Nubia Red Magic 3 gaming smartphone launched in India at ₹35,999

Nubia Red Magic 3 gaming smartphone launched in India at ₹35,999

Rounak Jain

ZTE sub-brand Nubia today launched the Red Magic 3 gaming smartphone in India after teasing it for a while. The latest smartphone from Nubia is an out-and-out flagship that features a next-gen cooling technology to help gamers game without running into thermal throttling issues.

The Nubia Red Magic 3 is claimed to be the world's first smartphone with an active cooling system. Nubia has claimed that the device features liquid cooling technology along with an internal turbo fan that increases the effective heat transfer by up to 500%.

Commenting on the cooling technology, Nubia said, While other gaming phones rely on passive cooling, the Red Magic 3 pairs state-of-the-art liquid cooling technology with an internal turbo fan, increasing effective heat transfer by 500%.

Nubia Red Magic 3 specifications

The Nubia Red Magic 3 runs on Android 9.0 Pie with Redmagic OS 2.0 skinned on top. It features a 6.65-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate, 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 430 nits brightness.

In terms of performance, the Nubia Red Magic 3 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC coupled with Adreno 640 GPU. In terms of memory, the Red Magic 3 has been launched in two variants in India - 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage and 12GB RAM + 256GB internal storage.

Coming to the camera department, the Nubia Red Magic 3 features a 48MP primary camera with Sony IMX 586 sensor, f/1.75 aperture, 0.8μm pixel size and dual LED flash. On the front, the device sports a 16MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture.

The Nubia Red Magic 3 is powered by a 5,000mAh battery with 27W fast charge support. Connectivity options on the device include dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack and a USB Type-C port. It sports Stereo front-facing speakers with DTS:X support.

Nubia Red Magic 3 price and availability

The Nubia Red Magic 3 has been priced starting at ₹35,999 for the 8GB variant and ₹46,999 for the 12GB variant. It comes in Black, Flame Red and Camouflage colour options and will go on sale on Flipkart from June 27th.

Commenting on the launch, Nubia India E-commerce business Vice President Pan Forrest said, 'We are very excited about launching Red Magic 3. We believe that it will truly revolutionalize the Indian gaming experience, and we can't wait to see that happen. The Red Magic 3 promises disruptive customer experience with some very impressive core features, and is, in many ways, the perfect fit for gamers all across.'