Nubia Red Magic 5S goes on sale globally
Nubia's flagship smartphone, the Red Magic 5S has gone on sale in over 40 countries. The handset was launched in China in July, and was made available for pre-ordering last week. It can now be purchased in the US and Canada, all EU countries including UK, Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates.
Nubia Red Magic 5S: At a glance
As far as its specifications are concerned, the Nubia Red Magic 5S features a metal-glass body with a conventional rectangular display and noticeable bezels. It houses 320Hz touch-sensitive shoulder buttons, a built-in cooling fan, triple cameras and an RGB light on the rear side. The handset sports a 6.65-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) AMOLED screen with a 144Hz refresh rate and an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Nubia Red Magic 5S has a 64MP triple rear camera
The Nubia Red Magic 5S offers a triple rear camera setup comprising a 64MP (f/1.8) main sensor, an 8MP (f/2.0) ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP macro camera. On the front, it packs an 8MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper.
Under the hood
The Nubia Red Magic 5S draws power from an octa-core Snapdragon 865 chipset, coupled with up to 16GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. The handset packs a 4,500mAh battery with 55W fast-charging support, and a silver-plated vapor cooling chamber. On the connectivity front, it offers support for dual-band Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, 5G, a headphone jack, and a Type-C port.
How much does it cost?
As for the pocket-pinch, the Nubia Red Magic 5S is priced at $579/€579/£539 (approximately Rs. 42,400) for the 8GB/128GB storage variant and the 12GB/256GB storage model costs Rs. $649/€649/£599 (around Rs. 47,550). There is also a top-tier 16GB/256GB model in China but the company has not revealed its availability and pricing details in the global markets.