Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Review

Black Shark 5 phone launched on March 30, 2022. The phone has a 144-Hz speed of refresh. 6.67-inch display with an resolution that is 1,800×2,400 Pixels (FHD+).Black Shark 5 has 8GB and twelve GB of memory. It is powered by a Black Shark 5 and is powered by a battery of 4,650mAh.

When it comes to the cameras in the rear, The Black Shark 5 on the rear has three cameras, including 64-megapixel (f/1.79) primary camera and a 13-megapixel (f/2.4 ultra-wide-angle) camera, as well as a five-megapixel (macro) camera. The front camera is a single-camera setup, ideal for selfies with a 16-megapixel sensor.

Black Shark 5 comes with 128GB and 256GB of internal storage. Its dimensions are Black Shark 5 measures 163.83 inches by 76.25 10.00mm. 10.00mm. It weighs 218.00 grams. The company introduced the model in Heavenly White, Meteorite Black, and Explore Grey colors.

The connectivity options available offered on Black Shark 5 include Wi-Fi and GPS. The phone’s sensors include the ambient lighting sensor, accelerometer proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor.

 It’s Design    

The design concept started with its predecessor Black Shark 5. Its design philosophy is based on the same principles introduced with its Black Shark 5 and looks more modern in its design. Aside from the other camera module sporting an innovative style, the edge-curved back cover may suggest that it’s one of the new flagship models. It’s more appealing than many of the new flagship models.

It has a metal frame, and the back cover is covered in glass; however, I must say that the mech-style design on the rear appears much better. Alongside its camera, it has an RGB LED flash, proving its value as a gaming phone.

 It’s Display  

There aren’t any significant improvements on the display on Black Shark 5. Black Shark 5. However, the display is still among the top gaming phone displays.

We can set up its 6.67-inch AMOLED display to 144Hz of refresh and HDR10+ support and close to 1300 nits peak brightness. Compared to other phones at a similar price, it is top-notch.

 Its Performance – Gaming on Black Shark 5    

The Black Shark 5 doesn’t get upgraded to its processor. The Black Shark 5 is still running Snapdragon 870 processor. In reality, as an efficient model in terms of cost, the 870 chipset is the best choice in the market. You can blame it all on Qualcomm. We’ve learned much about how effective the 870 chipsets have been concerning heat and power efficiency.

If you’re searching for gaming equipment that plays games without severe problems with heating and excessive power drain, the Black Shark 5 could be an ideal choice and will help you save a significant amount of money.

  It’s Camera    

While it is true that the Black Shark 5 is a gaming phone, it features a slight enhancement in cameras. Xiaomi upgraded the primary camera to make it 64MP instead of 48MP. However, there’s an inconsistency when you compare the quality of its image to the cameras of other phones. It’s nevertheless beneficial to know that Xiaomi upgraded the series beyond features that are related to gaming.

It gives the best color reproduction and image clarity thanks to this sensor. The efficiency of the white balance function is more stable. However, its 13MP wide-angle camera also is good. While the resolution of 13MP isn’t as excellent as the primary lens’s 64MP resolution, however, it still has vivid detail and uniform colors in that lens.

In the same way, there’s another Macro lens that isn’t much different from the other lenses we’ve previously reviewed. It can shoot close; however, don’t count anything extraordinary in the photography department. The primary camera offers a higher dynamic range in low-light conditions and is much more appealing than the earlier phones.

 Its Battery and Charging    

In terms of power solutions, Black Shark 5 is the best choice. Black Shark 5 has not diminished in size compared to its Pro version. It has a 4650mAh battery that has a 120W wired fast charge.

Xiaomi Black Shark 5 Features Highlights

  • 6.67 in 144Hz AMOLED display, Gorilla Glass 
  • Always on Display
  • Physical Pop-up gaming triggers
  • Snapdragon 870 5G, 7nm
  • 8/128GB, 12/128GB
  • The rear camera, Triple
    • 64Mp, f/1.8 primary camera
    • 13Mp, f/2.8 ultrawide
    • 2Mp, f/2.4 macro
  • 16Mp, f/2.0 selfie camera
  • 5G, Bluetooth V5.1, NFC
  • 4650mAh battery, 120W wired charging, 100% in 15 minutes
  • Android 12, Joy UI 13
  • Finger Print (Side-mounted), Proximity, Compass, Accelerometer 
  • Black, White, Gray Color