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Black Shark 3 Pro Launched, Equipped With Snapdragon 865, 7.1-type Display

Xiaomi-based maker Black Shark (Black Technology) has announced a high-spec large-scale gaming smartphone "Black Shark 3 Pro" equipped with a Snapdragon 865 with a 7.1-type display.

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Xiaomi-based maker Black Shark (Black Technology) has announced a high-spec large-scale gaming smartphone “Black Shark 3 Pro (the higher version of the Black Shark 3)” equipped with a Snapdragon 865 with a 7.1-type display.

This high-end gaming device is the successor of last year’s Black Shark 2 Pro. This device strives to improve the gaming community. Black Shark 3 has 7.1 inch QHD + (3120 x 1440) display, Snapdragon 865 SM8250 2.84GHz octa-core CPU, 8GB / 12GB RAM variants, storage capacity of 128GB / 256GB, comprises of a triple camera setup of 64 megapixels main camera, 13 megapixels and 5 megapixels.

Let’s delve deeper as we explore the full features, specs and price of the Black Shark 3 Pro.

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro Features (Quick Review)

Comes with the latest Snapdragon chipset which is Snapdragon 865 and already supports 5G network, this smartphone is also equipped with 8 / 12GB RAM and 7.1 display with FHD + resolution.

The rear camera capable of RAW shooting has a configuration of 64 megapixels (main with F/1.8), 13 megapixels (super wide-angle with F/2.25) and 5 megapixels (depth with F/2.2). For the front camera, it features a 20MP selfie camera.

The battery capacity of the Black Shark 3 Pro is 5000mAh, bigger than its smaller sibling and supports quick charging of 65W, and it can be fully charged in 38 minutes. Also equipped with a magnet type 18W-charging that can be attached to and detached from the back so that it can be charged even during games.

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This gaming phone is embedded with Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset with a maximum of 2.84GHz clock speed for the eight-core CPUs of the Snapdragon 865.

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In the aspect of memory and storage capacity, this latest gaming device from Xiaomi has choices of RAM which are 8GB and 12GB. While the storage capacity is two choices, 256GB and 512GB.

It features game-specific buttons, a liquid cooling system, a refresh rate 90Hz display, and a 28ms touch sensitivity latency. The connection port is USB Type-C, the earphone port is available and it supports 5G connection.

Check out the key and complete specifications below.

Key Specs

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Here are the Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro key specifications…

Display 7.1 inches, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 3120 pixels
OS Android 10 (JoyUI 11)
Processor Octa-core 2.84GHz Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865
Storage 256GB + 8GB RAM, 512GB + 12GB RAM (UFS 3.0)
Camera 64MP + 13MP + 5MP Rear/20MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 5000mAh
Price Starts between ₦264,000 to ₦283,000


Black Shark 3 Pro

Price and Availability

The Black Shark 3 Pro launched in March 2020, it is available in colours Phantom Black and Armor Gray. You can order the phone from any of the online shopping markets using the links below.

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The price is 4699 yuan (approx. ₦264,000 naira in Nigeria) for 8GB RAM / 256GB model and 4999 yuan (approx. ₦283,000) for 12GB RAM/ 256GB model. (CLICK TO BUY BLACK SHARK 3 PRO).

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro Full Specifications and Features

General Features

  • Platform: Android 10 (JoyUI 11 )
  • Processor: Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+), Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585)
  • GPU: Adreno 650
  • Memory: 8GB, 12GB RAM
  • Colours: Phantom Black, Armor Gray
  • Dimension: 177.8 x 83.3 x 10.1 mm
  • Weight: 253 g
  • SIM Type: Nano sim
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM (dual stand-by)
  • Build: Glass front, aluminum back, aluminum frame
  • Physical pop-up gaming triggers


  • Display: 7.1 inches, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 3120 pixels, 123.7 cm2 (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio), 19.5:9 ratio (~484 ppi density)
  • Always-on display
  • 90Hz refresh rate
  • 500 nits typ. brightness (advertised)
  • HDR10+



  • Built-in Storage: 256GB + 8GB RAM, 512GB + 12GB RAM (UFS 3.0)
  • Memory Card Support: No
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
    • CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
    • CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
  • 4G bands: 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
  • 5G bands: bands 41, 78, 79 SA/NSA
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A; 5G

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: 5.2/42.67Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE, aptX HD
  • NFC: –
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: MP4/WMV/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: –
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (under display, optical)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes, Google
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: –
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: –
  • Dust Resistant: –
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
  • Charging: Fast charging 65W, 100% in 38 min (advertised)
  • Magnetic charging 18W

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