ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars Gaming Phone Review, Price, Performance & Full Specs

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars will soon be out. The manufacturer, ZTE yesterday announced the device and intimated that it will arrive during the month of December 2018 in three variants. Now we have enough information to give regarding the good and the bad of the mid-range device and we can actually tell you that there are many good things about the ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars.

First, it is a capable gaming smartphone. You will not be disappointed but if you are always on the move, take your charger with you because the battery of the device is not very powerful.

Design and Display of ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

Body design of this device is a combination of aluminum and glass. The dimensions are 158.2 x 75 x 9.9 mm. It comes in black, camouflage, and red colors. Further, it is not water resistant, but has fingerprint sensor and face recognition technology in it.

Display type is a large 6 inches screen size; LTPS, IPS LCD capacitive multi-touch screen. Pixel density is 402 ppi, screen resolution is 2160 x 1080, display colors are 16 million. Other display features are 18:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D curved glass, shock resistant glass, and 78.3 percent screen to body ratio.

Camera Features

The rear camera setup is 16 MP f/2.0 aperture and PADF. At the front there is a selfie camera and it is the secondary lens of 8 MP f/2.0. It comes without LED flash technology.

There are good features at the camera side and these include geotagging, auto focus, HDR, touch focus, face detection, panorama, neovision 8.0, EIS and OIS.

Hardware and Software of ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

Android OS v9.0 Pie is the primary software running in the ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars. It uses Nubia Red Magic OS v1.6 user interface. Also, Qualcomm Snapdragon SDM845 chipset is in the device. Process technology is 10nm and 64-bit architecture. There is also Octa-core Kryo inside the device. And the GPU should be Adreno 630.

Storage Capacity and Sensors

At this stage, the variance is stipulated. Internal memory 6GB, 8GB, 10GB of RAM exist in the devices. However, the internal storage capacities are 64GB, 128GB, and 10GB. There will not be a card slot for the ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars. But the user can increase the storage to 200GB via OTG only.

Sensors in the device include accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass, fingerprint, face recognition, gyro.

Network and Connectivity

The supported network of GSM, CDMA, HSPA, EVDO, and LTE means that the device is very versatile in this area. In other words, this means that the device is 2G, 3G, and 4G compliant. There are two nano SIM card slots to make things happen in here.

Other connectivity components are Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi, infrared, mobile hotspot, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, headphone jack, and USB type c 1.0 reversible connector. However, there is no HDMI in ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars.

Battery Life

Powering the Lenovo Z5s is a moderate 3800 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery. Nevertheless, it has no wireless charging technology but it comes with fast charging technology available. Standby time and talk time cannot be specified yet.

Price and Availability

The official price of the ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars as stated is $389 USD. However, there is no guarantee that all stores will at this price. Regarding availability, the device is not available in the smartphone market and is not available for pre-order yet.  Buyers may have to wait till first week of December 2018.

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars – Technical Specification

General

  • Device Type

Smartphone

  • Model

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

  • Announced

28-Nov-2018 in China

  • Released

Expected 07-Dec-2018

  • Status

Coming Soon

  • Price

6 GB + 64 GB: CNY 2,700 ($389, EUR 343, Rs. 27,375); 8 GB + 128 GB: CNY 3,200 ($460, EUR 406, Rs. 32,445); 10 GB + 256 GB: CNY 4,000 ($575, EUR 507, Rs. 40,530)

Design

  • Type

Bar

  • Dimensions

158.2 mm x 75 mm x 9.9 mm (6.23 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches)

  • Weight

193 g (6.81 oz)

  • Colors

Black
Camouflage
Red

  • Waterproof No
  • Fingerprint Yes
  • Face Recognition

Yes

  • Dedicated Keys

Volume, Power, Fingerprint, Game button

  • Device Security

Fingerprint, Face, Pattern, Pin, Password, Slide

  • Features

-Gaming smartphone
-Aluminum body
-Front glass
-Horizontal RGB light strip (back)
-ICE (dual heat pipe and convection cooling)

Display

  • Display Type

LTPS, IPS LCD, Capacitive touch screen

  • Size

6-inch

  • Secondary Display

No

  • Touch Screen

Yes, Multi touch

  • Pixel Density

~402 PPI

  • Resolution

2160 x 1080 Pixels

  • Display Colors

16M

  • Display Protection Yes
  • Features

-~78.3% screen-to-body ratio
-18:9 aspect ratio
-2.5D curved glass
-Dinorex T2X-1 scratch/ Shock resistant glass

Network

  • Supported Network

GSM/ CDMA/ HSPA/ EVDO/ LTE

  • 2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz

  • CDMA

800 MHz

  • TD-SCDMA

1880-1920/ 2010-2025 MHz

  • 3G Network

GSM 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
CDMA 2000 1xEV-DO

  • 4G Network

LTE band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66

  • SIM

Nano SIM

  • Hybrid Sim Yes
  • Dual SIM

Yes, Dual stand by

Hardware

  • Chipset

Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845, 10nm, 64 bit

  • CPU

Octa-core (4 x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385 + 1.7 GHz Kryo 385)

  • GPU

Adreno 630

  • RAM (Memory)

6 GB/ 8 GB/ 10 GB, (LPDDR4X)

  • Internal Storage

64 GB/ 128 GB/ 256 GB

  • Card Slot

No (Up to 200GB Via OTG Only)

  • Dedicated slot

N/A

  • Sensors

Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient light
Fingerprint
Face Recognition
Gyro

Software

  • Operating System

Android OS v9.0 Pie, Nubia Red Magic OS v1.6

  • Java Support No
  • Youtube Yes
  • Facebook Yes

Messaging

  • SMS

Yes (threaded view)

  • MMS Yes
  • Email

Yes

  • IM Yes

Camera

  • Primary

16 MP, f/2.0 aperture, PADF

  • Flash

Dual LED

  • Front

8 MP, f/2.0 aperture

  • Front Flash

Yes

  • Video

2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps

  • Camera Features

Geotagging
Autofocus
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Panorama
Neovision 8.0
EIS & OIS

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth

Yes, v5.0, A2DP, aptX, LE

  • Infrared No
  • Wi-fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi direct, dual band

  • Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
  • GPS

Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS

  • NFC No
  • Wireless Charging

No

  • Headphone Jack Yes
  • HDMI No
  • USB

Type C 1.0 reversible connector

Data

  • GPRS Yes
  • EDGE Yes
  • Speed

42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA), LTE 1200/ 150 Mbps

  • Web Browser

HTML 5

Media

  • Video Format

3GP, M4V, H.263, H.264, MOV, AVI, xVID, WMV, FLV, MP4, H.265

  • Audio Format

MP3, eAAC+, WAV, Flac player

  • FM Radio

No

  • Alert Types

Vibration, MP3

  • Ring Tones

Wav ring tones

  • Loudspeaker

Yes

Battery

  • Battery Type

Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)

  • Capacity

3800mAH

  • Placement

Non-removable

MISC

  • Features
  1. Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    2. Document viewer
    3. Photo and video editor
    4. Fast battery charging (Neo Power, NeoCharge, 5V/3A, 16W)
    5. 4D shock
    6. 3D surround sound
    7. DTS HD sound

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