Nubia announced the RedMagic 6 and RedMagic 6 Pro gaming smartphones in March in China. The brand is back with another gaming phone called the RedMagic 6R. With a starting price of 2,699 Yuan (~$423), the RedMagic 6R offers top-notch specs like a 144Hz display, Snapdragon 888, up to 12 GB of RAM, and a decent battery with 55W fast charging, The handset is positioned lower than the RedMagic 6 smartphone.
RedMagic 6R specifications and features
The RedMagic 6R has a 6.67-inch AMOLED punch-hole panel that produces a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, a 20: 9 aspect ratio, a 144Hz refresh rate, a 360H touch sampling, peak brightness of 770nits, DCI-P3 color gamut, 10-bit colors, and an in-screen fingerprint scanner.
The Snapdragon 888 mobile platform drives the RedMagic 6R with 6 GB / 8 GB / 12 GB of LPDDR5 RAM. For storage, the handset offers UFS 3.1 storage choices such as 128 GB and 256 GB. The RedMagic OS 4.0 based on Android 11 comes pre-installed on the RedMagic 6R.
It is backed by a 4,200mAh battery that supports 55W charging. In comparison, the RedMagic 6 has a 4,500mAh battery with 66W charging, whereas the 6 Pro (global) has a 5,050mAh battery with 120W charging support. The RedMagic 6R has a 3D cooling system for heat dissipation, which includes a graphene layer, a VC liquid cooling, a thermal gel, superconducting copper foil, and a metallic mid-frame.
For gamers, the RedMagic 6R features gaming trigger shoulder buttons that offer a response rate of as low as 8.3mms and a 400Hz touch sampling rate. Buyers who purchase the RedMagic 6R can take advantage of Tencent’s exclusive custom gaming package such as “Call of Duty”, “The End of the World, and Moon Knife”. and “Glory of the King.”
The RedMagic 6R has a front camera of 16-megapixel that supports portrait selfie mode and Full HD video recording. The rear camera system of the 6R comprises a Sony IMX682 64-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel ultrawide lens, a 5-megapixel macro camera, and a 2-megapixel depth helper. It supports features NeoVision camera engine, like super night scene mode, portrait mode, timelapse slow-motion video recording, and 4K video recording.
The RedMagic 6R offers other features such as dual SIM support with 5G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, DTS:X Ultra sound support, single smart PA, and USB-C. The handset measures 163.04 x 75.34 x 7.8mm and weighs 186 grams. Hence, it is one of the thinnest and lightweight gaming smartphones available in the market.
Apart from announcing the standard RedMagic 6R, Nubia also unveiled the RedMagic 6R Buddha IP Limited Edition inspired by the Monkey King game. This one comes in a single version featuring 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of built-in storage. The other specs of the phone are the same as the standard 6R model.
RedMagic 6R pricing and availability
Here is the pricing of the different variants of the Red Magic 6R:
- 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage – 2,699 Yuan (~$423)
- 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage – 2,999 Yuan (~$470)
- 12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage – 3,299 Yuan (~$517)
- 12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage – 3,599 Yuan (~$565)
- 12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage (limited edition) – 3,999 Yuan
The Nubia RedMagic 6R comes in three colors such as Phantom Black, Stream Silver, and White. Its first sale will be carried out on June 1 in China.