In March, nubia announced the RedMagic 6 and RedMagic 6 Pro gaming smartphones in China. The brand has followed up those with another gaming phone called the RedMagic 6R. The gaming device offers top-notch specs like a 144Hz display, Snapdragon 888, up to 12 GB of RAM, and a decent battery with 55W fast charging, The handset is positioned lower than the RedMagic 6 smartphone.

nubia redmagic 6R launched

nubia RedMagic 6R launched

The nubia RedMagic 6R is built around a 6.67-inch AMOLED punch-hole panel that produces a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, a 20: 9 aspect ratio, a 144Hz refresh rate, a 360H touch sampling, peak brightness of 770nits, DCI-P3 color gamut, 10-bit colors, and an in-screen fingerprint scanner.

The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 888 mobile platform paired with 6 GB / 8 GB / 12 GB of LPDDR5 RAM. For storage, the handset offers UFS 3.1 storage choices such as 128 GB and 256 GB. The RedMagic OS 4.0 based on Android 11 comes pre-installed on the RedMagic 6R.

It is fueled by a 4,200mAh battery that supports 55W charging. In comparison, the RedMagic 6 has a 4,500mAh battery with 66W charging, whereas the 6 Pro (global) has a 5,050mAh battery with 120W charging support. The RedMagic 6R has a 3D cooling system for heat dissipation, which includes a graphene layer, a VC liquid cooling, a thermal gel, superconducting copper foil, and a metallic mid-frame.

The RedMagic 6R has a front camera of 16-megapixel that supports portrait selfie mode and Full HD video recording. The rear camera system of the 6R comprises a Sony IMX682 64-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel ultrawide lens, a 5-megapixel macro camera, and a 2-megapixel depth helper. It supports features NeoVision camera engine, like super night scene mode, portrait mode, timelapse slow-motion video recording, and 4K video recording.

The RedMagic 6R offers other features such as dual SIM support with 5G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, DTS:X Ultra sound support, single smart PA, and USB-C. The handset measures 163.04 x 75.34 x 7.8mm and weighs 186 grams. Hence, it is one of the thinnest and lightweight gaming smartphones available in the market.

nubia redmagic 6R

RedMagic 6R Buddha IP Limited Edition

Apart from announcing the standard RedMagic 6R, nubia also unveiled the RedMagic 6R Buddha IP Limited Edition inspired by the Monkey King game. This one comes in a single version featuring 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of built-in storage. The other specs of the phone are the same as the standard 6R model.

Gaming On RedMagic 6R

For gamers, the RedMagic 6R features gaming trigger shoulder buttons that offer a response rate of as low as 8.3mms and a 400Hz touch sampling rate. Buyers who purchase the RedMagic 6R can take advantage of Tencent’s exclusive custom gaming package such as “Call of Duty”, “The End of the World, and Moon Knife”. and “Glory of the King.”

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ZTE nubia Red Magic 6R Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • CDMA 800 / 1900
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
  • 4G bands: LTE
  • 5G bands: SA/NSA
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G


  • Announced: 2021, May 27
  • Status: release 2021, June 02


  • Dimensions: 7.8 mm thickness
  • Weight: 186.4 g (6.56 oz)
  • Build: Glass front, aluminum frame, plastic back
  • Colors: Dark Blue, Silver, Light Blue
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Pressure sensitive zones (400Hz touch-sensing)


  • Type: AMOLED, 144Hz, 770 nits (peak)
  • Size: 6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)

Operating System

  • Android 11, Redmagic 4.0


  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680)
  • GPU: Adreno 660
  • Storage: 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM
  • Memory Card slot: No
  • UFS 3.1


  • Main Camera: Quad
    • 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.73″, 0.8µm, PDAF
    • 8 MP, f/2.0, 120Ëš, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
    • 5 MP, (macro)
    • 2 MP, (depth)
  • Features: Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: 8K@30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 16 MP, (wide)
  • Features: HDR
  • Video: 1080p@30fps


  • Radio:
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
  • 32-bit/384kHz audio


  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.2, A2DP, aptX, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
  • NFC: Yes (market/region dependent)
  • USB: USB Type-C 3.0, USB On-The-Go; accessory connector


  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


  • Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 4200 mAh, non-removable
  • Charging: Fast charging 55W – China
  • Fast charging 30W – Global
  • Power Delivery 3.0
  • Quick Charge 4

nubia Red Magic 6R Price and Availability

Below is the pricing of the different variants of the Red Magic 6R:

  • 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage goes for 2,699 Yuan (~$423)
  • 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage goes for 2,999 Yuan (~$470)
  • 12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage goes for 3,299 Yuan (~$517)
  • 12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage goes for 3,599 Yuan (~$565)
  • 12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage (limited edition) goes for 3,999 Yuan

nubia redmagic 6R price

The nubia RedMagic 6R comes in three colors such as Phantom Black, Stream Silver, and White. Its first sale will be carried out on June 1 in China.


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