Red Magic 6S Pro gaming smartphone with 165Hz refresh rate display has been announced by ZTE owned Nubia brand. The new smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 888+ SoC which is paired with up to 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM. The gaming smartphone also comes with an “upgraded multi-dimensional cooling system” that gets an improved built-in cooling fan. The Red Magic 6S Pro comes with a 5,050 mAh battery with support for fast charging up to 66 W. Red Magic has also added a Charge Separation feature that ensures that the smartphone stays cooler while it is being charged while gaming.
Red Magic 6S Pro price, availability
The Red Magic 6S Pro will be available from September 27 through the official website in select regions. The Nubia smartphone costs $599 (about Rs. 43,800) for the 12GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. The 16GB RAM + 256GB storage variant costs $699 (about Rs. 51,000). The smartphone is available with a transparent back panel – called Ghost – which is offered in a 16GB RAM + 256GB storage variant and costs $729 (approximately Rs. 53,300). The first two variants are offered in a black – called Cyborg – color option. Red Magic 6S Pro will go on sale in China for the first time on September 9. Pricing starts at CNY 3,999 (about Rs. 45,300) for the 12GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. The smartphone will be available through open sales in China from September 25.
Red Magic 6S Pro Specifications
The dual-sim (Nano) Red Magic 6S Pro runs on Android 11 based Red Magic OS 4.0. It features a 6.8-inch full-HD+ (1,080 x 2,400 pixels) AMOLED display with a refresh rate of up to 165 Hz, a sampling rate of 720 Hz, an aspect ratio of 20:9, a peak brightness of 700 nits, and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Under the hood is a Snapdragon 888+ SoC with Qualcomm Kyro 680 CPU and Adreno 660 GPU which is paired with up to 16GB of RAM and up to 256GB of onboard storage.
The gaming smartphone has a battery of 5,050 mAh with support for fast charging up to 66 W. The Red Magic 6S Pro also features a Charge Separation function in Game Space that bypasses the battery and draws power directly from a power source and helps the smartphone cooler while gaming.
The back of the Red Magic 6S Pro gets a new assignable touchpad area called the “M-key” that gives users more control and allows them to “customize one or two actions by sliding the touchpad to activate.” “. The two triggers can be upgraded to have a touch frequency of 450 Hz with a low response time of 8.3 ms. The triggers are also customizable for each game.
Another feature on the back of the Red Magic 6S Pro is the RGB-illuminated cooling fan. However, this is only available with the Ghost variant that gets the transparent back panel. The built-in fan is said to increase air volume by 30 percent and air pressure by 35 percent. The smartphone also includes aerospace-grade phase transition materials to keep it cool under load.
The Red Magic 6S Pro will have a triple rear camera with a 64-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel secondary sensor and a 2-megapixel tertiary sensor. On the front, it gets an 8-megapixel sensor for selfies and video calls.
Connectivity options include SA+NSA dual mode 5G support, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS, GLONASS, NFC, HDMI, a USB 3.0 Type-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The Red Magic 6S Pro gaming smartphone measures 169.86×77.19×9.5 mm and weighs 215 grams.