Nubia Red Magic 5g 256GB: Overview
ZTE launched the Nubia Red Magic 5G 256GB in the March of 2019. It is their latest gaming phone with a 5G network support. The Red Magic is pretty sleek and stylish, which makes it stand out from the rest. You might have to spend around AED2,239.00 in the markets Dubai, UAE, for this phone.
Red Magic 5G comes in various color variations of Eclipse Black, Hot Rod Red, Black, Mars Red, Cyber Neon, and Transparent. All these colors are stunning and will suit your standard. The Smartphone has a lot of features for such a low price range compared to other flagship smartphones in the market.
Nubia Red Magic 5G 256GB has a dimension of 168.6 x 78 x 9.8 mm. It is quite a large phone but not too large to fit in your hand. The device stands on an aluminum frame and weighs about 218 grams.
The Dual-SIM phone has a SIM pocket on the bottom of the phone that holds two nano-SIM cards. The front and back of the phone are pure Gorilla Glass. ZTE doesn’t specify the Gorilla Glass Value.
The phone looks stylish, elegant, and lively, all at the same time. There is a gaming switch, vents on both sides, 3.5 mm jack port, mic, pogo pins, SIM card slot, and speakers on the 9.8 mm wide sides of the phone. The shoulder trigger buttons are an amazing-feature for gaming.
Nubia Red Magic 5G 256GB operates on an Android 10, with the Redmagic 3.0 UI on the top. The UI on the phone is amazingly interactive, with customizable icons, and more.
The device has an Octa-core CPU that integrates the Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 chipset. The Snapdragon 865 is the flagship processor for the latest smartphones in the market. It is capable of running any application with flawless-efficiency and ease.
There is another high-quality GPU in the phone known as an Adreno 650. This GPU can produce the highest orders of graphics with precision and crisp details on every frame.
The combination of these flagship processors, along with the Kryo 585 CPU, enables you to play every game in the play store. You can play all kinds of heavy-duty games on their best-recommended settings and highest graphics quality.
The phone has variations on the Storage and the RAM capacities like 128GB 8GB RAM, 128GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, and 256GB 16GB RAM. The model we are discussing has a 256GB UFS 3.0 storage with a 12GB RAM. You will never run out of space on this phone.
The phone is a game-centric Smartphone that has various elements that enhance and optimizes gaming factors. There is an all-time active Liquid Cooling System with a Turbo Fan 3.0. The cooling system keeps the device cool with supreme-heat dissipation, dropping the CPU temperature by as much as 18 degrees.
You can kiss the overheating goodbye. The internal turbofan and the L shaped liquid cooling pipe keep the system cool. ZTE advertises a 200% cooler device than before. TurboFan hits up to 16000 RPM, which allows 30% more airflow, in and out of the system through the vents, on the sides of the Casing.
Built-in Pro Triggers:
Nubia Red Magic 5G 256GB has two shoulder triggers on the top ends of the device with a 300 Hz touch Sampling Rate. These triggers can be manually setup from inside the setting.you while gaming. The 2 ms touch delays on the triggers allow you to play the fast-paced games and games that require multi-touch with ease.
Now you can play games in a better and smarter way.
Game space 2.1:
it is an outstanding gaming feature that collects all your games in a single-space. You can monitor all the game performance, and also customize the settings for your games individually. The built-in game boosters optimize the game display and performance.
The Red Magic Time automatically records your best gaming moments. The total control of the Turbofan allows you to customize the RPM and more as you need in the Game.
Nubia Red Magic 5G 256GB has a 6.65 inches AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16 M color depth. You can feel the crispy details popping on the screen with vibrant color shades. The display has a 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The best part of the display system is the 144Hz refresh rate.
There are options for other rates also that include 60Hz and a 90Hz, which you can manually select from the setting menu. There is 388PPI density, which is not the best but works fine for the gaming and streaming videos.
The screen hides the fingerprint system for unlocking the phone. The response rate is considerably fast and has awesome-animation. The display system uses the Corning Gorilla Glass as a protection mechanism. The screen protection system is not the best, so you can install the Nubia Red Magic 5G Screen Protector for assurance.
Nubia Red Magic 5G 256GB has a triple camera system vertically aligned on the back of the phone. These are the flagship cameras capture stunning moments anytime and anywhere. The rear camera system includes a 64 MP wide-angle camera featuring a Sony IMX686, an 8 MP ultrawide-angle, and a 2 MP Macro camera.
You can shoot stunning-photos with the 64 MP camera with crisp details and vibrant color depths. An 8 MP ultrawide camera enables you to shoot wider images with greater details and elements on every shot.
The camera has a neovision mode that enables the pro-power camera mode and also has the super night mode, which takes clearer and brighter images.
There is an 8 MP selfie camera for taking stunning selfies and portraits. You can shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.
Red Magic 5G has a Li-Po 4500 mAh battery, which supports fast-charging. There are a 55W fast-charging adapter and a Type-A to Type-C data cable that will charge your device up to 56% in 15 minutes. The phone charges to 100% in forty minutes.
You will be able to play heavy-duty games and render applications, which consume heavy power without any worry.
The immersive Audio and the 4D Shock system in the phone enables you to experience high-quality sounds and vibration feedbacks. The phone has two stereo speakers on the rear ends for an amazing-music experience and high-quality vocals during phone calls.
The sound system alone is worth the money. The sound experience is outstanding during the game modes. You feel the real-life immersive experience while gaming.
The phone has 5G network support that allows you to stream faster and play games in the super-fast network. Other connectivity features include the WLAN (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, and hotspot), Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, aptX, LE, GPS with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, NFC, and USB 3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go; accessory connector.
Other sensors on the phones are an accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G|
|LAUNCH||Announced||2020, March 12|
|Status||Available. Released 2020, March 19|
|BODY||Dimensions||168.6 x 78 x 9.8 mm (6.64 x 3.07 x 0.39 in)|
|Weight||218 g (7.69 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back, aluminum frame|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|RGB light panel (on the back)
Pressure-sensitive zones (300Hz touch-sensing)
Built-in cooling fan
|DISPLAY||Type||AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.65 inches, 108.6 cm2 (~82.5% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~388 PPI density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass|
|144Hz refresh rate|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 10, Redmagic 3.0|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)|
|CPU||Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585)|
|Internal||256GB 12GB RAM|
|MAIN CAMERA||Triple||64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.0, 13mm (ultrawide), 1.12µm
2 MP, (macro)
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Video||8K@15fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps|
|SELFIE CAMERA||Single||8 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1.12µm|
|SOUND||Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.1, A2DP, aptX, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO|
|USB||3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go; accessory connector|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery|
|Charging||Fast charging 55W, 56% in 15 min, 100% in 40 min (advertised)|
|MISC||Colors||Eclipse Black, Hot Rod Red, Black, Mars Red, Cyber Neon, Transparent|
|TESTS||Performance||AnTuTu: 557056 (v8)
GeekBench: 13370 (v4.4), 13370 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 59fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
|Display||Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)|
|Camera||Photo / Video|
|Loudspeaker||-22.6 LUFS (Excellent)|
Endurance rating 83h