The next Nubia Red Magic gaming phone has two confirmed features: 5G and a maximum refresh rate of 144Hz on the phone’s screen.
That’s according to an official Weibo publication from Nubia’s CEO Ni Fei, which listed several screen refresh rates, from 60Hz at the bottom to 90Hz, 120Hz and up to 144Hz. And since the executive called the device “Red Magic 5G phone” in the publication, we can only assume that the phone will connect to the next generation mobile network.
The latter is not too surprising given that Fei revealed that the next flagship of the phone manufacturer will pack a Snapdragon 865 chipset according to GSM Arena, which has 5G support by default, we assume it will be paired with a Snapdragon X55 modem with 5G connection.
While players’ phones have used screens with higher refresh rates before, the 2018 Razer Phone 2 boasted a 120Hz refresh rate, commercial phones have begun to catch up, with Google Pixel 4 as the Last to include a 90Hz screen.
Not to be left behind, OnePlus continued on the 90Hz screens on their 2019 phones with a ad In Weibo, he is working to introduce 120Hz screens on his future phones … the same day Nubia declared that his next Red Magic phone will point to 144Hz.
That high rate, which effectively updates the screen 144 times per second, is typical of desktop computer screens marketed by players. But apparently it far exceeds the human ability to notice the difference on such a small screen.
In games, of course, response time is everything, so it is not surprising that Nubia attracts players with this benefit on their next phone.