ZTE sub-brand Nubia unveil the successor of Red Magic gaming smartphone by launching the new Nubia Red Magic Mars. The Nubia Red Magic Mars is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, paired with up to 10GB of RAM. The gaming phone features both liquid and air cooling that is claimed to increase CPU performance by up to 70 percent by reducing the temperature by up to 13.2-degrees.
The Nubia Red Magic Mars features include 4D gaming experience by providing haptic feedback support for some Google Play titles. Also, the phone comes with two touch-sensitive shoulder buttons. Additionally, there is a DTS 7.1 channel along with 3D surround sound. The phone features an RGB LED panel at the rear end. Let’s take a look at the specifications of the phone.
The single-SIM (Nano) Nubia Red Magic Mars runs Red Magic OS 1.6 based on Android 9.0 Pie. The smartphone sports a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) display with 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor clocked at 2.8GHz. The handset comes with 6GB/ 8GB/ and 10GB RAM options.
For the camera(s), the Nubia Red Magic Mars comes with a single 16-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and phase detection autofocus (PDAF). At the front, the smartphone has an 8-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture.
The Nubia Red Magic Mars is equipped with 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB inbuilt storage options. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB Type-C, and 3.5mm audio jack. Sensors on board include ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor among others. The smartphone is fuelled by a 3,800mAh battery with fast charging support.
- Display: 6.00-inch
- Processor: 2.8GHz octa-core
- Front Camera: 8-megapixel
- Resolution: 1080×2160 pixels
- RAM: 6GB/8GB/10GB
- OS: Android 9 Pie
- Storage: 64GB/128GB/256GB
- Rear Camera: 16-megapixel
- Battery Capacity: 3800mAh
Nubia Red Magic Mars Full Specifications
Release date: November 2018
Form factor: Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm): 158.25 x 75.00 x 9.85
Weight (g): 193.00
Battery capacity (mAh): 3800
Fast charging: Proprietary
Colours: Black, Camouflage, and Flame Red
Screen size (inches): 6.00
Resolution: 1080×2160 pixels
Aspect ratio: 18:9
Processor: 2.8GHz octa-core
Processor make: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Internal storage: 64GB/128GB/256GB
Rear camera: 16-megapixel (f/1.8)
Front camera: 8-megapixel (f/2.0)
Operating system: Android 9 Pie
Skin: Red Magic OS 1.6
Number of SIMs: 1
SIM Type: Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE: Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Temperature sensor: Yes
Nubia Red Magic Mars Price and Availability
Nubia Red Magic Mars price in China starts at CNY 2,699 (roughly N140,000) for the 6GB RAM/ 64GB inbuilt storage variant. Meanwhile, the 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage model of the handset has been priced at CNY 3,199 (roughly N165,000), and the top-end 10GB RAM/ 256GB storage variant costs CNY 3,999 (roughly N208,000). The smartphone is now available for pre-order in China via JD.com and will go on sale starting December 7.