Red Magic 5G sports a 6.65-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 144Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate. Its capacitive touch triggers also boast 320Hz touch sampling rate for maximum responsiveness in competitive scenarios.
Under the hood is a Snapdragon 865 along with up to 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. For optics, you get a 64MP Sony IMX686 main sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide unit, and a 2MP macro unit.
The device boasts a silver-plated cooling pad called ICE Ag, and is claimed to offer better cooling performance compared to conventional copper heat pipes, as well as the 15,000 RPM fan found on the Red Magic 5G that helps reduce heat when at peak charging speed.
It runs Red Magic OS on top of Android 10 and packs a 4,500mAh battery with support for 55W fast-charging.
nubia Red Magic 5S comes in two colors – Dual-Tone Blue and Red and Silver and is priced at CNY3,799 for the 8GB+128GB variant, CNY4,399 for 12GB+256GB, and CNY4,999 for the 16GB+256GB.
Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.