Nubia Red Magic Gaming phone with 6-inch FHD+ display, 8GB RAM, Air-cooling announced

ZTE’s Nubia brand just announced the Nubia Red Magic, the company’s first Gaming Phone in China, as it had promised. It has a 6-inch FHD+ display, is powered by Snapdragon 835 SoC with up to 8GB RAM and has a new vector aesthetic design 174.5° dot-cutting with 6.85mm at its thinnest point and air-cooled technology with nine heat radiation air slots on the back of the metal body to increase the heat transfer of the mobile phone to keep the phone cool when gaming.

The body is made of triple anodized aviation-grade aluminum alloy that has gone through 5 sandblasting processes and uses new lamination technology with three-layer graphite lamination that increases thermal diffusibility by 117%. It has 16.8 million color RGB color lights on the back.

It has a game button that activates gaming mode by limiting the background network and option to block calls, SMS, notifications, etc. This also activates turbo acceleration technology. Nubia has optimized 128  games fully offering high-frame rate, smoother performance and also increases game loading speed by 50%. It packs a 3800mAh battery with NeoPower 3.0.

Nubia Red Magic specifications

  • 6-inch (2160 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 display with 85% NTSC color gamut
  • 2.45GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 64-bit 10nm processor with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 6GB RAM with 64GB internal storage / 8GB RAM with 128GB  internal storage
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Nubia Red Magic OS
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 24MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, 6P lens, dual-tone LED flash
  • 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, 76.9-degree wide-angle lens
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, TAS2555 Amplifier, DTS audio
  • Dedicated Gaming button
  • Dimensions: 158.1× 74.9x 9.5~6.85mm; Weight: 185g
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C
  • 3800mAh battery with fast charging

The Nubian Red Magic comes in Black and Red colors, is priced at 2499 yuan (US$ 398 / Rs. 26,190 approx.) for the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version and the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs 2999 yuan (US$ 477 / Rs. 31,430 approx.). It will be available for order starting today and goes on sale in China from April 25th.


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