Instruction Manual | Xiaomi Black Shark 5

Review Xiaomi Black Shark 5 

The Black Shark 5 and 5 Pro both come with a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate.

The display is a Samsung E4 AMOLED panel with a max brightness of 1300 nits, DC dimming, HDR10+ support, and 100% coverage of the P3 color gamut.

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The device also has a touch sampling rate of 720Hz and a dual zone pressure sensitive display that can enhance the gaming experience on smartphones.

Performance wise, the phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC paired with up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage + 512GB SSD.

It is this combination of UFS + SSD storage that Xiaomi calls – Disk Array 2.0 technology, and thanks to it, the read and write speeds for the 5 Pro have increased by 55% and 69%, respectively.

Meanwhile, it standard has a Snapdragon 870 SoC paired with up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 storage.

The Black Shark 5 and 5 Pro both pack a powerful 4,650mAh battery with support for 120 W Fast Charging. The company claims the phone can be fully charged in 15 minutes.

NETWORK

Technology: GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
3G bands: HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 18, 19, 26, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
5G bands: 1, 3, 5, 8, 28, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA
Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A; 5G

BODY

Dimensions: 163.8 x 76.3 x 10 mm (6.45 x 3.00 x 0.39 in)
Weight: 218 g (7.69 oz)
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Others: Physical pop-up gaming triggers

DISPLAY

Type: AMOLED, 144Hz, 1300 nits (peak)
Size: 6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~85.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)
Others: Always-on display

PLATFORM

OS: Android 12, Joy UI 13
Chipset: Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm)
CPU: Octa-core (1×3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585)
GPU: Adreno 650

MEMORY

Card Slots: No
Internal: 128GB 8GB RAM, 128GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM
Others: UFS 3.1

REAR CAMERA

Triple: 64 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF
13 MP, f/2.4, 120˚ (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
Videos: 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 1080p@960fps

FRONT CAMERA

Single: 16 MP, (wide)
Features: HDR
Videos: 1080p@30fps

VOICE

Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm Jack: No
Others: 24-bit/192kHz audio

COMMUNICATION

WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth: 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, BDS
NFC: Yes
Radio: No
USB: USB Type-C 2.0

FEATURE

Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

BATTERY

Type: Li-Po 4650 mAh, non-removable
Charging: Fast charging 120W, 100% in 15 min

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