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Xiaomi Black Shark Specs

Xiaomi Black Shark Specs

Date Released: 2017, April

DisplayTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~76.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
- 97% DCI-P3 coverage
BodyDimensions161.6 x 75.4 x 9.3 mm (6.36 x 2.97 x 0.37 in)
Weight190 g (6.70 oz)
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
CameraPrimaryDual: 12 MP (f/1.8, 1.25µm) + 20 MP (f/1.8, 1.0µm), 2x optical zoom, dual pixel phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash
Secondary20 MP, (f/2.2, 1.0µm), 1080p
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
MemoryExternal SlotNo
Internal128 GB, 8 GB RAM or 64 GB, 6 GB RAM
NetworkTechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
Available ColorBlack, Gray
PlatformOSAndroid 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
CPUOcta-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
GPUAdreno 630
SoundAlert TypesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm JackNo
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- 3.5 mm to USB-C headphone adapter incl.
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FeaturesSensorsFingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM

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Xiaomi Black Shark Review

Xiaomi released their newest smartphone Black Shark. It is the first smartphone that doesn’t belong to any flagship series. It announced this month of April and will be available soon. It has a unique design compared to other Xiaomi smartphone. It is said to be a gaming phone under the Xiaomi manufacturer.

Xiaomi Black Shark Specs has a dimension of 161.6 x 75.4 x 9.3 mm (6.36 x 2.97 x 0.37 in) and weighing 190g. It is a Dual Nano SIM Card with a dual standby mode. Xiaomi Black Shark has a 5.99 inches in size with a home button at the bottom of the device. It is built with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a display resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio and 403PPi density. It is a multitouch with 97% DCI-P3 coverage features.

The phone is running with the OS version of Android 8.0 Oreo and powered by 2.8 GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 845 processor. It has a variation of memory storages where you can choose between 6 GB RAM with 64 GB internal memory or 8 GB RAM with 128 GB internal memory. Black Shark doesn’t support external memory storage, the user will only rely on the built-in internal storage to store all the picture, video, music and etc. Choosing between the two variations of storage will affect the price of the phone, the higher the storage the more it pricey. Since there is no external memory storage, the two variations of internal storage will surely available in the market in any country.

One of the highlights of the Xiaomi Black Shark Specs is the Dual Lens camera at the back of the device that serves as the primary. It has 12 Megapixels f/1.8 + 20 Megapixels f/1.8 with 2 x optical zoom, dual pixel phase detection autofocus, and dual-LED dual-tone flash features. Additional camera features include Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, and panorama. While the front camera has 20 Megapixels f/2.2 1080p specs. As for the video resolution specs it has 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, and 720p@120fps.

The phone has a loudspeaker with a stereo speakers built-in. It doesn’t have 3.5mm jack port but has the 3.5 mm USB-C headphone adapter incl. It also has a dedicated mic for noise cancellation. The connectivity has WIFI with dual-band, WI-FI direct and hotspot features, Bluetooth 5.0 (A2DP, aptX HD, LE), GPS ready (A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS) and USB Type-C 2.0 reversible connector. Aside from that, it has a fingerprint scanner (front-mounted) using the home button at the front of the device.

The battery is non-removable with the capacity of 4000 mAh Li-Ion. It has a fast charging features. The color variations are Black and Grey for options. Xiaomi stated the official price of the Xiaomi Black Shark is about 450 EUR or Php 28,974.15 converted into Philippines money.

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  • Dual Nano SIM Card with dual standby
  • 5.99 inches with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • High-quality of display resolutions
  • Android 8.0 powered by 2.8 GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 845
  • Memory variations: 8 GB RAM/128 GB internal memory or 6 GB RAM/64 GB internal memory
  • Dual primary Camera lens: 12 MP f/1.8 + 20 MP f/1.8 with 2x optical zoom
  • 20 MP quality front camera
  • Dedicated mic for noise cancellations
  • WiFi with dual-band, WiFi Direct, and hotspot
  • USB Type-C 2.0
  • Fingerprint scanner (front-mounted)
  • Large battery capacity (4000 mAh)
  • Fast charging features


  • Not supported with external card memory
  • No 3.5 mm jack
  • Non-removable battery
  • Pricey
  • No Corning Gorilla Glass protected


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