The most popular gaming smartphones like Asus ROG, Xiaomi-backed Black Shark, and Nubia’s gaming-centric Red Magic are focusing their best on the gaming department.
The Nubia Red Magic 5G smartphone now launched in China, and it’s the first phone that offers 144Hz display and has the Snapdragon 865 chipset, 64MP triple camera, 55W fast-charging, and a lot more.
Nubia Red Magic 5G: Specs and Features
Design and Display
Start off the design, the Nubia Red Magic 5G features an X-shaped pattern on the backside, with the RGB light strip now being replaced with the RGB Red Magic logo and a triple camera at the top and Red Magic logo at the bottom.
The Red Magic 5G also includes Dual ICA touch shoulder buttons on the right side and has up to 300Hz touch sampling rate. Each shoulder button can be programmed to perform two separate tasks, such as Scope and shoot, scope-in first and then shoot on the same button.
On the front, It offers a 6.65-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate (World first smartphone with a 144Hz Refresh Rate), 240Hz touch sampling rate and 6.9ms response time per frame. It comes with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 1080 x 2340 pixel screen resolution and 100% DCI-P3 color gamut support. It has a fingerprint sensor onboard, with Touch Choreographer algorithm for better touch response. The device has a very small bezel.
The device is powered by the 7nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset coupled with Adreno 650 GPU, up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB UFS 3.0 storage.
Though in the starting days of the company, Nubia Red Magic 3 was their first launch of mobile phone with physical fan feature, currently, the upgraded version Red Magic 5G is launched. This new Red Magic 5G phone is packed with the physical fan that operates at up to 15,000rpm. The device also equips with a liquid cooling technology that keeps the temperature low while heavy gaming.
In terms of optics, Red Magic 5G has a triple-camera system setup on the rear. This is the very first time that the company comes with a multi-camera setup, All of its phones unveiled up until today featured only a single rear camera. Nubia Red Magic 5G offers 64MP Sony IMX686 primary camera, along with an 8MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 2MP macro sensor, and an 8MP camera for your selfie needs.
Red Magic 5G comes equipped with a big 4500mAh battery, supports 55W NeoCharge fast-charging technology that is claimed to charge 56% of your phone in just 15 minutes. It takes only 40 minutes to completely charge.
Network and Connectivity
The device has dual-mode 5G connectivity and Wi-Fi 6 support, 3.5mm port, USB-C connectivity, stereo speakers. It runs Android 10-based Red Magic OS out-of-the-box.
Price and Availability
Nubia Red Magic 5G price for the 8GB+128GB base variant is 3,799 yuan (around Rs. 40,300). It comes in Hacker Black, Cybershow Rainbow, and Mars Red color variants.
- 12GB+128GB – 4,099 yuan (around Rs. 43,500)
- 12GB+256GB – 4,399 yuan (around Rs. 46,700)
- 16GB+256GB – 4,999 yuan (around Rs. 53,000)