While most phone makers are now focusing their resources on the development of slider mechanisms (seen on the Mi Mix 3, Honor Magic 2) to avoid the notch trend, Nubia has gone a totally different direction
Specs and Features
Launched today in China, Nubia X is the company’s latest smartphone and it has dual displays and no front-facing cameras. Nubia has opted to add two screens on its device, the main screen on the front and a secondary screen on the rear panel, to avoid the widespread notch trend.
As you can see in the image attached above, Nubia hasn’t made any sort of compromises and included a color display on the rear as well. It’s not jsut an e-ink display either.
The rear display has huge bezels but that’s probably by choice as it offers you a great viewfinder for selfies. The screen only turns on when you flip the phone, which looks quite cool. It will again be switched off when you flip to the front. Another interesting addition is the presence of two fingerprint scanner, one on either side of the device – under the screen.
The Nubia X features a massive 6.26-inch IPS LCD display, with a 2280 x 1080p resolution on the front and an OLED screen, with a 1520 x 720p resolution on the rear. It’s powered by the Snapdragon 845 chipset, paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage on board.
There’s only a single dual camera module on the back, which is made up of a 16MP (f/1.8) and 24MP (f/1.7) lens. This module acts as the selfie camera as well. It includes a ton of AI features, including AI portrait and AI scene recognition.
“The company claims that the Nubia X could one of the best selfie capturing smartphones”
It runs Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box instead of the latest Android 9 Pie, along with a modest 3,800mAh battery pack.
Price and Availability
If you’re fascinated by this dual-screen innovation, well, the Nubia X is priced starting at 3,299 yuan (approx Rs. 35,000) in China and there’s no word on a global launch just yet. Here are all the configurations, color variants, and pricing listed below:
- 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage
- Deep Gray, Black Gold – 3,299 Yuan
- Sea Blue – 3,399 Yuan
- 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage
- Deep Gray, Black Gold – 3,699 Yuan
- Sea Blue – 3,799 Yuan
- 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage
- Black Gold – 4,199 Yuan
- Blue Gold – 4,299 Yuan
So, would you be interested in buying this dual-screen beauty to avoid the notch? Let us know in the comments below.