Nubia Red Magic Gaming Phone Launched In India
20 December 2018
158.1 x 74.9 x 9.5 mm
2160 x 1080 px
Dinorex T2X-1 scratch/shock resistant glass
4 x 2.35 GHz Kryo
4 x 1.9 GHz Kryo
Android 8.1 Oreo (Stock)
2160p at 30 fps
1080p at 30 fps
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
RGB LED bar
Multi Layer Cooling
Nubia is a Chinese smartphone manufacturer that is based out of Shenzhen. The company was initially started in 2012 by ZTE. But in 2017, ZTE reduced their stake in it after which Nubia became an independent company. Nubia has previously offered some smartphones in India but they have not seen substantial growth. However, this might change soon as the company has launched their gaming oriented Nubia Red Magic smartphone in the country.
The Nubia Red Magic has a striking design with front glass and rear aluminium build. The front of the smartphone has negligible left/right bezels while the top/bottom bezels are quite prominent. The smartphone measures 158.1 x 74.9 x 9.5 mm and weighs in at 185 grams. The power button, volume rockers, and the dedicated GameBoost switch are present on the right side of the device while the left side accommodates the dual SIM slot. The 3.5 mm audio jack rests on the top and the USB Type-C port rests on the bottom.
The Nubia Red Magic has a 5.99-inch Full HD LCD display with a 78.5% screen-to-body ratio. The display panel has a resolution of 2160 x 1080 px and a pixel density of 402 ppi. The screen has an aspect ratio of 18:9. The protect the device from scratches and shocks it gets Dinorex T2X-a glass.
Processor And Operating System
The Nubia Red Magic features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC. The Snapdragon 835 is comprised of an Octa-Core CPU and Adreno 540 GPU. Out of the eight cores, four are clocked at 2.35 GHz and other four are clocked at 1.9 GHz.
The Nubia Red Magic has a f/2.0 aperture equipped 8 MP front facing camera and a f/1.7 aperture equipped 24 MP main rear camera. The smartphone can capture 2160p videos at 30fps from the rear camera and 1080p video at 30fps from the front camera. In terms of memory and storage, the Nubia Red Magic has 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of inbuilt storage.
The Nubia Red Magic is powered by a 3,800 mAh Lithium-Ion battery which supports fast charging up to 18 W. Unlike the global variant, the India specific model runs on 8.1 Oreo stock Android.
The Red Magic supports dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0 and 802.11 ac Wi-Fi. The rear of the device has Red coloured mesh grills which act as the cooling vents for the Multi-Layer cooling technology that the smartphone has.
Price And Availability
The Nubia Red Magic is exclusively available on Amazon and carries a price tag of Rs 29,999.