ZTE Nubia Red Magic 5S 256GB: Overview
Red Magic 5s 256GB hit the markets of Dubai in August 2020. You have to spend around AED 2,549 and it is yours. It is one of the latest Smartphones in the market that graces flagship specifications. The phone sports the beauty in Silver and Pulse. Let us jump into the details.
ZTE Nubia Red Magic 5s weighs about 220 grams and has a dimension of 168.6 x 78 x 9.8 mm. It rocks the aluminum frame with Corning Gorilla Glass front and back. ZTE doesn’t mention the version of Corning Gorilla Glass on the front, as a protection mechanism. The device is not IP68 dust/water resistant, a lacking factor on a 2020 smartphone.
The 6.65 inches PLS TFT display system on the Red Magic 5S is a capacitive touchscreen, which supports 16M color depth. A little bit of bezels on the screen with an 82.5% screen-to-body ratio is not a problem. The 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution on the display system with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 provides a quality visual experience. You will enjoy the 388 PPI density while streaming videos and playing games.
Android 10 with the Redmagic 3.0 on top is the Operating System used in the device. Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+) chipset powers the system alongside Octa-core Kryo 585 CPU and Adreno 650 GPU. The device is capable of performing at top level whether it be a simple or heavy duty applications.
The device has three variants of UFS 3.1 storage with an 8 GB, 12 GB, and a 16 GB RAM for your files and applications. The 256 GB internal storage and 12 GB RAM is not expandable with a dedicated card slot. The storage is enough to store all of your files and applications, without having to delete anything.
The other variants include: 128GB 8GB RAM and 256GB 16GB RAM
The triple-camera system on the phone includes a 64 MP wide, 8 MP ultra wide, and 2 MP macro cameras. It enables you to shoot up to 8K videos up to 30 fps with the rear camera system. The videos will get not Stereo support in the sound records and gyro-EIS. The single 8 MP camera on the front has a HDR support. Front camera can shoot up to 1080p videos at 30 fps.
Battery & Sound:
Red Magic 5s 256GB has a Non-removable Li-Ion 4500 mAh battery. The battery system supports Fast battery charging 55W. The phone does have a USB Power Delivery 3.0 support. You can charge your phone a 100% in 40 minutes. There are loudspeakers with stereo support on the phone. You get to enjoy an immersive music environment, with a high-quality 32-bit/384kHz audio output. You do get a 3.5 mm jack port for external sound devices.