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Xiaomi Black Shark 5

From $560 From 40 986 ₽ From 15 120 ₴
Status: Announced and coming soon.
Announced: March 2022.OS: Android 12. VDRD caring review: We advise you to buy!
  • Screen 6.67" AMOLED
  • Rear сamera 64 MP Wide 3 modules
  • Selfie camera 16 MP Wide
  • CPU 8 cores Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm)
  • Memory 8/12 GB RAM
  • Storage 128/256 GB ROM
  • Memory cards
  • Battery 4 650 mAh
  • Thickness 10 mm
  • Sim Cards 2 items dual sim
  • 5G network
All characteristics

Short description Xiaomi Black Shark 5

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 (64 MP Wide, 13 MP UltraWide, 2 MP Macro), and the front camera here turned out to be very high quality, which can make beautiful selfies. And Xiaomi Black Shark 5 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

Announcement! We need more new products from Xiaomi. This time these guys announced Xiaomi Black Shark 5. This is a 5G-smartphone on Android 12 in 2022.

More detailed characteristics of this smartphone you can see below on the page, and in short we will describe the most important of them. So, firstly, there are no updates for this model the manufacturer does not release, so feel free to search for other smartphones in 2022 and choose from them. And, secondly, Xiaomi Black Shark 5 has a slot for two SIM cards and supports their mutual work (all smartphones with 2 sim cards). And thirdly, Xiaomi Black Shark 5 it works in the fifth generation (5G) networks, so you can work on a smartphone in the mobile Internet with the same high speed as at home on a Wi-Fi connection (up to 100 Mb/s). Next about the screen, the camera and the processor with memory.

Screen, body and battery

AMOLED edge to edge touchscreen with a diagonal 6.67″ and refresh rate 144 Hz mounted on the front panel Xiaomi Black Shark 5, thickness 10 mm.

The battery in Xiaomi Black Shark 5 is installed on 4 650 mAh. It can be said that by today′s standards, such a volume is a very good indicator, of course there are models with even more volume, but they will probably be more expensive.

In addition to the described features of the body of this smartphone, we will add an important detail. To increase the screen area on the front panel, the producer added very small hole at the top of the screen to fit in a selfie camera and several additional sensors.

Main camera and selfie camera

The smartphone Xiaomi Black Shark 5 has two cameras: main camera (64 MP Wide + 13 MP UltraWide + 2 MP 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 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

The more cores the smartphone processor has, the faster it works. Of course, do not forget that the applications should be optimized for the version of Android. But if we are talking about technical characteristics, then the processor here 8-core on the chipset Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm). RAM 8 GB, but if you want, you can buy a version of this smartphone on 12 GB of RAM and, perhaps it will work faster.

Built-in memory for storing different data (photo, video, applications, music, etc.) here 128 GB, but there are still options for 256 GB. You choose which version of the smartphone to buy, so it was comfortable to use it. Do not forget that the update of the software version will be available for your smartphone, and for this you need to download it first, and if the space is not enough, it will not be able to update. Therefore, we advise you before buying to think about how much internal memory you need.

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

A huge new smartphone Xiaomi Black Shark 5 you can choose and buy in any store at a price of $560. Sales start at April 2022.

We made a brief review of this model, we also recommend that you look at photos and videos about it. In our opinion, the smartphone turned out to be very powerful in performance, but with a very steep camera.

And if you are not suitable for buying Xiaomi Black Shark 5, then choose any other smartphone from the price segment “Flagships smartphones from $500” or directory of current DROID smartphones.

[EN] Black Shark 5 VS Black Shark 5 PRO VS Black Shark 5 RS

[EN] Black Shark 5 Vs Black Shark 5RS Vs Black Shark 5 Pro

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
Xiaomi Black Shark 5

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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