ZTE nubia Red Magic 5G specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

ZTE nubia Red Magic 5G
  • Released 2020, March 19 218g, 9.8mm thickness Android 10, Redmagic 3.0 128GB/256GB storage, no card slot
  • Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Cortex-A77 & 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A77 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A55) Adreno 650 Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) About 599 USD
  • 6.65" 1080x2340 pixels
  • 64MP 4320p
  • 8-16GB RAM Snapdragon 865 5G
  • 4500mAh Li-Po

ZTE nubia Red Magic 5G overview

ZTE nubia Red Magic 5G is a smartphone that runs on Android. It was released on 2020, March 19. ZTE nubia Red Magic 5G has 6.65 inch, AMOLED, 144Hz, a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels screen with Corning Gorilla Glass. ZTE nubia Red Magic 5G uses Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 5G (7 nm+) chipset, Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Cortex-A77 & 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A77 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A55) CPU, Adreno 650 GPU. It supports 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G networks with Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). It has 64MP Triple main camera, 8MP Single selfie camera. ZTE nubia Red Magic 5G uses Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable battery. The price of ZTE nubia Red Magic 5G is about 599 USD.

Score the key features of ZTE nubia Red Magic 5G compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 95 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 103 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 80 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 93 / 100 points
  • Price: 63 / 100 points

ZTE nubia Red Magic 5G full specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
5G bands 41, 78, 79 SA/NSA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G 7.5 Gbps DL

LAUNCH

Announced 2020, March 12
Status Available

BODY

Dimensions 168.6 x 78 x 9.8 mm (6.64 x 3.07 x 0.39 in)
Weight 218 g (7.69 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), aluminum frame
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  RGB light panel (on the back) Pressure sensitive zones (300Hz touch-sensing) Built-in cooling fan

DISPLAY

Type AMOLED, 144Hz
Size 6.65 inches, 108.6 cm2 (~82.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~388 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
  144Hz refresh rate

PLATFORM

OS Android 10, Redmagic 3.0
Chipset Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 5G (7 nm+)
CPU Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Cortex-A77 & 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A77 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Adreno 650

MEMORY

Card slot No
Internal 128GB 8GB RAM, 128GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 16GB RAM
  UFS 3.0

MAIN CAMERA

Triple 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF 8 MP, f/2.0, 13mm (ultrawide), 1.12µm 2 MP, (macro)
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 8 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1.12µm
Features HDR
Video [email protected]

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes
  32-bit/384kHz audio

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, aptX, LE
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB USB Type-C 3.0, USB On-The-Go, accessory connector

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

BATTERY

Type Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 55W, 56% in 15 min, 100% in 40 min (advertised)

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Eclipse Black, Hot Rod Red, Black, Mars Red, Cyber Neon, Transparent
Models NX659J
Price About 599 USD

TESTS

Performance AnTuTu: 557056 (v8) GeekBench: 13370 (v4.4), 3387 (v5.1) GFXBench: 46fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -22.6 LUFS (Excellent)
Battery life Endurance rating 83h

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