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Nubia Red Magic 5S with 144Hz display and active cooling fan launched in China

Earlier this year in March, Nubia unveiled its first 5G-enabled gaming smartphone — the Red Magic 5G — in China. Powered by Qualcomm's flagship Snapdragon 865 chip and featuring a 144Hz high refresh rate display, the Red Magic 5G offered users one of the smoothest mobile gaming experiences out there at a relatively affordable price....

Motorola Moto G8 Plus, Nubia Mini 5G, and Realme 1/U1 Android Pie kernel sources are now available

Publishing the kernel source of an Android-powered smartphone is needed for the OEM to comply with the GNU General Public License v2, and it also helps third-party developers to build custom recoveries and ROMs for that device. An ideal kernel source release should be accompanied by appropriate commit history, and all the dependencies are expected...

Unleash the true performance of the Red Magic 5G with this custom kernel

Nubia's Red Magic gaming smartphones are known for their high-end hardware configurations. Their latest flagship offering is the Red Magic 5G - a Snapdragon 865 SoC-powered phone that also carries a 144Hz high refresh rate AMOLED display, a 4,500mAh battery with support for 55W fast charging, and last but not least, a rotating fan for...

Red Magic 5G Lite, OPPO A52, OPPO A72, HTC Desire 20 Pro, and HTC U20 5G forums are open

Earlier this month, the smartphone industry saw some interesting events, including a revival moment for HTC. The forsaken smartphone brand launched two new smartphones including one 5G device powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 765G. Meanwhile, Nubia also launched a Lite variant of its Red Magic 5G gaming smartphone with a 120Hz AMOLED display and the Snapdragon...

Red Magic 5G Lite launches in Spain with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G and 120Hz display

Nubia's Red Magic series has been in the news a lot recently, specifically thanks to the Red Magic 5G. Originally launched in March, Nubia's flagship gaming smartphone with a 144Hz display has slowly been made available in more regions and color options. Now, the company is announcing the Red Magic 5G Lite, a phone very...

The Red Magic 5G Eclipse Black model with 12GB of RAM is now available globally

The Red Magic 5G is a phone with a high value-for-money quotient. It raises the standard for a gaming smartphone even higher with features like a Snapdragon 865 processor, a 144Hz display, shoulder triggers for gaming, active airflow ventilation thanks to a built-in fan, and more. We recently reviewed this device and walked out pretty...

Nubia Play may launch internationally as the Red Magic 5G Lite

Shortly after the launch of the flagship Red Magic 5G in March this year, Nubia unveiled a new mid-range gaming smartphone called the Nubia Play 5G in China. Powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 765G chip, the Nubia Play 5G featured a 6.65-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display with an impressive 144Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling...

Red Magic 5G is getting a new “Hot Rod Red” color option

The Red Magic 5G was announced back in March and its headlining feature was its 144Hz refresh rate display. The design of the device itself, however, is just as striking. Gaming phones are known for having extreme designs and the Red Magic 5G is no different. The bright colors and "X" pattern are very noticeable,...

Red Magic 5G Gaming Review: Smartphone Gaming has Never Looked Smoother

Not too long ago, playing games on smartphones was just a casual affair. Games like Angry Birds or Candy Crush, which were simple games that required basic input, were dominating the market. If you wanted to play games with more complex mechanics and gameplay, you either get yourself a decent desktop or a console. Now, though,...

Kernel sources for the Moto G8 Play and Nubia Play 5G are now available

The availability of the kernel source code for a particular phone plays an important part in aftermarket development. Not only does it allow third-party developers to dive deeper into the code and tune it to improve the device’s overall performance, but the kernel source release also helps them to build custom recoveries and ROMs for...

LG Velvet, Nubia Red Magic 5G, and ZTE Axon 11 kernel source code are now available

By the virtue of the General Public License v2, Android smartphone manufacturers are bound to provide the source code of any Linux kernel binaries they have shipped on devices they sell upon request. Kernel source releases also help developers cook up custom ROMs and enhanced third party kernels which, in turn, boosts the aftermarket modding...

Nubia Red Magic 5G hidden activities reveal 120Hz refresh rate, more color modes, and FHD screen recording

Early this year in March, Chinese OEM Nubia announced the Red Magic 5G — a flagship gaming phone powered by the Snapdragon 865 SoC, up to 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM, and up to 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage. The device also features a few other notable components like a 144Hz high refresh rate AMOLED display,...