Xiaomi’s gaming sub-brand has taken the wraps of their latest devices with the Black Shark 3 and Black Shark 3 Pro.
Both devices are being powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor (with 5G support included) and up to 12GB of RAM (depending on storage option).
The Black Shark 3 phones are the first to offer dual battery with series charging up to 65W super-fast charging speeds. The Black Shark 3 has a 4,720 mAh battery while the Black Shark 3 Pro has a 5,000 mAh battery.
It takes about 12 minutes to charge either device from 0 to 50% using the super-fast charger.
The “Sandwich” liquid cooling system helps the phones from running hot when gaming and also can help improve gameplay.
There’s a 3.5mm headphone jack, front-facing stereo speakers. Along with a USB-C port and a magnetic charging contact on the back that supports 18W fast charge.
For cameras, both devices come with a triple-camera setup consisting of a 64MP main camera, 13MP ultra-wide and 5MP for bokeh.
The side of the phones include a “Master Button” that will pop-up the shoulder buttons that can be customized for a variety of mobile games.
The Black Shark 3 has a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED 90Hz display while the Black Shark 3 Pro has a 7.1-inch AMOLED 2K 90Hz display.
The Black Shark 3 is available now in China while the Black Shark 3 Pro launches on March 10th.
Pricing is as follows:
- Black Shark 3 – 128GB/8GB RAM – CNY 3499 (around $672 CAD)
- Black Shark 3 – 128GB/12GB RAM – CNY 3799 (around $729 CAD)
- Black Shark 3 – 256GB/12GB RAM – CNY 3999 (around $768 CAD)
- Black Shark 3 Pro – 128GB/8GB RAM – CNY 4699 (around $902 CAD)
- Black Shark 3 Pro – 128GB/12GB RAM – CNY 4999 (around $960 CAD)
Black Shark has said their Black Shark 3 series will be launching overseas but no details have been announced.
Source: Black Shark