Black Shark 3S with 120 Hz display, Snapdragon 865 chipset, and 65W fast-charging launched

Black Shark 3S

Xiaomi-backed gaming phone maker Black Shark launched its latest gaming phone named Black Shark 3S successor to the Black Shark 3 launched earlier this year.

Black Shark 3S specifications

Black Shark 3S features a premium design with a rear panel that offers comfortable gaming sessions. It features a unique camera design and the Black Shark logo on the back is lights up using RGB-LEDs.

It has a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, a 20:9 aspect ratio, and 1080 x 2400-pixels resolution with HDR10+, 270Hz touch sampling rate support. It also includes a 20MP (f/2.2) selfie camera that is equipped inside the soft bezels on the top that appears invisible in the first view.

It comes in power with the Snapdragon 865 chipset and coupled with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage. It also supports 5G connectivity with Snapdragon X55 modem and Wi-Fi 6 that enhances the download speeds.

The motherboard is specifically designed to distribute the heat to all parts of the device and is sandwiched between the Black Shark 3’s liquid cooling system.

It features the same V-shaped triple-lens camera setup on the back that includes a 64MP (f/1.8) primary sensor with OIS support, a 13MP (f/2.4) ultra-wide-angle lens with 120-degree FOV and also a 5MP (f/2.2) depth sensor.

It comes in with Android 10-based JoyUI 12 running out-of-the-box which looks similar to the MiUI 11 includes multiple features including the dark theme. It supports Qualcomm’s Elite Gaming, Tencent’s Solar Core, and the company’s own Game Engine to optimize the game performance.

The latest JOYUI12 software comes with screen mirroring. It sends a video of the screen over USB-C to a computer, so you can play your games with a keyboard and mouse.

It includes a 4,720 mAh battery with 65W USB Type-C fast-charging and as per the company, it can be charged from 0-60 in just 15 minutes. It also offers a new magnetic charger that supports 18W fast-charging.

Black Shark 3S Pricing and Availability:

Black Shark 3S starts at 3,999 yuan (~Rs. 43,000) for the 12GB RAM and 128GB storage base variant and the top variant of 12GB+256GB is priced at 4,299 yuan (~Rs. 46,100).

Black Shark 3S is available in two color variants namely Sky Cloud black and Crystal Blue (translated from Chinese).

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