Nubia at IFA 2018 in Berlin on Friday unveiled the Nubia Alpha wearable smartphone concept on which production will be started in Q4 2018. There is, however, no word on which markets will get the phone first. The handset gets a price tag of EUR 450 (roughly Rs. 37,200) in European markets, and was also announced to come to India soon at an unknown price.
Pricing and launch date details for the Nubia Alpha have also not been revealed by the Chinese phone maker yet. This unique device makes use of Flex, Nubia’s proprietary flexible display technology, and features a light strip giving users the ability to customise it using themes. The phone comes with a specially tuned proximity sensor that determines the orientation of the wearable smartphone. The company was also touting 4G connectivity, and a smart camera with one-touch modes. No other details around the device have been shared yet.
Ni Fei, General Manager of Nubia Smartphone, said, “We see the future of mobility as a large canvas for us to paint on to represent the best of ideation from our design labs. The Nubia Alpha brings the company’s innovative smartphone features and professional mobile photography functions in a wearable format that perfectly complements one’s bespoke lifestyle and raises the bar in innovation and versatility for a mobile communications device.”