ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6 & 6 Pro “The Fastest Android Phone of 2021”- See Specifications

nubia redmagic 6 & 6 pro

ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6 and 6 Pro has been launched in China. The phone comes with the Tencent Games logo on the back with heat vends in the side frames. Both the 6 and 6 Pro variants do not differ much in their specifications with just slight changes in their storage. It would not be wrong to say that the ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6 and 6 Pro are the toughest competition of the Asus ROG Phone 5.

 The Red Magic 6 phone comes in Carbon Black Fibre Color along with the Cyber Neon option. Talking about the Pro variant, it is available in the Black Iron and Ice Blade Silver option. There is also the Transparent edition available in Pro variant. Both the phones are much similar to their predecessor but come with the decent Snapdragon 888.

What is the Price of ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6 and 6 Pro?

The Price of both 6 and 6 Pro variants of the smartphones are as follows.

ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6

  • (8GB + 128GB): CNY 3,799 (around INR 42,700 & € 489)
  • (12GB + 128GB): CNY 4,099 (around INR 46,000 & € 528)
  • (12GB + 256GB): CNY 4,399 (around INR 49,500 & € 567)

ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6 Pro

  • (12GB + 128GB): CNY 4,399 (around INR 49,500 & € 567)
  • (12GB + 256GB): CNY 4,799 (around INR 53,300 & € 618)
  • (16GB + 256GB): CNY 5,299 (around INR 59,000 & € 683)
  • (18GB + 512GB): CNY 6,599 (around INR 73,000 & € 851)

What is the Launch Date of ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6 and 6 Pro?

ZTE has launched its Red Magic 6 and 6 Pro variants on 5th March 2021. Both the phones have been put on sale in China via JD.com and Nubia.com from 11th March. The phone is most probably not going to launch in India but most of the European Countries will see it soon.

What are the Pros & Cons of ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6 & 6 Pro?

PROS

  • Supports 8K Video-recording.
  • 5050 mAh Battery
  • Supports a 165 Hz fast refresh rate.
  • Comes up with a 500 Hz touch-sampling rate.
  • Dual Fans with Ice Cooling 6.0 technology
  • AMOLED Display
  • Both 6 and 6 Pro have a decent and powerful Snapdragon 888 processor.

CONS

  • No MicroSD card Support.
  • Little bulky.

KEY SPECIFICATIONS


Display: 6.8″ (17.27 cm)


Processor: Snapdragon 888


Front Camera: 8MP


Rear Camera: 64 MP +8 MP +2MP 


RAM: 

  • ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6: 8GB / 12GB
  • ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6 Pro: 12GB / 16GB / 18GB

Storage:

  • ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6: 128GB / 256GB
  • ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6 Pro: 128GB / 256GB / 512GB

Battery: 5050mAh


Operating System: Android 11, Redmagic 4.0


FULL SPECIFICATIONS

nubia redmagic 6 & 6 pro

DESIGN

ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6 and 6 Pro have almost similar designs. The smartphone’s front and back panel is made of glass with side frames made of aluminium. Both the phones have got the gesture control keys on the side frames which enables smooth gaming as the buttons support the touch sampling rate of 400Hz. There are also dual-fans given with the heat vends placed on the side-frames too so as to throw out hot air and keeping the phone cool.

The Nubia Red Magic 6 and 6 Pro weighs around 220 grams which is quite reasonable as they have got a glass back with a 5050 mAh battery.


MODEL: 

  • ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6
  • ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6 Pro 

BRAND: ZTE


OTG Compatible: Yes


TOUCHSCREEN: YES


DIMENSION: 169.9×77.2×9.7 mm


WEIGHT: 220 grams


AVAILABLE COLOURS: 

  • ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6: Carbon Black Fiber, Cyber Neon
  • ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6 Pro: Black Iron, Ice Blade Silver

WATERPROOF: 


DISPLAY

The Redmagic 6 series smartphones side bezels are unimaginably thin with the top and bottom chins are thin as well. The AMOLED panel supports Full HD+ resolution readily with 1 billion colors. The phone delivers an excellent multimedia experience with rich and immersive visuals. Red Magic 6 series smartphones have got an average bright panel with a maximum brightness of just 600 nits but yet able to provide good outdoor visibility.

Coming to its main part, the phone has got 165Hz refresh rate and around 500Hz touch-sampling rate. This configuration of the display makes it ultra-fast and smooth. There is no phone in my consideration that supports 165Hz Refresh Rate even Asus ROG Phone 5 supports a 144Hz refresh rate.


SCREEN SIZE: 6.8″ (17.27 cm)


SCREEN RESOLUTION: 1080×2400 pixels


REFRESH RATE: 165Hz


DISPLAY TYPE: AMOLED


PIXEL DENSITY: 387 PPI


BRIGHTNESS: ~600 nits


SCREEN TO BODY RATIO: 85.10%


nubia redmagic 6 & 6 pro

SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE

ZTE has provided its Redmagic 6 series smartphones with a decent and powerful Snapdragon 888 processor. The processor speed and Adreno 660 GPU frame rates make a deadly combination for gaming. Almost no lags or frame drops are noticeable even during excessive gamings at high-level settings.

There are two fans and two vends provided to throw out the hot air via heat sinks. The fans are really very fast and sometimes its sound can be heard. In addition to that, ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6 Series comes with Ice-cooling 6.0 technology to further check the overheating issues hence keeping the phone temperature under check. The smartphones come with the latest Android 11 out of the box along with the latest security patch update.


RAM:

  • ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6: 8GB / 12GB
  • ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6 Pro: 12GB / 16GB / 18GB

ROM: 

  • ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6: 128GB / 256GB
  • ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6 Pro: 128GB / 256GB / 512GB

USB OTG Support: YES 


CPU: Octa-core


PROCESSOR: Snapdragon 888


OPERATING SYSTEM: Android 11, Redmagic 4.0


PRIMARY CLOCK SPEED: 2.84 GHz


GPU: Adreno 660


EXPANDABLE STORAGE: No


CAMERA

REAR CAMERA: The phone has got a triple rear-camera setup embedded in the middle line strip running through the phone. The clicked photos are good with a good dynamic range. Bokeh shots are clear and colors are quite natural and vibrant with minimum softness noticed. Thanks to Snapdragon 888 processor that gives us the capability to shoot upto 8k videos with good stabilization. Overall it is a gaming smartphone so we must not expect very much with the cameras.

SELFIE CAMERA: The phone is powered by 8MP of the front camera with a lot of tweaks and customization readily available. Almost all the enhancement modes are provided that generally required to snap perfect selfies.


REAR CAMERA: 64MP (f/1.8, Wide)+ 8MP (f/2.0, Ultrawide)+ 2MP (f/2.4, Macro)


FRONT CAMERA: 8MP (f/2.0, Wide).


Autofocus: YES


FLASH: YES (LED flash)


FLASH POSITION: Rear


VIDEO RECORDING: 8K@30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps


OTHER CAMERA FEATURES: HDR, Touch to Focus, Continuous Shooting, Digital Zoom, Panorama, etc.


BATTERY

These gaming series smartphones are powered by a 5050 mAh battery and come with 30W fast-charging inbox though it supports a maximum of 66W fast-charging. ZTE claims that with 66W fast-charging the phone can be fully charged from 1-100% within 43 minutes. The processor is quite energy-efficient that consumes less battery and gives an optimum level of output. 


BATTERY CAPACITY: 5050 mAh


BATTERY TYPE: Li-ion battery


REPLACEABLE: NO


BATTERY CHARGER: 66 W fast-charging.


USB Type C: Yes


WIRELESS CHARGING:


CONNECTIVITIES

The phones have all major sensors and connectivities present except an expandable MicroSD card slot. The dual-band wi-fi along with the latest Bluetooth version makes a decent combination of wireless connectivities. The NFC support can also be seen in this phone making it easier for cashless transactions and nearby sharings.

Talking about the sensors then the phone has got all the major sensors required for high-level gaming. The Gyroscope sensor is also present so to enhance the in gaming feel. 


Wi-fi: YES (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6)


OTHER Wi-fi RELATED FEATURES: Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot.


GPS: Yes (A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS)


NFC( Near Field Communication ): Yes


BLUETOOTH: YES (v5.1)


USB: YES (Type-C USB 3.0)


USB RELATED FEATURES: Mass storage, USB Charging


5G READY: Yes


HEADPHONE JACK: NO


SENSORS AVAILABLE


GYROSCOPE: YES


MAGNETIC COMPASS: YES


ACCELEROMETER: YES


PROXIMITY SENSOR: Yes


LIGHT SENSOR: YES


UNLOCK FEATURES: In-display fingerprint sensor, Face Unlock, etc.