Nubia launched the Red Magic 8 Pro series comprising the Pro and Pro+ variants in China last month. Now the brand has debuted the Red Magic 8 Pro smartphone in the global markets. Alongside the launch of the smartphone, the brand has also a new re-designed logo that is said to express nubia’s ultimate goal of becoming much more than a gaming smartphone, but rather the right gear for every age and lifestyle. Read on to know everything about the Red Magic 8 Pro.
The Red Magic 8 Pro sports a boxy form factor. The left side has a volume rocker and power key whereas the right edge of the smartphone has gaming-centric shoulder trigger buttons including a Red-colour slider. The back panel has vertically stacked triple rear camera sensors in a pill-shaped module. The smartphone is offered in Void and Matte options where the former is a transparent version and the latter is a Black variant. The transparent variant features a metal middle frame and a glass rear cover. It also has a built-in fan with RGB lights on the back panel.
On the display front, the Red Magic 8 Pro boasts a 6.8-inch AMOLED display bearing an FHD+ resolution, 1,300 nits brightness, and a 120Hz refresh rate. It is equipped with a seventh-generation ultra-thin screen fingerprint scanner with a heart-rate detection feature. There is also a second-generation 16MP under-display camera. The smartphone has a 50MP main sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro unit.
Under the hood, the Red Magic 8 Pro houses the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor. It is equipped with an ICE 11 cooling system that comprises a composite graphene, vapour chamber heat dissipation plate, air aluminium box, turbofan, high-conducting gel, copper coil, cooling air duct, turbo cooler, and graphene under the screen. The device packs up to 16GB RAM and 512GB storage. It draws its power from a 6,000mAh battery unit with support for 65W charging. The smartphone runs on Red Magic 6-based Android 13 out of the box.
The Red Magic 8 Pro features dual speakers, 3 mics, and an X-Axis Linear Motor. Connectivity options on the device include Bluetooth 5.3, Wi-Fi 7, a USB-C port, and a 3.5mm jack.
The Red Magic 8 Pro Matte option is available in 12GB + 256GB configuration. It carries a price tag of $649 (~RMB 4,369). The Void option is offered in 16GB + 512GB variant and costs $799 (~RMB 5,379). The smartphone will be available in select countries in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Latin America. It will be available for order from February 2nd from the brand’s official website.