Article last updated on: Aug 11, 2019

ZTE Nubia Alpha

ZTE's Nubia Alpha is a smart bracelet that sports a tall flexible OLED display - a 4" panel with a resolution of 192 x 960. The wearable device can be unfolded to be used as a smartphone.

ZTE Nubia Alpha photo
The Nubia Alpha is based around a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 chipset, and features 1GB of RAM and 4 GB of storage. The Alpha has a single 5MP camera and has supports LTE connectivity (there's also a Bluetooth-only variant) and has a built-in GPS and a heart rate sensor.

Varjo VR-1

Finland-based Varjo's VR-1 is a high-end VR headset that uses the company's Foveated Display technology - that optically combines a microdisplay over a larger display - to achieve high angular resolution in a small area in the center of the display.

Varjo VR-1 photo

The VR-1 uses two OLED displays - a Sony 0.7" ECX335AF-7 1920x1080 OLED microdisplay and a 1440x1600 low persistence AMOLED. They call the combined display a "Bionic Display". Other features include eye tracking and support for several 3D engines, including Unreal, Unity and VRED.

Samsung Galaxy Fit / Fit e (2019)

Samsung's 2019 Galaxy Fit (Gen-3) are fitness trackers that feature small displays - a 0.95" 120x240 color AMOLED on the Fit and a 0.74" monochrome white 64x128 PMOLED on the Fit e.

Samsung Galaxy Fit and Fit e (2019) photoBoth devices sport a heart rate monitor and an accelerometer, and the Fit have a faster chipset and more memory, and also adds NFC wireless charging (and a bigger battery) and a gyroscope. Both devices are water resistant (5ATM).

Sony Wena Wrist Pro / Wrist Active

Sony's Wena are smart watch bands that are used to transfer watches into smartwatches. The Wrist Pro can show notifications from your smartphone, count your steps and supports several contacteless payment providers (in Japan). The Wrist Active (even though it is cheaper) adds a built-in GPS and a heart rate monitor. Both editions include a small white PMOLED display.

Sony Wena Wrist Pro photo (TechRadar)

In addition to the wrist bands, Sony also offers a collection of premium timepieces (watch heads) that fit the new bands.

Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon 2019

Louis Vuitton is set to release a new edition of its smartwatch the Tambour Horizon. The new 2019 edition will sport a 1.3" 390x390 round AMOLED display, a Snapdragon Wear 3100 cheapet, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage.

 Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon 2019 photo

We do not know the price of the 2019 Tambour Horizon - but the 2017 one started at $2,450 - so it's likely that this new one won't come cheap either.

nreal AR glasses

China-based nreal's AR glasses, unveiled at CES 2019, are based on Sony's FHD 0.7" OLED microdisplays (ECX335AF-7) to provide high quality 52-degree FOV images in a relatively small and normal-looking frame that weighs just 85 grams.

Nreal AR glasses photo

The AR glasses require a cable to a processor box that also connects magnetically to a round motion controller. The processor is based on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 and other features of the AR glasses include 360-degree sound, built-microphones and sensors that provide six degrees of freedom.