ZTE’s nubia brand introduced the nubia RedMagic 5S flagship smartphone in China back in June. Today it has started pre-orders for the phone for the global markets at redmagic.gg and it will roll out in countries such as Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, UK, Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Macao, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and United Arab Emirates starting from September 2nd. No details about the launch of the phone in other Asian countries such as India, and North American regions such as the USA and Canada.
- RedMagic 5S Sonic Silver (8GB + 128GB): US$ 579 (Rs. 42,990 approx.) | 579 EUR | 539 GBP
- RedMagic 5S Pulse (12GB + 256GB): US$ 649 (Rs. 48,190 approx.) | 649 EUR | 599 GBP
- Ice Dock: US$ 44.90 (US$ 3,335)| 44.90 EUR | 40.90 GBP
To remind you, the phone packs a 6.65-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 144Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate, follow-up response time of 14.9ms, a sliding response time of 45ms, and a click response time of 32.2ms. The phone is powered by Snapdragon 865 with GPU BOOST technology and up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM.
It comes with upgraded multi-dimensional cooling system ICE 4.0 (air-cooling + liquid-cooling) with high-efficiency centrifugal fan with a speed of up to 15,000 rpm + transparent air duct design along with aerospace-grade nano thermal material as well as 10 intelligent temperature sensors, and L-shaped liquid cooling tube. It offers 4D intelligent vibration, features dual IC game Shoulder Trigger Buttons that have also been improved to have 320Hz touch refresh rate compared to 300Hz in the predecessor.
Nubia RedMagic 5S specifications
- 6.65-inch (1080 × 2340 pixels) Full HD+ 19.5:9 AMOLED display with 144Hz refresh rate
- 2.84GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 865 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU
- 8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB (UFS 3.1) / 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.1) internal memory
- Android 10 with Redmagic OS
- 64MP rear camera with 1/1.72″ Sony IMX686 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, PDAF, 8MP 120-degree ultra-wide lens, 2MP macro camera
- 8MP front-facing camera
- In-display fingerprint sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack
- Dimensions:168.56×78×9.75mm ; Weight: 220g
- 5G NSA /SA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz + 5.8GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
- 4500mAh battery with 55W fast charging