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Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Pro

From $670 From 49 037 ₽ From 18 090 ₴
Status: Announced and coming soon.
Announced: March 2022.OS: Android 12. VDRD caring review: We advise you to buy!
  • Screen 6.67" OLED
  • Rear сamera 108 MP Wide 3 modules
  • Selfie camera 16 MP Wide
  • CPU 8 cores Snapdragon 8 Gen1 (4 nm)
  • Memory 8/16 GB RAM
  • Storage 256/512 GB ROM
  • Memory cards
  • Battery 4 650 mAh
  • Thickness 9.5 mm
  • Sim Cards 2 items dual sim
  • 5G network
All characteristics

Short description Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Pro

This is a smartphone on Android 12 with a very fast and productive processor, with a huge touchscreen size, with a very cool camera that has 3 modules (108 MP Wide, 13 MP UltraWide, 5 MP Telephoto macro), and the front camera here turned out to be very high quality, which can make beautiful selfies. And Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Pro has such features: a slot for two SIM cards, cut-out notch above the screen (so that a selfie camera, speakers and additional sensors are placed there).

Disclaimer. The table shows the main technical characteristics of the device. For a full list of features and capabilities of this model, see the manufacturer’s website. We can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct.

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Android version and market relevance

New smartphone from the company Xiaomi got the name Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Pro and was announced in March 2022. This model is released in the series of smartphones Xiaomi Black Shark.

Smartphone Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Pro works out of the box under the operating system Android version 12. According to our information, this model has not received any updates to the software, and if you want to choose some other smartphone on this version of the OS with support for updates, then look at these smartphones on Android 12 in our catalog.

In addition the Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Pro — is a smartphone for 2 SIM cards, which is ideal if you use the services of several mobile operators. And this model also supports 5G networks, which means that the speed of receiving data with this smartphone can reach up to 100 Mb/s. Soon, each smartphone will work in the networks of the fifth-generation (5G). Therefore, in our catalog on a separate page, you will find all 5G smartphones from popular manufacturers of Android devices.

Screen, body and battery

Good big 6.67-inch screen, made by technology OLED with screen refresh rate 144 Hz (see all smartphones with screens 144 Hz in the catalog) installed in the smartphone Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Pro.

The larger the screen, the larger the case. But in addition to the width and height of the hull, its thickness is important. At Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Pro the thickness of the case is 9.5 mm, which turns out to be very thick. Today, there are many smartphones with a slim body. In addition, the screen area in relation to the body area affects the positive feeling of the phone in the hands. This model has a screen area of 80% to 90% of the body area (watch all smartphones with a screen from edge to edge). And one more thing, the screen area is increased thanks to the upper cutout above it, while the body area remains unchanged. Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Pro received a cutout in the form of a small hole at the top of the screen for a selfie camera and multiple sensors. Check out detailed photos of this smartphone for a better understanding of how it looks in real life.

The battery and the operating time also depend on the screen size. At Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Pro installed battery for 4 650 mAh, and this is a fairly good reserve of capacity, which is exactly enough for you for one day with average usage.

Main camera and selfie camera

The smartphone Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Pro has two cameras: main camera (108 MP Wide + 13 MP UltraWide + 5 MP Telephoto macro) and front-camera (16 MP Wide). If you look at the quality of the photo of the main camera, then these are very good photos with high quality and detail. Look at the example of photos and videos taken on this smartphone.

In addition, the main camera has a feature, namely additional modules. It is better to judge about the advantages and disadvantages of several lenses in one smartphone, as well as about the possibilities of software image enhancement, by real photos and videos taken with such a camera. Therefore, be sure to look at all the photos of the Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Pro on this page in order to draw your conclusion on whether this is a good camera or not.

In this smartphone, the front camera is located as usual at the top of the screen, like in 99.9% of other models. We have collected smartphones with pop-up front camera in the catalog that may seem much more interesting to you. In these models, there are practically no frames around the screen, because the front camera is located inside the case and does not take up space above the screen. The selfie camera only pops up when you activate the front camera mode. Take a photo or video, exit the Camera application. And after that, the socket with the front camera drives into the body. Real engineering magic!

Processor and Internal Memory

Smartphone received 8-core processor Snapdragon 8 Gen1 (4 nm). If you want to assess the speed of the smartphone and its performance, then do not forget to see how much RAM is installed in it. Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Pro received 8 GB of RAM, and there is another version of this smartphone with 16 GB of RAM.

And there are options with built-in memory. You can choose 256 GB or 512 GB. .

Price for Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Pro: buy or not to buy?

The smartphone Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Pro got into our price segment “Flagships smartphones from $500” and began to be sold in April 2022 at a price of $670. Evaluation of the characteristics, probably, you have already folded, and if not, here is our result. Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Pro is a very smart smartphone with a huge screen and the coolest main camera for today, and the front camera at it turned out simply smart. And to all this we add that the battery is of high capacity.

Is it worth buying now this model of the smartphone, we are talking about our status “Droid-or-Junk”. Of course, at the beginning of sales, almost every smartphone becomes a Droid, and we advise buying such models. But over time, the situation is changing, no one updates the Android version in the smartphone, and in six months or a year this smartphone can already become a Junk. In this case, we advise you to go to the DROID smartphones page in our catalog, where we always show the most current models on sale for today. There are variants from different price segments, so you will have plenty to choose from.

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30 March 2022

Xiaomi has updated a series of gaming smartphones Black Shark

The fifth iteration of gaming smartphones consists of the following models: Black Shark 5 Pro, Black Shark 5 RS and the basic version of Black Shark 5. Sales will begin in April in China. Of course, the Pro version gets the best performance, starting at $660/€595. And the cheapest one is the basic version with a price tag of $425/€380.

Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Pro
Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Pro

Each of the three smartphones received a 6.67-inch AMOLED screen, Android 12, a 5G modem, a triple main camera. The Black Shark 5 Pro is powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor and has up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of onboard storage. In addition, only the Pro version received magnetic shoulder buttons. The 4,650 mAh battery can be charged with 120W wired charging.

Source: weibo.com

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