(-) – It was in late April that leaks instructed a smaller and lighter gaming telephone was coming from Nubia. And that seems to be true, because the Crimson Magic 6R has been introduced in China.
The 6R will sit alongside the present (and full-size) Crimson Magic 6, positioned to supply a much less chunky machine to those that need gaming goodness however with out the majority.
The 6R is 7.8mm thick – which is fairly normal for many flagship telephones – however that is loads lower than the usual 6’s 9.7mm thickness.
Nevertheless, the 6R would not in the reduction of on energy, as Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 chipset is on board, paired with 8GB or 12GB RAM (which is LPDDR5 for high speeds).
Being a smaller machine, the 6R has partly achieved this by slicing again on battery capability – it is 4200mAh, not the large 5,050mAh of the usual 6 mannequin – however, to counter battery drain, it is taken a step down within the display screen division.
The Crimson Magic 6R incorporates a 6.67-inch AMOLED panel, making it a mite smaller than the 6’s 6.81-inch providing, whereas limiting refresh to 144Hz most (not 165Hz).
There’s additionally a brand new color, as you possibly can see within the image up high, which is a frosted white (no official identify supplied at this stage). It is a plastic again, too, which ought to assist maintain the warmth and the value level down.
Talking of which, the Crimson Magic 6R is totally reasonably priced, with its China ￥2,999 launch value – equating to only £335/$475 (that is direct conversion, not sensible territory pricing). How about that for a slimmer, lighter and extra reasonably priced gaming possibility?
Writing by Mike Lowe.