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Chinese brand ZTE has officially launched its latest gaming smartphone – Nubia Red Magic. It is the first gaming smartphone from Nubia. Let’s take a look at the device’s specs, price and details.

ZTE Nubia Red Magic features a 6-inches touchscreen display with 2160 × 1080 pixels resolution, which is more than sufficient for daily usage. The 6-inches display fits into the dimensions that measure at 158.1 × 74.9 x 9.5~6.85mm and weights at 185g.

For performance, it is powered by 64-bit Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor and Adreno 540 GPU. The RAM options are 6GB and 8GB while the internal storage options are 64GB and 128GB. Unfortunately, there is no microSD slot for expansion. In this case, gamers are only able to install the games in the internal storage.

The main camera of Nubia Red Magic is a 24MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, 6P lens, dual-tone LED flash alongside 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 76.9-degree wide-angle lens. Regarding its network support, Nubia Red Magic is compatible with multiple LTE network bands and supports dual SIM, hence users are able to insert two SIM cards together. Other key features/specs are 3.5mm audio jack, multiple sensors, Bluetooth, GPS, USB Type-C and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n.

Nubia Red Magic OS on top of Android 8.1 Oreo version is the operating system of Nubia Red Magic. As for the power, it does come with 3,800mAh non-removable battery (supports NeoPower 3.0).

Overall, this gaming phone 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. Further, the fingerprint sensor is not in the usual rounded design but an octagon shape instead.

Another unique selling point of this gaming smartphone is the 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%.

Nubia Red Magic is priced at CNY 2,499 for 6GB RAM + 64GB ROM version and CNY 2,999 for 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM version.

ZTE Nubia Red Magic specs review

– 6-inches FHD+ display
– 64-bit Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor
– Adreno 540 GPU
– 64GB/128GB ROM
– 24MP (main) / 8MP (secondary) camera
– Dual-SIM
– 4G LTE
– Android 8.1 Oreo/Nubia Red Magic OS
– 3,800mAh non-removable battery (with NeoPower)
– Fingerprint sensor
– Game button
– Air cooling design
– Black and Red colors

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