This article originally appeared on ABACUS In a market full of smartphones with similar designs, credit Nubia for trying something new. The Chinese phone maker, partially owned by ZTE, has released a dual-screen handset with a second display on the back. The Nubia X has nothing but a 6.26-inch screen on the front. The front camera is gone -- but instead of adding a slider camera like Xiaomi’s Mi MIX 3 , the Nubia X lets you take selfies with its 5.1-inch back screen and rear camera. What’s even more interesting is that gamers can assign touchscreen controls to the rear display so you can take your fingers off the front screen to avoid blocking the gameplay. The back screen can also display the clock or photos. If you find the back screen distracting, it can be turned off, disappearing into the glass chassis. Inside, the Nubia X is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and comes with 6GB/8GB of RAM, 64GB/128GB of storage and a 3,800mAh battery. The Nubia X will go on sale in China on November 5, at a starting price of 3,299 yuan (US$473). For more insights into China tech, sign up for our tech newsletters , subscribe to our Inside China Tech podcast , and download the comprehensive 2019 China Internet Report . Also roam China Tech City , an award-winning interactive digital map at our sister site Abacus .