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ZTE Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro: An Unmatched Gaming Experience?

ZTE Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro: An Unmatched Gaming Experience?

Looking for a high-performing gaming phone? Red Magic 8 Pro may be it! Despite its 2 years old phone, ZTE Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro is making rounds in the market once again as it provides an ultimate gaming experience. Let us explore its features, specs of the phone and reveal the current ZTE Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro price in Pakistan.

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The design of ZTE Red Magic 8 Pro may not seem appealing to most. It comes in a simple boxy shape with pointed edges. Particularly designed for gamers, this phone is slightly heavier than your average phone. Moreover, you will find the back of the phone labeled with the branding and some features. It has a metal frame at the center and a glass rear cover. Hence, Red magic 8 pro may not be the best catch design wise for an average user but some gamers may like its elegant design. 

Have a look at the table below to get a clearer idea of its design:

Dimensions164 x 76.4 x 8.9 mm
ColorsTitanium, Void, Matte
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5


As it is a gaming smartphone, ZTE Red Magic 8 Pro supports a full AMOLED screen for a fantastic display. Furthermore, the size of the display screen is 6.8 inches with a refresh rate of 120 Hz. Additionally, it is important to note that the phone has slightly different features for China from the international market as the 1B colors feature is for China only. 


Let us have a look at the display features in the table below:

Display Size6.8 inches
Resolution1116 x 2480 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~400 ppi density)
Display typeAMOLED, 1B colors (China only), 120Hz, 1300 nits (peak)


Patched with a three lens camera in the center at the rear, Red Magic 8 Pro’s 50 MP main camera can capture photographs with picturesque details. Instead of a notch or a punch hole selfie camera, it comes with a 16 MP under display front camera. This phone has reasonable cameras but cannot be called remarkable but don’t expect too much in terms of photography from this gaming phone.


Read more details about Red Magic 8 Pro’s camera here:

RearRear cameras50 MP, f/1.9, 25mm (wide), 1/1.57″, 1.0µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 120˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
Rear camera video8K@30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
Rear camera featuresLED flash, HDR, panorama
SelfieSelfie / front camera(s)16 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1.12µm, under display
Selfie / front camera video1080p@30/60fps


ZTE Nubia Magic 8 Pro is an 8th generation gaming phone featuring a fast-working chip. As it is built for gaming purposes, the chipset and operating system are reliable enough to run heavy games free of hassle. Moreover, it has a touch sampling rate of 960 Hz which marks its efficient gameplay performance.


Here’s a sneak peek into its performance features:

OSAndroid 13, Redmagic OS 6
ChipsetQualcomm SM8550-AB Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm)
CPUOcta-core (1×3.2 GHz Cortex-X3 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 & 3×2.0 GHz Cortex-A510)
GPUAdreno 740
Memory8GB RAM & 128GB/256GB Storage12GB RAM & 256GB Storage16GB RAM & 512GB Storage
Storage TypeUFS 4.0


An exciting feature in Red Magic 8 Pro is that the rear RGB lights come into play and synchronize with the gaming sounds. Hence, further enhancing the gaming experience. Besides that, the acoustic system is epic as it provides crisp details of every sound to boost the gameplay. 

Furthermore, the improved ICE 11.0 includes a double layer VC liquid cooling plate installed inside so your phone does not heat up while gaming. It’s like carrying your gaming console in your pocket at all times. How cool is that!

SoundStereo speakers
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e/7, tri-band, Wi-Fi DirectBluetooth (5.3, A2DP, LE)GPSNFCUSB Type-C 3.2 (China), 3.1 (International), OTG, accessory connector, DisplayPort
SensorsFingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Special FeatureGame Space Switch: Toggles special game mode on or offRGB Light: fully customizable lighting effects


Not one but two batteries! The dual batteries in Red Magic 8 Pro collectively provide 6000 mAh which provides enough juice for a relaxed usage. Each battery runs on 3000 mAh individually. In addition, the fast charging supports 65 W wired for ZTE Red Magic 8 Pro. This indicates that your phone can charge from 0 to 100 in only 43 minutes (as advertised).

Here are the details for the battery:

BatteryLi-Po 6000 mAh, non-removable
Charging80W wired, PD3.0, 100% in 35 min (advertised) – China65W wired, PD3.0, 100% in 43 min (advertised) – International

ZTE Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro Price in Pakistan

ZTE Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro price in Pakistan can range between Rs.145,000 and Rs.230,000. You can buy the ZTE Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro from OLX. However, since the phone is an expensive buy, you may be interested in checking out other mobile phones

Disclaimer: The price range may vary due to several factors including storage capacity, buying/selling source, PTA/Non-PTA approved and phone condition.

Final Verdict

In conclusion, the speciality of ZTE Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro lies in its gaming features. It is an excellent gaming buddy you can carry around in your hand. If you are a big fan of gaming, this is the phone for you. However, the price may be too much for what the phone offers.

What do you think about ZTE Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro? Will you buy it? Tell us in the comments below!

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