Nubia President Ni Fei took to Weibo yesterday to tease the arrival of the Red Magic 5S. It will be an updated version of the Red Magic 5G that debuted earlier this with Snapdragon 865 SoC onboard. It seems that the upcoming Red Magic 5S will be equipped with the most recent Snapdragon 865 Plus mobile platform. Today, the company revealed that the Red Magic 5S has LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage.
The Red Magic 5G that went official in March came with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.0 storage. According to the Fei, all the new gaming phones with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage. The Red Magic 5S has Magic Write, a patent technology that will allow its LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage to deliver faster performance.
The Red Magic 5S will be offering monstrous performance as it features the latest SD865+ that clocks at 3.1GHz. The other specification of the smartphone is currently under wraps.
In 2019, Nubia launched the Red Magic 3 in the first half of the year. In the second half, it introduced the Red Magic 3S. The major difference between the two phones was that the Magic 3S came with a faster Snapdragon 855+, whereas the older model had SD855.
Hence, it is likely that the Red Magic 5S may borrow other specs from the Red Magic 5G phone. The gaming phone is likely to break cover in the coming month.