Black Shark 4 series goes official with Android 11, 720Hz touch sampling rate, and more

Today (March 23, 2021) Xiaomi sub-brand Black Shark launched its new gaming smartphone series Black Shark 4 in China. The series includes two smartphones, the base model Black Shark 4 and the Pro variant Black Shark 4 Pro.

The smartphones have a new generation fully symmetrical dual-zone screen pressure sensitivity and a new magnetic powerlifting shoulder button, which the company says has been tested up to 1 million times.


Moreover, they have an X antenna intelligent switching system, so the network signal is not affected. Also, the network signal strength and stability are maximized. Well, these are just a few features of Black Shark 4 and 4 Pro, you can check the detailed specification below.


Both Black Shark 4 and 4 Pro flaunts a 6.67-inch Full HD+ screen.

Smoother Performance –

With 144Hz refresh rates and a snappy 720Hz touch input rate users can experience the scrolling even smoother.

The snappy 720Hz touch input rate is a spec that’s relevant for how you use a gaming phone – it refers to how frequently your touch is registered on screen. It is useful for quick reactions in games. We haven’t seen one touch 720Hz, or 720 times per second, before, as that’s a new high.

Screen Brightness – 

Both models offer 1300 nits brightness. Users can continue to watch and scroll through social media posts even when outdoors.


When the MEMC, the intelligent motion compensation technology comes to smartphones, one major feature that is compared across brands is the camera performance.


The Vanilla model is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chip whereas the Pro model equips Snapdragon 888 mobile platform.


Both the products come pre-installed with the Android 11 based JouUI 12.5 operating system.


Black Shark 4 –

The Black Shark 4 sports 6GB/8GB in addition to 128GB of internal storage and 12GB RAM in addition to 128GB/256GB internal storage.

Black Shark 4 Pro –

The Black Shark 4 Pro is equipped with 8GB RAM in addition to 128GB internal storage and 12GB/16GB Ram in addition to 256GB internal memory.


The smartphones are pre-packed with a 4500mAh battery that supports 120W fast charging.


Rear Camera – 

Except for the primary/main camera lens, both phones feature the same configuration. The base model is equipped with a 48MP primary camera while the Pro variant has a 64MP main camera.

On the other side, the mobiles have an 8MP ultra-wide sensor and a 5MP super macro camera.

Front Camera – 

On the front, it has a 20MP selfie camera for selfies and video chats.


In terms of design, both handsets look similar. They have a unique horizontal triple rear camera setup and the Black Shark logo on the back. Whereas the front of the phones, there’s a centered punch-hole display.

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