The new Black Shark 5 series
To recall, its predecessor got our attention last year because of its incredible specifications. But the new Black Shark 5 series got some exciting new features and upgrades. This new series still arrives with a vanilla and Pro model. Let’s check the features of the Black Shark 5 Pro first.
The Black Shark 5 Pro highlights the latest 4nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 octa-core 5G processor. It also has up to 12GB 6400MHz LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS3.1 internal storage. Also, the 5 Pro boasts its large 4,650mAh dual batteries that support a fast 120W HyperCharge technology. Black Shark also boasts its Dual VC plate liquid cooling in this phone. It also boasts its linear stereo speakers with DXOMARK Audio Ranking.
Moreover, this device also comes with a 108MP main rear camera along with 8MP wide-angle lens and a 5MP macro lens. While at the front, it has a 20MP selfie camera that supports 1080p@60fps video recording.
This new Black Shark 5 series also comes with a 6.67-inch FHD+ Samsung E4 AMOLED display. It supports up to 144Hz screen refresh rate and up to 720Hz touch sampling rate which is great for gaming. Besides, it also supports up to 1,300nits max brightness, HDR 10+, and DCI P3 111% color gamut.
To improve your gaming experience, they also arrive with magnetic pop-up triggers. You can also use these triggers to turn on the flashlight, free up RAM, record audio, take screenshots, and more.
Furthermore, the Black Shark 5 is almost similar to the pro when it comes to screen, battery, and memory. For its processor, it only comes with the 7nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 octa-core 5G processor. This phone also has a liquid cooling system that they called “SANDWICH”.
Its rear camera setup only consists of a 64MP main shooter, 13MP ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP macro lens. Also, its front camera only has a 16MP selfie shooter.
Lastly, the Black Shark 5 series runs Joy UI 13 based on Android 12 out of the box. They also have a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and rear light effects.
Price and availability
Black Shark 5:
- 8GB/128GB – USD 550 (around PHP 29.1K)
- 12GB/256GB – USD 650 (around PHP 34.4K)
Black Shark 5 Pro:
- 8GB/128GB – USD 800 (around PHP 42.4K)
- 12GB/256GB – USD 900 (around PHP 47.7K)
The local availability of the new Black Shark 5 series is not yet confirmed, but the vanilla model is now listed in Lazada. To check that, just visit the official store of Black Shark on Lazada.