RedMagic 8S Pro unleashed on rest of world to lead Android gaming smartphone market in mid-2023

The 8S Pro has touched down on the worldwide stage as its OEM’s highest-end smartphone of 2023. To that finish, it’s in truth the 8 Pro from earlier in the yr, albeit one with upgrades to the Leading Version of that flagship smartphone’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor and an up to date ICE 12.0 cooling system reserved for it.
Accordingly, the 8 Pro and 8S Pro have the identical almost bezel-less, FHD/120Hz/1,300-nit show that delivers a “true full-screen” expertise thanks to a second-gen UDC selfie digicam. However, it’s pushed by a CPU and GPU at their highest potential speeds (3.36GHz and 719MHz respectively), for a efficiency enhance over the ‘authentic’ 8 Gen 2 rated at up to 33%, in the newer model. According to RedMagic, that ought to internet the consumer constant 59.9 fps “vivid, high quality” gaming for two hours straight.
The refreshed flagship smartphone’s battery also needs to have the option to deal with that, thanks to its market-leading 6,000mAh capability. Then once more, its Global Edition’s prime charging fee has been downgraded to 65W relatively than 165W as in the Chinese-market model. However, it makes up for that considerably by coming with its personal branded, GaN-enhanced energy brick in the field.
The 8S Pro additionally boasts class-leading LPDDR5X RAM and “3.5GB/s” UFS 4.0 inside storage – which was maxed out to 24GB and 1TB respectively on the gadget’s Chinese-market launch. Unfortunately, nonetheless, this ground-breaking configuration has not made it to the smartphone’s new worldwide model…subsequent yr, maybe.
Nevertheless, the RedMagic 8S Pro (Global) retains it fascinating by giving every of the RAM/storage SKUs it does have its personal colorway. The 12/256GB base mannequin comes in the smartphone’s Midnight (black) end, whereas the top-end 16/512GB choice comes in Platinum (silver).
The latter additionally will get its personal particular “Aurora” version that places the signature RedMagic RGB “centrifugal fan” on present by means of a window in its faux-transparent rear panel. The 8S Pro in Midnight has been priced at US$649/€649/£580, whereas the Platinum model is US$779/€779/£689, and the Aurora a bit extra at US$799/€799/£709.
Their availability in any respect these new costs is ready to begin on July 27, 2023 with the Early Bird part of its gross sales, adopted by an Early Access occasion on August 2 and open gross sales from the next day.
Don’t need to wait? Buy the prevailing RedMagic 8 Pro on Amazon.Deirdre O Donnell – Senior Tech Writer – 6515 articles revealed on Notebookcheck since 2018I grew to become an expert author and editor shortly after commencement. My levels are in biomedical sciences; nonetheless, they led to some expertise in the biotech space, which satisfied me of its potential to revolutionize our well being, atmosphere and lives in normal. This developed into an all-consuming curiosity in extra elements of tech over time: I can by no means write sufficient on the most recent electronics, devices and improvements. My different pursuits embrace imaging, astronomy, and streaming all of the issues. Oh, and low.

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