Nubia Red Magic 5G: Price in India, Review, Specifications

Karamchand Rameshwar - Mar 04, 2020

Nubia Red Magic 5G: Price in India, Review, Specifications

Nubia Red Magic 5G is a gaming-centric smartphone with advanced specs and features. Check out our article to know more about this amazing gaming smartphone.

Gaming-centric smartphones are getting much more powerful and the upcoming gaming phone from ZTE’s sub-brand Nubia called Nubia Red Magic 5G is claimed to break all the records in terms of performance.

Nubia Red Magic 5g Feature
Nubia Red Magic 5G

Nubia’s President Ni Fei has revealed via a screenshot on his Weibo page that the forthcoming Nubia Red Magic 5G achieved a score of 633,724 points on the benchmark test of AnTuTu, which is the highest score ever recorded on the platform.

In comparison, Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro 5G was recorded to achieve the highest score on AnTuTu, which was 620,925 points (now replaced by Nubia Red Magic 5G of course). Meanwhile, the iQOO 3 5G and Xiaomi Mi 10 (after receiving software update) scored 575,883 and over 600,000 points on AnTuTu, respectively.  

Nubia Red Magic 5g Antutu
Nubia Red Magic 5g Antutu score (top) and Master Lu score (bottom).

Coming back to Nubia’s upcoming gaming smartphone, it is benchmarked on AnTuTu with NX659J model number. Its benchmark score is 637,724 points while it earned 563,558 points on Master Lu, which is another popular Chinese benchmarking platform.

Previously, Ni Fei already confirmed that the handset would be the first 5G gaming smartphone in the world with a 144Hz display. It was also said to come with the top-of-the-line Snapdragon 865 chipset along with a Snapdragon X55 5G modem for dual-mode 5G connectivity.

Nubia Red Magic 5g Feature
Nubia Red Magic 5G's photo on TENAA

According to previous leaks, the handset will likely be the first phone in the world with 16GB of RAM, possibly only available for its top-end model. We have also heard that the handset will be equipped with LPDDR5 RAM made by Samsung. As for software, it should be pre-installed with Android 10 out of the box with the brand’s Redmagic OS on top.

Other leaked specs of the Nubia Red Magic 5G include triple rear camera setup, 240Hz touch sampling rate, built-in cooling fan, 2K display, and Wi-Fi 6. It has also recently spotted on benchmarking platform Geekbench in two models - 8GB RAM and 12GB RAM. The former earned 4,308 points and 13,537 points in the single-core and multi-core tests, respectively. Meanwhile, the 12GB RAM model achieved 4,333 points in the single-core test and 13,489 points in the multi-core test.

Nubia Red Magic 5G price: Unavailable

Nubia Red Magic 5G price in India: Unavailable

Nubia Red Magic 5G: Specifications

Nubia Red Magic 5G: Review

Nubia Red Magic 5G: Launch News

Today (March 13), Nubia has just launched its latest gaming smartphone in China, called Nubia Red Magic 5G. In addition to beautiful design, this phone is also equipped with extremely impressive specifications, especially the brand-new spinning fan system.

Nubia Red Magic 5g 1
Red Magic 5G seems to be an amazing gaming-centric smartphones with features that every gamer would want.

Nubia Red Magic 5G: Price & Availability

The Nubia Red Magic 5G will begin shipping on March 19 with a starting price of CNY 3,799 (around Rs. 40,200) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB memory version. The 12GB RAM + 128GB version is priced at CNY 4,099 (around Rs. 43,400), while the 12GB RAM + 256GB version is priced at CNY 4,399 (around Rs. 46,600). You can also grab the top-end model with 16GB RAM + 256GB storage for CNY 4,999 (around Rs. 52,900).

Nubia Red Magic 5G: Specifications & Features

Like other gaming smartphone models, Nubia Red Magic 5G still has a pretty aggressive design, featuring a very colorful back. In addition to the standard color versions, it also has a more advanced variant with a transparent back, allowing users to easily see the internal components of the device, as well as the fan spinning.

Nubia Red Magic Transparent Edition
Nubia Red Magic Transparent Edition

The Red Magic 5G is the first smartphone in the world to be equipped with a 144Hz refresh rate display It uses a 6.65-inch AMOLED panel, supporting Full-HD+ resolution (2340 x 1080 pixels) and does not follow the design trend of punch-hole or water-drop notch. However, the handset still has quite thin bezels at the top and bottom.

In addition, the screen of the device is also integrated with a fingerprint sensor underneath for security and is TUV Rheinland certified with the ability to produce less harmful blue light for the eyes than conventional AMOLED screens.

Nubia Red Magic 5g Cyber Neon
Cyber ​​Neon color version

Inside, Nubia Red Magic 5G owns the hardware power from the top-of-the-line Snapdragon 865 processor and Adreno 650 GPU, combined with up to 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM, and up to 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage.

Besides, thanks to the 340Hz touch sampling screen, this phone can completely bring the best gaming experience to users. According to Nubia, the Red Magic 5G's high-frequency scan display is not only limited to gaming but also works with dozens of other apps such as browsers, messaging apps or social media apps ...

Nubia Red Magic 5g Mars Red
Mars Red (Mars Red)
Nubia Red Magic 5g Black
Black version (Black)

Red Magic 5G is equipped with a triple-camera system on the back, including the main 64MP Sony IMX686 sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle sensor, and a 2MP macro camera. Meanwhile, the selfie camera on the front of the device has an 8MP resolution.

Like its predecessor, Nubia's new Red Magic 5G gaming smartphone also comes with two capacitive shoulder triggers located on the right edge, which has a 300Hz sampling rate and can assign multiple functions to make your gaming experience better.

Nubia Red Magic 5g 7 Pin
7-pogo pins

Red Magic 5G has additional 7-pogo pins on the left. Through this, users can connect the phone to a charging dock, plug-in speakers and headphones, and connect to a wired network at the same time.

The device is equipped with a dual cooling technology that Nubia called ICE 3.0, combining air cooling and liquid cooling. The cooling fan inside the body has a maximum rotation speed of up to 15,000 rpm, which can reduce the CPU temperature to 18 ° C (of course, along with liquid cooling).

Nubia Red Magic 5g Triple Cameras
Cooling system

According to Nubia, the heat-sink chamber for the cooling fan on Red Magic 5G is up to 56% larger than the previous generation. In addition, it also has a liquid cooling system with an L-shaped radiator, thermal gel, multi-layer graphite, and high thermal conductivity copper foil.

Red Magic 5G supports dual SIM, SA and NSA dual-mode 5G conenctivity, Wi-Fi 6, dual-frequency GPS, dual speakers, headphone jack, and 4D Shock vibration technology. It comes with a 4,500mAh battery, that supports 55W fast charging.
Nubia Red Magic 5G price: Unavailable

Nubia Red Magic 5G price in India: Unavailable

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