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Nubia Red Magic 6 and 6 Pro with 165Hz displays, up to 18GB RAM launched: price, specifications

On: March 5, 2021
Highlights

  • Nubia Red Magic 6 and 6 Pro have been launched in China
  • The Red Magic 6 series offers a 165Hz screen and up to 18GB of RAM
  • They also feature the Snapdragon 888 and up to 120W fast charging

Nubia held a launch event in China to announce the Red Magic 6 series of smartphones. The Red Magic 6 and 6 Pro have arrived as the world’s first smartphones with 165Hz refresh rate displays. In addition, the Pro variant is the first smartphone to feature 18GB of RAM. Some of the other highlights of the Red Magic 6 series include Snapdragon 888, 64MP triple cameras, and up to120W fast charging support.

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In terms of design, the Red Magic 6 sports a carbon fiber textured rear, whereas the Red Magic 6 Pro is fitted with aviation-grade aluminum alloy and glass. The Pro version also comes in a transparent version that showcases some of its internal components like the centrifugal fan. Both phones are equipped with a pair of gaming trigger buttons on the right spine with a 400Hz touch response rate.

Red Magic 6 and Red Magic 6 Pro specifications and features

Red Magic 6 and Red Magic 6 Pro-

Red Magic 6 (left) and Red Magic 6 Pro (right) are equipped with 165Hz displays

The Red Magic 6 and Red Magic 6 Pro feature a 6.8-inch OLED screen with Full HD+ resolution, a 20:9 aspect ratio, 10-bit color depth, 100 percent DCI-P3 color gamut, a 165Hz refresh rate, and a 360Hz touch sampling rate. Both phones offer a 91.28 percent screen-to-body ratio.

The Snapdragon 888 mobile platform powers the Red Magic 6 duo. Both smartphones are equipped with 8GB / 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB / 256GB UFS 3.1 storage. The Red Magic 6 has a 5,050mAh battery that supports 66W fasts charging, USB-PD 3.0 and QC 4. On the other hand, the Red Magic 6 Pro ha a 4,500mAh battery that supports 120W fast charging, USB-PD 3.0, and QC 5.

The Red Magic 6 has a 6-layer heat dissipation setup with a built-in 18,000 RPM centrifugal fan. The Pro gets a 7-layer heat dissipation system with a 20,000RPM centrifugal fan with aviation-grade ice cooling. The Red Magic 6 series gaming smartphones run RedMagic OS 4.0 based on Android 11.

The Red Magic 6 and 6 Pro are fitted with an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The triple camera system features a Sony IMX686 64-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide snapper, and a 2-megapixel macro camera. The other features that can be found on both phones include dual SIM support with 5G, Wi-Fi 6 with 2x 2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.1, dual-frequency GPS, smart PA, dual speakers with, DTX X Ultra support, a 3.5m audio jack, and an in-screen fingerprint reader.

Red Magic 6 and Red Magic 6 Pro pricing and availability

The Red Magic 6 variants such as 8GB RAM + 128GB storage, 12GB RAM + 128GB storage, and 12GB RAM + 256GB storage are priced at RMB 3,799 (~Rs 42,700), RMB 4,099 (~Rs 46,000), and RMB 4,399 (~Rs 49,400), respectively. Its color variants are Carbon Fiber Black and Cyber Neon.

On the other hand, the Red Magic 6 Pro variants like 12GB RAM + 128GB storage, 12GB RAM + 256GB storage, and 16GB RAM + 256GB storage are priced at RMB 4,399 (~Rs 49,400), RMB 4,799 (~Rs 53,900), and RMB 5,299 (~Rs 59,500). It can be bought in colors like Iron Black and Ice Blade Silver. The transparent version of the phone that is dubbed as the Red Magic 6 Pro Special Edition comes in two options such as 16GB RAM + 512GB storage and 18GB RAM + 512GB storage. They are priced at RMB 5,599 (~Rs 62,900) and RMB 6,599 (~Rs 74,200), respectively.

The Red Magic 6 series of smartphones will go on sale on March 11th in China. Both phones are also confirmed to arrive in global markets soon.

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