Red Magic 6R was launched by ZTE’s brand Nubia on Thursday and is its latest gaming smartphone. The new model is an upgrade to Red Magic 6, which was launched together with Red Magic 6 Pro in March. Red Magic 6R has a multi-dimensional cooling system, including graphene, VC liquid cooling and thermal conductive glue, which can provide a smooth gaming experience for a long time. The smartphone is also equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC and up to 12GB of RAM and a maximum of 256GB of onboard storage space. In addition, it also highlights the shoulder trigger, thereby enhancing the gaming experience.
Red Magic 6R price, availability
For the 6GB + 128GB storage configuration, the price of the Red Magic 6R is set at RMB 2,999 (approximately Rs 34,100), and for the 8GB + 128GB storage version, the price of the Red Magic 6R is set at RMB 3,299 (approximately Rs 37,500). It also offers 12GB + 128GB storage options at a price of RMB 3,599 (approximately Rs 40,900), and a 12GB + 256GB storage model at a price of RMB 3,899 (approximately Rs 44,400). The phone offers Phantom Black and Streamer Silver color options. The company also cooperated with Tencent Games to provide a yellow limited edition Red Magic 6R.
Currently, the smartphone has been pre-ordered in China, and the first batch of sales is scheduled for June 1. Nubia has not provided detailed information on whether the Red Magic 6R will debut in the global market.
Red Magic 6R specifications
Red Magic 6R runs RedMagic OS 4.0 on an operating system running Android 11. It has a 6.67-inch full HD+ (1080×2400 pixels) AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 20:9, an adaptive refresh rate of up to 144Hz, and a touch sampling rate of 360Hz. The phone is powered by an eight-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC and up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM.
In terms of optics, Red Magic 6R has a quad rear camera setup, which includes a 64-megapixel main Sony IMX682 sensor with f/1.8 lens, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle shooting, and a 5-megapixel macro shooting And a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies and video chats, Red Magic 6R provides a 16-megapixel selfie camera on the front. This is an upgrade to the Red Magic 6 equipped with an 8-megapixel selfie camera.
Red Magic 6R has 128GB and 256GB UFS 3.1 storage. Connection options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS and USB Type-C port. The sensors on the board include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer and proximity sensor. There is also a fingerprint sensor in the display.
Nubia provides a shoulder trigger with touch support on the Red Magic 6R at a 400Hz touch sampling rate. The phone also includes DTS: X Ultra audio.
Red Magic 6R is equipped with a 4,200mAh battery and supports 55W fast charging. In contrast, Red Magic 6 is equipped with a 5,050mAh battery that can charge 66W. The new smartphone measures 163.04×75.34×7.8mm and weighs 186 grams.