Black Shark 5, 5 Pro with 144Hz AMOLED Display, 120W Fast Charging Launched: Price, Specifications

Let’s take a look at the Black Shark 5 series price, specifications and other details.


Black Shark has unveiled its new gaming smartphones in China. The company launched two new flagship smartphones called the Black Shark 5 and Black Shark 5 Pro. The two gaming smartphones feature top-of-the-line hardware, as expected. There is a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC on the Pro model.

Both gaming smartphones come with a 720Hz touch sampling rate display. The devices also feature a SharkEye RGB light effect on the back. There is currently no word on the launch of the two gaming smartphones in India or other markets. While we wait for that, let’s take a look at the Black Shark 5 series price, specifications and other details.

Black Shark 5 Series Price

Black Shark has launched the 5 series in multiple storage configurations and colour options. The 5 Pro comes with 8GB of RAM for the base model. It has 256GB of internal storage and is priced at CNY 4199 (roughly Rs 50,100). The phone also arrives in 12GB + 256GB and 16GB + 512GB storage options, which are priced at CNY 4699 (roughly Rs 56,100) and CNY 5499 (roughly Rs 65,600). The phone comes in Meteorite Black and White colour options.

The vanilla model comes in 8GB + 128GB, 12GB + 128GB and 12GB + 256GB storage options. These are priced at CNY 2799 (roughly Rs 33,400), CNY 2999 (roughly Rs 35,800) and CNY 3299 (roughly Rs 39,300). It is available in Black, White, and Grey colour options.

Black Shark 5 Series Specifications and Features

Both smartphones sport a 6.67-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with 1300 nits of peak brightness. The screen has support for HDR10+, DC Dimming and a 720Hz touch sampling rate. The devices also come with a dual-zone pressure-sensitive display, something similar to the iQOO 9 series. For gamers, there is support for up to 144Hz refresh rate on both models.

The 5 Pro gets the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, whereas the vanilla model has a Snapdragon 870 SoC. Both devices come with a vapour chamber cooling system. The Pro model gets a larger thermal cooling coil. The devices also come with dedicated trigger buttons for an enhanced gaming experience.

On the back, the 5 Pro has a 108MP main camera, a 13MP ultrawide camera and a 5MP telephoto camera. The vanilla model gets a 64MP main camera, a 2MP macro camera and a 13MP ultrawide sensor. For selfies and video calls/ streaming, the phones feature a 16MP front camera.

In terms of battery, the phones get a 4650 cell with 120W fast charging support. They run Android 12-based JoyUI 13 out of the box.