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Nubia Red Magic 3 - the first gaming smartphone with a cooler (15 photos)


There are already enough gaming smartphones, and allthey are able to boast of high-quality cooling, made on the development of the manufacturer. But the Nubia brand, which is owned by ZTE, is ready to offer a more advanced and thoughtful solution — this is the first smartphone with an active cooling system.

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A cooler is installed inside the Nubia Red Magic 3,similar to those found in laptops and computers, which tracks the temperature inside the device and a 7 nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor with Adreno 640, 6/8/12 GB of operational graphics (LPDDR4x) and 64/128/256 GB of built-in graphics (UFS 2.1) flash memory. The turbofan rotates at a speed of 14,000 rpm, while consuming only 1% charge per hour or 50 mAh. Inside the smartphone, air enters through the vent holes on the side face and exits through the decorative grille on the back surface of the case. As the manufacturer assures, the device practically does not heat up even after a couple of hours of play.


For gamers, the developer implemented: touch triggers on the side butt of a competitor ASUS ROG Phone, the device’s vibration response to the explosives and shooting scenes, the ability to use a fingerprint sensor as an additional control button, a noise-canceling microphone for communication during games, cooler speed control, Picture mode -in-picture and more. It is noteworthy that in the AnTuTu benchmark, the newcomer has already passed Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer Edition with a score of 372,072 points and scored a record 437,524 points.

To ensure long-term autonomy noveltythey also supplied a capacious 5,000 mAh battery with support for fast charging USB Power Delivery with a capacity of 27 W, which affected the thickness of the device - 9.65 mm. In this case, Nubia Red Magic 3 looks similar to the previous models of the gaming lineup Red Magic. 6.65-inch AMOLED-display with a resolution of Full HD + (2340 × 1080 pixels, 19.5: 9 aspect ratio) has a frame frequency of 90 Hz (in the settings, you can reduce the figure to the standard 60 Hz). The maximum screen brightness is 430 nits, and the response time is 4 seconds. Stereo speakers are located above and below. Declared support for standard DTS: X and the effect of three-dimensional sound for the headset and without it.


The main ordinary camera isSony IMX586 48-megapixel sensor (f / 1.75, dual LED flash) with the ability to record video in 8K format and shoot slow-motion videos with a frequency of 1 920 fps. The front camera has a 16-megapixel sensor with f / 2.0 aperture, face recognition function and AI algorithms. Among other things, we note the presence of: Wi-Fi wireless modules (802.11a / b / g / n / ac, 2.4 / 5 GHz) and Bluetooth 5.0, GPS satellite navigation systems, GLONASS and Beidou, 3.5-mm connector, USB Type- port C, 4G / LTE modem, IP55 protection and Android 9.0 Pie OS with Redmagic OS 2.0 interface, to which the company made minimal changes. The fingerprint scanner remained on the back side, there is also a vertical, customizable RGB backlight with support for 16.8 million colors.


According to Nubia, the smartphone is able to work8.5 hours with the passage of 3D-games, more than 9 hours when watching videos and almost 13.5 hours with active web surfing. 10 minutes of charging will add the ability for the device to play for another hour.


Nubia Red Magic 3 has dimensions of 171.7 × 78.5 × 9.65 mm and weighing 215 grams. It will go on sale in black, fiery-red, camouflage and red-blue color of the case from May 3. In China, the price of a novelty with 6 + 64 GB, 6 + 128 GB, 8 + 128 GB and 12 + 256 GB will be $ 430, $ 475, $ 520 and $ 640 respectively. Whether the novelty will appear in Russia is still unknown.