ZTE nubia Alpha Smartwatch Full Features, Price and Release Date

We are in the era of foldable smartphones and we can see their benefits, for example you can easily fit a larger screen into your pocket. But have you imagines a phone you don’t have to place inside your pocket? What if you could fold it around your wrist and wear it like a bracelet? This is what the new ZTE nubia Alpha smartwatch brings to you. In this post you will see its full features, the price you can buy it, and also the release dates in China, Europe, and North America.

ZTE nubia Alpha Smartwatch Full Features, Price and Release Date

ZTE nubia Alpha Features

The ZTE nubia Alpha is a smartwatch with a 4 inch flexible OLED screen, produced in collaboration with Visionox. It has a relatively narrow screen which is tall at the same time, having an aspect ratio of 36:9 (960 x 192px resolution).

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The ZTE nubia Alpha is powered by the Snapdragon Wear 2100 chipset with 1GB of RAM and 8GB storage (the storage can hold up to 1,000 songs as claimed by the manufacturer). The nubia Alpha smartwatch runs a custom OS and features motiob gestures. The 500mAh battery it came with can last up to 48hrs, which can be compared to smartphones.

The good news is that the ZTE nubia Alpha also serves as a phone, the eSIM version has voice calling and 4G LTE connectivity. The other version of this foldable smartwatch can connect to your phone over Bluetooth and to the internet over Wi-Fi.

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You can also us the 5MP camera of the ZTE nubia Alpha for video calls and taking photos. All you have to do is to rotate your wrist and point the camera the right way. There is plenty of screen real estate to move the view finder and keep in view.

Looking at the design, the ZTE nubia Alpha is built out of stainless steel, and the display is coated in heat-resistant polyimide. The Gold version of the smartwatch is coated with 18K gold. Both the gold and non-gold versions are water resistant.

The ZTE nubia Alpha features the usual fitness functions you already expect from a smartwatch. It comes with a heat rate monitor and can also track your sleep.

ZTE nubia Alpha Price and Release Date

The Bluetooth version of the ZTE nubia Alpha will be released in April and the price will go for €450, and will be available in Black colour only. The eSIM version will cost €550, and the Gold version €650. China Unicorn will get the nubia Alpha first in April, then Europe in the third quarter of 2019, and finally North America in the last quarter of the year.

ZTE nubia Alpha Full Specification

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G bands LTE
Announced 2019, February
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2019, April
Build Stainless Steel
  – IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches, 19.9 cm2 (~95.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 192 x 960 pixels (~245 ppi density)
Protection Yes
OS Android Wear 2.1
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8909W Snapdragon Wear 2100
CPU Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU Adreno 304
Card slot No
Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Single 5 MP, f/2.2, 25mm (wide)
Video Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Radio No
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, compass
  – MP3 player
– Photo/video viewer
– Voice dial/commands
  Non-removable Li-Ion 500 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 48 h (mixed usage)
Colours Gold, Black
Price About 450 EUR
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