ZTE Nubia Red Magic VS Razor Phone: 2018 vs 2017 Gaming smartphones

ZTE Nubia Red Magic VS Razor Phone: 2018 vs 2017 Gaming smartphones. The Razor Phone was the first gaming smartphone to enter the market. And even though the smartphone had mixed reviews/criticism, it has already created that room for expansion in the market. Xiaomi has gone on to manufacture their own gaming smartphone called “Xiaomi Black Shark“. Another Chinese company Nubia then followed and manufactured the “ZTE Nubia Red Magic“. The Nubia Red Magic is the first gaming smartphone with an RGB light panel.

For now, these are the three gaming smartphones out there. Taiwan company Asus has said they’re working on a gaming smartphone that will challenge Razor, Xiaomi and ZTE/Nubia. Gamers will definitely love the trend that’s happening right now. Well, this article is to find out which of the Razor Phone and ZTE Nubia Red Magic is the best in terms of their specifications.

ZTE Nubia Red Magic VS Razor Phone – The Design

ZTE Nubia Red Magic VS Razor Phone
ZTE Nubia Red Magic
ZTE Nubia Red Magic VS Razor Phone
Razor Phone

One of the flaws of the Razor Phone is its simple design. Which makes it hard to believe it’s a gaming smartphone. While the ZTE Nubia Red Magic comes with a sophisticated back design including the unique RGB light panel. The usual front glass and aluminum body for both devices. The Razor Phone is heavier to the ZTE Nubia Red Magic. While the ZTE Nubia Red Magic is thicker to the Razor Phone.

The Razor Phone weighs 197 grams with 8mm thickness. While the ZTE Nubia Red Magic weighs 185 grams with 9.5mm thickness. Razor Phone dual rear camera is set up at the top-left corner with its LED flash. And the fingerprint sensor is mounted at the side. While the ZTE Nubia Red Magic’s rear camera and fingerprint sensor are at the top middle above the RGB light panel.

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Both smartphones don’t offer varieties of body colors. The Razor Phone comes in only Black body color. While the ZTE Nubia Red Magic comes in Black and Red body colors.

ZTE Nubia Red Magic VS Razor Phone – The Display

They both house the same IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. Which measures 5.7 inches on the Razor Phone. And 6.0 inch on the ZTE Nubia Red Magic. The Razor Phone sports large bezels at the top and bottom with a 16:9 aspect ratio. Which are minimal on the ZTE Nubia Red Magic with an 18:9 aspect ratio.

The Razor Phone features the best display resolution with 1440 x 2560 pixels and 515 PPI density. While the ZTE Nubia Red Magic features 1080 x 2160 pixels resolution and 402 PPI density, which isn’t bad.

ZTE Nubia Red Magic VS Razor Phone – The Camera

The ZTE Nubia Red Magic sports a rear camera lens with 24MP resolution f/1.7 aperture sensor. And an 8MP resolution f/2.0 aperture sensor on the front camera lens. While the Razor Phone packs a dual rear camera lens. With a resolution of 12MP f/1.8 aperture and 12MP f/2.6 aperture sensors. It features the same front camera sensor of 8MP f/2.0 aperture found on the ZTE Nubia Red Magic. The Razor Phone features a rear dual-LED dual-tone flash. While the ZTE Nubia Red Magic features a rear LED flash.

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ZTE Nubia Red Magic VS Razor Phone – Hardware and Software

The ZTE Nubia Red Magic and Razor Phone are powered by the same chipset. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset which carries an 8-cores processor reaching a speed of 2.35GHz. While the ZTE Nubia Red Magic runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box with nubia Red Magic OS skin. The Razor Phone runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat which is upgradable to Android 8.1 Oreo.

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The Razor Phone comes in a standard 8GB RAM with 64GB storage. While the ZTE Nubia Red Magic offers two versions. The 6GB RAM with 64GB storage and the 8GB RAM with 128GB internal storage.

ZTE Nubia Red Magic VS Razor Phone – The Battery

The Razor Phone houses a non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery. While the ZTE Red Nubia Magic houses a non-removable Li-Po 3800 mAh battery. The fast battery charging feature is available on both smartphones.

ZTE Nubia Red Magic VS Razor Phone – The Price

The Razor Phone is available for about $898 (N314,300). While the ZTE Nubia Red Magic comes at a cheaper price of around $479 (N167,650). I think the Razor Phone was set at such high price cause it was the first gaming smartphone. The ZTE Nubia Red Magic offers virtually the same specifications for a lesser price.

ZTE Nubia Red Magic VS Razor Phone Full Specs Comparison

ZTE Nubia Red MagicRazor Phone
Dimensions and Weight158.1 x 74.9 x 9.5 mm. Weight: 185 g158.5 x 77.7 x 8 mm. Weight: 197 g
Display6.0 inch (78.5% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 2160 pixels with 402 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen5.7 inch (72.7% screen-to-body ratio), 1440 x 2560 pixels with 515 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
MemoryRAM: 6GB. ROM: 64GB OR RAM: 8GB. ROM: 128GBRAM: 8GB. ROM: 64GB microSD, up to 400 GB
SoftwareAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat (upgradable to Android 8.1 Oreo
HardwareQualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset with Octa-core 2.35GHz processorQualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset with Octa-core 2.35GHz processor
Camera8MP f/2.0 aperture front camera + 24MP f/1.7 aperture with LED flash8 MP f/2.0 aperture front camera + Dual: 12MP f/1.8 aperture and 12MP f/2.6 aperture with dual-LED dual-tone flash
Connectivity2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 3800 mAh batteryNon-removable Li-lon 4000 mAh battery
Additional FeaturesFingerprint (rear-mounted), Fast battery chargingFingerprint (side-mounted), Fast battery charging
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