After staying under the realm since March, Nubia has taken the wraps off its RedMagic 6R which is touted to a gaming device. For those unaware, the company has launched RedMagic 6 and RedMagic 6 Pro back in March making this the third device in the series. The device comes with a multi-dimensional cooling system that includes graphene, VC liquid cooling, and thermal gel which helps in delivering excellent gaming for long durations.
As for the specifications, just like any other gaming phone, the device features a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a Full-HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The front-facing camera is embedded in the punch-hole display notch and comes with a 20:9 aspect ratio. Oh wait, the features do not end there. RedMagic 6R also features a 144Hz display with a 360H touch sampling rate with a peak brightness of 770 nits. Now, this is a display that would make any gamer fall for it. It is worth noting that there is an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Under the hood, the device is powered by the latest and greatest Snapdragon 888 SoC coupled with 6, 8, or 12 GB of LPDDR5 RAM. As for the storage, the device features a UFS 3.1 storage tech with 128 GB or 256 GB options. With that said, let me address the elephant of the room here, gaming features. RedMagic 6R features a set of gaming trigger shoulder button that brings a response rate of 8.3mms and 400Hz touch sampling rate to the table. Also, the company offers Tencent’s exclusive custom gaming package which includes Call of Duty, The End of the World, Moon Knife, and etc to its buyers.
Taking the story to the optics front, the device boasts a 64 MP primary IMX682 sensor coupled with an 8 MP primary and two other auxiliary cameras. The device features a front-facing camera of 16 MP resolution. All this is backed by a 4200 mAh battery that supports 55W fast charging. Despite carrying all those thermals and a huge battery the device just weighs 186 grams, making it one of the thinnest and lightweight gaming phones in the market.
RedMagic 6R Pricing and Availability
As for availability, the device comes in two colourways including Phantom Black and Steam Silver. The device starts at a base price of 2999 Yuan (roughly 34,155 INR) for the 6 GB RAM and 128 GB variant. The 8 GB RAM and 128 GB variant is made available at 3299 Yuan (roughly 37,580 INR). The 12 GB RAM, 128 GB storage variant and 12 GB RAM, 256 GB storage variant are priced at 3,599 Yuan (roughly 40,995 INR) and 3,899 Yuan (roughly 44,420 INR) respectively. The device will go on sale starting from June 1st and reports suggest that it might make its way to various markets including India.