Gaming smartphones were once a niche category, but now, they are as premium as the flagship devices of some companies. After the launch of Xiaomi’s Black Shark 2 in India today, another well-known gaming phone is making its way to the country – the Nubia Red Magic 3. Nubia is a sub-brand of the Chinese telecommunication company – ZTE. Today, the company announced that it will be launching its Nubia Red Magic 3 in India in the middle of June (next month). The device was launched in China last month in April. Some of the highlights of the Nubia Red Magic 3 includes a big 5,000mAh battery, 90Hz refresh rate display and Snapdragon 855 CPU.
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Nubia Red Magic 3 price and availability
Although the company hasn’t revealed the exact pricing of Nubia Red Magic 3 in India, it will be similar to its China’s pricing. The Nubia Red Magic 3 with 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage is priced at CNY 2,899 (approximately Rs 30,000) while the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant is priced at CNY 3,199 (approximately Rs 33,200). Similarly, the 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant of the device holds a price tag of CNY 3,499 (approximately Rs 36,300) and the top end variant of the Nubia Red Magic 3 with 12GB RAM/ 256GB storage is priced at CNY 4,299 (approximately Rs 44,600).
The company, in a statement, said, “With an aim to deliver the most complete gaming experience on mobile, Nubia Red Magic 3 has a ground-breaking and innovative design, sleek, and fully optimised software. The Nubia Red Magic 3 has impressive specifications and state-of-the-art technology.”
Nubia Red Magic 3 specifications
The Nubia Red Magic 3 sports a 6.65-inch Full HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels) HDR AMOLED display. It supports dual-SIM and runs Android 9 Pie. The device is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 855 SoC paired with up to 12GB RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage. Unlike other flagship smartphones today, the Nubia Red Magic 3 doesn’t hold a notch but it has slight bezels on the top and the bottom of the display. The Red Magic 3 packs a 5,000mAh battery and supports 30W fast charging. According to the company, the device can give up to an hour of gaming by charging for just 10 minutes.
On the camera front, the Nubia Red Magic 3 features a single rear camera which comprises of a 48MP lens with an f/1.7 aperture. On the front, there is a 16MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture.
Other features of the Nubia Red Magic 3 includes front-facing stereo speakers, DTS:X, 3D sound technologies, and liquid cooling support. the liquid cooling keeps the smartphone cool in the long and intensive gaming sessions.
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