Black Shark 3S with 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED 120Hz display, MEMC, Snapdragon 865 5G, 12GB RAM announced

Black Shark just announced its Black Shark 3S, the company’s latest gaming smartphone as it had promised. It packs a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen with 120Hz refresh rate and 270Hz touch sampling rate, 17ms touch response speed as well as MEMC intelligent motion compensation technology. It is powered by Snapdragon 865 with up to 12GB of RAM and  features mid- mounted motherboard design, so that it doesn’t get heated when holding the phone horizontally, said the company. The phone also has sandwich liquid cooling system for better heat dissipation of 5G chip, and charging circuit.

It runs JOYUI12 with Somatosensory motion control with built-in 6 kinds of somatosensory actions, two-level sensitivity adjustment and has Voice Control 2.0 for voice customization that offers volume adjustment, screenshots, screen recording, etc. with voice. There is also Screen pressure 4.0 for three-dimensional control and AI recognition technology. It offers screencasting with a USB 3.0 data cable with control delay of 40ms when playing games.

The phone has 64-megapixel main camera, 13-megapixel 120° ultra wide-angle camera and a 5-megapixel depth of field camera. There is a 20-megapixel camera on the front. The phone packs a 4720mAh dual battery system for 65W ultra-fast flash charging and 18W back magnetic charging.

Black Shark 3S specifications

  • 6.67-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 20:9 120Hz display, 394PPI, HDR 10+, 105% DCI – P3 color gamut, 500 nits brightness, MEMC intelligent motion compensation technology
  • 2.84GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 865 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU
  • 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB / 256GB / 512GB (UFS 3.1) internal storage
  • Android 10 with JoyUI 12
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 64MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, 13MP 120° ultra-wide sensor with f/2.25 sensor, 5MP camera with f/2.2 aperture for portrait shots
  • 20MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • In display fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Dual 1217 super linear speakers
  • Dimensions: 168.72×77.33x 10.42mm; Weight: 222g
  • 5G SA / NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ax (2×2 MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C
  • 4720mAh battery with 65W fast charging

The Black Shark 3S comes in Black and Crystal Blue colours, is priced at 3999 yuan (US$ 573 / Rs. 42,900 approx.) for the 12GB RAM with 128GB storage version, 4299 yuan (US$ 616 / Rs. 46,125 approx.) for the 12GB RAM with 256GB storage version and the 12GB RAM with 512GB storage version costs 4799 yuan (US$ 688 / Rs. 51,490 approx.). It is now available for order and will go on sale from August 4th in China.


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