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ZTE nubia Red Magic 6
ZTE nubia Red Magic 6

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The ZTE nubia Red Magic 6 currently has an Informr score of 8.2 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 20 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
2.84 GHz
Screen Size
64+ MP, f/1.8

What the Critics Are Saying...

Android Guys

The RedMagic 6 is a gaming phone at heart and if that’s what you mainly use your phone for then you’ll love all of the enhancements it provides, such as a large display with a 165Hz refresh rate, cooling fan, customizable shoulder triggers, and more. While it excels at gaming, it comes up short in s...

- Jason England, Android Guys

Like its predecessor, the RedMagic 5S is a decent phone with flagship specs and an affordable price point. With better specs and a higher refresh rate, this phone will chew through any game or app you can throw at it. 

- Jason Bouwmeester, Techaeris

If you’re in the market for a new gaming-focused smartphone, you really can’t go wrong with the RedMagic 6. Just be prepared to deal with an unattractive software interface and a camera system that is just not all that great. But fast-charging speeds, all-day battery life, and extra gaming features...

- Andrew, Phandroid

The $599 RedMagic 6 is a technical marvel, with the first 165Hz display on a smartphone, haptic triggers that actually work, active cooling that keeps that hefty Snapdragon 888 cool under pressure, and one of the only handsets left with a 3.5mm jack. That’s all great if gaming is your main use for y...

- Joe Rice-Jones, KnowTechie

If you envision your smartphone as a console, the RedMagic 6 is a great, more affordable alternative to the Asus ROG Phone 5 or the Lenovo Legion Duel. In this case, the poor camera performance should not be a deal-breaker. The only "universal" flaw of the RedMagic 6 is Nubia's lack of software supp...

- Antoine Engels, NextPit

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Common Questions

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

If your nubia Red Magic 6 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact ZTE support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find ZTE's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

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

2.84 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 (5 nm) Octa-core 2.84 GHz processor (CPU).


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

64+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 64+ MP, f/1.8 camera.

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

128 GB

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


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 5050 mAh battery.

nubia Red Magic 6 Specs

Release Date March 11, 2021
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 11

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Processor Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 (5 nm) Octa-core 2.84 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
RAM 8/12 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
64+ Megapixels, f/1.8
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, Ultra-wide), 3rd camera feature (2 MP, F2.4, Macro)
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 60 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
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
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass, 120Hz refresh rate
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 5050 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Aluminium
Colors Eclipse Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.986 x 7.719 x 0.97 cm (6.7 x 3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 220 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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