nubia Red Magic 7 gaming smartphone with SD 8 Gen1 launched: Specs & Price

The nubia Red Magic 7 series has just been unveiled in China. These are the company’s latest flagship gaming smartphone and arrive with top notch specs and features. So let’s have a look at what the device brings to the table.

ZTE nubia RedMagic 7 launched

Red Magic 7 Unveiled

The Red Magic 7 is the company’s latest flagship and gaming smartphone. The handset sports a 6.8 inch OLED display with FHD+ resolution that offers an impressive 165Hz refresh rate. With frame rate being important in gaming, this panel would likely be great for mobile gamers.

Under the hood, the Red Magic 7 packs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC and runs Android 12 out of the box. This processor is paired with either 8GB or 12GB of RAM and up to 512GB of internal storage.

The device is powered by a large 4,500mAh battery pack that supports a 120W of fast charging as well.

On the rear, the smartphone sports a triple camera setup, with the primary lens being a 64 megapixel shooter. This sensor is paired with an 8 megapixel ultra wide angle lens and a 2 megapixel macro sensor.

Now, talking about gaming on the device, the brand also placed an emphasis on cooling, with the device featuring the ICE 8.0 cooling system that includes an RGB fan that spins at 20,000 rpm. It also houses nine heat dissipation materials as well, like a large VC liquid cooling plate.

ZTE nubia RedMagic 7 specs

Other features include, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, USB Type C, Bluetooth 5.2, WiFi 6, dual stereo speakers, 3 microphones, and a 3.5 mm headphone jack as well.

ZTE nubia RedMagic 7

nubia Red Magic 7 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: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66
  • 5G bands: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G

Launch

  • Announced: 2022, February 17
  • Status: Exp. release 2022, February

Design

  • Dimensions: 170.6 x 78.3 x 9.5 mm (6.72 x 3.08 x 0.37 in)
  • Weight: 215 g (7.58 oz)
  • Build: Glass front, glass back, aluminum frame
  • Colors: Obsidian, Pulsar, Supernova
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Pressure sensitive zones (500Hz touch-sensing)
  • Built-in cooling fan
  • Aviation aluminum middle frame

Display

  • Type: AMOLED, 1B colors, 165Hz, 700 nits (typ)
  • Size: 6.8 inches, 111.6 cm2 (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~387 ppi density)
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Operating System

  • Android 12, Redmagic 5.0

Hardware

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (1×3.00 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.50 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A510)
  • GPU: Adreno 730
  • Storage: 128GB 8GB RAM, 128GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 16GB RAM, 256GB 18GB RAM, 512GB 16GB RAM
  • Memory Card slot: No
  • UFS 3.1

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Triple
    • 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.97″, 0.7µm, PDAF
    • 8 MP, f/2.0, 120˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
    • 2 MP, (macro)
  • Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: 8K@30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 8 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
  • Features: HDR
  • Video: 1080p@30fps

Multimedia

  • Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
  • 32-bit/384kHz audio

Connectivity

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

Features

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

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable
  • Charging: Fast charging 120W, 100% in 17 min (advertised) – China
  • Fast charging 65W – International
  • Power Delivery 3.0

ZTE nubia Red Magic 7 Price and Availability

The nubia Red Magic 7 comes in two color variants, namely Dark Knight and Cyber Neon, and will also be sold in Transparent Edition as well. So here are the pricing for the different configurations:

ZTE nubia RedMagic 7 in colors

DARK KNIGHT
  • 8GB + 128GB – 3,899 Yuan ($615)
DARK KNIGHT or CYBER NEON
  • 12GB + 128GB – 4,399 Yuan ($695)
  • 12GB + 256GB – 4,799 Yuan ($757)
TRANSPARENT EDITION
  • 12GB + 256GB – 4,899 Yuan ($773)
  • 12GB + 512GB – 5,499 Yuan ($867)

The Nubia Red Magic 7 will go on sale starting from 21st February 2022, with pre-orders going live today.

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