Xiaomi has released a powerful and affordable gaming smartphone and it’s called the Black Shark 5. The starting price of the Xiaomi Black Shark 5 is $539 with a storage option of 8GB RAM + 256GB of storage. It also comes in the storage options of 12GB RAM + 128GB and 12GB RAM + 256GB that are priced at $589 and $649 respectively.
The Black Shark 5 gaming phone is now available for purchase in China and you can now buy and have it ship from China to your country. Thankfully, the phone has support for multiple languages and comes with Global version software installed that includes Google Play Service and OTA updating supported.
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You can set up the phone using your preferred language and the network band is compatible with lots of network carries in North America, Europe, Asia, Austria, and Africa.
The Black Shark 5
The Black Shark 5 is an affordable gaming smartphone from Xiaomi (there is also the Black Shark 5 Pro which is more premium and more expensive). It comes in three storage configurations, 8GB RAM + 128GB, 12GB RAM + 128GB, and 12GB RAM + 256GB storage. The phone boots JOYUI13 based on Android 12 OS out of the box with support for dual-Model 5G and WiFi 6.
Inside the phone is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G chip with an octa-core CPU that is paired with the Adreno 650 GPU. The phone comes with various cooling systems to help keep the temperature in check. Black Shark 5 has magnetic lift-up shoulder trigger buttons offering a better gaming experience.
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The Black Shark 5 features a Sandwich liquid-cooled system technology, two 100mm liquid cooling units placed on the two sides of the motherboard. The heat dissipation capacity is increased by 30%, and the CPU temperature is reduced by 18°. Black Shark 5 is also equipped with Black Shark Game Engine & Tencent Solar Core game engine.
The display size of the Xiaomi Black Shark 5 is 6.67-inches, uses an AMOLED panel, has FHD+ resolution, has support for a 144Hz refresh rate and HDR10+. It is powered by a 4,650mAh battery with support for a 120W fast charge technology. You can charge the battery from 0 to 100 in about 15 minutes.
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The Black Shark 5 comes with triple rear cameras and a single selfie camera. It has a 64MP f/1.8 primary camera paired with a 120-degree ultra-wide-angle shooter of 13MP and a 2MP macro sensor. The front camera is a 16MP sensor with an f/2.2 sensor. Only the 64MP camera can shoot videos in 4K resolution.
There is no special stabilization feature and the quality of the camera is just good. Note that this is not a camera smartphone. But using the cameras will also help you capture those wonderful moments.
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Where to Buy Black Shark 5
You can now buy the Black Shark 5 from Giztop using the link in the table below. The smartphone comes in different RAM and storage versions but the starting price is $539. It comes in black, white, and grey colors.
Buy Black Shark 5
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