Xiaomi’s mobile gaming by-product, Black Shark, has appeared with a pair of new phones. The third generation of new smartphones in the series and the first to support 5G radios. It moreover seems with some gaming earbuds as well. And if you are outside of China and need any of them for yourself, you will be eligible to obtain a Black Shark 3, Black Shark 3 Pro, and the Ophidian Bluetooth earbuds soon enough.

Both new smartphones propose a lot of the same significant marketing aspects though the 3 Pro will defeat the 3 in specific categories where physical size matters. The basic specification of Black Shark 3 is that it gets the short stick, stuck with older RAM tech, and a lesser power controller. It was the last bit that will be important to one of the major points we will point out ahead—the new gaming smartphones released with tons of cool gaming-centric features. The phones are planned for China first and will later fulfill available to the global market.

Black Shark 3 Pro

The Pro version of the new smartphone requests a couple of extra features on prime of the non-Pro version. It arrives with a bigger screen and built around a large 7.1-inch QHD+ OLED panel running at 90Hz. The black shark 3 pro boosts with the world’s fastest 270Hz touch-sampling rate.

It possesses a Snapdragon 865 chipset to run all those pixels, and it is not necessary to announce that the phone supports 5G connectivity as well. The black shark 3 pro support WiFi 6 support. The phone can arrive with either 8GB or 12GB of RAM, but only the 12GB version comes with the latest LPDDR5 memory. The 8GB RAM can settle for the LPDDR4X. For Storage-wise, it is available in only one version, which is 256GB.

The black shark 3 pro appears with a 64MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, a 13MP ultrawide unit, and a 5MP depth sensor. The selfie camera has a 20MP sensor. The Black Shark 3 Pro also comes with an enormous 5,000 mAh power backup and supports blazing-fast 65W charging. According to Xiaomi, it can go from 0℅ to 100% in just 38 minutes. And if you are in between a game and want a refuel, you can hook a magnetic charger on the back of the phone. The magnetic charger doesn’t go quite as fast, but 18W would do just fine during a gaming session. But you don’t have to deal with tangling cables protruding from the USB-C port.

The black shark 3 Pro model appears with the new pop-up triggers. The touch-sensitive air triggers are replaced with physical pop-up buttons. The black shark promises that they can last at least 300,000 presses without any issues.

Black Shark 3

The black shark 3 arrives with the vanilla version that operates a smaller 6.67-inch screen and lower FHD+ resolution. It lacks the pop-up triggers and delivers a smaller 4,720 mAh battery. There is a difference in the storage variants – 8GB/128GB, 12GB/128GB and 12GB/256GB. The other features are similar to black shark 3 pro. 

From the design point of view, both phones are similar – metal and glass have been used for the build. They have an improved sandwich-like cooling solution that has been implemented with double the heat pipes as compared to the previous generation. 

The black shark 3 vanilla model arrives in three colors – Lightning Black, Armor Gray, and Star Silver. The black shark 3 Pro is proposed only in Phantom Black and Armor Gray.

Black Shark 3 will be on sale from March 6, while the Black Shark 3 Pro will be available from March 17.