Today, sales of new gaming smartphones Black Shark 4 and Black Shark 4 Pro started in China, and the company has already summed up the first result. As it turned out, smartphones worth more than $30 million were bought in just 5 minutes. For comparison, the statistics of pre-orders of OnePlus 9 flagships appeared today: $15 million in 50 minutes. The difference in demand is visible to the naked eye: Black Shark is much more popular in the home market.
And this is not surprising, because the most affordable Black Shark 4 on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC costs only $ 385 in China. The price of the base version of the Black Shark 4 Pro is $ 615. And this is one of the most affordable models on Snapdragon 888. Besides the price, there are other advantages. For example, 144Hz screen, super-fast internal storage with SSD and 120W fast wired charging.
Black Shark 4 and Black Shark 4 Pro are now on sale in China
At the time of the announcement of the flagship Black Shark 4 and Black Shark 4 Pro smartphones, the launch date for their sales was not announced, however, as it turned out, from today they can be purchased in China.
Prices and configurations are as follows:
Black Shark 4:
- 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of flash storage – $ 385;
- 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of flash storage – $ 415;
- 12 GB of RAM and 128 GB of flash storage – $ 460;
- 12 GB RAM and 256 GB flash storage – $ 505.
Black Shark 4 Pro:
- 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of flash storage – $ 615;
- 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of flash memory – $ 690;
- 16GB RAM and 512GB Flash – $ 815
The Black Shark 4, we recall, is running on Snapdragon 870, and has with LPDDR5 RAM with a speed of 5500 Mbit/s and a Wi-Fi 6 adapter. And the Black Shark 4 Pro has a Snapdragon 888 SoC, LPDDR5 memory with a speed of 6400 Mbit/s and a Wi-Fi adapter -Fi 6E.
The smartphones are equipped with Samsung AMOLED E4 screens with a diagonal of 6.67 with a frame rate of 144 Hz, triple cameras with sensors with a resolution of 64 (in Black Shark 4 – 48), 8 and 5 megapixels, as well as 4500 mAh batteries with support for fast charging with a capacity of 120W.