Red Magic 6 and Red Magic 6 Pro are the first two smartphones in the world to be equipped with AMOLED screens up to 165Hz.
On March 5, Nubia just launched Red Magic 6 – the latest gaming smartphone line in China. It is the company’s first product to be built in partnership with Tencent Games, featuring a gamer-like design and extremely powerful specs.
Last year, Nubia equipped a 144Hz refresh rate display for the Red Magic 5 and this year the Chinese manufacturer is even bigger in bringing the 165Hz screen to the Red Magic 6 with two version including basic and pro.
Except for some differences in battery and charging speed, the other specs of the two phones are completely identical. On the front, this phone is equipped with a 6.8 inch AMOLED display with Full HD + resolution, 165Hz refresh rate and 500Hz touch sampling rate. This is also the first smartphone in the world to have a screen refresh rate greater than 144Hz.
Inside, this phone duo brings hardware power from Snapdragon 888 processor, combined with up to 12GB RAM (Pro version is 16GB) and UFS 3.1 memory up to 256GB. They are integrated with a multi-layer heat dissipation system, including copper, graphene and a radiator fan.
Moreover, it also supports screen transfer via USB and wireless connection so that users can play mobile games with mouse and keyboard. In addition, these two phones also have dedicated keys to support those who love to play games with four fingers.
In terms of imaging capabilities, this phone is equipped with a 3-camera system arranged vertically on the back with 64MP main sensor, 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera and 2MP macro camera. It has an 8MP camera on the front for selfies and video calling.
The Red Magic 6 comes with a 5050mAh battery and supports 66W fast charging. Meanwhile, the Pro version has a smaller 4500mAh battery but supports fast charging up to 120W. Both devices are compatible with PD 3.0, Quick Charge 3.0, 4.0 and 5.0 charging standards. With a 120W charger, this version can charge from 0% to 50% in just 5 minutes as well as 17 minutes to fully charge, Nubia said.
Other highlights of this series include 5G NR, in-display fingerprint sensor, dual speakers with DTS X Ultra support, dual-frequency GPS, Bluetooth 5.1, Wi-Fi 6 with MIMO 2×2 antenna and 3.5mm headphone jack. The duo comes pre-installed with Android 11 operating system with RedMagic OS 4.0 interface on sale.
Price and time of release
As expected, the Red Magic 6 will start on shelves in China from March 11, then launch in the international market on March 16. Below are configuration options and their respective prices of these phone:
Red Magic 6
– 8GB RAM / 128GB ROM: 3799 yuan
– 12GB RAM / 128GB ROM: 4099 yuan
– 12GB RAM / 256GB ROM: 4399 Yuan
Red Magic 6 Pro
– 12GB RAM / 128GB ROM: 4399 yuan
– 12GB RAM / 256GB ROM: 4799 Yuan
– 16GB RAM / 256GB ROM: 5299 yuan
Red Magic 6 Pro Transparent Edition with transparent back
– 16GB RAM / 256GB ROM: 5599 yuan
18GB RAM / 512GB ROM: 6599 Yuan