Black Shark 3 Series Officially Launched In China; Reveals Specs And Even Gaming Voice Control

Black Shark 3 series owners may soon be shouting "Reload! Reload!"

fter plenty of teasing, the Black Shark 3 series from Xiaomi has been officially launched and with it all the specs you need to know what the devices have to offer - on top of its interesting physical trigger buttons as mentioned before.

For the screens the standard Black Shark 3, it will have a 6.7-inch AMOLED FHD+ (2400 x 1080) display with a 90Hz refresh rate while the Pro variant gets an increase screen size with a substantial 7.1-inches and an added QHD+ (3120 x 1440) resolution. Both displays will be HDR10+ certified and will come with DC dimming, an independent display chip and MEMC 2.0 with TruView color temperature adjustment.

On top of the interesting physical trigger buttons to ensure a more precise gaming sessions, the Black Shark series supports a new voice command control feature for titles like the Chinese version of PUBG: Mobile (Peacekeeper Elite). This new control scheme lets you do basic tasks like locking on targets, reloading and cycling through weapons by you voicing out those actions rather than pressing buttons. We can't say for sure if that's a good idea, but it's interesting at the very least.

On top of that, it also comes with Joy UI 11 for more gaming optimisations and a dual heat sink system which places vapor chambers on both sides of the motherboard. Thankfully they both have a headphone jack for more video game immersion.

In terms of camera, the Black Shark 3 series will have a rear triple-camera setup of a 64MP main camera, 13MP ultra-wide camera, and a 5MP bokeh camera, while the front camera is 20 MP.

In terms of price, the Black Shark 3 will be priced at CNY3,499 (~RM2,100) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM, CNY3,799 (~RM2,280) for 12GB RAM + 128GB ROM, and CNY3,999(~RM2,400) for 12GB RAM + 256GB ROM. For the Black Shark 3 Pro, it's CNY4,699 (~RM2,825) for 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM and CNY4,999 (~RM3,000) for 12GB RAM + 256GB ROM.