Black Shark 3 and 3 Pro with Snapdragon 865 SoC Spotted on Geekbench Ahead of March 3 Launch

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Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro

Update – We have now spotted an 8GB RAM version of Black Shark 3 on Geekbench. This memory configuration of the smartphone comes bearing the model number MBU-A0. It has scored 901 points in the single-core test and 3,015 points in the multi-score test of Geekbench. Apart from the change in RAM capacity, the rest of the specifications of the 8GB RAM model of the Black Shark 3 look similar to that of the 12GB RAM variant that we had spotted on Geekbench yesterday.

Earlier (23 February 2020):

A couple of days ago, we spotted the alleged Black Shark 3 and the Black Shark 3 Pro on the 3C certification website. The Black Shark 3 Pro has now been caught running on the Geekbench benchmarking website, which hints that the launch date is imminent. Furthermore, the Geekbench listing reveals some of the key specifications of the device. Let’s have a look at the specifications of the Black Shark 3 Pro smartphone that the Geekbench listing has revealed.

Black Shark 3 Smartphone with 12GB of RAM Caught on the Geekbench Database

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As seen on the Geekbench database website, the Black Shark 3 Pro scored 4,302 on the single-core test and 12,448 on the multi-core test. The Geekbench listing further confirms that the Black Shark 3 Pro will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G chipset, which will be paired with up to 12GB of RAM. The device will run on the latest Android 10 OS out of the box. Coming to the battery, the earlier reports suggest that the Black Shark 3 Pro smartphone will sport a 5,000mAh battery, which will have support for up to 66W of fast charging.

Also Read: Black Shark 3 5G With 65W Fast Charging Technology Appeared on 3C Certification, 5000mAh Battery Confirmed Officially

Speaking of the display, the Black Shark 3 Pro is being tipped to feature a 120Hz refresh rate. The Black Shark 3 Pro is said to incorporate a dynamic resolution 2K panel.

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As of now, there is no other information available regarding the Black Shark 3 Pro other than what we have mentioned above. We will keep you posted, should we receive any more intel on the same. What are your thoughts on the upcoming Black Shark 3 Pro gaming smartphone? Do let us know in the comments section below.


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