Red Magic, the gaming-focused sub-brand of Chinese smartphone maker Nubia, has just launched its latest device – the Red Magic 8S Pro. This new device boasts significant upgrades over its predecessor, the Red Magic 8, making it a top contender in the competitive gaming smartphone market.
One of the most notable features of the Red Magic 8S Pro is its powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ processor, which promises lightning-fast response times and flawless performance. It also features a large 6.8-inch AMOLED display with a 165Hz refresh rate, making it quick and responsive for gamers who need real-time action on their screens.
To further enhance the gaming experience, the Red Magic 8S Pro comes with integrated touch-sensitive triggers that can be customized for different games for faster and more accurate gameplay. It also features an improved cooling system that uses a combination of liquid cooling and air cooling to keep the device cool even during intense gaming sessions.
On the rear, the phone has a triple camera setup that includes a 64-megapixel main camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The front camera, on the other hand, is a 16-megapixel lens that can capture clear selfies and enable video calls.
Other notable features include 5G connectivity, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, and a massive 5,050mAh battery that can be charged using a 66W fast-charging system for quick juice-ups.
- Size: 6.8 inches
- Type: AMOLED
- Resolution: 1116×2480 pixels
- Refresh Rate: up to 120Hz
- Touch Sampling Rate: up to 960Hz multi-touch
- Brightness: 1300 nits max brightness
- Color Gamut: 100% DCI-P
- Color Accuracy: △E＜1
- Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 2 (4 nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (1×3.36 GHz Cortex-X3 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 & 3×2.02 GHz Cortex-A510)
- RAM: 8/12 GB
- Internal Storage: 128/256/512 GB
- Rear Camera: 2+8+50 mega pixels
- Front Camera: 16 MP, 2nd generation under-display-camera (UDC)
- Battery: 6000mAh Dual Cell Battery
- Quick Charging: Supports 65W (65W GaN quick charger in the box)
- OS: Android 13, Redmagic OS 8 user interface
- Cooling System: ICE 11 Multi-Dimensional Cooling System
- Ports: USB 3.1, Type-C, DP, Dual nano-SIM slot, 3.5mm Audio Jack
- Sensors: Fingerprint, G-sensor, Electronic Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light Sensor, Sensor hub
Red Magic 8S Pro will be available from August 3 on the redmagic.gg website at the following prices in the global version and in the US:
- Red Magic 8S Pro Midnight: US$ 650 (GH¢ 7,500)
- Red Magic 8S Pro Platinum: US$ 780 (GH¢ 9000)
- Red Magic 8S Pro Aurora: US$ 780 (GH¢ 9000)
Pre-orders for all versions will be available between July 27 and August 2 with special offers. Sales through Amazon will start only at the end of August. The Red Magic 8S Pro is available in two variants: 8GB RAM with 128GB storage and 12GB RAM with 256GB storage. The smartphone is powered by an overclocked Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Leading Version and comes with 24 GB of RAM
The Red Magic 8S Pro promises to deliver an unparalleled gaming experience for hardcore gamers who need a fast, responsive device capable of keeping up with their intense gaming sessions. The device is now available for purchase in select markets and comes in black or silver color options.