Nubia Red Magic 3S arrives in India, starts at Rs 35,999

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ZTE's Nubia RedMagic 3S has gone on sale for the very first time in India. The gaming smartphone comes with an in-built cooling fan and support for 8K video recording. 

Nubia RedMagic 3S follows the RedMagic 3 which was launched in India back in June this year and has received a minor bump in performance courtesy of Snapdragon 855 Plus chip. Apart from that, there's no striking difference between the RedMagic 3 and 3S.

The RedMagic 3S starts at Rs 35,999 for the Mecha Silver variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage while the Cyber Shade colour model with 12GB RAM + 256GB storage is priced at Rs 47,999. Both the phones are available to purchase from Flipkart.

Nubia RedMagic 3S specifications

The RedMagic 3S features a 6.65-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) AMOLED screen which has a 90Hz refresh rate. There are prominent bezels on the front which leads into an 80.5% screen-to-body ratio and the display supports 100% DCI-P3 color gamut. The display is layered with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 for added protection.

It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset with an octa-core CPU and an overclocked Adreno 640 GPU. This is paired with 8GB/12GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB storage options.

Nubia has equipped its gaming phone with a single camera on the back and its a 48MP sensor with an f/1.7 aperture. On the front, there's a 16MP camera for selfies with an f/2.0 aperture.

The phone has stereo speakers with support for DTS XU1tra sound and Hi-Res audio. The fingerprint sensor is positioned on the rear of the phone, between the RGB lighting strip and cooling vent.

Nubia RedMagic 3S has a 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.

Siddharth Chauhan
  • Siddharth Chauhan is the Consumer Technology Reporter at Digit India. He used to work as an Assistant Editor at TechRadar India