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nubia Red Magic Mars comes with up to 10GB of RAM, shoulder buttons

The nubia Red Magic Mars has entered play and it packs some big guns. It upgrades to a Snapdragon 845 chipset (the original had S835), theres a system called ICE (dual heat pipe and convection cooling) that cools down the hot tempers of the God of War (after which the phone is named).

The Red Magic Mars offers up to 10GB of RAM and 256GB storage. The base model starts at 6/64GB, though. The phone runs Red Magic OS 1.6, which is based on Android 9.0 Pie. Theres a dedicated e-sports button, that disables any distractions.


nubia Red Magic Mars
The camo version comes with 10GB of RAM

nubia Red Magic Mars • The camo version comes with 10GB of RAM

Games are played on the 6 IPS LCD screen (1,080 x 2,160px). There are two touch-sensitive areas on the side of the phone, which act like shoulder buttons. A linear motor is used to create the 4D Shock haptic feedback. There are stereo speakers with DTS 7.1 audio for an overall engulfing experience (plus, directional sound is very important in many games for locating enemies).

You can buy Bluetooth-connected gaming controllers for even more hardware buttons. Theres also a box that combines USB-C charging and a 3.5mm headphone jack (it has a high-quality DAC inside). Theres also a headset with a microphone and other accessories.


Bluetooth controllers
External DAC with charging

Bluetooth controllers External DAC with charging

The nubia Red Magic Mars comes with a 3,800mAh battery. There are Meteorite Black and Flame Red color options, plus a special Camo version for the top model. All have futuristic decals and the trademark RGB LED strip.

For capturing the real world, the Mars has a new 16MP camera with an f/1.8 lens (the original Red Magic had a 24MP f/1.7 camera). Theres a single 8MP selfie camera on the front.

The nubia Red Magic Mars starts at CNY 2,700 for the 6/64GB model, then CNY 3,200 for 8/128GB and, finally, CNY 4,000 for the top 10/256GB specimen.

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