After several weeks of rumors and leaks , Xiaomi has finally presented its most extreme mobile for the first half of this 2020 . As part of the catalog of its brand focused on the most gamers, the Beijing has made the new Black Shark 3 official in China.
The new installment of this series comes just over half a year after the presentation of the Black Shark 2 Pro . On this occasion, Xiaomi is committed to an even more powerful and advanced device , focused on offering the best gaming experience seen on a mobile so far.
Renovated design and screen with high refresh rate
During the presentation, made through streaming due to fear of the #Coronavirus, Xiaomi emphasized the new aspect of this third generation of the Black Shark series. Of course, the brand is still betting on an aggressive design, which highlights the symmetrical lines that run along the back of the phone, and the different textures that give the Black Shark 3 a totally unique appearance.
On this occasion, Xiaomi has included two triangular shapes on the back of the phone, located both at the bottom and at the top. The latter is responsible for housing the photographic system of the phone.
As novelties, physical “triggers” located on the sides are also included, intended to perform different actions during the game.
Its front is occupied by a large screen of 6.67 inches diagonal based on AMOLED technology, with Full HD + resolution and a refresh rate of 90 Hz added to a sampling frequency of 270Hz , resulting in a markedly reduced latency with compared to other models with lower touch tracking frequency.
But the Black Shark 3 does not come alone. Next to him, Xiaomi announces a “Pro” version that, among other things, boasts a gigantic 7.1-inch screen with Quad HD + resolution and the same refresh rate as its “younger” brother.
The first mobile for gamers with 5G
The brain that gives life to the Black Shark 3 is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 , accompanied by 8 or 12 GB of RAM and up to 256 GB of internal storage. Its battery also rises to the previous edition, going from 4,000 to 4-720 or 5,000 mAh capacity depending on whether we talk about the “normal” model or the “Pro” variant. In addition, an ultra-fast charging system of 65W of power with cable is introduced, and the Black Shark 3 includes a charging system through magnetic pins that grants a power of up to 25W.
Xiaomi, in addition, has incorporated the X55 modem with the processor, so that both the Black Shark 3 and the “Pro” variant arrive with support for 5G networks.
There is still room for the headphone port
Photography may not have been a strong point of the Black Shark series models, but it is undeniable that Xiaomi takes care of the different multimedia aspects of its family devices. The Black Shark 3 puts the focus on the audio experience , not only including a 3.5 mm headphone jack, but also through a stereo audio system
On his photographic system, comment that it is formed by a main sensor of 64 megapixels, accompanied by an “Ultra Wide” of 13 megapixels and, finally, a depth sensor of 5 megapixels. On the front, the same 20 megapixel sensor that we saw in the last generation is maintained.
Price and availability of the Xiaomi Black Shark 3
The device has been announced in China in the first place, and for the moment no details on the availability of the device in the other regions have been revealed. The price of Black Shark 3 will vary depending on the version chosen:
- Black Shark 3 | 8 GB / 128 GB – $ 502 to change
- Black Shark 3 | 12 GB / 128 GB – 545 dollars to change
- Black Shark 3 | 12 GB / 256 GB – 573 dollars to change
- Black Shark 3 Pro | 8 GB / 256 GB – 674 dollars to change
- Black Shark 3 Pro | 12 GB / 256 GB – 717 dollars to change