit
    CriticoolHit 2 months ago

    If you can teach a dumb rich 14 year old girl to use it. It will sell like wildfire. The world as a whole wants this.

  • Robbin Milatz
    Robbin Milatz 2 months ago +1

    So what has been your favourite smartwatch? I'm interested in buying one, but I'm not trusting any user reviews or sponsored website comparisons any longer.

  • Ezra Moore
    Ezra Moore 2 months ago

    I'd buy it if it were android

  • Weasle 65
    Weasle 65 2 months ago

    3:58; this b-roll kills me

  • Matt Andrews
    Matt Andrews 2 months ago

    A flexible display outdoing the Samsung Fold. 'Nuf said.

  • Jimmy Scott
    Jimmy Scott 2 months ago

    I wonder if it would work any better if you wear it like most runner wear their watches with the face inward toward you (so the bottom side of your wrist)

  • Dr Pop Pimple
    Dr Pop Pimple 2 months ago

    Oh My Goodness Wormss x1000 in eat >>>>>>>

  • Mike Loeven
    Mike Loeven 2 months ago

    needs to be wider more scifi gauntlet less watch i mean FFS why has none made a smart device that covers the whole forearm with a large 1080p - 4k screen

  • Xealraden
    Xealraden 2 months ago

    I like the jibo shirt, rip

  • chrissx Media
    chrissx Media 2 months ago +1

    wow...this notification sound really reminds me of german television (in one episode of „auf streife“ there was a kid with one of these purple kid‘s „smartphones“ with this sound and it was constantly ringing, im still terrified of it)

  • n00bnetrum
    n00bnetrum 2 months ago

    Who's Beardy?

  • veizour
    veizour 2 months ago

    Linus: "At 4 inches, and quite narrow"
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  • Andy Mitchell
    Andy Mitchell 2 months ago

    11:06 Brutal man, brutal.

  • Leo Šefčík
    Leo Šefčík 2 months ago +2

    Ive been at this one technology festival in my country today (27.4.2019) and there wasnt even one flexible display in any of the booths but for sure there was a giant ass screen streaming some live Fortnite tournament.

  • Avana
    Avana 2 months ago +1

    I love this thing just because it's cool technology. Probably won't buy one in the coming years but hell, it'd be cool to have one that worked just as well as the idea, which is an impossibility because nothing works as well as the idea itself

  • Armadillito
    Armadillito 2 months ago +1

    It would be awesome if a "deliberate" (ie quite quick) twist of the wrist could be used to scroll content on the display up or down. I'm thinking twist and hold that position for a slow, continuous scroll, then revert to your original angle to stop.

  • Steve Huffer
    Steve Huffer 2 months ago

    The display should be pushed down by an inch; it's much easier to look at the inside of your wrist than the outside.

  • 麦
     2 months ago +1

    *Smartwatches still look retarded.*

  • Esa Edvik
    Esa Edvik 2 months ago

    Phone on my wrist is actually all I want. Gief.

  • Vineet Singh
    Vineet Singh 2 months ago

    I need your comments video on this

  • Lauren Glenn
    Lauren Glenn 2 months ago

    "What's a Nubia?", Banky Edwards

  • D Hawthorne
    D Hawthorne 2 months ago

    RIP Jibo.

  • Bloodstainer
    Bloodstainer 2 months ago

    I'll say what I've always said about smart watches, Unless it's an omni-tool, I don't want it!

  • B20C0
    B20C0 2 months ago

    The Hologram part reminds me of the MobiGlass in Star Citizen. I don't think I'll like holograms.

  • rawand dabbagh
    rawand dabbagh 2 months ago

    kos 3arthak linus

  • Johan Andersson
    Johan Andersson 2 months ago

    The screen is ok, but it looks like it would be better if it was a-symetric, as it is now it looks like about a third can't be seen. If they moved the screen so it was more towards the thumb and inner hand area it would have more usable screen area. Looking forward to future versions!

  • Alpha Centuri
    Alpha Centuri 2 months ago

    i regret my name now

  • Mr Gunslinger
    Mr Gunslinger 2 months ago

    It would be awesome if it would have all-around display as you could use the inside also, to see quickly stuff without raising your hand, and just use the outer screen as usual.

  • L C
    L C 2 months ago +1

    That's the notification sound for war and order 😂

  • Bruno Lopes
    Bruno Lopes 2 months ago

    Why would you do that with the gestures? Makes absolutely no sense.

  • dkwb71
    dkwb71 2 months ago

    Jibo is dead, and you're wearing that shirt! LMAO! :D :D :D