A thorough review on the differences and variations between the Galaxy A90 5G and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3. We dived deep into these two smartphone.

Created date: 09/03/2019, 21:05:05, Updated date: 10/01/2019, 11:57:38

Galaxy A90 5GZTE nubia Red Magic 3
Galaxy A90 5GZTE nubia Red Magic 3

Are you having trouble comparing the differences in features and performance of the Galaxy A90 5G and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3, or unsure about their differences in ease-of-use, and wondering which to buy? We did a deep-dive comparison of the features, specs, and capabilities of these two smartphone, and provided our rating of which one was a better buy.

Galaxy A90 5GZTE nubia Red Magic 3
Galaxy A90 5G

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General rating:

80.5/100

(The 44th of all smartphones)

78.1/100

(The - of all smartphones)

Holding comfort
59/100
53/100
Weight
49/100
47/100
Screen size
91/100
91/100
Display quality
83/100
81/100
Battery life
81/100
83/100
Processing power
96/100
98/100
Memory capacity
93/100
99/100
Storage capacity
90/100
91/100
Rear camera performance
97/100
97/100
Front camera performance
97/100
75/100

Galaxy A90 5G and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3, performance comparison.

Galaxy A90 5G and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3 size comparison. Which to choose?

The size of the body has a big influence on the ease of carrying and one-handed operation. The narrower the width, the easier it is to firmly grasp and hold, but you also have to take into account the device's thickness. Also, if the width and height are smaller, its easier to operate one-handed since its easier to extend your fingers. On the contrary, if the width and height are large, it's difficult to fit in your pocket and is bulky even when put in a bag, and portability is impaired.

The Galaxy A90 5G has a width of 30.1 in (76.4 mm), a length of 64.9 in (164.8 mm), and a thickness of 3.3 in (8.4 mm).Also, the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3 has a width of 30.9 in (78.5 mm), a length of 67.6 in (171.7 mm), and a thickness of 3.8 in (9.7 mm).

Comparing the width and thickness of the body, the Galaxy A90 5G is smaller and more compact compared to the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3. For that reason, the Galaxy A90 5G is easier to grip firmly and carry one-handed than the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3. For that reason, we recommend the Galaxy A90 5G.

Comparing the width and thickness of the body, there isn't a large difference in size between the Galaxy A90 5G and the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3. For that reason their one-handed operability, portability, and bulkiness when carried is about the same. That's why I think it's better to compare them in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

Comparing the overall size of the two devices, there isn't a big difference in size between the Galaxy A90 5G and the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3. For that reason the ease of carrying and use with one hand is about the same for both. That's why it is better to compare the two in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreDimensions (width x height x thickness)
Galaxy A90 5G59/10030.1 in (76.4 mm) x 64.9 in (164.8 mm) x 3.3 in (8.4 mm)
ZTE nubia Red Magic 353/10030.9 in (78.5 mm) x 67.6 in (171.7 mm) x 3.8 in (9.7 mm)

Galaxy A90 5G and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3, which is more comfortable to hold? Weight comparison

The weight of the device affects hand fatigue and the burden placed upon the wrist. The lighter it is, the longer you'll be able to operate the device without tiring. Also, if the burden placed on the wrist is lower, you'll be able to use the device more comfortably. However if the weight isn't right for you, it could place more of a burden on your body, causing you to feel stress.

The weight of the Galaxy A90 5G is about 7.3 oz (206 g), and the weight of the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3 is about 7.6 oz (215 g).Comparing the weight of the two devices, there isn't much difference in weight between the Galaxy A90 5G and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3. That's why the likelihood of fatigue in the fingers and wrists after extended use is about the same for both. That's why it is better to compare the two in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreWeight
Galaxy A90 5G49/1007.3 oz (206 g)
ZTE nubia Red Magic 347/1007.6 oz (215 g)

Galaxy A90 5G and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3, whose display is easier to use?

The size of the screen affects usability and screen visibility. A larger screen means larger letters and buttons on apps, so the user is less likely to tap adjacent buttons by mistake. In addition, the user can enjoy a more intense experience when playing games and watching videos.

The Galaxy A90 5G has a 6.7 inch display. Also, the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3 has a 6.65 inch display.Comparing the screen size, there is a negligible difference in screen size between the Galaxy A90 5G and the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3. As a result, the app buttons on both are equally easy to press. We recommend comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreDisplay size
Galaxy A90 5G91/1006.7 inch
ZTE nubia Red Magic 391/1006.65 inch

Galaxy A90 5G and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3, which has a clearer display?

Pixel density affects picture quality, and the higher the pixel density, the better the picture quality, which means the user can gain more enjoyment from games and videos. In addition, higher picture quality decreases eyestrain, which means that the user will experience less eye fatigue after prolonged use.

The resolution on the Galaxy A90 5G is 1080 x 2400, and pixel density is 392ppi. Also, the resolution on the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3 is 1080 x 2340, and pixel density is 387ppi.Comparing the pixel count, the difference in pixel density between the Galaxy A90 5G and the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3 is negligible. As a result, they are both evenly matched in terms of picture quality and easiness on the eyes. Therefore, we recommend comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScorePixel density
Galaxy A90 5G83/100392ppi
ZTE nubia Red Magic 381/100387ppi

Galaxy A90 5G and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3, a summary of the differences in battery life.

Battery performance greatly affects battery life, but greater battery capacity does not necessarily mean greater battery life, since battery efficiency should also be considered. Bigger screens and higher CPU performance will mean the batteries are depleted more quickly.

The Galaxy A90 5G is 4500mAh, and the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3 is 5000mAh.Regarding battery capacity, there is a negligible difference in battery capacity between the Galaxy A90 5G and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3. Since both have roughly equal battery life, you are better off comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreBattery capacity
Galaxy A90 5G81/1004500mAh
ZTE nubia Red Magic 383/1005000mAh

Galaxy A90 5G and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3, which has better CPU?

CPU performance affects the ability to process programs, and the ability to process programs is determined by the product of the number of cores in the CPU and the CPU frequency. The higher this performance is, the more smoothly apps and games will run, and with low performance apps and games become heavy and stress is experienced.

The Galaxy A90 5G's CPU is a Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855, with performance measured at 2.84GHz+2.42GHz×8(OctaCore).Also, the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3's CPU is a Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855, with performance measured at 2.84GHz+2.42GHz×8(OctaCore).Comparing CPU performance, there is almost no difference in the specs of the Galaxy A90 5G and the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3. For that reason the level of smoothness felt when using apps and comfortable handling of games is about the same. For that reason it is better to compare them in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreCPU specs
Galaxy A90 5G96/1002.84GHz+2.42GHz×8(OctaCore)
ZTE nubia Red Magic 398/1002.84GHz+2.42GHz×8(OctaCore)

Galaxy A90 5G and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3, what's the difference in memory capacity?

RAM affects multitasking ability and the stability of apps. The larger the amount of RAM is, the more stability there will be even in situations where multiple apps are running simultaneously, allowing for comfortable use. In addition, animation will be more smooth, and apps will be less likely to freeze or crash. Also, without sufficient RAM, there are games you won't be able to run, so it is necessary to be careful.

The weight of the Galaxy A90 5G is 8GB and the weight of the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3 is 12GB.Comparing the devices in terms of RAM, the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3 has more RAM than the Galaxy A90 5G, with a difference of about 4.0GB. For that reason the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3 allows for smoother multitasking than the Galaxy A90 5G, and apps are less likely to crash. In addition the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3 allows for smoother enjoyment of 3D games and VR. For this reason, we recommend the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3.

ScoreRAM size
Galaxy A90 5G93/1008GB
ZTE nubia Red Magic 399/10012GB

Galaxy A90 5G and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3, which has more data storage?

Storage capacity affects the amount of data that is capable of being stored. The larger the storage capacity, the more pictures you can take and the more applications you can install. In addition, if your smartphone accepts SD cards, then you can increase its storage capacity. However, there are performance related drawbacks, including a slower data transfer rate than the primary memory, and you cannot transfer all your data on the card, so be warned.

The data storage capacity of the Galaxy A90 5G is 128GB. Also the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3 is 256GB.Regarding storage capacity, there is a negligible difference in storage capacity between the Galaxy A90 5G and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3. As a result, you can save roughly the same amount of pictures, and install roughly the same amount of applications, on either phone. You are better off comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreStorage size
Galaxy A90 5G90/100128GB
ZTE nubia Red Magic 391/100256GB

Galaxy A90 5G and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3 rear camera performance comparison. Which has a higher resolution?

One factor that determines the performance of the exterior camera located on the back of the device (the rear/back camera) is the pixel count. The larger the pixel count, the higher the resolution of the pictures you can take, and the cleaner the pictures will look when printed.

Galaxy A90 5G has a 48 MP main camera. Also, ZTE nubia Red Magic 3 has a 48 MP main camera.Comparing rear camera performance, the Galaxy A90 5G and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3 have approximately the same pixel count. As a result, they can both take pictures and shoot videos of roughly the same quality. Therefore, we recommend comparing the two based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreRear-camera resolution
Galaxy A90 5G97/10048 MP
ZTE nubia Red Magic 397/10048 MP

Galaxy A90 5G and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3, whose front camera has a better picture quality?

One factor that determines the performance of the exterior camera located on the front of the device (the in/front camera) is the pixel count. The larger the pixel count, the higher the resolution of the pictures you can take, and the cleaner the pictures will look when printed.

Galaxy A90 5G has an 32 MP front camera and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3 has an 16 MP front camera.Comparing rear camera performance, the front camera of the Galaxy A90 5G has a much higher pixel count compared to the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3, with a roughly 16.0 MP difference. As a result, the Galaxy A90 5G is more suited than the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3 for shooting videos and taking pictures. If you are looking for a smartphone that is suited for shooting high resolution selfies which will look clean when printed, we recommend the Galaxy A90 5G over the ZTE nubia Red Magic 3.

ScoreFront-camera resolution
Galaxy A90 5G97/10032 MP
ZTE nubia Red Magic 375/10016 MP

Detailed comparison of Galaxy A90 5G and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3.

Comparison for body size.

ImageProduct nameReviewbody size

Galaxy A90 5G

Score

49.1Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.1 in (76.4 mm) x 64.9 in (164.8 mm) x 3.3 in (8.4 mm)

ZTE nubia Red Magic 3

Score

44.5Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.9 in (78.5 mm) x 67.6 in (171.7 mm) x 3.8 in (9.7 mm)

Comparison for body weight.

ImageProduct nameReviewbody weight

Galaxy A90 5G

Score

49.1Weight:7.3 oz (206 g)

ZTE nubia Red Magic 3

Score

47.8Weight:7.6 oz (215 g)

Comparison for screen size.

ImageProduct nameReviewscreen size

Galaxy A90 5G

Score

91.2Display size:6.7 inch

ZTE nubia Red Magic 3

Score

91.1Display size:6.65 inch

Comparison for RAM capacity.

ImageProduct nameReviewRAM capacity

Galaxy A90 5G

Score

93.4RAM size:8GB

ZTE nubia Red Magic 3

Score

99.0RAM size:12GB

Comparison for storage size.

ImageProduct nameReviewstorage size

Galaxy A90 5G

Score

90.0Storage size:128GB

ZTE nubia Red Magic 3

Score

91.5Storage size:256GB

Comparison for battery.

ImageProduct nameReviewbattery

Galaxy A90 5G

Score

81.5Battery capacity:4500mAh

ZTE nubia Red Magic 3

Score

83.0Battery capacity:5000mAh

Comparison for rear-camera resolution.

ImageProduct nameReviewrear-camera resolution

Galaxy A90 5G

Score

97.8Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

ZTE nubia Red Magic 3

Score

97.8Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

Comparison for front-camera resolution.

ImageProduct nameReviewfront-camera resolution

Galaxy A90 5G

Score

97.8Front-camera resolution:32 MP

ZTE nubia Red Magic 3

Score

75.4Front-camera resolution:16 MP

Comparison for grip.

ImageProduct nameReviewgrip

Galaxy A90 5G

Score

49.1Color:White,black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.1 in (76.4 mm) x 64.9 in (164.8 mm) x 3.3 in (8.4 mm), Weight:7.3 oz (206 g)

ZTE nubia Red Magic 3

Score

46.2Color:Black,red,camouflage,blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.9 in (78.5 mm) x 67.6 in (171.7 mm) x 3.8 in (9.7 mm), Weight:7.6 oz (215 g)

Comparison for screen cleanliness.

ImageProduct nameReviewscreen cleanliness

Galaxy A90 5G

Score

83.1Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2400, Pixel density:392ppi

ZTE nubia Red Magic 3

Score

81.9Display type:AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:387ppi

Comparison for performance.

ImageProduct nameReviewperformance

Galaxy A90 5G

Score

96.3OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855, CPU specs:2.84GHz+2.42GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB

ZTE nubia Red Magic 3

Score

98.4OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855, CPU specs:2.84GHz+2.42GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:12GB

Galaxy A90 5G and ZTE nubia Red Magic 3, performance comparison by specification sheet.

Galaxy A90 5GZTE nubia Red Magic 3
ImageGalaxy A90 5GZTE nubia Red Magic 3
MakerSamsungZTE
Release date9, 20195, 2019
Colorwhite,blackblack,red,camouflage,blue
OSAndroidAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)30.1 in (76.4 mm) x 64.9 in (164.8 mm) x 3.3 in (8.4 mm)30.9 in (78.5 mm) x 67.6 in (171.7 mm) x 3.8 in (9.7 mm)
Weight7.3 oz (206 g)7.6 oz (215 g)
Display size6.7 inch6.65 inch
Display typeSuper AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 24001080 x 2340
Pixel density392ppi387ppi
Battery capacity4500mAh5000mAh
ChipsetQualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855
CPU specs2.84GHz+2.42GHz×8(OctaCore)2.84GHz+2.42GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size8GB12GB
Storage size128GB256GB
Rear-camera resolution48 MP48 MP
Front-camera resolution32 MP16 MP

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