ZTE Nubia Red Magic Price, Specs and Review.

Nubia has just launched the ZTE Nubia Red Magic, a smartphone dedicated to gaming just like the Black Shark that was unveiled by Xiaomi. This smartphone is beautiful with a sexy body design, something to handle with a single hand.

You can take this phone as a better option as the price tag won’t tear your wallet and besides, it comes in two model and the entry level variant carries all the features with some little different on the RAM and the inbuilt storage. Without further adore, meet the ZTE Nubia Red Magic gaming smartphone.


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Key Features and Specs of ZTE Nubia Red Magic.

  • Display: 6.0 inches LTPS display of 2,160 x 1,080 pixels
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 with 6GB/8GB RAM
  • Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Memory: 68GB/128GB inbuilt with SDcard support
  • Camera: 24MP rear and 8MP front camera
  • Network: 4G data
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • Battery: 3800mAh Nonremovable

Where to buy the ZTE Nubia Red Magic


ZTE Nubia Red Magic price in Nigeria See offer on Jumia

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Global price See offer on GearBest

Design and Display.


Judging from the looks, this phone actually packs an impressive design both on the back and on the front. Taking another glance on the panel, you will see the edge to edge shape which is further beautified by the LED strips on the center of the back and above it is a fingerprint scanner sitting before the camera while the LED flashlight is ahead of them all. This set up is well arranged vertically on the phone to gives it a unique look.

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Among the built-in is an air-cooling graphite for quick dispersion of heat in other to prevent overheating or lagging when gaming. The ZTE Nubia Red Magic has a standard screen size of 6.0 inches LTPS display of 2,160 x 1,080 pixels resolution. The entire screen area is covered by a piece of NEG Dinorex T2X-1 glass to further increase its durability. Surprisingly the phone the phone is also available in Black color instead of Red color only just as the name suggests.


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Camera and Storage.

Unlike the Black Shark, the ZTE Nubia Red Magic only comes with two pairs of camera set up. On the back, it snaps with a single lens of 24MP with f/1.7 bright lens and it also shoots 4K videos quality. There is also an 8MP front snapper with f/2.0 wide-angle lens which will capture beautiful photos as well and can also make videos calls.

The inbuilt storage arrangement on this phone varies just like the RAM. You will either get an inbuilt memory of 64GB or 128GB depending on the model you buy, unfortunately, it does not support SDcard.

Hardware and Software.
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The ZTE Nubia Red Magic also parade an impressive processor under the hood to keep the system running efficiently. It carries a Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 chipset alongside an Octa-core that clocked at 2.35 maxed with an Adreno 540 handling graphics issues and then an ample RAM of 6GB or 8GB as a backup to the processor in other to gives a decent performance.

Other notable features of this phone are the latest version of Android 8.0 that will be powering the phone and also a nonremovable battery capacity of 3800mAh on the inside to boot the phone. The ZTE Nubia Red Magic has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, and USB On-The-Go plus other regular configuration on the connectivity.

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Price of ZTE Nubia Red Magic.

The sell of ZTE Nubia Red Magic will commence on 26 April and you can order the phone via IndieGogo for $399. In China, you can order the phone starting on April 25 at a price of CNY 2,499 ($399) for the 6GB+64GB model, and CNY 2,999 ($479) for the 8GB+128GB.

The first orders will receive some free goodies as a gift which includes a T-shirt, backpacks among others. In Nigeria, the ZTE Nubia Red Magic will sell at price of 140,000 Naira to 180,000 Naira depending on the model.

General features of ZTE Nubia Red Magic


Here are the few Features and specs of ZTE Nubia Red Magic
Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo
Internal memory: 64GB/128GB
External memory: No.
Processor: Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835, Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
Dimension: 158.1 x 74.9 x 9.5 mm
GPU: Adreno 540.
SIM Type: Dual Nano-SIM
weight: 185g.
Screen size: 6.0 inches.
Screen Resolution: 1080 x 2160 pixels.
Screen protection: Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass
Screen Resolution Density: 402ppi.
Display Type: LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.
LED flash: Yes.
Red, Black
Rear: 24MP 2160p@30fps
Front: 8MP.
Main camera features: phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100.
4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500).
WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
wi-fi hotspot: Yes.
Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0
GPS: Yes.
Infrared Blaster: -.
Bluetooth tethering: Yes.
USB Tethering: Yes.
USB port: Yes, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go.
HSPA+: Yes.
GPRS: Yes.
EDGE: Yes.
4G LTE: Yes.
Music Player: MP4/H.264 player.
Video player: MP3/WAV/FLAC/eAAC+ player.
FM Radio: Yes.
Loudspeaker: Yes.
Ear Phone jack: Yes.
Instant Messaging: Yes.
SMS, MMS: Yes.
Push Email: Yes.
fingerprint: Yes.
Digital Compass:
Accelerometer: Yes.
Proximity Sensor: Yes.
Light Sensor: Yes.
Barometer: No.
Heart Rate Monitor: -.
Gyroscope: Yes.
Hall: No.
Face Unlock:
Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes.
Voice Control: yes.
Other features
Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, BDS, GLONASS, GPS.
Map: Yes.
Water Resistant: No.
Dust Resistant: No
Wireless Charging: No.
Video Streaming: Yes.
Active Noise Cancellation: Yes, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.
Capacity: 3800mAh Battery (Non-Removable).
Talk Time:
Standby Time:
Browsing Time:
Music Play Time:
Charging Time:
fast charging: Yes

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