At the beginning of the year, the RedMagic 8 Pro gaming smartphone made its debut, and now its sister model, the RedMagic 8S Pro, has hit the market, boasting similar yet upgraded key specifications and features. Powered by the modern Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 octa-core SoC, this WiFi 7 phone clocks at an impressive 3.36 GHz, surpassing its predecessor’s 3.2 GHz. Accompanied by 12 or 16 GB of LPDDR5X RAM, the computing unit ensures smooth and seamless performance.
The ICE 12 cooling system, equipped with a fan, effectively maintains the phone’s temperature during intense gaming sessions. Running on the RedMagic OS 8.0, based on Android 13, the 256 or 512 GB UFS 4.0 hard drive ensures ample storage for all your gaming needs.
The AMOLED touch display, measuring 6.8 inches diagonally, presents stunning visuals with a resolution of 1116×2480 pixels (FHD+, 20:9) and a maximum refresh rate of 120 Hz. Achieving a peak brightness of 1300 cd/m² and covering 100 percent of the DCI-P3 color space with a DeltaE value of less than 1, the screen offers an immersive gaming experience, protected by Gorilla Glass.
The RedMagic 8S Pro 5G features a triple-camera setup on the back with 50 MP, 8 MP, and 2 MP sensors, and a 16 MP front-facing camera for stunning selfies.
Powered by a 6000 mAh battery, the WiFi 7 phone ensures lasting power, and with the included 65-watt charger, it can be fully recharged in just 35 minutes. The device also sports dual speakers with DTS:X, a fingerprint sensor, and mesmerizing RGB lighting on the back. Offering a comprehensive range of interfaces, including 5G, Bluetooth 5.3, Nano-SIM, NFC, USB-C 3.1, Wi-Fi 7, and a headphone jack, the RedMagic 8S Pro leaves no connectivity options behind.
RedMagic 8S Pro price and release date
|REDMAGIC 8S Pro Smartphone 5G, 120Hz Gaming Phone, 6.8" Full Screen, Under Display Camera, 6000mAh...||$799.00||Buy on Amazon|
|REDMAGIC 8S Pro Smartphone 5G, 120Hz Gaming Phone, 6.8" Full Screen, Under Display Camera, 6000mAh...||$969.00 $899.00||Buy on Amazon|
RedMagic 8S Pro specifications
- Display: 6.8-inch (2480 x 1116 pixels) Full HD+ OLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, up to 960Hz touch sampling rate, 10-bit color depth and 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, up to 1300 nits brightness, DC dimming, 1440Hz PWM dimming
- SoC: Up to 3.36GHz Octa Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Leading Version 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 740 GPU
- RAM+ROM: 12GB / 16GB LPDDR5X RAM with 256GB / 512GB (UFS 4.0)
- OS: Android 13 with Redmagic OS 8.0
- Features: In-display fingerprint sensor with heart rate detection, 3.5mm audio jack, Stereo speakers, Dual Smart PA, 3 mics, Dual SIM
- Rear camera: 50MP 1/1.57 Samsung GN5 sensor, 8MP 120-degree ultra-wide lens, 2MP macro camera
- Front camera: 16MP under-display front-facing camera with OmniVision OV16A1Q sensor
- Connectivity: 5G NSA /SA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz + 6GHz), Bluetooth 5.3, GPS (L1/L5)+ GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC
- Battery: 6000mAh battery, 65W fast charging
- Dimensions: 163.98 × 76.35 × 8.9 mm
- Weight: 228g
In other news, Samsung recently unveiled its much-anticipated Galaxy Z Flip5 (Hands-On) and Galaxy Z Fold5 (Hands-On) foldable smartphones. The Z Flip5 impresses with a larger external screen, a new hinge allowing complete flat-folding, and software enhancements, while the Z Fold5 boasts a slimmer and lighter design, along with a refined folding mechanism that significantly reduces screen wrinkles by 80%. These innovative smartphones are set to elevate the user experience to new heights.