Nubia launched its next gaming phone, the Red Magic 5G in China on March 12. It packs some impressive hardware, including a144Hz refresh rate display. Further, it comes with up to 16GB RAM. It is made of aviation-grade aluminium alloy. There is an LED-backlit logo in a vertical stripe on the rear panel as well. It comes equipped with two dedicated pressure-sensitive shoulder buttons on the right side that offers a touch sampling rate of 300Hz.
The gaming phone features a 6.65-inch Full HD+ (1080 x2340 pixels) AMOLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate. The TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certified panel has a 240Hz touch sampling rate and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio without any notch or punch hole. The display also has an in-display fingerprint sensor.
The Nubia Red Magic 5G is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC clocked at 2.84GHz. It comes with up to 16GB of dual-channel LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage. Moreover, there is the usual liquid cooling hardware that is accompanied by copper foils, thermal gels, and graphite. The handset has a dedicated 15,000RPM fan and an external vent to dissipate heat.
The gaming phone sports a triple rear camera setup: a 64MP primary Sony IMX686 sensor with an f/1.8 aperture + an 8MP wide-angle lens + a 2MP macro snapper. On the front lies an 8MP selfie shooter.
It packs a 4500mAh battery that supports 55W fast charging. It runs Red Magic OS based on Android 10. It retains the 3.5mm audio jack as well. The phone comes in three colour options: Hacker Black, Mars Red, and Cyber Neon. There is also a Transparent Edition.
The Nubia Red Magic 5G is priced at CNY 3,799 (Rs 42,000 approx) for the base 8GB RAM + 128GB model. Further, the top-of-the-line 16GB+256GB transparent edition model is priced at CNY 5,199 (Rs 55,000).