After the launch in China of the Black Shark 5 and 5 Pro, undisputed kings of the smartphone gaming landscape, are available and on offer on the Black Shark official shop. Let's see the prices of the two devices that from today 15 June they will be on offer.
Il Black Shark 5, available on this page, will be on offer from € 505 for the 8 / 128GB version to get to € 625 for the 12 / 256GB version. For both models it is sufficient to use the discount code BSHARK570 in the cart. The first 300 orders will receive free earphones Black Shark JoyBuds.
Il Black Shark 5 PRO, available on this page, will instead be on offer from € 700,69 for the 8 / 128GB version to get to € 886,99 for the 12 / 256GB version. Again, you will have to use the discount code BSHARK5100 in the cart. The first 100 orders will receive free earphones Black Shark JoyBuds Pro.
Black Shark 5 or Black Shark 5 Pro, which one to choose?
The two devices, standard and Pro, differ in photographic sector, processor for some less attractive line in the first model. In addition to this, hardware and software equipment remains unchanged. We therefore find a 6.7 ″ flat AMOLED display with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels and a 10-bit color depth. Do not miss a refresh rate a 144Hz for a unique and fluid experience during gaming sessions. The polling of the screen is 720 Hz instead, so immediate feedback response. On the body of the smartphone they are integrated hardware trigger with magnetic mechanism which, thanks to the retractable design, do not interfere with use.
Let's talk now about the hardware side. Black Shark 5 equips a processor Snapdragon 870 with Adreno 730 graphics. The amount of RAM, depending on the configuration, is 8 GB e 12 GB while the integrated memory is respectively 128 GB e 256 GB. As we said in the introduction, the smartphone (even the Pro) also supports the original Dual Disk Array 2.0 technology, which combines the capabilities of NVMe storage and UFS 3.1 flash memory to increase system and application performance. Official data shows that the smartphone has a maximum increase of 55% in reading performance of storage and a maximum of 69% in write performance.
Black Shark 5 pro instead uses a processor Snapdragon 8 Gen1, the latest top of the range from Qualcomm. It is worth noting that the company has not announced a RS model for Italy and Europe as it did for China. This means that we will not have a device with Snapdragon 8+ Gen1, or rather an enhancement of the current top of the range.
The battery from 4650 mAh supports the technology of quick charge from 120W. According to Black Shark, it is able to fully recharge in 15 minutes in high-speed mode or in 24 minutes by keeping the temperature of the device constant. Absent the wireless charging function. As a “compensation” however, on the back cover there is a module of SharkEye RGB customizable backlight very SWAG looking.
The composition of the rear camera of the smartphone includes image sensors from 64 megapixel (principal), 13 megapixel (wide angle) e 5 megapixel (telephoto). Another important feature of the device is a custom sandwich cooling system.
Black Shark 5 Pro instead uses a main sensor from 108 megapixel
Although the smartphones in the Global version (not all) are equipped with JoyUI 12.5, the new fifth generation models come with JoyUI 13. This is the usual MIUI optimized and graphically changed for a decidedly gaming-centric experience. This means Black Shark 5 and 5 Pro come with Android 12, which is the latest version of the operating system.