RedMagic 8S Pro front and back

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  • nubia has announced the REDMAGIC 8S Pro gaming phone.
  • It’s equipped with an overclocked Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, a cooling fan, and a huge battery.
  • The company also has a Pro Plus variant with 24GB of RAM and 1TB of storage.

The nubia REDMAGIC gaming phones are often the most powerful smartphones in a given year, owing to top-flight internals and fantastic cooling features. Now, the company has launched the REDMAGIC 8S Pro, and this looks like the most powerful smartphone of 2023.

The brand confirmed last week that the new phone is equipped with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Leading Version, which is virtually identical to the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy SoC seen in the Galaxy S23 series. That means you’re getting a peak 3.36GHz CPU clock speed and 719MHz GPU speed, compared to the standard chip’s 3.2GHz and 680MHz respectively.