BLACK SHARK Posts on XDA

We’ve opened forums for POCO X3 Pro, Moto G50, Moto G100, Red Magic 6, Black Shark 4, and Samsung Galaxy M12

Springtime is always busy for new smartphone releases, and this year has been no different. This year, we’ve opened up new XDA forums for several new devices, including the OnePlus 9 series, and now we’re opening up more places for you to discuss your favorite smartphones. The new list of phones to join the XDA...

Black Shark 4 and 4 Pro launched in China with 144Hz displays and 120W fast charging

In a launch event in China, Xiaomi-backed Black Shark has unveiled two new gaming phones: the Black Shark 4 and Black Shark 4 Pro. Direct successors to the last year’s Black Shark 3 series, both phones boast notable improvements, including 144Hz displays, upgraded processors, and up to 120W fast charging support. Black Shark 4 series: Specifications Specification Black...

Black Shark 3S with 120Hz refresh rate display, Snapdragon 865 launched in China

Over the last couple of days, several smartphone OEMs have launched their latest and greatest gaming smartphones. ASUS unveiled its ROG Phone 3 and ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition, Lenovo launched the much-awaited Lenovo Legion Phone Duel, and Nubia launched the Red Magic 5S. Adding on to the list of new gaming smartphones, Xiaomi-backed Black...

OnePlus, Realme, Black Shark, and Meizu join Xiaomi, OPPO, and Vivo’s file transfer alliance

Back in August last year, three Chinese OEMs — Xiaomi, OPPO, and Vivo — formed an alliance for the development of a new P2P file transfer protocol to simplify cross-device file transfers. The solution aimed to offer an AirDrop like experience in the Android ecosystem by allowing devices from different manufacturers to seamlessly share files...

Download: Black Shark 2 Pro receives Android 10 update with JoyUI 11

Towards the end of last month, gaming-focused brand Black Shark released the Android 10 update for last year's Black Shark 2 gaming smartphone. The update included all the new features that Google released with Android 10, along with Black Shark's own custom UI called JoyUI 11. The JoyUI 11 build for the Black Shark 2...

Black Shark 3 and Black Shark 3 Pro to launch in Europe on May 8

Earlier this year in March, Xiaomi launched the Black Shark 3 and 3 Pro gaming phones in China. The devices featured top-of-the-line specifications, including Qualcomm's flagship Snapdragon 865 chip, LPDDR5 RAM, and UFS 3.0 storage, along with some unique features geared towards mobile gamers. At the time, we had no information regarding a global launch...

How the Iris 5 chip from Pixelworks can improve the visual experience of Android smartphones

Smartphone screens continue to improve in visual quality every year in typical ways like color accuracy, color gamut, and brightness. However, we've come to a point where many of the technical advancements in even the top-tier displays are now imperceptible or unnoticed. Panel vendors and OEMs are constantly trying to come up with new ways,...

Black Shark 3 and 3 Pro gaming phones announced with retractable shoulder buttons, magnetic charging connector, and Snapdragon 865

Gaming phones are part of a growing segment in the Android ecosystem. The first Black Shark was one of the first to take part in this trend when it launched in 2018. The brand followed up with the Black Shark 2 and 2 Pro in 2019. Now, the Black Shark 3 and 3 Pro have...