When we talk about gaming phones, Many mobile companies pretend their mobiles are gaming optimized. But only a few companies like Asus and Xiaomi are released real Gaming Phones from core hardware to software design. Asus already released ROG Phone for this year, 2021. Xiaomi planned to release Black Shark 4 with some add-on features like a better refresh rate and physical gaming support keys. Now Xiaomi Black Shark 4 will comes with Snapdragon 888 for Pro version, 144Hz AMOLED Screen, and Gaming Triggers. Xiaomi released both the Regular and Pro versions with slightly different specs. You can also Pre-Order this mobile when you are in selected regions.
The Chinese tech giant Xiaomi is going to stop at nothing until they conquer the market. Scheduled to launch on March 23, the Xiaomi Black Shark 4 series will comprise two variants – Vanilla and Pro. Black Shark 4 isn’t just a regular smartphone; it is specifically designed for heavy smartphone users, mostly mobile gamers. While Black Shark hasn’t released the official specs for the upcoming duo, the latest news about both smartphones confirmed that they would see a device with a 6.67-inch Samsung E4 AMOLED screen 144Hz refresh rate.
Black Shark 4 Series Official Specs
Xiaomi Black 4 Series confirmed that either or both smartphones in the series would come with Samsung’s E4 AMOLED display and would have punch holes in the center for the front camera. The refresh rate is pretty interesting – 144Hz Refresh rate – with a multi-finger touch sampling rate of 720Hz. In the meantime, Corning Gorilla Glass screen will protect these screens.
Even if the regular Vanilla model uses an AMOLED display, also, The Pro variant would come with it. If you’ve been following the news about these smartphones, you should know about some of the previously leaked specs, such as the chipset and other stuff. Well, the Black Shark 4 series will launch with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 SoC, and it is expected that the Vanilla variant would launch in at least two colors, featuring an X-shaped pattern design (at the rear). But In the official release, Black Shark 4 uses Snapdragon 870 processor, while the Pro version comes with Snapdragon 888 Processor. Both mobiles have three rear camera setups. The combination comes as 64+8+5 MP for the Pro version and 48+8+5 MP for the regular version. But we can’t expect better photos considering Camera MP alone.
Other Game Exclusive Specifications
Since Black Shark is a gaming phone, We should focus on What Xiaomi did with Black Shark 4 versions. We are also looking to see the Black Shark 4 series launch with a 4,500 mAh battery and support 120W charging. Furthermore, the Pro variant will have 8GB and 12GB RAM options. A close look at some previously leaked photos of the Black Shark 4 series, we spotted what looks like a LED temperature display at the rear.
This series’s devices will also have an optional fan cooling accessory and flaunted a triple rear camera setup. However, there are no details as per the camera specifications. These specs were curled from the photos of Black Shark 4 shared on Black Shark’s official Weibo account. The images also showed Black Shark 4 in two colors, Black and Silver. Both Black Shark 4 will comes with Gaming Triggers attached within mobile, and you can also map them to use for other controls.
Currently, the Black Shark 4 series launched only in China, and we are looking to see yet another impressive smartphone from Xiaomi – as usual. We can expect the global launch soon. Apparently, the Black Shark series is for mobile games, and these latest models would definitely come with a bunch of mobile-gaming-specific features. Xiaomi is an expert in making cost-effective phones. Compare with Asus ROG Phone 5, Balck Shark 4 will be a price-worthy mobile.
The Snapdragon 888 processor would definitely perform greatly, thanks to the 8/12GB RAM that sits next to the chip inside the hood. When you feel spending few bucks is not a burden for you, you should choose the Pro version regularly. As we anticipate the launch of Xiaomi’s gaming smartphones – the Black Shark 4 series – what do you think about the devices after the official release? Did the mobiles fulfill your expectation?.
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