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Black Shark 4 and 4 Pro with 144Hz display, 120W charging launched

23 March 2021 0

Black Shark, a Xiaomi-backed gaming smartphone and accessories maker based in Shenzhen has launched two new phones. The all-new Black Shark 4 and Black Shark 4 Pro are gaming phones that have a lot many things in common, with differences being in the chipset and camera department.

They both feature displays with a 144Hz refresh rate and UFS 3.1 flash storage. Both the phones look similar in design as well. There is a punch-hole placed on the top center of the display. They both have motorized shoulder buttons and both carry triple rear cameras that are arranged in the same fashion. However, the configurations of the cameras are slightly different.

The Black Shark 4 Pro gets the flagship Snapdragon 888 processor, while the non-Pro model is powered by the Snapdragon 870 processor. Both the SoCs are recent launches from Qualcomm.

The Black Shark 4 gets a 48MP primary sensor, whereas the Pro model has 64MP primary sensor. The configurations of the remaining two sensors are the same. Rest, in terms of OS, display, and battery, they both are the same. The Black Shark 4 and Black Shark 4 Pro feature the side-mounted fingerprint scanner and lighting effect on the back panel.

Black Shark 4
  • 6.67-inch full HD+ Samsung E4 display, 144Hz refresh rate
  • Snapdragon 870 processor
  • Up to 16GB RAM
  • Up to 512GB UFS 31 storage
  • JoyUI 12.5 based on Android 11
  • 48MP+8MP ultra-wide lens+ 5MP sensor with f/2.4 macro lens
  • 20MP sensor for selfies
  • 4500mAH battery with 120W fast-charging support
  • 3.5mm headphone jack, dual speakers with motorized shoulder buttons
Black Shark 4 Pro
  • 6.67-inch full HD+ Samsung E4 display, 144Hz refresh rate
  • Snapdragon 888 processor
  • Up to 16GB RAM
  • Up to 512GB UFS 31 storage
  • JoyUI 12.5 based on Android 11
  • 64MP+8MP ultra-wide lens+ 5MP sensor with f/2.4 macro lens
  • 20MP sensor for selfies
  • 4500mAH battery with 120W fast-charging support
  • 3.5mm headphone jack, dual speakers with motorized shoulder buttons
Price and availability

Black Shark 4 comes in three colors – Magic Black, plain Black, and plain Silver color options and four memory configurations.

  • 6GB/128GB – CNY 2,499 ($383/€322)
  • 8GB/128GB – CNY 2,699 ($415/€350)
  • 12/128 GB - CNY2,999 ($460/€385)
  • 12/256 GB - CNY3,299 ($505/€425)

Black Shark 4 Pro comes in Ink Sea Black and Suikong Black color options

  • 8GB/256GB – CNY 4,499 ($615/€515)
  • 12GB/256GB - CNY4,499 ($690/€580)
  • 16GB/512GB - CNY5,299 ($815/€685)

Pre-orders for both phones have already begun at Black Shark’s official online store from March 25

  • The Xiaomi Black Shark 4 isn't still available online. To be notified when it becomse available click here.
  • The Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro isn't still available online. To be notified when it becomse available click here.

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