nubia Red Magic 5S Review

Score: 76.2 / 100

Nubia Red Magic 5S is a top-notch Android device released a few years ago, which counts with a really big 6.7-inches display, an extremely powerful Octa-Core processor clocking at 2.84 GHz, a 64 mega-pixels back-facing camera and an 8 MP front-facing camera.

decided to build this cellphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 chip, backed up by a high performance Octa-Core CPU speeding at 2.84 GHz with a great 8 GB RAM memory. This device has a 128 GB excellent internal storage memory and even though it doesn't count with a slot for SD memory cards, it is still enough to store lots of apps, games, pictures and videos without even thinking about running out of space at all.

It appears that decided not to care much about the weight in this 7.76 oz phone. This phone construction is a mix of Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) and Metal . is offering this cellphone in sonic silver color. The nubia Red Magic 5S is incredibly thin and good-looking, being just 0.38" thick. Although this cellphone only has 6.64" long and 3.07 inches wide, it's still able to fit a a 6.7 inches display.

The nubia Red Magic 5S includes a beautiful 6.7 inches display with a 1080 x 2340 resolution, providing this cellphone with a delightful image quality.

The nubia Red Magic 5S is equipped with two cameras, a 64 megapixels back side camera and an 8 MP front facing camera. Its back side camera lens has an aperture of 1.8 so it can take excellent pictures even in poor lighting environments. It is capable of filming videos in 7680x4320 at 15 frames per second, and HD 1280x720 slow motion videos at 480 frames per second (16 times slower than regular videos). This cellphone also features time lapse video.

The nubia Red Magic 5S uses a 4500 mAh big non-replaceable battery that provides this cellphone an incredibly long battery life. An issue to take into account is that this device's battery is non-replaceable so you won't be able to replace it when it starts to get older, though with so much capacity you will probably buy a new cellphone before it happens.

The nubia Red Magic 5S provides WiFi connectivity (which it can share with other devices around, as a mobile hotspot), 5G incredibly fast internet connection, 4G (LTE-A) high speed connectivity and also HSPA+ data connection (which is a bit slower 4G variation) and fast 3G internet connection, supported by HSDPA and HSUPA technologies. This cellphone comes with 2 Nano SIM cards to be able to to use 2 different phone numbers or carriers.

This phone also includes a wide variety of cool features like Fingerprint Reader, NFC (Near Field Communication), Bluetooth (5.1 ) and GPS Localization, and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Compass.

This phone costs around 579 dollars, which is not cheap for a phone this level. This phone is very appropiate no matter if you are looking for a gaming cellphone, are looking for a social phone, love photography or will use this cellphone for work. sells this phone with SIM tray ejector, Protective Case (Transparent), Documentation , Type-C data cable and 18W Power Adapter.

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 10
Also Known As:nubia RedMagic 5S
Dimensions:6.64 x 3.07 x 0.38 inchesMetric16.87 x 7.8 x 0.97 cmImperial
Weight:7.76 ouncesMetric219.99 gImperial
Colors:Sonic silver
Materials:Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) and Metal
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Accessories:18W Power Adapter, Documentation , Protective Case (Transparent), SIM tray ejector, Type-C data cable
Release date:2020-09-02
Price:$ 579.00


Screen Type:AMOLED
Size:6.7 inchesMetric17 cmImperial
Resolution:2340 x 1080 pixels
Pixel density:385 pixels per inchMetric151.57 pixels per cmImperial
Brightness:600 cd/m2
Touch screen:No


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Processor:Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz)
RAM Memory:8 GB
Graphics Processor:Adreno 650
Internal Memory:128 GB
SD Card Slot:No SD card slot


Capacity:4500 mAh


Back camera:64 megapixels
    Focal length:26mm (35mm equivalence)
    Sensor size:0.59 inches (1/1.7")
Front camera:8 megapixels
Max video resolution:7680 x 4320 (15 fps)
Max slow motion video:1280 x 720 (480 fps) (HD)
Camera features:Slow Motion Video (16 times slower) and Time Lapse Video


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
Dual SIM:Yes
5G Bands:n41, n78, SA, NSA
LTE (4G) Bands:1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
UMTS Bands:Bands 6(800), 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Technologies:5G, LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 5.1
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Fingerprint ID:Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor