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Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro


Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (Black Shark Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 8 x 2.4 - 2.8 GHz, Cortex-A77 / A55 (Kryo 585)
Graphics adapter
8 GB 
, 8GB / 16GB
7.10 inch 19.5:9, 3120 x 1440 pixel 484 PPI, Capacitive, AMOLED, glossy: yes, HDR, 90 Hz
256 GB UFS 3.0 Flash, 256 GB 
, or 512GB
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, USB-C
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM, CDMA, UMTS, LTE, 5G, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 10.1 x 177.8 x 83.3 ( = 0.4 x 7 x 3.28 in)
5000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 10
Primary Camera: 64 MPix Triple: 64MP (f/1.8, 26mm, 1/1.72", 0.8µm) + 13MP (f/2.3) + 5MP (f/2.2)
Secondary Camera: 20 MPix f/2.2, 1/3", 0.9µm
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
253 g ( = 8.92 oz / 0.56 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
800 Euro



Average Score: 79.25% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 94%, features: 100%, display: 91% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 75%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro

Black Shark 3 Pro Review: Physical pop-up triggers for the win
Source: KL Gadget Guy English
The Black Shark 3 Pro is a flagship – a gaming flagship; for RM4,100, this phone is a good buy for people who take mobile gaming seriously – it’s physical pop-up triggers alone is a big selling point; you couple that with its awesome performance, and you’ve got yourself a very capable gaming smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/03/2020
80% Black Shark 3 Pro Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
If you’re an avid gamer, early GeForce Now subscriber or regularly use your phone to stream videos then the Black Shark 3 Pro is a solid handset. Its giant 7.1-inch screen and custom “Master Controller” shoulder buttons make it feel more like a mobile console than a traditional handset, especially when you pair it with the firm’s optional gaming peripherals.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/22/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
Black Shark 3 Pro Unboxing & Review (In-Depth)
Source: TechTablets English
Black Shark 3 Pro review, including battery life 60hz Vs 90hz, camera samples and camera review, audio test, gaming test, performance, and benchmarks.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/06/2020
Dueling Heat Pipes & Pop Up Buttons?! - BlackShark 3 Pro Teardown!
Source: JerryRigEverything English
This might be my most surprising gaming phone tear-down yet! And not just for whats inside the phone... The BlackShark 3 is one of the most interesting gaming smartphones that we've come across this year. Especially with its pop up mechanical buttons. April 1st is a great day eh?
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/01/2020

Foreign Reviews

89% Black Shark 3 Pro, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/25/2020
Rating: Total score: 89% features: 100% display: 100% mobility: 100% workmanship: 80%
88% Black Shark 3 Pro, análisis: todo lo que tiene de grande lo tiene de potente
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/12/2020
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 98% display: 93% mobility: 90% workmanship: 85%
60% Test du Black Shark 3 Pro : équilibré et original
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/30/2020
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 60%
Trên tay Black Shark 3 Pro: không có gì mới nhưng vẫn độc đáo
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high gaming performance; long battery life; quick charging.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/30/2020


Qualcomm Adreno 650: Graphics chip for smartphones and tablets that is integrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC. Qualcomm claims that it is 25% faster than the Adreno 640 in the Snapdragon 855 SoC and offers 50% more compute units (ALUs). For Android it should be one of the fastest graphics cards in 2020.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

SD 865: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in late 2019 and manufactured in 7 nm at TSMC (improved N7P). Integrates one “Prime Core” based on a ARM Cortex-A77 architecture clocked at up to 2.84 GHz. Three more performance cores are also based on the A77 but clock up to 2.42 GHz. Furthermore, four energy saving cores are integrated that are based on the ARM Cortex-A55 architecture and clock at up to 1.8 GHz. In addition to the processor cores, the SoC integrates a WiFi 6 modem (including 60 GHz mmWave support), a Hexagon 698 DSP (up to 15 TOPS) and a Spectra 480 ISP. The integrated memory controller now supports faster LPDDR5 memory with up to 2,750 MHz. LTE is not included anymore in the SoC, but the external Snapdragon X55 5G modem has to be used.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This display size is a threshold between tablets and smartphones. Most tablets have larger screen diagonals but a lot of smartphones offer such a big screen.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.253 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.


Xiaomi Tech was founded as a Chinese smartphone producer in 2010 and soon reached high market shares in its home market. Although Xiaomi is not one of the Top 5 smartphone manufacturers worldwide in 2016, it is nevertheless one of the big global players in this market segment.

Since 2015 there are many reviews. The ratings have been above average since 2016.

79.25%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2020-05- 2)