Nubia Red Magic 5S announced with a 6.65-inch FHD+ 144Hz AMOLED display and 240Hz touch sampling rate, in-screen fingerprint scanner, 64MP triple rear camera and powered by a 2.84GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 865 7nm processor.
The Red Magic 5S is the successor to the Red Magic 5G that was released back in March, but Nubia added advanced specs and features to the new mobile phone. To be precise, there is an overhauled cooling system with a silver-plated vapor chamber.
Red Magic 5S offers 4D intelligent vibration, and dual IC game Shoulder Trigger Buttons with a 320Hz touch refresh rate, which is improved compared to 300Hz in the Red Magic 5G.
Nubia RedMagic 5S Specs
*. Display: 6.65-inch 1080 pixels Full HD+ 19.5:9 AMOLED display with 144Hz refresh rate
*. Dimensions: 168.56 × 78 × 9.75mm
*. Weight: 220g
*. Colors: Sonic Silver and Pulse colors options
*. Back cameras: 64-megapixels rear camera with 1/1.72″ Sony IMX686 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.8, LED flash, PDAF, 8-megapixels 120-degree ultra-wide lens, and 2-megapixels macro camera lens
*. Front camera: 8-megapixels front-facing camera
*. Processor: 2.84GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 865 7nm Mobile Platform
*. GPU: Adreno 650
*. RAM: 8GB / 12GB / 16GB LPDDR5 RAM
*. Storage: 128GB / 256GB (UFS 3.1) internal memory
*. OS: Android 10 with Redmagic OS
*. Fingerprint scanner: YES (in-display)
*. Connectivity: 3.5mm audio jack, 5G NSA /SA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz + 5.8GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
*. Battery: 4500mAh battery with 55W fast charging
Since it is not a camera-focus Smartphone, Nubia plastered a triple camera lens at the back, 64MP Sony IMX686 main camera, 8MP wide-angle lens, and a 2MP Bokeh lens. While the front slim bezels sport a 12-megapixels front camera.
The Red Magic 5S sports a 6.65-inch 1080 pixels Full HD+ 19.5:9 AMOLED display. It supports a 144Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, with a 14.9ms follow-up response time, 45ms sliding response time and 32.2ms click response time.
It measures 9.75mm dimension, weighs 220g, support in-display fingerprint scanner, and it is available in Sonic Silver and Pulse colors options. It runs on Android 10 OS out of the box, with the company’s Redmagic OS on top.
The silver-plated cooling pad, it is a multi-dimensional cooling system ICE 4.0 (air-cooling + liquid-cooling) as one of the biggest improved features, and it delivers much better results than the traditional copper heat pipes that result in lower throttling in most smartphones.
Like its predecessor, the Red Magic 5S retains the 15,000 RPM spinning fan to cool it down while charging at its peak 55W speeds. These also include the following, transparent air duct design along with aerospace-grade nano thermal material, 10 intelligent temperature sensors, and an L-shaped liquid cooling tube.
Inside the phone is Qualcomm’s latest chipset, the Snapdragon 865 7nm Mobile Platform running at a speed of 2.84GHz Octa-Core with Adreno 650 GPU. The phone comes with a 3.5mm audio jack.
The phone comes with the following variant, there is the 8GB /12GB / 16GB RAM with 128GB / 256GB internal memory with the Ice Dock cooling accessory. Similar to other gaming smartphones, RGB lighting is also present.
To keep the phone light on, the phone sports a 4500mAh battery capacity with 55W fast charging with an air-cooled turbo fast charge. With this, the phone can charge up to 68% in 20 minutes, and 100% in 39 minutes.
For pricing, the Ice Dock costs 179 yuan ($25.5), 8GB RAM with 128GB costs 3799 yuan ($542), 12GB RAM with 256GB costs 4399 yuan ($628) and the 16GB RAM with 256GB storage goes for 4999 yuan ($714).
For availability, the pre-sale has already started in China, and official sales to start on August 1. Meanwhile, the company will launch the global variant of the phone in September. The Nubia Red Magic 5S is definitely a gaming phone.