Black Shark officially launched the new Black Shark 4 series of gaming phones today. The Black Shark 4 standard version is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chip, and the Black Shark 4 Pro is Snapdragon 888. There is little difference in other aspects. (See the end of the text for other differences except for the color matching lens).
- Black Shark 4: $383 (6GB+128GB) $414 (8GB+128GB) $460 (12GB+128GB) $506 (12GB+256GB)
- Black Shark 4 Pro: $614 (8GB+256GB) $691 (12GB+256GB) $813 (16GB+512GB)
- The limited-edition exclusive gift box is priced at $906 (16GB+512GB prism gray)
It is worth mentioning that there is actually a Black Shark gaming phone 4 Pro Peng Yuchang signature version, but it seems to be unavailable.
All Black Shark 4 series phones are equipped with “magnetic powerlifting shoulder keys”, using a non-contact magnetic drive scheme, with 6 levels of magnetic drive and 160g key strength, up to 1 million keystrokes life, with 15 A kind of toggle button texture scheme, Black Shark also developed a mechanical sound effect for the machine (similar to a firearm trigger), which greatly enhances the game experience, and also supports custom functions (mapping game skills or other function keys).
In terms of design, the series adopts the integrated glass back panel on conventional mobile phones, with a classic X texture built into the glass, which resembles the “Black Superman” visual sense, and is 9.9 mm thick. Black Shark 4 is available in 5 colors: Mirror Black, Ink Sea Black, Lingguang Gray, Storm Blue, and Sakura Dance Pink. Pro offers four colors: Suikong Black, Prism Gray, Ink Sea Black (without X pattern), and Zhan Yuqing.
In terms of performance, the Black Shark 4 Pro is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chip, supplemented by a full-blood version of LPDDR5, an enhanced version of UFS3.1, and the Black Shark RAMDISK accelerator can increase the loading speed by 20%.
It supports Wi-Fi 6 enhanced version. Sandwich liquid cooling heat dissipation (front shell liquid cooling unit + high thermal conductivity graphite + rear shell liquid cooling unit + high thermal conductivity graphite), claiming that the core temperature is reduced by 18 ℃.
It is worth mentioning that this machine has Black Shark’s exclusive customized SSD, similar to Apple MacPro, with enhanced UFS3.1, disk array system, server-level storage solutions, and claims to achieve dual-channel data read and write speed: read performance An increase of 55% and a 69% increase in write performance.
Black Shark uses the “Tianya Mingyue Knife Mobile Game” installation example. The Black Shark 4 Pro can be completed in 16 seconds, while the IQOO7 and Samsung S21U require 39/23 seconds. The device is equipped with a 6.67-inch E4 material Samsung AMOLED screen, diamond arrangement, local peak 1300nit, refresh rate up to 144Hz, support 720Hz multi-finger touch sampling rate, 8.3ms multi-finger touch response delay, support multi-level adjustment, support full symmetry Dual-zone screen pressure sensitivity (adjustable pressure threshold), suitable for a variety of high-frame games.
In addition, the screen of the Black Shark 4 mobile phone also supports DC dimming and MEMC, using a centered punch design. In terms of battery life, the entire Black Shark 4 series adopts 120W flash charging technology (Black Shark 4 is the first 120W fast-charging model of the Snapdragon 870), which can charge a 4500mAh large battery to 100% in 14 minutes and 50 seconds (the official also compares Display fast out of friends iQOO7 4000mAh 120W 25 seconds).
In terms of images, the Black Shark 4 Pro is equipped with a 64MP main camera (IMX686), and the Black Shark 4 is a 48MP main camera (IMX582), as well as the same 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens and 5MP macro lens, with a front 20-megapixel lens.
In terms of sound quality, the device is the most worthy of showing off, surpassing Xiaomi 10S to top the DXOMARK audio list by one point. The top and bottom of the machine adopt a fully symmetrical dual speaker (dual 1216 linear speaker) design, 15V Smart PA, 7 magnetic circuits sounding unit, equivalent 1.5cc large sound cavity, BISO sound effect, and 3.5 mm headphone jack.
The official also stated that the speaker drive power of the machine is 50% higher than that of ordinary smart power amplifiers. It supports professional-grade tuning and algorithms such as DTS, Elephant Sound, AAC Technology, and Cirrus Logic. It has a volume of 25 bars and can be called a “music phone”.
In other respects, this series of models use side fingerprint recognition, has a Z-axis linear motor, a metal middle frame, a hidden camera, etc., and brings the chief experience officer of the Black Shark Joy UI-Shark Sauce (similar to Mihayou artificial Desktop), run Joy UI 12.5, support the unique “tablet mode” and “barrage notification 2.0”, and finally have a new multifunctional NFC that you are thinking of.
In terms of accessories, it is briefly summarized as follows, and interested friends can check it by themselves:
- Black Shark 3.5mm In-Ear Gaming Headset Standard Edition: $22
- Black Shark 3.5mm in-ear gaming headset ring iron version: $38
- Black Shark Cooling Back Clip 2 Pro: $30
- Black Shark 20000mAh power bank: $24
- Black Shark 4/4 Pro armor thermal conductive protective shell: $12
- Black Shark 4/4 Pro Luminous Color Protective Case: $6.