Nubia Red Magic Mars Android smartphone. Red Magic UI. Announced December 2018. Features 6-inch IPS LCD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, 3800 mAh battery, and QuickCharge support.
Red Magic is one of the most exciting smartphones of 2018. Designed to be a gaming smartphone, it has a 6″ display, a Snapdragon 845 processor, dual heat pipe, and convection cooling to keep the heat down during prolonged game use.
Other unique features of the phone include something that Nubia calls “4D Shock”. This is a strong haptic feedback system so gamers can enjoy a more immersive experience.
The Nubia Red Magic Mars also has two touch-sensitive spots along the body. These spots act like shoulder buttons, again a specialty for gaming.
There is also an RGB LED vertical strip on the back of the phone for special visual effects.
There are three variants of this formidable phone, as follows:
- 6 GB RAM + 64 GB internal storage
- 8 GB RAM + 128 GB internal storage
- 10 GB + 256 GB internal storage
The above features put the Red Magic in the same class as the Xiaomi Black Shark and Samsung Galaxy Note9.
There is no memory card slot. With 64GB, 129GB, amd 256GB storage options, you are not likely to need extra space.
What doesn’t look very exciting about the Nubia Red Magic Mars is photography. Released at the end of a year in which triple and dual cameras ruled smartphone photography, all we have here is a 16 MP single camera at the back and an 8 MP single camera at the front for selfies.
That is not to say that this Red guy will take poor photographs. It just is not likely to stand up to the best camera phones of the year.
Not that it matters: this phone will excel at what it was designed to address: gaming.
Nubia Red Magic Specifications and Features
Wireless Network and Software
- 2G: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz; CDMA 800 / TD-SCDMA
- 3G: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz; CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
- 4G: LTE bands 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 4(1700/2100) / 5(850) / 7(2600) / 8(900) / 20(800) / 38(2600) / 40(2300)
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
- OS: Android 9 Pie + Red Magic UI
Design, Form Factor and Appearance
- Dimensions: 158.2 x 75 x 9.9 mm
- Weight: 193g
- Display: 6″, 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display, with Dinorex Glass protection
- Sensors: Fingerprint, Ambient light, Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass
- Colours: Black. Red. Camo Red.
- Processor Type: 64-bit Octa-core 2.8 GHz Kryo 385
- Processor Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
- Graphics Processor: Adreno 630
- RAM: 6 GB / 8 GB / 10 GB
- Internal Storage: 64 GB / 128 GB / 256 GB
- External Storage: No
Photography and Video
- Rear Camera: 16 megapixels, auto-focus, LED flash, 2160p@30fps video recording
- Front-facing Camera: 8 megapixels, f/2.0, 1080p@30fps video capture
- Music Support: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
- Loudspeaker: Stereo speakers
- Video Support: MP4/MPEG4 player
- FM Radio:
- Bluetooth: v5.0, A2DP
- WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot
- GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
- USB: microUSB v2.0; Type-C; USB-OTG
- Battery Charging: 16W QuickCharge 3.0 fast charging
- Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 3800mAh
- Announced: December 2018
- Availability: December 2018
Nubia Red Magic Mars Price
- 6 GB RAM + 64 GB internal storage: $399
- 8 GB RAM + 128 GB internal storage: TBA
- 10 GB + 256 GB internal storage: $590 / CNY 3,999
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