Developed together with Tencent Games, RedMagic announced today the newest iteration of its mobile gaming flagship line, the Tencent edition of RedMagic 6 and 6 Pro devices. Featuring an ultra smooth 165Hz refresh rate gaming display, a unique active cooling system and cutting-edge mobile gaming performance, the Tencent RedMagic 6 Series aims to bring a new level of performance to mobile gaming. The company also unveiled the first ever wearable product from RedMagic, the RedMagic Watch as well as other gaming accessories.
A Revolutionary Screen Brings an Unprecedented Display Experience
The Tencent RedMagic 6 and 6 Pro adopts the industry’s highest refresh rate AMOLED screen at 165Hz, which refreshes with 21 more frames a second than the 144Hz panels. It reduces the lag and makes visuals even smoother during, creating the industry’s smoothest and most stable screen display. The Tencent RedMagic 6 Series also supports Touch Choreographer, an intelligently adaptive technology that selects the most accurate refresh rate between 60Hz/90Hz/120Hz/165Hz based on your activity, resulting in a more comfortable visual experience and saving battery power. Users can also manually lock the screen refresh based on their own preferences and activity, such as when playing games.
The Tencent RedMagic 6 and RedMagic 6 Pro also features the industry’s highest touch sampling rate – with a single finger touch sampling rate of up to 500Hz and a multi-finger touch sampling rate of up to 360Hz. The response time is as low as 8ms, which makes the device extremely responsive, enabling players to hit and play faster and more accurately.
To ensure these truly incredible display speeds do not impact battery life, we implemented a mobile device CPHY-DSI Technology for the first time in the industry. Originally found in advanced video technologies like VR and AR, CPHY increases the transmission rate for high quality images by twice as much as before and uses 20-50% less power.
The display of RedMagic 6 Series Tencent Edition is also perfect for all kinds of entertainment. The visual experience is supreme. The 6.8” FHD+ AMOLED display also has a screen ratio of 20:9, a resolution of 2400*1080, and a screen-to-body ratio of 91.28%. The color performance is excellent with the stunning depth of color of 10bit and full DCI-P3. The peak brightness is 630 nits and the contrast ratio is as high as 1000000:1. Every detail is vivid and sharp even in sunlight. This display is also certificated by SGS for eye care, low smear, and high refresh rate. The 6th generation fingerprint sensor sits under the display and unlocks 50% faster compared to the last generation. Press, unlock, and play quickly and smoothly.
Upgraded to ICE 6.0 Cooling System Ensures Top Core Performance
Tencent RedMagic 6 series uses the new ICE 6.0 Multi-dimensional Cooling System with a built-in turbofan. The built-in high-speed centrifugal turbofan can reach up to an astounding 20,000 rpm and the canyon air duct design for airflow increases the air heat transfer coefficient by 500%. There’s also a large copper foil, covering the battery, while a vapor chamber (the world’s thinnest at 0.33mm) sits behind the motherboard, connected by thermal paste. Even the intense graphically demanding games run smooth and cold on Tencent RedMagic 6 Series.
The built-in turbo fan uses a brushless motor, is energy-saving and silent at only 28 decibels, and has a very long working life. It can work for up to 30,000 hours or for 10,000 days at 3 hours a day, about 27 years. This time, the fan blades are increased to 59, and are as thin as 0.1mm, and the maximum speed at the end of a blade is 14m/s. With the air heat transfer coefficient being increased by 500%, the CPU’s core temperature to be reduced by 16℃, ensuring continuous and stable output of the core performance.
The back of the RedMagic 6 Pro adopts an aero-grade heat dissipation ice blade design. The material selected is a high thermal conductivity aviation aluminum alloy material with a thermal conductivity of 200W/(mK). It greatly enhances the heat dissipation and thermal conductivity of the back cover, and can reduce the tactile temperature of the fuselage surface by 3-5 degrees on average.
Go a step further and complete the ultimate cooling solution with the new Dual-core Ice Dock. As the name implies, it is a dual system with dual fans and dual semiconductors for improved cooling. Not only does it keep the phone cool, but it looks cool too with its RGB lights and wing-shaped design, it’s a no-holds-bar cooling machine. Pair up with Bluetooth to control the fan and lights to fit your style and cooling needs.
Top Spec Supports Elite Gaming Adventure
The Tencent RedMagic 6 and Tencent RedMagic 6 Pro are empowered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888. The CPU part uses the latest Kryo 685 architecture and adds a new Cortex-X1 super large core and can clock up to 2.84GHz, increasing the CPU performance of Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 by 25%. The GPU architecture uses a new Adreno 660, which improves graphics rendering performance by 35%, enabling players to run complex scenes of large games smoothly without stuttering; The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor has a built-in Qualcomm’s sixth-generation AI engine, and the AI computing power has been greatly improved, capable of up to 26TOPS, and the performance per watt is 3 times higher than that of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.
The Tencent RedMagic 6 Series is equipped with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 Storage. Compared with dual-channel LPDDR4x memory, the I/O bandwidth of LPDDR5 has been increased from 3200Mbps to 5500Mbps, the speed has been increased by more than 50%, and the power consumption has been reduced by 20%. Faster application retrieval and caching speed, even if multiple apps are opened in the background, the phone can still run smoothly, without worrying about running into memory performance limitations. RedMagic gaming phone 6 Pro is also equipped with a new UFS3.1 flagship flash memory, supporting HS-G4 specifications, and has a single-channel bandwidth of 11.6Gbps, which is twice the performance of UFS 2.1. It has obvious speed advantages when running large games and smooth loading process; UFS3 .1 Flash memory also supports three new features: write enhancer, deep sleep and performance tuning notifications; the write enhancer aims to increase the write speed by using the simulated SLC cache to achieve the target write performance; deep sleep allows the device to enter a low-power state.
In terms of network, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G mobile platform integrates a complete 5G solution from Qualcomm’s third-generation 5G modem to the antenna-Snapdragon X60 5G modem and radio frequency system. It has stronger performance, wider coverage and higher
speeds. With many advantages such as lower latency, it can achieve a downlink rate of up to 7.5Gbps and an uplink rate of 3Gbps. It is the world’s fastest commercial 5G network speed, providing players with faster and more stable network connections.
The 5G solution uses dual-mode SA and NSA, supports n1/n3/n41/n77/n78 and other network frequency bands, allowing you to experience high-speed mobile communication anytime, anywhere. The average delay under 5G network is significantly lower than that of 4G network, allowing you to experience various mobile games smoothly. Compared with Wi-Fi 6, the enhanced version of Wi-Fi 6E adds a new frequency band of 6GHz in addition to the original 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequency bands. The frequency range is 5925-7125MHz, including 7 160MHz channels, 14 80MHz channels, 29 One 40MHz channel and 60 20MHz channels greatly increase the wireless transmission capacity. Currently, mobile phones that support Wi-Fi 6 enhanced versions have a maximum wireless rate of 3.6Gbps, which is 1200Mbps faster than Wi-Fi 6’s 2400Mbps and has lower latency.
RedMagic OS 4.0, Intelligent Software Optimization for a Fluid Experience
The Tencent RedMagic 6 Series edition adopts a deeply customized software system based on Android 11 version, and has carried out more than 100 in-depth game adaptations and optimizations to create the RedMagic OS 4.0. Based on the deep optimization of the software and hardware of the game’s bottom layer, Tencent RedMagic 6 series also cooperates with Tencent Games, using the SolarCore 3.1 gaming engine, bringing a better gaming experience.
RedMagic OS 4.0 can learn user habits and preloads frequently used applications in advance to achieve the effect of faster use. The intelligent scheduling of CPU, GPU and memory can quickly respond when performance is required, shortening loading times such as booting, application startup, game loading, and touch screen response; in addition, the rendering system can trigger related resources for scenes with different refresh rates to ensure a stable frame rate for high-refresh scenes, and intelligent power saving for low-refresh scenes.
RAM Boost memory compression technology, expands virtual memory, so that 12G memory is used like 18G memory. The more memory, the faster the system responses and the smoother the game.
Magic Write 2.0 is a fast read-write optimization patented technology developed exclusively by RedMagic. Through the intelligent classification of file content and characteristics, it can realize the systematic optimization of disk write synchronization and asynchronous mixed dispatch, taking into account asynchronous concurrency and serial writing. The long-lasting performance improvement brings faster, more stable and safe disk read and write performance. This time it has evolved to Magic Write 2.0. In addition to increasing the writing speed of small files by up to 10 times as fast, it also optimizes file reading and writing for Tencent applications such as WeChat and QQ, increasing the reading and writing speed by 50% and accelerating reading and writing.
RedMagic OS 4.0 also improves the Touch Choreographer feature which can make the frame rate more stable by up to 50%. The screen refresh rate is dynamically shifted and optimized in real-time, bringing it down or up as needed, cycling through 60Hz, 90Hz, 120Hz, 165Hz. So you’ll always get the smoothest experience without worrying about screen tearing or battery life. Through the all-round performance optimizations and upgrades of Red Magic OS 4.0, the game performance and user experience of RedMagic phones have been maximized.
The RedMagic 6 Series Tencent edition is also empowered by Tencent’s Solar Core game engine, which solves the three major pain points of competitive mobile game response speed, frame rate stability, and network latency.
Other Key Points:
● 400Hz Dual Pro Shoulder Triggers;
● Game Boost Switch button and Game Space 2.1;
● Tencent RedMagic 6 Pro has 4500mAh dual cell battery with 120W quick charging, fully
charged only takes 17 minutes; and Tencent RedMagic 6 has 5050mAh battery with
66W quick charging;
● Triple camera setup with Neovision AI photography;
● Better audio experience with gaming 3 mic, dual smart PA, DTS Ultra X. And 3.5mm
● Classic gaming aesthetic design with RGB light strip.
CN Pricing and Availability
Tencent RedMagic 6 starts from:
● 8+128 GB ￥3,799
Tencent RedMagic 6 Pro starts from:
● 12+128 GB ￥4,399
Pre-order starts from March 4th and open sale starts from March 11th.
E-sport Accessories: RedMagic Watch, Gaming Adaptor, and the 65W GaN Charger
RedMagic also brought out new smart wearable tech this time – the RedMagic Watch. It uses a 1.39-inch round high-definition retina screen, a Gorilla glass dial and a corrosion-resistant alloy case material, and the body weighing only 30g also supports 5ATM waterproof function. In terms of functionality, the RedMagic Watch also supports 16 mainstream sports modes such as running, cycling, basketball, mountaineering, and swimming, and has built-in GPS positioning, heart rate and blood oxygen monitoring and sleep analysis functions. Not only that, the RedMagic Watch also pioneered the football mode, which can not only records the user’s running distance, trajectory graph, heart rate changes, pace and other indicators on the field, but also automatically generates a football heat distribution graph to find out the user’s best defense position with offensive habits. At the same time, thanks to the advanced dual-architecture processor and built-in AI algorithm, the RedMagic Watch can also achieve a 15-day long battery life performance, which truly frees users from the “fear of battery life” of traditional smartwatch products.
RedMagic also brought the gaming adaptor which can provide up to three port expansions, for the simultaneous use of 165Hz DP 1.4 output high-brush projection, PD charging, and 3.5mm headphone output. The RedMagic GaN charger has also launched a new color matching version this time. Based on the 65W high output and 2C1A three-interface design, it also brings users more personalized choices.