The variety of cell phones geared in the direction of the cellular gaming market is growing steadily in response to the demand for high quality cellular video games. It began with the Razer Telephone,, and although it wasn’t precisely successful, it impressed a sequence of gaming telephone releases within the final couple of years. The nubia Crimson Magic 3s is the most recent of those to be launched.
Positive, it might not have all of the bells and whistles you’d anticipate from a flagship telephone. There’s simply the one digital camera on its again, and there’s no wi-fi charging, no fancy under-display fingerprint scanner tech, no severe try at maximizing screen-to-body ratio, or any loopy quick charging resolution. As a substitute, the Crimson Magic 3s is laser targeted on delivering what players allegedly anticipate from a telephone – a flashy design full with RGB lights, a top-of-the-line chipset and a built-in vapor chamber and a cooling fan to assist ship nice sustained efficiency.
ZTE nubia Crimson Magic 3s
- Physique: 171.7 x 78.5 x 9.7 mm, 215 grams, Corning Gorilla Glass four entrance, metallic unibody.
- Show: 6.65″ AMOLED, 1080 x 2340px decision; 19.5:9 side ratio; 388ppi.
- Chipset: Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm); Octa-core (1×2.96 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.eight GHz Kryo 485); Adreno 640 (700 MHz).
- Reminiscence: 8GB/128GB and 12GB/256GB.
- OS: Android 9.zero (Pie); Redmagic 2.zero
- Rear digital camera: Major: 48MP, f/1.7, 1/2″, zero.8µm pixel measurement; PDAF; 4320p@15fps, 2160p@30/60fps video recording. h264/h265 and 10bit HDR recording choices
- Entrance digital camera: 16MP, f/2.zero, 2.0µm; 1080p@30fps video recording.
- Battery: 5,000 mAh, 18W quick charging.
- Misc: Recreation mode slider, stereo loudspeakers with DTS:X, rear-mounted fingerprint reader, shoulder triggers (hardware controls for video games), USB-C three.1 connector, customizable 16.eight million colour RGB strip on the again, build-in cooling fan, out there in Black, Crimson, Camouflage, Crimson/Blue.
We should always not overlook the high-refresh-rate 90Hz OLED display and the humongous 5,000 mAh battery that may final you a busy full day even with a few gaming classes squeezed-in right here and there.
For a extra immersive gaming expertise, the telephone additionally boasts huge stereo loudspeakers and touch-capacitive triggers on the facet body that work nice with first-person shooters and racing video games.
So are these options sufficient to compensate for the shortage of extra versatile digital camera setup on the again and the absence of a handy under-display fingerprint reader? And does it pose a substantial improve over its predecessor, the nubia Crimson Magic three, or is it only a hardware refresh with the marginally extra highly effective chipset? Let’s attempt to reply these within the following pages.
Unboxing the nubia Crimson Magic 3s
The telephone is available in a simplistic and slim black packaging containing the same old person manuals, an 18W-capable charging brick and a USB-C to USB-A cable for charging and information switch. The cable itself is pink to go along with the telephone’s paint job.