The mobile gaming industry has hugely transformed over the past year or so with a vast number of phone makers looking to tap into this niche. Chinese smartphone giant Nubia launched the third iteration of its gaming smartphone, the Nubia Red Magic 3 in China a couple of months ago and well, it has now brought the same to India.
Yeah, the Nubia Red Magic 3 has today launched in India with flagship Snapdragon 855 chipset,
Nubia Red Magic 3: Price and Availability
The base variant of the Nubia Red Magic, with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, has been priced at Rs 35,999. It will be available in red and black color variants. The 12GB and 256GB variant will only be available in a Camo color variant and has been priced at Rs 46,999. It will go on sale starting from 27th June on Flipkart.
Nubia Red Magic 3: Specs and Features
Nubia Red Magic lineup has maintained that gaming phone aesthetic, with an aluminum build and RGB light strip from the start. Well, the same has been carried ahead with the Nubia Red Magic 3, which features an almost similar design, only with the addition of a new light-up Red Magic logo at the bottom of the rear panel.
On the front, Nubia Red Magic 3 features a huge 6.5-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED display, with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, HDR support, and 90Hz refresh rate. The higher refresh rate should make this a capable gaming smartphone, giving it an edge over Black Shark 2 in India. If you already own a 90Hz display phone, you can check out the supported games right here.
Talking of the internals, well, Nubia Red Magic 3 is a flagship smartphone. It’s powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset, couple with up to 12GB of RAM and 256Gb of internal storage. It runs an almost stock-ish Android build, which is pretty decent.
The biggest addition to Nubia Red Magic 3 comes in the form of an in-built cooling fan. Oh yeah, Nubia Red Magic 3 has baked a tiny fan on the inside to complement the liquid cooling tech already present on the device. This internal turbo fan, the company claims increases heat transfer by up to 500%, thus, offering an enhanced gaming experience to users. There’s also a gaming port onboard and you can connect an accessory, which will enable you to connect a LAN port, charger, and more.
In the camera department, Nubia Red Magic 3 features a single 48MP (f/1.7) Sony IMX586 sensor on the rear and a 16MP (f/2.0) selfie camera. Well, the 48MP camera is not really a huge deal since every other smartphone launching nowadays comes with this very sensor. Instead, the crazy part is that Nubia Red Magic 3 is the world’s first phone to be capable of shooting 8K video. The feature is currently in beta but yes, it works.
There’s still an odd-looking fingerprint sensor present on the rear, along with dual front-firing speakers on the front, trigger buttons on the side, and a new 4D vibration feature that’s been added to elevate the gaming experience. It has a massive 5,000mAh battery packed in the smartphone as well, which is great for all PUBG Mobile fanatics, isn’t it? It supports up to 27W
So, if you’re looking to buy a gaming smartphone, which one will your pick – Nubia Red Magic 3 or Black Shark 2? Let us know in the comments below.