Nubia has announced the Red Magic TWS gaming headset in a post by the company’s president on the Chinese microblogging site Weibo. The Nubia Red Magic headphones feature true wireless connectivity and promise an ultra-low latency mode with a delay of only 39ms when used with specific models of Nubia Red Magic gaming smartphones. No other details have been revealed for now, such as the price, availability, and possible plans to launch the headsets outside of the local Nubian market, but the new true wireless gaming headsets could be officially released soon.
The new gaming headsets were announced by Ni Fei, president of Nubia, on his verified Weibo page. The post includes a short video of the headphones with the LED lights on the headphones and the charging case pulsing. The design is similar to what we’ve seen before on Nubia Red Magic gaming smartphones, like the Nubia Red Magic 3S (Review), which launched in India last year priced at Rs. 35,999 onwards.
The idea of gaming-optimized wireless headsets isn’t new, and many manufacturers offer game modes that offer reduced latency to allow for a shorter delay in audio streaming when playing games on a smartphone or tablet. However, the Nubia Red Magic TWS gaming headset appears to be the first such model designed entirely for use while gaming, and is intended to be used as an accessory for the company’s Red Magic gaming smartphone series.
A key feature in the Nubia Red Magic gaming headsets promoted in the Weibo post is low-latency audio streaming, which promises a delay of just 39ms when used with select Nubia smartphones. This will ensure there is very little sound delay, allowing smartphone players to quickly hear sound effects in games.
Corded headsets are generally preferred for gaming as this ensures that there are no delays in audio streaming, an important aspect of being able to effectively compete in games like PUBG Mobile and Fortnite.
There are no other details about the Nubia Red Magic gaming headset available at the moment, and it’s unclear when or if the product will launch in India. True wireless headphones like the Realme Buds Q and Redmi Earbuds S offer game modes, but with a significantly longer delay of around 120ms.
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