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Red Magic 5G is now available for pre-order, global sales begin April 21st

The Red Magic 5G was announced in early March as Nubia's latest gaming-focused smartphone. The brand is no stranger to this growing market, and the Red Magic 5G brings a few new features to the fold. The device is now available for prospective buyers to pre-order and will be available globally on April 21st. Red Magic...

LineageOS 17.1 based on Android 10 is now officially available

If you call yourself a custom ROM veteran, you definitely have heard about LineageOS. LineageOS traces its roots back to CyanogenMod, the custom ROM that became popular on the HTC Dream/T-Mobile G1, the first Android smartphone available for purchase. CyanogenMod, in turn, went on to become one of the most popular custom ROMs available across...

Hands-on with the Nubia Red Magic 5G – 144Hz Gaming [Video]

Earlier this month, the Red Magic 5G was officially announced in China. This is the latest device in the growing "gaming smartphone" category. The Red Magic 5G boasts a few features that should set it apart from the competition, most notably the 144Hz refresh rate display. XDA TV's TK Bay has the device so he...

Redmi Note 9 Pro/Pro Max, Nubia Red Magic 5G, and Google Pixel 4a forums are open

Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi just launched the Note 9 Pro and Note 9 Pro Max in India, featuring Qualcomm's Snapdragon 720G chip, an impressive quad-camera array, and support for up to 33W fast charging. The devices pack in up to 8GB of RAM, up to 128GB of internal storage, and a massive 5,020mAh battery, making them...

Nubia Red Magic 5G is a gaming phone with a 144Hz display, active cooling fan, and more

Gaming smartphones have risen the ranks in recent years, banking upon their overkill specifications to deliver some amazing smartphone performance. While gaming smartphones may not provide the best overall smartphone experience, they do have their own niche set up that they're filling quite nicely. Nubia entered the gaming smartphone genre with the Red Magic and...

[Update: Transparent Edition] GameBench offers your first look at the Nubia Red Magic 5G and 144Hz gaming

Several companies have gone ahead with their announcements that were supposed to take place at Mobile World Congress this week. Nubia isn't one of them, as they originally planned to announce the Red Magic 5G this week but have postponed the launch until a future, unspecified date. Just yesterday we caught our first glimpse at...

Nubia’s Red Magic 5G phone has a funky red & blue multi-colored design

Nubia's Red Magic series of gaming smartphones are known for offering high-end hardware at an affordable price. The Nubia Red Magic 3 (review) from last year packed in a Snapdragon 855, up to 12GB of RAM, and a 5,000mAh battery, making it a great choice for mobile gamers. However, it did have some shortcomings when...

Here are 19 announced and upcoming smartphones with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is Qualcomm's 2020 flagship system-on-chip (SoC) for smartphones. It was announced in December 2019 as the successor to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855. This month, we are seeing the first wave of phones launching with the Snapdragon 865. Qualcomm has now made clear which announced and upcoming phones feature the Snapdragon 865....

Nubia Red Magic 5G will launch with up to 16GB RAM

The Nubia Red Magic 3 is more of a gaming device than it is a smartphone, but that doesn't make it a bad phone. The Red Magic series is primarily composed of gaming devices offering impressive hardware at a lower price, even if the hardware doesn't actually stand out a whole bunch from the rest...

LineageOS 16 adds support for the Realme 3 Pro, Sony Xperia Z3, and Nubia Z17

Over the last couple of months, several devices have received official support for LineageOS 16 — the popular Android 9 Pie-based custom ROM. These custom ROM builds offer old devices a new lease on life and allow users to experience Android 9 Pie on devices that otherwise wouldn't have received an official update. Thanks to...

Nubia will launch the Red Magic 5G with a 144Hz display and 80W charging at MWC 2020

Nubia's Red Magic series of gaming smartphones offers high-end hardware at a low price, though excluding the value, I would argue the hardware hasn't stood out that much. That could change this year with the company's first flagship gaming phone of 2020: the Red Magic 5G. Nubia has confirmed the phone will launch at MWC...

Nubia’s next Red Magic gaming phone may support 80W fast charging

Nubia is a China-based company that is primarily known for making gaming phones. Previously, it was a subsidiary of ZTE, but since 2017, it's considered to be an independent associate company after ZTE reduced its stake in it to 49.9%. In 2019, it released the Nubia Red Magic 3 gaming phone (review), which was an...