The Chinese giant ZTE’s sub-brand Nubia recently launched the Nubia Red Magic 2 in China and today it launched its Nubia Red Magic Gaming Smartphone for the Indian market. The smartphone was launched in China earlier this year and now it is available for the gaming enthusiasts in the country. As a gaming centric device it comes with an ergonomic design sporting a RGP strip and pre-loaded software caked GameBoost to enhance the gaming experience.
The Nubia Red Magic Gaming Smartphone features a dual air convection cooling system that is designed with three cooling ports, additional graphite layers and a convex styled back. The system helps to keep the temperature of the device in check while playing resource-intensive games.
There is a dedicated GameBoost button that activates the GameBoost mode that is optimised for gaming. This mode enables users to disable calls, messages and other notifications creating a distraction free environment. Additionally, it comes with a 16.8 million RGB LED vertical strip that is placed on the aviation-grade aluminium alloy build. For best hearing experience, it has a DTS Technology and Smart Amplifier System.
As for the specifications, the device features a 5.99 inch LTPS TFT display with a resolution of FHD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) and 18:9 aspect ratio. The display is protected by a 2.5D NEG T21-1 glass panel. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset paired with Adreno 540 GPU. It comes with 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 on-board storage.
In the optics department, it sports a single 24MP Samsung 5K2X7SK camera sensor at the rear with 0.9µ pixel sixe and f/1.7 aperture while offering a 8MP SK Hynix HI-846 sensor on the front with 1.12µ pixel sixe and f/2.0 aperture. The cameras come with support for 4k video recording at 30 fps and slow motion 720p recording at 120 fps.
The dual SIM (nano) handset runs on stock Android 8.1 Oreo and is backed by a 3,800 mAh battery with NeoPower 3.0 and Nubia’s fast charging. The phone measures 158.1 x 74.9 x 9.5 mm and weighs 185 grams. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, dual band 2X2 MIMO Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, BeiDou, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS, USB Type-C port and a 3.5 mm headphone jack and sensors-on board include gravity sensor, ambient light sensor, electronic compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor and a fingerprint sensor at the rear.
The Nubia Red Magic Gaming Smartphone comes at a price tag of Rs 29,999 and will go on sale exclusively through Amazon India starting 12AM IST (Midnight) on December 20 Thursday. The Chinese market has two variant with a 6GB RAM variant which will not likely to make it to India.
Nubia Red Magic specifications
- 6 inch Full HD+ Display
- Snapdragon 835
- 8GB RAM
- 128GB internal storage
- 24MP f/1.7 rear camera with phase detection auto focus
- 8MP front camera
- 3800mAh battery