A large wave of Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 equipped flagships is about to debut, including Samsung’s Galaxy S20 series, Xiaomi Mi 10 series, OPPO Find X2, Meizu 17 and the Nubia Red Magic 5G. Today, we have an update about the latter device.
Nubia Red Magic 5G Certified with 55W Fast Charging
According to Chinese media, a smartphone with model number NX659J manufactured by Nubia just passed a 3C certification; which usually means the handset is around the corner. The certification page shows that the Red Magic 5G gaming phone is equipped with a charger model NB-A1150A-USBA-C; this charger supports fast charging at up to 55W (11V / 5A).
As for the other specs, the president and co-founder of Nubia, Ni Fei, previously revealed that the upcoming Nubia Red Magic 5G will be featuring a very innovative display with support for 60Hz, 90Hz, 120Hz and 144Hz refresh rates. Needless to say this would put Nubia’s gaming phone on top as far as refresh rates are concerned.
The Red Magic 5G by Nubia will also be equipped with the latest and most powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 CPU; paired with a Snapdragon X55 modem to achieve 5G support. More specifically, the smartphone will be 5G dual-mode SA / NSA. This would make the Nubia phone the first ever Snapdragon 865 powered flagship to support a 144Hz refresh rate.
In terms of performance, the Snapdragon 865 has a 28% and 18% improvement in CPU and GPU over the Snapdragon 855 Plus. Additionally, since the Snapdragon 865 mobile platform supports independent update of GPU drivers for the first time, users will be able to download updates directly from the app store. Thus getting new features and performance optimization over time.