Nubia mobile is a Chinese smartphone manufacturer in Shenzhen, Guangdong. But today, they have launch a Smartphone that comes with a dual OLED display, there is a smartly-integrated secondary display at the back.
However, the near bezel-less smartphone is built on a metallic blue color with its secondary screen located at the phone’s back plate. The phone comes with the latest chipset, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC and the second display.
However, the back, which also serves as a screen display, is also touchscreen enabled alongside with the processor serves as the two major specs and feature. Meanwhile, others remains identical to other similar Smartphone.
Nubia X Specs
+ main front display: 6.26-inch AMOLED FHD+ 19:9 display with 2280 x 1080 resolution.
+ secondary back display: 5.1-inch LCD screen with 1520 x 720 resolution
*. Fingerprint sensor: Dual sensors on both sides of the phone
*. Cameras: 16-megapixel with f/1.8 aperture + 24-megapixel with f/1.7 aperture
*. Colors: Deep Gray, Black Gold and Sea Light Blue
*. Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset
*. RAM: 6GB / 8GB
*. Storage: 64GB, 128GB, or 256GB ROM
*. OS: Android 8.1 Oreo, with nubia’s UI 6.0.2 on top
*. Battery: 3800mAh battery with USB Type-C connector and Quick Charge 3.0
Display and Display
You might be wondering, why the secondary display at the back? Well, technology is increasing and advancing everyday but especially the bezel-less trend keeps bringing and introducing more innovations.
The brain behind the Nubia X is to entirely eradicate and hide the bezels surrounding the screen, or the annoying iPhone X notch display, but without embracing the sliding motorized mechanics. Henceforth, the company remove the front-facing camera but you can still take selfies via the secondary screen on the back.
Nubia X arrive with a secondary back 5.1-inch LCD screen with 1520 x 720 resolution. Arrives with the trending 19:9 aspect ratio, while the front main screen display is 6.26-inch AMOLED FHD+ 19:9 display with 2280 x 1080 resolution.
The new Smartphone is unveiled with two screens and two fingerprint readers, available on both sides of the phone. The main screen display boasts of a 93.6% screen-to-body ratio, the other back screen can also be use as an additional controls during gaming and can be mapped to your liking.
Both screen arrives with a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, and 96 percent NTSC colour gamut.
The dual fingerprint sensors, can unlock either screen. And also, the scanners also double as navigation buttons.
Unlike other bulky and heavy Smartphones, the Nubia X arrives with a thinner and slimmer 8.4mm and it weighs 181 grams. The company slaps a 7000-series aviation grade aluminum frame with four-sided curved 3D glass back design.
It is a notch-less Smartphone with 2.5D glass protection. It also comes with Always on Display and a software blue light filter for more comfortable night-time reading. While the physical blue-light filter component arriving in the Ocean Blue and Blue and Gold models.
Camera and Connectivity
The Nubia X has one dual camera setup, which is normally positioned at the back but it still doubles as the front selfie snapper. It consists of 16-megapixel with f/1.8 aperture + 24-megapixel with f/1.7 aperture.
Nubia X cameras comes with features like HDR, AI portrait mode, AI scene recognition, dual pixel PDAF, 240fps slow-motion video recording, dual tone LED flash and for capturing brighter selfies, ans supports large-size soft light LED.
For video calls and selfies, you can make use of the rear display, it was designed for that purpose. The nubia X doesn’t have a front-facing camera, that is their idea of bezel-less design. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, and USB Type-C port.
Performance and Battery
The Nubia X is powered by the latest high-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, which is meant for premium flagship phones in 2018. But it comes in 6GB or 8GB of RAM but in three different storage configurations: 64GB, 128GB, or 256GB ROM but it ditches an expandable memory card slots.
It runs on an outdated Android 8.1 Oreo, with nubia’s UI 6.0.2 on top. And fueled by a 3,800mAh battery with USB Type-C connector and Quick Charge 3.0. And the company promises that it will last a full day of usage.
For heat dissipation, Nubia has included multi-layer graphene cooling technology inside the device. The Nubia X measures 154.1×73.30×8.4mm dimension, and includes the following sensors: accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.
Price of Nubia X
The Nubia X will be available for purchase starting from today, November 5, in China. The price of the Nubia X with 6GB RAM + 64GB internal storage starts at 3,299 Chinese yuan / $475, which is around N171,000 in Nigeria currency.
While the 8GB + N128GB storage goes for CNY 3,699 / $530 / N190,800 in Nigeria currency. While the the most expensive variant: 8GB RAM + 256 GB sales at CNY 4,199 / $602 / N216,720.
But you will only get these phones for the following colors: Deep Gray and Black Gold options. Meanwhile, the company is requesting more CNY 100 / $15 for the Sea Light Blue variants of the each of the models listed above.
Nubia X first flash sale ended just 57 seconds, and 100,000 devices were sold. The company plans to conduct another flash sale, at midnight on November 11, also known as Global Shopping Festival Day in China.
Nubia company, at first, it was a subsidiary of ZTE in 2012, but became an independent company in 2015 with a significant investment from a company.