Black Shark 3

Black Shark 3 & Black Shark 3 Pro – Unrivaled Gaming Phone.

Black Shark is Xiaomi’s gaming division launched two new smartphones on 3rd march and was up for the registrations and since then within just two days company received 5 million registrations for these gaming devices. It’s just the registration that happened through online form filling, no money was charged for it.

The registration took place so the people could register their devices, and it shows the public interest in the gaming phones. The phones are well equipped with Snapdragon 865 chipset and 5G support.

The Black Shark 3 and 3 Pro both comes equipped with the Snapdragon 865 SoC and both supports triple rear camera setup.

Black Shark 3 Specification.

  • Display – AMOLED 6.67 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 395 PPI, 90Hz refresh rate, HDR10+
  • OS – Android 10
  • Chipset – Snapdragon 865
  • Memory – 128GB 8GB RAM, 128GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM
  • Main Camera – 64 MP, f/1.8, (wide) PDAF | 13 MP, f/2.3, (ultrawide) | 5 MP, f/2.2, (depth)
  • Selfie Camera – 20 MP, f/2.2, (wide)
  • Battery – 4720 mAh, Fast charging 65W, Magnetic charging 18W, 100% in 38 min.
  • Colors – Lightning Black, Armor Gray, Star Silver

It comes with the 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 20:9 aspect ratio and 394 PPI density. The display panel on this device supports 90hz refresh rate and 270hz touch sampling rate. This phone is powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 865 chipset which is clocked up to 2.84GHz.

This phone can handle intensive gaming, and this phone comes with the Adreno 650 GPU. The Black Shark 3 comes with the two RAM variants 8 GB and 12 GB. The 8 GB variant comes with the LPDDR4x dual-channel supports, and the 12 GB variant comes with the LPDDR5 dual-channel support.

To unlock this device, you get an under-display fingerprint scanner, and there is a USB Type C port at the bottom of the phone.

The phone supports 5G, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax), Bluetooth v5.0, and it’s a gaming phone, so it comes with 3.5mm headphone jack.

The phone has three camera setups at the back, and the primary sensor comes with the 64 MP sensor with an f/1.8 aperture.

The secondary shooter packs a 13 MP sensor with an f/2.25 aperture, and the last one comes with the 5 MP sensor with an f/2.2 aperture. There’s a 20 MP camera with f/2.2 aperture for selfies.

The Black Shark 3 comes with two different storage variants 128GB and 256GB and has faster UFS 3.0 support for data transfer speed.

The Black Shark 3 comes with a 4,720mAh battery with support for 65W fast charging. The phone comes with the magnetic charger which is capable of 18W charging. The 8 GB / 128 GB variant of the phone comes with a 30W charger.

Black Shark 3 Pro Specification.

  • Display – AMOLED 7.1 inches, 1440 x 3120 pixels, 484 PPI, 90Hz refresh rate, HDR10+
  • OS – Android 10
  • Chipset – Snapdragon 865
  • Memory – 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM
  • Main Camera – 64 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF. | 13 MP, f/2.3, (ultrawide) | 5 MP, f/2.2, (depth)
  • Selfie Camera – 20 MP, f/2.2, (wide)
  • Battery – 5000 mAh, Fast charging 65W, Magnetic charging 18W, 100% in 38 min.
  • Colors – Phantom Black, Armor Gray

It has a massive 7.1-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1440 x 3120 and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The pixel density of this device is of 483ppi. The Black Shark 3 Pro also supports a 90hz refresh rate and a 270hz touch sampling rate.

The Black Shark 3 pro is powered by the same Snapdragon 865 chipset and Adreno 650 GPU and has two RAM variants, 8GB, and 12 GB with support of LPDDR5 dual-channel memory.

The Black Shark 3 Pro supports laser focus, and that is the only difference between both phones in terms of cameras. The camera specifications are similar for both devices. Black Shark 3 Pro comes with only one storage option, and that is 256GB with UFS 3.0.

Black Shark 3 Pro has a massive 5000 mAh battery and comes with the 65W charger. The Black Shark 3 Pro is slightly larger than the non-pro variant.

The Black Shark 3 will be available for preorders, and the phone will be up for grab from 6th March. The 8GB + 128GB variant of the Black Shark 3 is priced at CNY 3,499. the 12GB + 128GB goes for CNY 3,799. he 12GB + 256GB variant costs CNY 3,999.

You can reserve the Black Shark 3 Pro pre-sale starting on March 10. The 8GB + 256GB model is priced at CNY 4,699. The 12GB + 256GB model is priced at CNY 4,999.

The Black Shark 3 and Black Shark 3 Pro both are only available in China. As of now, we do not have any information about the availability of foreign markets.

Going after the 90hz refresh rate seems the right decision it can help with the better battery support for the device and the user can enjoy gaming for longer durations. There are dedicated gaming shoulder buttons for the Pro version, but the non-pro version lacks this feature. The phone has improved antenna design for better 5G support. The phone comes with an improved cooling system for better gaming performance.

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