Black Shark, another Xiaomi subsidiary, has launched two new gaming smartphones, the Black Shark 4 and the Black Shark 4 Pro. Both devices come with a 144Hz refresh rate, 120W fast charging, and more as their highlights. . The Black Shark 4 Pro comes with a 6.67-inch Samsung E4 Full HD + display with a 144Hz refresh rate and a 720Hz touch sample rate. The display will have minimal bezels and a small notch that houses the front camera.
Black Shark 4 and Black Shark 4 Pro Review
It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chip and comes in three RAM / storage options: 8GB / 256GB, 12GB / 256GB, and 16GB / 512GB. On the front of the camera, there are three rear cameras (64 MP, 8 MP, 5 MP) and a 20 MP front camera.
The phone is backed by a 4,500 mAh battery with support for 120W fast charging and is powered by JoyUI 12.5 based on the Android 11 operating system.
The Black Shark 4 gets the same screen with the same 144Hz refresh rate. However, there is a slightly diluted Snapdragon 870 SoC onboard. You also get four RAM / storage variants: 6GB / 128GB, 8GB / 128GB, 12GB / 128GB, and 12GB / 256GB.
Camera-wise, there are three rear cameras, just like the 4 Pro, except for the main camera, which is 48 megapixels. The phone also shares the same battery capacity as the Black Shark 4 Pro.
Both devices come with motorized physical triggers, are 5G ready, and come with a special Shark Space game mode.
The first layer is located directly below the screen and places the chipset and the other valuable internal parts in the second layer. Xiaomi says this will increase heat dissipation by 30% and lower the CPU temperature by 18 ° C.
All this cooling not only provides better long-lasting performance but also helps keep phones cool while charging. Both the Black Shark 4 and Black Shark 4 Pro come with a 120W fast charge right out of the box. The battery capacity is 4,500 mAh and a demonstration at the event revealed that Xiaomi has managed to accelerate the charge from 0 to 100% in just 14 minutes and 50 seconds.
Difference Between Black Shark 4 and Black Shark 4 Pro
There is one more important difference between the Pro and the vanilla option: the real flagship comes with the Xiaomi RAMDISK feature that uses RAM as disk storage, increasing the performance of a particular application.
The Black Shark 4 Pro has a 64 MP main camera and an 8 MP ultra-wide camera, along with a 5 MP auxiliary sensor. The regular Black Shark 4 opted for a 48MP head gunner with the other two and the 20MP selfie unit retained in a centered borehole.
Black Shark 4, 4 Pro price, availability
The Black Shark 4 costs CNY 2,499 (approximately Rs 27,700) for the 6GB / 128GB variant, CNY 2,699 (approximately Rs 30,000) for the 8GB / 128GB model, CNY 2,999 (approximately Rs 33,300) for the model. 12GB / 128GB and CNY 3,299 (roughly Rs 36,600) for the 12GB / 256GB model.
The Black Shark 4 Pro, on the other hand, comes priced at CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs 44,400) for the 8GB / 256GB model, CNY 4,499 (roughly Rs 50,000) for the 12GB / 256GB model, and CNY 5299 (approximately Rs 58,000) for a 16GB / 512GB model.
Price in the Philippines:
The starting price of Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro is PHP. 32,400 to PHP. 39,600, Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro comes with Android 11 operating system, 6.67-inch Super AMOLED screen, Snapdragon 888 chipset, triple rear camera (64 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP) and 20 MP selfie camera, 8 GB RAM / 12 GB RAM, and 256 GB ROM.
Price in Nigeria
The starting price of Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro is NGN. 290,250 of NGN. 354750, Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro comes with Android 11 operating system, 6.67-inch Super AMOLED screen, Snapdragon 888 chipset, rear cameras for triple selfies (64 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP) and 20 MP, 8 GB RAM / 12 GB 256GB RAM and ROM.
Both devices are now available for purchase through the company’s website. There is no information on its availability in India as of now.