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Nubia Red Magic Gaming Phone Launched In India

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Nubia Red Magic Gaming Phone Launched In India

Specifications
Status

Launched

Manufacturer

Nubia

Model / Variant

Red Magic

Launch Date

20 December 2018

Price

Rs 29,999

Dimensions

158.1 x 74.9 x 9.5 mm

Weight

185 grams

Design

Front Glass
Rear Aluminum

Colors

Black

Display Size and Type

5.99 inch
LCD

Display Resolution

2160 x 1080 px
403 ppi

Protection

Dinorex T2X-1 scratch/shock resistant glass

Chipset

Snapdragon 835

CPU

Octa-core
4 x 2.35 GHz Kryo
4 x 1.9 GHz Kryo

GPU

Adreno 540

Memory Storage

128 GB

RAM

8 GB

Memory Expandability

N/A

Operating System

Android 8.1 Oreo (Stock)

Primary Camera

24 MP
f/1.7

Primary Video

2160p at 30 fps

Secondary Camera

8 MP
f/2.0

Secondary Camera Video

1080p at 30 fps

Battery

3,800 mAh

2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2

3G Network

HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100

4G / LTE Network

LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Connectivity

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0
GPS
USB Type-C

SIM Type

Nano SIM

Other Features

RGB LED bar
Fingerprint Sensor
Gameboost Mode
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.

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Design

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.

Display

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.

Camera And Storage

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.

Battery And Operating System

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.

Connectivity And Other Features

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.

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