Nubia RedMagic 5S' global availability and pricing details revealed
Nubia has announced the global availability and pricing details of its latest gaming flagship smartphone, the RedMagic 5S. In Europe, the handset carries a starting price-tag of €579 (roughly Rs. 51,000) while in the US, it starts at $579 (around Rs. 43,000). The pre-orders for the RedMagic 5S are currently live and it will be released globally on September 2. Here's our roundup.
Nubia Red Magic 5S: At a glance
The RedMagic 5S offers a metal-glass body with a conventional rectangular display and prominent bezels on the top and bottom. It also packs 320Hz touch-sensitive shoulder buttons, a built-in cooling fan, and triple cameras as well as 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 integrated fingerprint sensor.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The RedMagic 5S features a triple rear camera setup comprising a 64MP (f/1.8) main sensor, an 8MP (f/2.0) ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro camera. For selfies, it houses an 8MP (f/2.0) front-facing camera.
Under the hood
The RedMagic 5S draws power from an octa-core Snapdragon 865 chipset, paired 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. For connectivity, it offers support for dual-band Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, NFC, 5G, a headphone jack, and a Type-C port.
How much does it cost?
In Europe, the RedMagic 5S costs €579 (approximately Rs. 51,000) for the 8GB/128GB variant and €649 (roughly Rs. 57,000) for the 12GB/256GB configuration. In the US, both the models are priced at $579 and $649, respectively. There's also a top-tier 16GB/256GB model in China but the company has not revealed its availability and pricing details in the global markets.