Black Shark 3 With 90Hz Display And Snapdragon 865 Has Been Made Official

Black Shark 3 With 90Hz Display And Snapdragon 865 Has Been Made Official

Black Shark 3 With 90Hz Display And Snapdragon 865 Has Been Made Official

by March 5, 2020

Black shark has launched the successor to Shark 2 the Black Shark 3 which is the brand’s third-generation smartphone for gaming. The phone has serious updates from its predecessor. They will be available in two variants Standard and Pro. This smartphone is the first gaming dedicated smartphone to be released this year.

Let’s see how many of our guesses from our previous article have made it to reality.

Black Shark Specifications and features

The Black Shark 3 standard has a display of 6.6-inch with 2400 x 1080 pixels FHD+ resolution and pro has a display of 7.1-inch with 3120 x 1440 pixels QHD+ resolution. Both the variants have been fitted with AMOLED panels and a refresh rate of 90Hz. Just like the previous generations of Black shark smartphones this one also has the X shaped design. The triple camera is fitted inside the top inverted triangle along with an LED flash. When playing a game, the two buttons on the side rise automatically and retract once the game is closed. The phone will be available in three colour variants- Black lightning, Armour Grey, Bright Pink, and Star Silver.


The Black Shark 3 sports a 64 Megapixel camera along with 13-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors. The smartphone also has a 20-megapixel selfie camera which is also used for video calling.


Under the hood, the Black Shark 3 has a Snapdragon 865 processor with an X55 modem for 5G connectivity. It has LPDDR5 RAM and storage technology UFS 3.0. For heat dissipation, the smartphone has a “Sandwich” liquid cooling system. The standard variant draws its power from a 4720mAh battery. The pro variant draws power from a 5000 mAh Battery. Both the standard and the pro variant support 65W fast charging. On the standard model, 50% of charge can be achieved in 15 minutes and 12 minutes on the pro variant. The Black Shark 3 runs on JOYUI 11 based on MIUI.


With respect to connectivity, the Black Shark 3 supports Dual-band Wifi, Dual-mode 5G, and X + X antenna architecture. The phone also has a 3.5mm audio jack which was not present on the previous phone.


Black Shark 3 Pricing and Availability

The Black Shark 3 standard variant is priced at RMB 3,499 for the 8GB RAM and the 128GB internal storage variant, 12GB + 128GB is priced at RMB 3799 and 12GB + 256GB is priced at 3999. The pro comes in two variant 8GB + 256 GB which is priced at RMB 4699 and 12Gb 256GB which is priced at RMB 4999. The phone is currently available for pre-order in China and will go on sale from 6th March. The pro variant will be on sale from 17th March. There is no information yet on the international availability and price of the smartphones.