Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro 5G Gaming Smartphone - 12GB RAM 256GB

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The Xiaomi Blackshark 3 Pro offers a 7.11" AMOLED display with 90 Hz and 270 Hz sampling rate, Snapdragon 865, 12 GB LPDDR5 RAM, 256 GB UFS 3.0 ROM, liquid cooling, Dual Sim with 5G, Wi-Fi 6, 5000 mAh battery with 65 W charge and a 64 + 13 + 5 MP triple camera.

  • 7.1-inch 2K+ AMOLED screen
  • 270Hz screen sampling rate
  • Triple rear camera: 64MP + 13MP + 5MP / 20MP front camera (f/2.2)
  • 5000mAh battery (65W)
  • Internal storage: 256GB UFS 3.0 ROM
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, Octa-core, 2.84GHz
Build In WIFIBuild In WIFI
Touch screen LCDTouch screen LCD
4K Video4K Video

If you want a gaming smartphone that goes way overboard when it comes to specs, look no further than the Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro 5G Gaming Smartphone - 12GB RAM 256GB the new Xiaomi gaming flagship, and the spec sheet is really something to behold. This monster portable gaming machine sports a massive 7-inch screen for maximum screen real-estate, two motorized console-like trigger buttons that extend in and out of the device as needed. The Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro Gaming smartphone features a stylish Gamer look and is equipped with high-end hardware. On the camera front, the Black Shark 3 Pro is also well equipped, with a triple setup of 64MP, 5MP and 12MP sensors, including an ultra-wide angle.

A custom Xiaomi Game Shark 3.0 Gaming Center allows you to customise your experience and key-mappings, keep track of your Game Rewards, Purchases and vital stats. All powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 865 processor supporting dual 5G and WiFi 6 connectivity, super-fast DDR5 RAM, UFS 3.0 storage standard and a huge battery with 65W Quick Charge technology support.

Xiaomi makes no compromises when it comes to features such as the 7.1-inch, 1440p AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate and a 270Hz touch-sampling rate for extremely precise tracking. It even supports HDR 10+ content. Therefore, we dear say, the Blackshark 3 Pro offers absolutely everything a gamer could wish for. Inside, there are a few other features that should help with those intense gaming sessions, including liquid cooling and a special antenna layout which should prevent signal loss at key moments. And yes, it's the first Black Shark phone with a 5G chip.

A USB-C port is available as charging and data interface. Headphones and headsets can be connected to the smartphone via a 3.5 mm jack for those who don't want to go wireless via the Bluetooth 5.0 standard. Wireless payment is also no problem as the Blackshark 3 Pro is equipped with an NFC chip. The sensors include Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. In addition, 5G network is supported in Dual Sim mode so gamers can enjoy the fast Wi-Fi 6 standard with lower latency and faster connection speed anywhere 5G is available.

Key Features of the Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro 5G Gaming Smartphone - 12GB RAM 256GB

  • Sandwich liquid-cooled system, Black Shark Game Engine & Tencent Solar Core game engine.
  • 7.1-inch AMOLED Quad HD+ screen with 270Hz touch sampling rate & 90Hz refresh rate.
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Octa-core processor with Adreno 650 GPU.
  • 8GB/12GB LPDDR5 RAM, 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage.
  • 64MP+13MP+5MP Triple Rear Cameras and a 20.0MP front camera.
  • 5000mAh battery, 65W fast charging and 18W Back magnetic charging port.
  • Joy UI 11 based on Android 10 OS, support Dual Mode 5G & WiFi 6.

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Leading performance with Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 865

It can not be disputed: Xiaomi's new smartphone gaming flagship will provide enough performance for modern mobile games for years to come. This is made possible by the new Snapdragon 865 Octa Core processor with a clock speed of up to 2.84 Ghz. The Adreno 650 GPU, on the other hand, provides decent graphics performance and has comparatively low power consumption. Thanks to the improved liquid cooling, the performance of the processors can be maintained in the long term even during intensive use.

With a 5th Generation AI Engine the Snapdragon 865 AI processing power is 100% higher than that of the Snapdragon 855. It also features an X55 modem for lightning-fast 5G connectivity and supports 5G MultiLink for simultaneous connection to three networks (2.4G Wi-Fi, 5G Wi-Fi and mobile data) at once.

Along with XIAOMI's best RAM + ROM combo – LPDDR5 and UFS 3.0, Blackshark 3 Pro Pro offers swift response and an ultra-smooth operating experience. Paired with the most sophisticated cooling system Xiaomi has ever created, Blackshark 3 Pro’s CPU temperature is kept cool to ensure high-performance speeds – even during heavy usage.

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 865 with +25% Improved Performance & -25% Energy Consumption, compared to previous generation
  • X55 modem for lightning-fast 5G connectivity
  • supports 5G MultiLink for simultaneous connection to three networks (2.4G Wi-Fi, 5G Wi-Fi and mobile data)

Sandwich Liquid-cooled System

The Black Shark 3 Pro comes with Sandwich liquid-cooled system technology, two 100mm liquid cooling units placed on the two sides of the motherboard keep the phone cool when the gameplay gets heated.

The 4th generation of Black Shark’s liquid cooling system is designed in a revolutionary “sandwich” structure. The SoC, WIFI chipset, 5G modem, charging circuit, and other thermal components are layered on both sides of the mainboard. Two super-long liquid cooling pipes encase the processing core, directly touching the active components on both sides making the cooling area 100% larger and improving overall cooling efficiency by 50%.

  1. Thermal Graphite Sheet
  2. Copper Alloy Shelter
  3. Liquid Cooling Pipe
  4. Liquid Cooling Pipe
  5. Copper Alloy Shelter

29% Faster Speed with LPDDR5 RAM | UFS 3.0 Flash Storage

New-generation LPDDR5 RAM offers 29% faster speed, coupled with UFS 3.0 flash storage for 100% improved performance on UFS2.1.

8GB LPDDR5 RAM | Largest Available

  • LPDDR5 storage speed reaches 5500Mb/s
  • LPDDR5 bandwidth reaches 44GB/s

256GB UFS3.0 Storage | Largest Available

Master Control | Two Mechanical Gaming Master Buttons

The new Black Shark 3 Pro takes things off the screen with physical pop-up shoulder buttons. In Game mode, users can choose to use the two, 21-millimeter-wide buttons that automatically raise 1.5 millimetres from the body of the phone.

The triggers boast a console-like feeling, and they're rated to pop up 300,000 times and be pressed 1 million times, so durability should be pretty good. The other two aspects to Master Control are the 270Hz touch reporting which leads to a rapid 24ms touch latency, and an increase to four pressure sensors compared to its predecessors which cover 48% more of the surface area of the phone.

Oh and Xiaomi also added an X-axis motor for more precise force feedback when gaming. Apparently you can feel the difference between weapons in games like CoD Mobile or PUBG Mobile.

Master Touch 3.0

The Master Touch 3.0 packs twice the punch with two additional hotkeys with a 48% larger press zone. Master touch lets you set a custom touch zone to trigger on-screen actions with just a thumb press. Equipped with double the number of sensors, the Black Shark 3 Pro accurately responds to pressure controls even on the screen edge, so you can slide jump and shoot like a pro.

270HZ Touch Reporting Rate

Experience the world’s lowest touch latency of 24ms, delivering stunningly fast actions with a 30% increase in fluidity. Dash for cover, switch to attack, let off an Ulti! Whatever mad moves your fingers make you can be sure that at 270Hz the Black Shark 3 Pro will only be 24ms behind.

X-axis Linear Motor

Fully immerse yourself in the tactile experience of the X-axis Linear Motor. Feel the game speak back by running vibrations through your fingers, as you explore and interact with your gaming world.

Xiaomi SHARK SPACE 3.0 Gaming Control Center | Customise your gaming experience

With one flick of a switch, the stock-android interface transforms into a fully-immersive, customized gaming hub. Here, you can quickly launch games, view gaming statistics, and more. Memory is instantly cleared for increased performance. Press the Shark Space button again to return to stock Android. It’s that easy.

  • MasterControl Settings
  • WIFI Settings
  • AntiMistouch Settings
  • NoMessage
  • NoIncall
  • Volume & Screen brightness
  • CleanRAM
  • GameRecording
  • Monitor
  • Settings
  • ... and more.

Game Dock

While gaming in Shark Space, swipe downwards on the fingerprint sensor to reveal multiple quick-toggles and tweak your gaming experience. Disable notifications to avoid interruption, change display settings, connect your gamepad and more, without ever leaving the game.

Immersive Audio

When considering a high-performance smartphone, it’s easy to forget the importance of audio. We didn’t. The Black Shark boasts dual-stereo speakers and two microphones for high-fidelity sound and recording. A third microphone is cleverly hidden in the earpiece to pick up crystal-clear audio while gaming.

Live Stats for:
  • Frame Rate (FPS)
  • Battery Temperature
  • CPU Frequency

Dual Game Engines

Black Shark 3 Pro is equipped with Black Shark Game Engine & Tencent Solar Core game engine.

High-refresh Rate Mobile Gaming with 90Hz 7.1" AMOLED Display offering an Immersive 19.5:9 Aspect Ratio

Aiming for the best smartphone display for mobile gaming Xiaomi has given the gamer a 7.1 inch AMOLED display which offers the gaming comfort of a small tablet in terms of screen diagonal in the aspect ratio of 19.5:9.

Not only its size but also the technology is convincing without restrictions. Only the best of the best was used. The resolution is a sharp 3120 x 1440 pixels, in line with the QHD+ standard. The colour reproduction is also convincing with 97% of the DCI-P3 colour space covered by the panel.

A special highlight, however, is the frame rate of 90 Hz. Even fast action games are reproduced absolutely smoothly!

The insane touch sampling rate of 270 Hz has to be tried in person. It is a real sensation and can offer a true competitive advantage in PUBG, Fortnite, Call of Duty and many other games. Nobody, simply, offers anything faster at the moment!*

  • 7-inch Screen | 19.5:9 Ratio
  • HDR 10+ | Supports HDR content
  • Extreme 270Hz Touch Sampling Rate | A competitive advantage for sure in FPS games like PUGB Mobile, Fortnite Mobile or Call of Duty Mobile!
  • 97% P3 | Wide colour gamut for vibrant and rich colours
  • 500 nits (typ.) | Peak brightness

*As of May 2020.

64 Megapixels Triple Rear Camera Setup

The Xiaomi Blackshark 3 Pro is a flagship. Of course, the camera should not be left behind. Xiaomi knows this very well and has equipped with a 64-megapixel 4-in-1 main sensor with f/1.8 aperture for snapshots of outstanding quality, a second ultra-wide-angle 13-megapixel lens with f/2.25 aperture is great for panoramic shots and a third camera 3-piece lens with 5-megapixel has an aperture of f/2.2 optimised for portraits. Videos can be recorded with 4K and up to 60fps. On the front, is a 4-in-1 selfie shooter with 20-megapixel, fixed focus (FF) and f/2.2 aperture supporting facial recognition to unlock the Android gaming phone.

  • 64 Megapixels Super Clear Camera | f1.8 aperture
  • 13 Megapixels Ultra-wide-angle Camera | f2.25 aperture
  • 5 Megapixels Portrait Camera | F2.2 aperture

Game All Day thanks to:
65W fast charge and a massive dual-cell 5000mAh battery


Go from 0 to 100% charged in only 38 minutes!

  • 65W - wired fast charging via USB-C.
  • 18W - magnetic fast charging.

Inside the Black Shark 3 utilises a nifty dual-battery solution that provides a total capacity of 5,000mAh. Thanks to its support of both parallel and series operation, the battery can charge quickly as well as provide long life. Black Shark claims a 50% charge is possible in just 12 minutes, with a full charge taking just 38 minutes using the included 65W charger.


Other interesting features include an 18W optional magnetic charging cable* that attaches to the back of the phone so you can game without a charging cable in the way of your hands. The phone also have magnetic power packs available which you can plug to the back of the phone when you're gaming, to charge the phone without wires sticking out the side.

*Sold separately.

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  • MPN - 89110414A
  • GTIN - 6971409204037
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Storage 256GB
Color Black, Silver


Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G


Dimensions 177.8 x 83.3 x 10.1 mm (7.00 x 3.28 x 0.40 in)
Weight 253 g (8.92 oz)
Build Glass front, aluminum back, aluminum frame
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Other Physical pop-up gaming triggers


Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 7.1 inches, 123.7 cm2 (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 3120 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~484 ppi density)
Always-on display
90Hz refresh rate
500 nits typ. brightness (advertised)


OS Android 10.0
Chipset Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
CPU Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585)
GPU Adreno 650


Card slot No
Internal 256GB 8GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM
Standard UFS 3.0


Triple 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF
13 MP, f/2.3, (ultrawide)
5 MP, f/2.2, (depth)
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@1920fps


Single 20 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1/3″, 0.9µm
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps


Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes


WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive
Radio No
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector


Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


Type Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
Charging Fast charging 65W, 100% in 38 min (advertised)
Magnetic charging 18W


Colors Phantom Black, Armor Gray
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