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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  • Seer-of-things
    Seer-of-things Month 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 Month ago

    Rip jibo

  • Legitti
    Legitti 2 months ago +1

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

  • AlecPanic
    AlecPanic 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 months ago

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

  • Menthol
    Menthol 3 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 3 months ago

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

  • Stas Esipov
    Stas Esipov 3 months ago

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

  • Sv4zer
    Sv4zer 3 months ago +2

    Its used probably only for *flexing* on your friends

    If you have friends...

  • Jeroen Bax
    Jeroen Bax 3 months ago

    thexvid.com/video/YAs-fbota-M/video.html JerryRig

  • Lorne Grimmer
    Lorne Grimmer 3 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 3 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 3 months ago

    love that jibo tshirt

  • Goreface69
    Goreface69 3 months ago

    Who's the cinematographer?

  • Felenov-official
    Felenov-official 3 months ago

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

  • mams1701
    mams1701 3 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 3 months ago

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

  • matteoc98
    matteoc98 3 months ago +2

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

  • GrandeTaco
    GrandeTaco 3 months ago

    You owe your watch steps, better get moving.

  • P1lot
    P1lot 3 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 3 months ago

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

  • CORZER0
    CORZER0 3 months ago

    Show the watch, not your face.

  • Disco Dog
    Disco Dog 3 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 3 months ago +2

    who is here after watching jerry rigs everything

  • eri
    eri 3 months ago

    Wow i want one

  • logan paul
    logan paul 3 months ago

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

  • Matt Harden
    Matt Harden 3 months ago

    Dumb as Apple Watch

  • Sebastian m
    Sebastian m 3 months ago

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

  • Jake
    Jake 3 months ago +70

    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 ago +1

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

    • Pokemon Family Is Life 2
      Pokemon Family Is Life 2 3 months ago +4

      Why Can't They Make It Gay.

    • Disco Dog
      Disco Dog 3 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 3 months ago

    Love your shirt. 👍

  • Simon Deelstra
    Simon Deelstra 3 months ago +1

    I wanna watch a 21:9 movie on that screen

  • gameflux
    gameflux 3 months ago

    Not for me !

  • O K
    O K 3 months ago +9

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

  • Francisco Bastos
    Francisco Bastos 3 months ago

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

  • Javi Star
    Javi Star 3 months ago

    5:02 bad date or something lol

  • LittleWhole Gaming
    LittleWhole Gaming 3 months ago +1

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

  • Master Adit
    Master Adit 3 months ago +2

    Just don't drop it.

  • Shilvio D. Linton
    Shilvio D. Linton 3 months ago

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

  • ANTARIKSH BORGOHAIN
    ANTARIKSH BORGOHAIN 3 months ago +2

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

  • NwJonathans
    NwJonathans 3 months ago +1

    I'm waiting for the Nubia Omega

  • Chas Welch
    Chas Welch 3 months ago

    What's a nubian?

    • Khepralife
      Khepralife 3 months ago

      The people that civilized your people.

  • gooch201012
    gooch201012 3 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 3 months ago

    Koss what a tbt I thought they were dead

  • Just Chilling
    Just Chilling 3 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 3 months ago

    666 dislikes

  • metroidfan220
    metroidfan220 3 months ago

    RIP Jibo

  • dogecoin millionaire
    dogecoin millionaire 3 months ago +2

    Can you play tetris on that thing?👀

  • xorkatoss
    xorkatoss 3 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 3 months ago

    Can I just get a Pip-Boy?

  • Max Jacobi
    Max Jacobi 3 months ago

    So now I know Linus' code for dead products.

  • Fandabidozi
    Fandabidozi 3 months ago

    why not make a smart pocket watch

  • Want to see a dead body?

    I like some big ol Nubian milkers...

  • Leering1
    Leering1 3 months ago

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

    • Dmitrij Vladimirov
      Dmitrij Vladimirov 3 months ago

      Definitely. Linus catastrophically lacks of two giant tits.

  • Heyu Deuphus
    Heyu Deuphus 3 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 3 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 3 months ago

    Ironically wearing a Jibo shirt


    Edit: someone already said that

  • Jurgis Florijonas Vaiginis

    poor Jibo

  • A. G.
    A. G. 3 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 3 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 3 months ago

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

  • Felipe Ortiz
    Felipe Ortiz 3 months ago

    It reminds me of the Nokia 888 concept design

  • Tom Kinsey
    Tom Kinsey 3 months ago

    Are you advertising the Jibo Robot with the shirt?

  • Kralko Velky
    Kralko Velky 3 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 3 months ago +1

    Pebble time

  • Tobi Olusola
    Tobi Olusola 3 months ago +1

    The symbolism in that jibo shirt was mad.

  • BrownK1dd
    BrownK1dd 3 months ago

    I think Linus just solved the teen pregnancy single-handedly

  • Nithin Danday
    Nithin Danday 3 months ago +1

    Please do a review of the HoloLens 2

  • Gurkirat Singh
    Gurkirat Singh 3 months ago +1

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

  • CriticoolHit
    CriticoolHit 3 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 3 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 3 months ago

    I'd buy it if it were android

  • Weasle 65
    Weasle 65 3 months ago

    3:58; this b-roll kills me

  • Matt Andrews
    Matt Andrews 3 months ago

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