The latest generation of smart phones are more then capable of playing some amazing games, but few smartphones can bill themselves as pure gaming smartphones. The new RedMagic 5S gaming smartphone was designed to be a full featured gaming smartphone and not only boasts some amazing specs but some functional features to set it apart when it comes to mobile gaming.
What is the RedMagic 5S?
The RedMagic 5S at it’s core is an Android 10 Smartphone built to handle intense games while having the technology called Trinity Cooling. Red Magic OS V3.5 (Based on Android 10) also sports what they call GPU BOOST and is optimized for gaming more than the stock Android OS.
The RedMagic 5S comes in 2 models which include the Sonic Silver which sports 8GB UFS 3.1 and 128GB LPDDR5 or the Pulse which rocks 12GB UFS 3.1 and 256GB LPDDR5
The RedMagic 5S boasts about their ICE 4.0 active liquid-cooling turbo fan system, this combination of liquid-cooling and a turbo fan that spins up to 15,000rpm as well as advanced heat transfer material which is the new ICE Ag silver plate keeps this mobile phone cooler under the most intensive gameplay sessions.
RedMagic 5S Core Specs
- CPU: Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 865+X55M
- CPU Cores: KryoTM 585
- CPU Clock Speed: up to 2.84GHz
- GPU: AdrenoTM 650
- Qualcomm® 5th Gen AI Engine 2x more powerful performance compared to previous generations
- Dual Mode 5G
- UFS 3.1 Storage + LPDDR RAM – Up to 12GB + 256GB depending on model
- 4,500mAh Battery with up to 55W Quick Charge
- Exclusive Gaming Optimization
- 6.65″ AMOLED display with 144Hz refresh rate
- 320Hz shoulder triggers
RedMagic 5S Connectivity Specs
SA+NSA: 5GFull Netcom SA+NSA,Dual SIM & Dual Standby
5G: NR n41/n78
Wi-Fi: WiFi 6 2×2 MIMO
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.1
RedMagic 5S Cameras and Sensors
Sensors: Sony IMX686, HI846, OV02A10
Wide Angle: 78.3°+120°+78° Pixel Size: 0.8um+1.12um+1.75um
Slow Motion: 1080P at 240fps, 720P at 480fps
Super Night Mode: Clearer pictures with low light
Pixel Size: 1.12um
Video shooting: the rear cameras support 4K
at 60fps/30fps, 1080P at 60fps/30fps, 720P at
30fps; the front camera supports 1080P/720P at
Fingerprint, G-sensor, Electronic Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light Sensor, Sensor Hub.
RedMagic 5G Other Info
Ports: USB 3.0, Type-C, Dual nano-SIM slot, 3.5mm Audio Jack
AUDIO SUPPORTED FORMATS:
Playback: MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, WAV, FLAC, APE, OGG, MIDI, Recording: WAV, AAC, AMR
IMAGE SUPPORTED FORMATS:
Playback: JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF, DNG
VIDEO SUPPORTED FORMATS:
Playback: 3GP, ASF, AVI, DAT, FLV, M2TS, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPG, MTS, RM, RMVB, TS, VOB, WEBM, WMV.
● Shoulder Trigger Buttons: 320Hz touch sampling rate, dual pressure touch buttons
● RGB Light: fully customizable light effects
● Magic Adapter: with internet port, 3.5mm headphone port and charging port
● Picture in picture 4.0: floating screen for improved multi-tasking
● Dual Stereo Speakers – Super Linear speakers
● Dual SmartPA
● DTS: X Ultra
● 7.1-channel surround sound
● 4D Shock with realistic vibration feedback
● Touch Choreographer – compensates in-game frame-rates to prevent stutter
and keep the frame rate stable and smooth.
Included in the RedMagic 5S Box
RedMagic 5S phone x 1
Power adapter x 1
Type-C data cable x 1
SIM tray ejector x 1
What Games Can You Play on the RedMagic 5S?
To really help showoff the power of the RedMagic 5S smartphone the company listed a guideline of what games really test which features of the phone which include that you have to see for yourself how Vain Glory, Dead Trigger 2 looks at 144hz on a mobile screen. Or that Fortnight and PUBG Mobile, COD Mobile give you an edge on mobile devices with the shoulder triggers while the feedback from the 4D vibration really make it feel like a force feedback controller.
There is no game on the Google Play store you can’t play on this Smartphone, and with full multi-tasking capability you can use mobile apps like Streamlabs OBS to stream your games directly from mobile to Twitch so you can become a mobile game streamer too. Popular mobile games to stream include COD Mobile, PUBG Mobile, Black Desert Mobile or other MOBA/MMO mobile games.
You have macro tools at your disposal, can use WhatsApp or Discord while actively inside a game with the floating screen multi-task option for example.
RedMagic 5S Accessories
You also have a variety of accessories for your RedMagic 5S phone and I highly recommend you get the 55W PD Quick Charger for much faster charging and the protective case. The Ice Dock also is unique in how it acts as a cooling system for mobile gaming while tethered drastically reducing the heat even further so that you can game longer.
Convinced? Get the RedMagic 5S Now and start your epic mobile gaming journey.
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