Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro Plus Price: The starting price of the Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro Plus (black color) with 12GB RAM + 256GB storage is $899 (€899) but the Transparent model with similar storage is sold for $959 (€899). The Red Magic 8 Pro+ with its under-display camera tech is one of the best gaming smartphones from ZTE in 2023.
As one of the best gaming phones of the year, this phone comes with lots of interesting features. So, along with sharing the Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro Plus price, we’ll also be sharing with you details of its specifications, launch date, and where to buy.
Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro Plus
Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro+ is a premium gaming smartphone from ZTE/Nubia. It is the successor/upgrade of the Red Magic 7S Pro released by the company early this year. This phone shares some similar features as the Red Magic 7S Pro but now features a chipset with newer CPU cores and a more powerful GPU.
Chipset, CPU, and GPU
For its performance, the Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro+ features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. This is a 5G chipset that is built on TSMC’s second-generation 4nm process technology. It features an octa-core CPU and the Adreno 740 GPU. The CPU has one 3.2GHz Cortex-X3 performance core, two 2.8GHz Cortex-A715 prime cores, two 2.8GHz Cortex-A710 prime cores, and three 2.0GHz Cortex-A510 efficiency cores.
The chipset in this phone is powerful and features a fast 5G MODEM, fast Wi-Fi, and a powerful ISP and AI engine. The Red Magic 8 Pro+ has:
- ISP: Qualcomm Spectra packs 18-bit triple Cognitive ISPs and an Always-Sensing camera with AI.
- AI Engine: AI Engine which includes the Qualcomm Hexagon Processor.
- 5G MODEM: Snapdragon X70 5G Modem-RF system is equipped with Qualcomm 5G AI Processor, Qualcomm Smart Transmit, and Qualcomm 5G PowerSave
- Wi-Fi: Qualcomm FastConnect 7800 Mobile Connectivity System.
Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro Plus has a triple rear camera system and a single front camera. It has a 50MP main camera that is supported by an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP macro lens, and a 16MP selfie camera. The 16MP front camera is placed under the display of the phone.
The 50MP main camera can record steady videos in 8K resolution while the 16MP front camera can record videos in 1080p resolution. Other camera features are Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama, gyro-EIS, etc.
Display, Design, and Durability
Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro Plus has a 6.8-inch AMOLED display with FHD+ 1080 x 2400 pixels display resolution that supports a 120Hz refresh rate. The front screen is flat, has very tiny bezels, and has an under-display camera technology. This allows users to have access to the full screen as there is no punch-hole or cut-out notch on the screen.
The smartphone is made of a Glass front, glass back, and aluminum frame. It has an Aviation aluminum middle frame and the display is protected by Gorilla Glass. The rear camera module is located in the top center, the REDMAGIC text is written in the middle of the rear pane while the REDMAGIC logo is printed on the bottom of the rear panel.
This smartphone has Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) and stereo speakers (one at the bottom the other at the top). The volume and power buttons are on the right side of the frame while the USB Type-C port and microphone are at the bottom frame of the phone. It has no microSD card slot but there is a 3.5mm headphone jack port.
RAM, Storage, and Battery
Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro Plus comes in two storage models. It has 12GB RAM + 256GB storage and 16GB RAM + 512GB storage. The phone is also expected to have a 1TB storage version. But none of the models have a microSD card slot and hence users can’t expand the storage.
The battery inside the phone is a 5,000mAh battery and it supports 165W wired fast charging. It does not support wireless charging and you can charge the phone from 0 to 100% in less than 15 minutes using the 165W wired charger.
Software and Other Features
Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro Plus boots Redmagic UI based on Android 13 out of the box. This gaming phone will get about three years of major software updates and security patches from ZTE/Nubia. You can download and install apps from the Google Play Store on this phone and even download major updates over OTA. Other features available are:
- Fingerprint (under display, optical)
- USB Type-C 3.0, USB On-The-Go
- Pressure-sensitive zones (520Hz touch-sensing)
- Built-in cooling fan
- Aviation aluminum middle frame
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Bluetooth 5.3, A2DP, LE
- 3.5mm headphone jack port
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, etc.
Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro Plus Specifications
|Display Features||120Hz, HDR10+|
|Software||Android 13, Redmagic UI|
|Chipset||Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 5G|
|Back Camera||50MP + 8MP + 2MP|
|RAM||up to 16GB|
|Storage||up to 1TB|
|Network||2G, 3G, 4G & 5G|
|Colors||Black & Transparent|
Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro Plus Price
The Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro Plus Price is about $899 for the model with 12GB RAM and 256GB of storage while the model with 16GB RAM + 512GB storage is sold for $1039. Available colors are Black and Cyber Neon and could also have a transparent model too.
For those living in Canada, the Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro Plus Price in Canada is C$1249 for the 12GB + 256GB model and C$1444 for the 16GB + 512GB model. Details of how to buy the Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro+ are available in the table below.
Buy Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro Plus
|Red Magic 8 Pro+||Price|
|Buy on Giztop||$899.00|
Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro Plus Launch Date
The Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro+ was launched in China on December 26, 2022. Preorders for the smartphone start immediately and the phone is expected to start shipping out by January 2023. Details of how and where to buy this new Red Magic 8 Pro+ are available in the table above. But tell us, what do you think of the Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro Plus price? Let us know via the comment section below.