In a year when phone makers are pushing the boundaries of what you expect from a smartphone, the Red Magic 3 has one of the most surprising features of any smartphone announced in 2019 so far: an active cooling system with a fan that helps keep the phone cool when you’re using it for gaming.
Red Magic says pricing will be revealed closer to the launch date. But here’s a refresher on the phone’s specs:
- 6.65 inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 90 Hz refresh rate
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor
- Up to 12GB of RAM
- Up to 256GB of storage
- 5,000 mAh battery
- Up to 27W quick charge
- Front-facing stereo speakers + 3.5mm headphone jack
- 48MP rear camera
- 16MP front camera
In addition to the high screen refresh rate, the phone gets its gaming credentials courtesy of capacitive shoulder trigger buttons and the crazy cooling system that includes both liquid cooling and an internal fan.
It also has a an RGB light strip on the back, and set of pogo pins on one side that can be used to connect an optional docking station.
The phone will be available in the US, Canada, Europe, Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Macao, Singapore, and Taiwan.