Nubia Play 5G with 144Hz display, Snapdragon 765G Announced

An affordable gaming smartphone with 5G and 144Hz refresh rate

Gaming smartphones are getting popular smartphones these days. Last year, we saw Flagship smartphones like Black Shark 2 and Asus RoG phone 2. While they filled the gaming flagship lineup, there was a void in the mid-range segment.

Nubia has announced a new gaming smartphone in China dubbed, Nubia Play 5G. This is Nubia’s second gaming smartphone with a 144Hz refresh rate after RedMagic 5G. Nubia Play 5G is powered by the Snapdragon 765G SoC which is a 5G enabled, which makes it one of the cheapest 5G smartphone in the current market. It features a new ICE 2.5 liquid cooling system and there is a dedicated shoulder triggers specially designed for gamers.

Nubia Play 5G Specifications

  • Display: 6.5-inch FHD+ AMOLED panel with 144Hz refresh rate, 405PPI, 240Hz touch sampling rate
  • Processor: 7nm 2.4GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G, Adreno 620 GPU
  • RAM: 6/8GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • Storage: 128/256GB internal storage with UFS2.1
  • Rear Camera: 48MP(f/1.8) Sony IMX-582 primary camera, 12MP Ultra-wide angle camera, 8MP telephoto camera, 2MP depth sensor with Quad-camera setup and LED flash
  • Front Camera: 16MP front camera  with 1080p video recording
  • Battery: 5100mAH battery with 30W Quick charge 4.0
  • OS: Nubia UI 8.1 based Android 10
  • Security: In-display fingerprint scanner, Face unlock
  • Sensors: Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, CMOS image sensor, Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor
  • Specials: ICE2.5 liquid cooling system with 61mm liquid cooling tube, 3.5mm headphone jack, DTS audio processing
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n/n 5GHz, NFC, Bluetooth v5.0
  • Dimensions: 171.7 x 78.5 x 9.1mm
  • Weight: 210g
  • Colors: Colorful Black, Sea Blue

Also read: OPPO Find X2 Lite with 5G Announced 

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Pricing and Availability

  • Nubia Play 5G 6/128GB – ¥ 2399 (INR 25,999 approx.)
  • Nubia Play 5G 8/128GB – ¥ 2699 (NR 28,999 approx.)
  • Nubia Play 5G 8/256GB – ¥ 2999 (INR 32,499 approx.)

Nubia Play 5G will go on sale in China from April 24th. This smartphone is currently available only in China. There are rumours that this smartphone could be launched in India on July 23, 2020. We will keep you updated about the Indian launch date and price.

Also read: Motorola One Fusion+ Specifications Leaked

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