ZTE Nubia Red Magic 5S Specs: 16GB RAM And 256GB Storage

The ZTE nubia Red Magic 5S is a gaming smartphone and also a powerful device for anyone. Apart from the gaming features, it has an impressive camera setup and also a massive battery. Below is the Red Magic 5S full specification and price.

Design And Display

The ZTE Nubia Red Magic 5S has a nice body that is built with glass and aluminum frame. This means it has glass both on the front and back. It measures 168.6 x 78 x 9.8 mm in dimension and weighs 220 grams. Not that bad though considering the battery. It has an RGB light panel, pressure-sensitive zones, and a built-in cooling fan.

The front offers a screen size of 6.65 inches with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, and 388 PPI density. The screen has AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 144Hz refresh rate, and 82.5% screen-to-body ratio.

Zte Nubia Red Magic 5s
Zte Nubia Red Magic 5s

Cameras Features

The ZTE Nubia Red Magic 5S packs a triple rear camera configuration. The primary camera is 64 MP, a secondary camera of 8 MP ultrawide, and the third camera of 2 MP depth sensor. It features LED flash, HDR, panorama, and can shoot up to 8K@15fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps videos. The selfies camera of 8 MP will take better shots.

Hardware And Software

On the inside is a powerful Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 chipset built on 7nm process technology. The chip has an octa-core processor running at 1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585 speed. There is Adreno 650 GPU for graphics and a good gaming experience. Booting the phone is Android 10 based on Redmagic 3.0 user interface on top.

Storage Capacity And Sensors

The ZTE Nubia Red Magic 5S has an internal storage of 128GB plus 8GB RAM, another with 256GB plus 12GB RAM while the bigger model has 256GB and a huge 16GB RAM. There is no slot for a micro SDcard. The sensors on the inside are Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.

Battery Power And Network Connectivity

Fueling the phone is a massive battery of 4500 mAh that has fast charging technology. The juicer will provide long battery life when gaming and multitasking. Other features on the device include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, NFC and 3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go; accessory connector.

ZTE Nubia Red Magic 5S Full Specifications

Model Name ZTE Nubia Red Magic 5S
Announced 2020, July 28
Market Availability Available


Network Type GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Yes
5G Network Yes
Network Speed HSPA, LTE-A / 5G
Network GPRS Yes
Network EDGE Yes
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Body Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back, aluminum frame
Body Dimensions 168.6 x 78 x 9.8 mm
Body Weight 220 g
Protection n/a
Body Colors Silver, Blue/Red


Display Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display Size 6.65 inches
Display Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio
Display Multitouch Yes
Display Pixel Density 388 ppi density
Display Screen Protection Yes Corning Gorilla


Primary Camera 64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP
Secondary Camera 8 megapixel
Video 8K@15fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
Camera Features LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Camera Flash Yes


Operating System Android
OS Version 10
User Interface Yes


Chipset Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
CPU Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585)
Graphics processor (GPU) Adreno 650
System Internal Memory 8/12/16GB RAM
Internal Storage 128/256 GB
Storage Card Slot No
Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes
Bluetooth Yes, 5.0, A2DP
USB Type Type – C
GPS Yes, with A-GPS


Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Battery Capacity 4500 mAh battery
Battery Placement Nonremovable
Fast Charging Yes
Wireless Charging No
Battery Standby
Battery Talk Time
Battery Music Play Time


Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out n/a
FM Radio n/a
Alert Types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes

Other Features

Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email
Browser HTML5
Java n/a
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ZTE Nubia Red Magic 5S Price And Availability

The ZTE Nubia Red Magic 5S will sell for $500 and you can order the phone in Silver, Blue, and Red colors.

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