How the Red Magic 3’s built-in triggers improve your gaming experience

How the Red Magic 3’s built-in triggers improve your gaming experience

We’ve talked a lot about gaming phones lately, but what actually makes a phone a gaming phone? Performance is obviously a big selling point for being able to play intensive games. A great gaming experience on a mobile phone is about more than just power. That’s why the Nubia Red Magic 3 has built-in triggers.

Red Magic 3 XDA Forum

XDA TV’s Max Weinbach published a video to show off how the triggers on the Red Magic 3 can improve the gaming experience. These triggers are capacitive and customizable. Max has the triggers mapped to the “scope in” and “fire” button in Fortnite Mobile. The triggers simply mimic a screen tap wherever you place them, meaning they can work with any game that has on-screen buttons. Check out the video below to see how much easier it makes playing the game.

SpecificationNubia Red Magic 3
Display6.65″ FHD+ AMOLED display with refresh rate of 90Hz, 19.5:9;
Support for DC Dimming, HDR
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 855
RAM and Storage
  • 6GB LPDDR4 + 64GB UFS 2.1;
  • 6GB + 128GB;
  • 8GB + 128GB;
  • 12GB + 256GB
Battery5,000 mAh with 30W fast charging support
3.5mm Headphone JackYes
Rear Camera48MP Sony IMX 586, f/1.7, 1.6μm pixels
Front Camera16MP, f/2.0
Extras
  • IP55 dust and water resistance;
  • Internal fan for active cooling;
  • Two shoulder buttons plus button support with rear fingerprint sensor;
  • Stereo front facing speakers
Network
  • GSM: 850MHz/1900MHz
  • WCDMA: 850MHz/1900MHz/1700
  • CDMA: BC0/BC1
  • LTE Band: 2/4/5/7/12/17/25/26/30/41/66
Android VersionAndroid 9 Pie with Nubia’s software additions

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Joe Fedewa
Joe Fedewa

Former Managing Editor at XDA-Developers. Lover of all things with displays.