Nubia Red Magic 5S announced with 144 Hz screen, 16 GB of RAM, 64 MP camera and improved cooling system
Chinese manufacturer Nubia has just introduced its newest gameing smartphone with high-performance specifications, a focus on games and great differentials to stand out among the powerful competitors in the sector, such as the recently announced ROG Phone 3 and Lenovo Legion Duel .
The Red Magic 5S is a kind of slightly improved Red Magic 5G : it arrives with identical design, practically the same specifications and also price, also including the same Snapdragon 865 chipset from the beginning of the year, but now with a subtle and important new features in relation to memory speed and lower price for the most powerful variants.
Still offering the same options with 8 GB, 12 GB and up to 16 GB of LPDDR5 RAM, Nubia also presented the upgraded version of the original Red Magic 5G with UFS 3.1 speed storage that offered UFS 3.0 memory. Unfortunately, there is no upgrade of the chipset to the new and more powerful Snapdragon 865 Plus.
The flagship follows the same 6.65-inch E-Sport AMOLED display with a 144 Hz display for more fluid games and almost instantaneous response.
Nubia continues to maintain the same 320 Hz triggers to allow players to access programmable shortcuts in titles, allowing them to shoot, accelerate or perform different actions through the virtual buttons on the side.
The company offers an improved Game Space , with several new advanced features to deliver the best gaming experience, allowing for greater customization in each game to deliver the best performance.
The Red Magic 5S also comes with a triple rear camera module with a 64 MP main sensor, 4,500 mAh battery with the same 18W charger included in the box, but the smartphone has support for 55W fast charging if the user purchases a separate charger.
Nubia also launches the Ice Dock , an accessory with USB-C connectivity that allows one to recharge and cool the smartphone to guarantee hours of gameplay.
Red Magic 5S Specifications
- 6.65 inch Full HD + (2340 x 1080) AMOLED screen with 144 Hz
- Snapdragon 865 processor
- 8 GB, 12 GB and 16 GB LPDDR5 RAM
- 128 or 256 GB of UFS 3.1 storage
- 8 MP front camera
- Triple rear cameras
- 64 MP main sensor
- 8 MP Ultra-wide
- 2 MP macro
- 5G connectivity, Dual SIM, P2 connection
- Fingerprint reader under the screen
- 4,500 mAh battery with 18W charger in the box
- 55W fast charge support
- Android 10 with Red Magic OS interface
Red Magic 5S Price
The smartphone has its pre-sale started today, July 28, for the Chinese market, with the official launch taking place on August 1. The model will be launched in international market only in September.
Nubia has confirmed three models of the Red Magic 5S, ranging from 8 GB to 16 GB of RAM and is being offered at a competitive prices in the Chinese market. The global variant prices are expected to be announced with the model’s launch in September.
- Red Magic 5S (Sonic Silver color) with 8 GB + 128 GB – 3,799 yuan – NRs 64,960
- Red Magic 5S (Pulse color) with 12 GB + 256 GB – 4,399 yuan – NRs 75,220
- Red Magic 5S (Pulse color) with 16 GB + 256 GB – 4,999 yuan – NRs 85,480
- Red Magic 5S (Ice Dock Accessory) – 179 yuan – NRs 3060