Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro ditches massive display and shoulder buttons vs Black Shark 3 Pro

I enjoyed both the Black Shark 3 and Black Shark 3 Pro. The first offered affordable flagship gaming (and being one of the first SD865 phones out). The later offered a gigantic 7.1 inch AMOLED display with physical pop up shoulder triggers, giving a truly gaming focussed phone. So it is a little disappointing to … Read more

Black Shark 3S launches tomorrow with Snapdragon 865+ & screen mirroring over USB 3.0 for console like gameplay

I recently reviewed the excellent Black Shark 3 and the massive Black Shark 3 Pro. Since then Qualcomm has updated their flagship chipset, launching the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ offering even more power than before. Subsequently, Asus and Lenovo launched their gaming phones based on the chipset. Not to be left out, Black Shark are … Read more

Black Shark 3 Pro vs vivo iQOO 3 5G vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro 5G Compared – Which is the best gaming phone?

The Black Shark 3 Pro is the latest flagship device to be launched for the year and the Black Shark team have really taken things up a notch introducing one of the largest phones in recent times with a 7.1-inch display that is then complimented with shoulder buttons for the ultimate gaming phone. Prior to … Read more

Black Shark 3 set to launch in China with impressive specs, but when will the UK see it?

I was pleasantly surprised with the Black Shark 2 when I reviewed it last year, at the time it was one of the most affordable Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 phones on the market and offered a variety of gaming features as well as dedicated accessories to improve your gaming experience. This was subsequently followed by the … Read more

Asus ROG Phone 2 vs Xiaomi Black Shark 2 – The new ROG phone sets a benchmark for ultra-premium gaming phones

The new Asus ROG Phone II has been announced and in true Asus/gamer fashion it is wonderfully over the top. While similar to the affordable but fantastic Black Shark 2, the Asus ROG Phone 2 is also a very different beast. So how do the new phones compare? Pricing Pricing has not been revealed for … Read more

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 with Snapdragon 855 SoC and 12GB RAM seen on Geekbench

The latest gaming phone from Xiaomi’s gaming sub-brand Black Shark is expected to launch imminently and the new device has popped up on the Geekbench benchmark database. So far the phone has popped up multiple times with the first appearance on Geekbench as “Blackshark Skywalker” with Snapdragon 855 chipset and 8GB of RAM. The new … Read more