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Black Shark 4 gaming phone to launch in the PH on April 28

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TL;DR: Black Shark 4 will launch in the Philippines on April 28, 2021.

Xiaomi’s premier gaming phone, the Black Shark 4, is set to launch in the Philippines. The date has been set to on April 28, 2021.

Pre-order starts on the same day at Shopee. Price and availability details will also be revealed on the same date as well.

Black Shark 4 Philippines Launch

Let’s take a quick look at the specs. The Black Shark 4 comes with a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, complete with 144Hz refresh rate and 720Hz touch sampling rate.

Inside, it’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G in the following variants — 8GB + 128GB, 12GB + 128GB, and 12GB + 256GB. It has dual liquid cooling elements that increases heat dissipation by up to 30-percent.

Black Shark 4 Philippines Launch

Rear cameras include a 49MP main, an 8MP ultra-wide, and a 5MP macro. While the front shooter is equipped with a 20MP sensor.

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The phone packs a 4500mAh brand-new double-cell battery that Black Shark claims can hypercharge to 100-percent in just less than 17 minutes. It also comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, dual speakers, USB-C, and physical gaming triggers.

Price and Availability

As mentioned, the official Philippine prices will be revealed on launch day, April 28. But we can guess based on China prices.

Check out the list below. They’re directly converted, so expect it to be slightly different once the phone comes out.

  • Black Shark 4 8GB + 128GB: CNY 2,699 (around Php 20,000)
  • Black Shark 4 12GB + 128GB: CNY 2,999 (around Php 22,300)
  • Black Shark 4 12GB + 256GB: CNY 4,499 (around Php 33,400)

As for availability, interested parties can pre-order on the same day it is launched at Shopee.

Black Shark 4 specs

  • Display: 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED Display, 2400 x 1080, 144Hz Refresh Rate, 720Hz Touch Sampling Rate, HDR10+
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, 7nm
  • RAM: 8GB/12GB LPDDR5 RAM
  • Storage: 128GB/256GB UFS 3.1 Storage
  • Rear Cameras: 49MP Main + 8MP Ultra-wide + 5MP Macro, Triple Cameras
  • Front Camera: 20MP Selfie Camera
  • Network: 5G, 4G LTE
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS
  • Others: Side Mounted Fingerprint Scanner, USB-C, Stereo Speakers, Physical Pop-up Gaming Triggers
  • OS: Joy UI 12.5, Android 11
  • Battery: 4,500mAh Battery, 120W Fast Charging

Image Credit: Thanks to Neil of GIZGUIDE.

Bryan is a tech enthusiast and self-admitted geek who enjoys blogging and watching NBA clips on YouTube. He has over 20 years of experience in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations from different industries such as telecommunications and banking.

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