After Razer Phone and Xiaomi Black Shark, a new smartphone dedicated to gamers is going to be announced on April 19. It will be called Nubia Red Devil (or Magic), and today ZTE’s sub-brand has published a render which shows the handset partially. The image has been published by Ni Fei on Weibo. In the image, we can see just a small part of the device which should be the bottom right corner, but it gives important details about its design. Given the presence of a U-shaped antenna band on the border, we can deduce that Nubia Red Devil has a full metal unibody design.
The company logo has been placed on the right side of the back cover and the phone has round corners and a curved metal frame. Near the corner of the device, there is a weird element which seems to be either a hole or a fender, but Ni Fei has not revealed why it is there. This phone is expected to come with an innovative cooling system. According to rumors, while Xiaomi Black Shark has a liquid cooling system, Nubia Red Devil may sport an air cooling system with integrated fans. And what you see in the image might be a hole to make the heat come out of the handset.
On the frame, there is another hole which should be the microphone. Given that it is a gaming phone, Nubia Red Devil will be one of the most powerful smartphones out there. It will be released with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset running at a max frequency of 2.9 GHz, and the SoC should be paired with up to 8 GB of RAM. Its display is expected to be a 6-inch panel with an 18:9 aspect ratio showing images at a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The handset is also expected to boast frontally-mounted stereo speakers.