Black Shark 3S is official – Specs, Price

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Black Shark and Tencent have come together and has launched Black Shark 3S smartphone in China. Third in line, the phone shares similarities with Black Shark 3.

Equipped with an in-display fingerprint sensor, the Black Shark 3S houses 6.67-inch AMOLED multi-touch HDR10+ display with FHD+ 20:9 resolution. The screen offers 90Hz/128GHz refresh rate settings, 270Hz touch sampling rate and 17ms low touch response time.

Under the hood is octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 mobile platform with 12GB LPDDR5 RAM. The smartphone comes in options of 128GB / 256GB / 512GB UFS 3.1 storage space. The smartphone is equipped with company’s very own Game Engine and Tencent SolarCore for optimum performance.

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Other features include Sandwich liquid cooling, MEMC 3.0 and 3D Sound. It has Screen mirroring function done via USB 3.0. There is voice control game play as well. There is a huge 4729mAh battery with 65W fast charging.

The BlackShark 3S comes with 20MP front facing camera with up to 4K video recording support. At the back side are triple rear cameras consisting of 64MP main, 13MP ultra-wide angle and 5MP depth shooters.

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Black Shark 3S specifications

  • Dimensions: 168.72 x 77.33 x 10.42 – 10.8 mm
  • Weight: 222 grams
  • SIM: Dual Nano Slots
  • Operating System: Android 10 with Joy UI 12
  • Biometrics: In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Display: 6.67-inch AMOLED display with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio, 500nits (typ) brightness, 394ppi pixel density, 105% (typ) DCI-P3 colors, 90Hz/120Hz refresh rate, 270Hz touch sampling rate, 17ms touch response rate, MEMC Intelligent motion compensation technology, ΔE<1, JNCD<0.55, HDR10+, DC Dimming
  • Chipset: Octa-core Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU
  • RAM: 12GB LPDDR5 (2750MHz)
  • Storage: 128GB / 256GB / 512GB UFS 3.1
  • Front camera: 20MP with F/2.0 Aperture, 4-in-1 pixel (0.8um), 5-element lens, 4K/1080p at 60fps, Slow-motion 720p at 480fps / 1080p at 120fps
  • Rear cameras: Triple rear cameras with LED Flash
    • 64MP main with 4-in-1 pixels (0.8um), F/1.8 Aperture, 6-element lens, PDAF, HDR, AI
    • 13MP with 120-degree wide-angle lens, F/2.2 Aperture, 6-element lens, 1.0um pixel size
    • 5MP depth sensor with F/2.2 Aperture, 3-piece lens, 1.12um pixel size
  • Battery: 4729mAh built-in with SQC fast charging, 65W fast flash charging. Includes 65W charger
  • Connectivity: 5G (SA/NSA) / Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Bluetooth V5.1, USB Type-C, GPS/GLONASS/Galileo/Beidou/QZSS/A-GPS
  • Sensors: Gyroscope, Geo-magnetic, Gravity, Distance, Ambient light
  • Buttons: Virtual button for multitasking / home / return, supports screen gestures, two-stage switch shark key to enter or exit sharkspace

The Black Shark 3s 128GB variant price is 3999 Yuan (US$ 573). Its 256GB storage model costs 4299 Yuan (US$ 615) while its premium 512GB storage variant has price-tag of 4799 Yuan (US$ 688 approx.). It comes in Skyfall Black and Crystal Blue colors.

Pawan Lokhandwala
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