Black Shark 5 Series: Black Shark 5 and 5 Pro Launched

Sushmita Shrestha

Black Shark 5 and

Black Shark launched their new smartphones Black Shark 5 and Black Shark 5 Pro on 9 June 2022.

  • “SANDWICH” Liquid Cooling
  • Physical Pop-up Gaming Trigger
  • E-sport Display

Black Sharks’ both variants come with an Ultimate Hyper Charger which is charged in 15 mins.

Gaming-focused smartphone with Snapdragon 870 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Processor, Magnetic Pop-up Triggers, and E-sports Display. Shark 5 and 5 Pro give you a strong balance between power consumption and performance like entertainment and large games.

Black Shark 5 and 5 Pro Overview

Build and Design

Black Shark 5 and 5 Pro
Black Shark 5 and 5 Pro design

Compared to last year’s Black Shark 4 Pro, Black Shark has given a completely new makeover to Shark 5 and 5 Pro. Thick and futuristic-look back with Evangelion and cyberpunk-styled graphics.

Furthermore, a 144Hz OLED for Shark 5/ AMOLED display for Shark 5 Pro that is specifically designed for gamers, the side rail also features two magnetic shoulder buttons which are activated with a physical switch.

Additionally, the new design aesthetic has a fantastic touch with the screw-like flash component.

Performance and Memory

Huge cooling vapor chambers covering 5320mm² of Black Shark 5 Pro. There should not be any problem during intense games with such a setup.

Moreover, the Black Sharks comes with 8GB, 16GB, and 16GB of fast LPDDR5 RAM. Also, storage is split equally between an NVMe SSD and a UFS 3.1.

To boost the read and write speed, Black Shark uses DM Cache technology and a 10-bit panel to contrast ratio 5000000:1 supporting HDR10 for mesmeric content view.

Audio and Battery

Black Shark 5 and 5 Pro
Black Shark 5 and 5 Pro

The smartphone has two speakers with 1.5cc cavities and 4 microphones, which is dominated by DXOMark,s audio chart with 86 points. The speakers are one on each side which further improves the games with haptic responses.

Moving forward, a high-performance battery of 4650 mAh is supported by a 120W fast charger. It takes about only 15min to get 100% battery but to control the temperature phone takes about 24 mins. Furthermore, there is a feature to bypass the battery while plugged in.

Black Shark 5 and 5 Pro Specification

ModelBlack Shark 5Black Shark 5 Pro
Dimension163.8 x 76.3 x 10 mm163.9 x 76.5 x 9.5 mm
Display144Hz AMOLED144Hz OLED
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio
ChipsetSnapdragon 870 ProcessorSnapdragon 8 Gen 1
Weight218 g220 g
Memory128GB/ 8GB RAM
128GB/12GB RAM
256GB/12GB RAM
256GB/ 8GB RAM
256GB/12GB RAM
512GB/16GB RAM
SoftwareAndroid 12, Joy UI 13Android 12, Joy UI 13
Main Camera64 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF
13 MP, f/2.4, 120˚ (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
108 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/1.52″, 0.7µm, PDAF
13 MP, f/2.4, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/3.06″, 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.4, (telephoto macro), AF
Selfie Camera16 MP, (wide)16 MP, (wide), 1/3.06″, 1.0µm
Audio stereo speakersstereo speakers
CPUOcta-core (1×3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585)Octa-core (1×3.00 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.40 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.70 GHz Cortex-A510)
GPUAdreno 650Adreno 730
ColorsBlack, White, GrayBlack, White
BatteryLi-Po 4650 mAhLi-Po 4650 mAh
Black Shark 5 and 5 Pro

Black Shark 5and 5 Pro Price and Availability

Black Shark 5 and 5 Pro is announced on March 30. It is not yet available in the Nepali market, but pre-orders are now available in China. According to information the expected price of Black Shark 5 and 5 Pro in Nepal will start with NRS 53,550 to NRS 1,05,186 respectively.

Black Shark 5 Price (China)Price (Nepal) expected
256GB/ 8GB RAMCNY 2,799NRS 53,550
256GB/12GB RAMCNY 2,999NRS 57,400
256GB/12GB RAMCNY 3,299NRS 63,105
Black Shark 5 Price
Black Shark 5 ProPrice (China)Price (expected) in Nepal
128GB/ 8GB RAMCNY 4,199NRS 80,320
128GB/12GB RAMCNY 4,699NRS 89,880
512GB/16GB RAMCNY 5,499NRS 1,05,186
Black Shark 5 Pro Price

Final Thoughts

Black Shark 5 and 5 Pro is a champ for gaming with a top processor and useful modes with retractable triggers. On the other hand, the phone overheats fast with its comes roughness as well when you try to use the phone for everyday purposes.

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