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Xiaomi Black Shark Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Xiaomi Black Shark - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Xiaomi Black Shark Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Xiaomi Black Shark is a 2018 smartphone. It measures 161.6 x 75.4 x 9.3 mm and weighs 190 g. It has a IPS LCD display measuring 5.99" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 2160 and 403 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 20 MP. The main camera is Dual with 12 MP.

It runs on Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) CPU with 128 GB, 8 GB RAM 64 GB, 6 GB RAM memory. The battery is 4000 mAh.

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Xiaomi Black Shark specs

General specs

Brand and model Xiaomi Black Shark
Release date 2018, April
Dimensions 161.6 x 75.4 x 9.3 mm (6.36 x 2.97 x 0.37 in)
Weight 190 g (6.7 oz)
Colors Black, Gray, Royal Blue (128/8GB only)
Battery 4000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price400 EUR

Screen

Technology IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5.99" inc
Screen area 92.6 cm2
Screen format 18:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio76.0%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2160 px
PPI /points per inch/ 403 PPI
Other - Always-on display
-97% DCI-P3

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 12 MP, Dual
Camera specs
-12 MP, f/1.8, 1.25µm, dual pixel PDAF
-20 MP, f/1.8, 1.0µm, AF, 2x optical zoom
Functions Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Front camera, selfie 20 MP, Single
Specifications 20 MP, f/2.2, 1.0µm
Video 1080p@30fps

Performance

Operating system OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 630
External memory No
Internal memory 128 GB, 8 GB RAM 64 GB, 6 GB RAM
Antutu 8 score355979 (Rank 143 of 703)
GeekBench 5 Single Core434 (Rank 662 of 1552)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core1861 (Rank 471 of 1546)
GeekBench 4 Single Core2392 (Rank 49 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core8368 (Rank 47 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript13220

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA, LTE-A (3CA)
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack No
Others
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Fast battery charging 9V/2A 18W (Quick Charge 3.0)

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Xiaomi Black Shark was around 400 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2018, April.
The weight of the Xiaomi Black Shark is 190 g.
The screen size of the Xiaomi Black Shark is 5.99" inches.
The size of the Xiaomi Black Shark is 161.6 x 75.4 x 9.3 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
Yes, it supports fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Dual main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.