RedMagic 8 Pro with 6.8″ FHD+ 120Hz OLED display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, under-display camera, 6000mAh battery goes global

nubia has introduced the new REDMAGIC 8 Pro smartphone for the global markets, after it was introduced in China last month. It is powered by the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, has LPDDR5X RAM and UFS4.0 storage. The company says that it has scored 1348653 points on AnTuTu.

It has a 6.8-inch OLED screen a refresh rate of up to 120Hz refresh rate, 960Hz multi-finger screen touch sampling rate, 1440Hz PWM dimming + DC dimming, 1300 nits brightness and 93.7% screen-to-body ratio, thanks to 1.48mm narrow side bezels.

There is ICE 11.0 magic cooling cooling system with built-in fan + full-through air duct, the first 3D ice-level dual-pump 2068mm³ super large VC liquid cooling, graphene under the screen and up to 10 layers of cooling materials, so the surface temperature of the whole machine body drops by 16° C. The Magic GPU optimization automatically stabilizes the frame engine to optimize frame drop scenarios offering the best game experience.

There is a built-in independent gaming chip “Red Core 2” for improving shoulder keys, enhancing vibrations, defining game lighting effects, and enhancing sound effects. It has 520Hz touch sampling shoulder triggers, X-axis linear motor and 1115K+1216 ultra-linear stereo speakers, Snapdragon Sound technology for up to 96kHz output with 48ms low latency.

The phone has 50MP 1/1.57-inch Samsung GN5 sensor and a 16MP under-screen camera front camera. It packs a 6000mAh battery with 65W fast charging.

RedMagic 8 Pro specifications
  • 6.8-inch (2480 x 1116 pixels) Full HD+ OLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, up to 960Hz touch sampling rate, 10-bit color depth and 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, up to 1300 nits brightness, DC dimming, 1440Hz PWM dimming
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 740 GPU
  • 12GB LPDDR5X RAM with 256GB (UFS 4.0) storage / 16GB LPDDR5X RAM with 512GB (UFS 4.0) storage
  • Android 13 with Redmagic OS 6.0
  • Dual SIM
  • 50MP 1/1.57 Samsung GN5 sensor, 8MP 120-degree ultra-wide lens, 2MP macro camera
  • 16MP under-display front-facing camera
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Stereo speakers, Dual Smart PA, 3 mics
  • Dimensions:163.98×76.35×8.9mm;Weight: 228g
  • 5G NSA /SA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz + 6GHz), Bluetooth 5.3, GPS (L1/L5)+ GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC
  • 6000mAh battery with 65W fast charging
Pricing and availability

The RedMagic 8 Pro Matte 12GB RAM + 256 GB storage version costs $649 (Rs. 52,945 approx.) / Є649 / £579 / 906.9 SG$ and the Void 16GB RAM + 512GB storage version costs $799 (Rs. 65,185 approx.) / Є749 / £709 / 1119 S$.

The REDMAGIC 8 Pro will order from February 2nd on the official REDMAGIC website. On January 28th, REDMAGIC will begin offering early bird discounts on the site

The REDMAGIC 8 Pro will be available in the following countries and regions:
  • North America: Canada and the United States
  • Europe: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Croatia, Luxembourg, the Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, The United Kingdom, Netherlands, Denmark, Poland, Estonia, Portugal, Finland, Romania, France, Slovakia, Germany, Slovenia, Greece, Spain, Sweden, Ireland, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Malta
  • Asia Pacific: Hong Kong (China SAR), Indonesia, Macau (China SAR), Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia
  • Middle East: Israel, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt Latin America: Mexico, Peru, and Chile

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