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8.4/10
Informr score
The ZTE nubia Red Magic 6S Pro currently has an Informr score of 8.4 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 11 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
3 GHz
Screen Size
6.8"
Camera
64+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Tech Advisor

The Red Magic 6S Pro is typical of Nubia’s mid-cycle refresh. It’s one of the very best gaming phones you can buy, but no-one who owns the Red Magic 6 will need to upgrade.

- Anyron Copeman, Tech Advisor
XDA Developers

Red Magic has proven that you don’t need to break the bank to get a top-notch gaming phone. Sure, the software isn’t perfect but it has come leaps and bounds from how awful it used to be in the past. The only real issue I have with the phone is the finicky M Key. It seems to have a mind of its own a...

- Namerah Saud Fatmi, XDA Developers
Notebookcheck

As expected, Nubia focuses completely on gaming with the RedMagic 6S Pro. The spec sheet promises a lot of performance, and it is also the first of its kind to be equipped with a 165 Hz panel. The additional shoulder keys and the strong battery round off the overall package sensibly.

- Daniel Schmidt, Notebookcheck
Expert Reviews

The Nubia Redmagic 6S Pro is the most impressive all-round gaming phone we’ve reviewed to date. It’s certainly the most powerful, thanks to its timely use of the Snapdragon 888+ chip, and its 165Hz display provides the most fluid refresh rates yet. Gaming-focused features like a dedicated cooling fa...

- Jon Mundy, Expert Reviews
Review Geek

Even though the Red Magic 6S Pro looks fantastic visually and boasts high refresh rates, there are a lot of software kinks that need to be worked out and just can’t be overlooked. The user interface is not intuitive as it stands right now, and the phone is honestly frustrating to use sometimes.

- Sarah Chaney, Review Geek


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Common Questions


ZTE backs up the nubia Red Magic 6S Pro with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


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Screen Size
6.8"

The ZTE nubia Red Magic 6S Pro's screen size is 6.8 inches with 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution.

Processor
3 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888+ 5G (5 nm) Octa-core 3 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 11 operating system (OS).

Camera
64+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 64+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
128/256/ 512 GB

Internal memory is 128/256/ 512 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
5050mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 5050 mAh battery. ZTE's performance ratings are 1900 minutes, 720 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

nubia Red Magic 6S Pro Specs

Overview
Release date September 27, 2021
Regions available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Networks
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, 5G
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 11

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Processor Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888+ 5G (5 nm) Octa-core 3 GHz
Internal Storage 128/256/ 512 GB
RAM 12/16/18 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 5050 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to: 992 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 720 minutes
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 1900 minutes
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Aluminium
Colors Eclipse Black, Ghost
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.99 x 7.72 x 0.95 cm (6.7 x 3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 215 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology AMOLED
Colors 1 billion
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel density 387 pixels
Size 6.8 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass, 165Hz refresh rate
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer Unknown
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot No
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
Resolution
64+ megapixels
Multi-camera
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (8 MP, F2.0, Ultrawide), 3rd camera feature (2 MP, Macro)
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
8K (7680 × 4320 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
8+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, WMA, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, AVI, FLV, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Stereo
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Document Viewer Yes
Weather Yes
Stocks Unknown
Maps Yes
NotePad Unknown
Voice Memos / Recorder Unknown
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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