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Xiaomi Black Shark

Xiaomi Black Shark
alaScore 90

25 reviews

May, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Xiaomi Black Shark. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the battery and price are generally positive. The design and screen are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the camera. Many are negative about the sound and durability.

performance, screen, design, price, battery

reliability, durability, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Xiaomi Black Shark is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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(Based on 25 reviews)

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Expert review by : Florian Wimmer (

Xiaomi Black Shark Smartphone Review


A gamer's dream come true? The Xiaomi Black Shark gaming phone offers a water-cooling system, a metal case in an industrial design, and an optional gamepad. Should gamers get misty-eyed about this phone or will only eccentrics import it from China?...

extremely fast ; low-priced ; high-quality, extravagant chassis ; display with high color-space coverage ; bright screen ; good cameras ; high gaming performance ; long battery life

no high-frame rate screen ; slow Wi-Fi ; no microSD slot ; no 3.5 mm audio port ; lacking LTE bands for Europe ; no warranty ; strong warming under load ; display with slow response times ; software only available in English

Given the fact that the Xiaomi Black Shark is not available as a global version for now, other gaming phones are definitely a more reasonable choice for European customers: The Black Shark requires the user to install the Google services manually, and...

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Shu On Kwok (

Xiaomi Black Shark performance test: enough power for gamers | AndroidPIT


Xiaomi is now also trying its hand in the very critical gaming markets and is trying to put a dent in the Razer Phone's customer base with the Black Shark. We tested the Android smartphone to see if it fits the needs of gamers and if it's worthwhile to...

From our performance test with Xiaomi’s Black Shark, the gamer phone is more than sufficiently equipped to smoothly display the modern graphics-intensive games. In the next few days we’ll look at the device’s battery power and look at the display. What...

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Nathan Spendelow (

Xiaomi Black Shark review: Can this gaming smartphone replace your Nintendo Switch?


Xiaomi takes aim at Razer with the Black Shark, but can this mid-price gaming smartphone earn a spot in your pocket?

Terrific gaming capabilities ; Bundled gamepad controller works well ; Great-looking screen

Design isn’t to everybody’s tastes ; Camera could be better

Xiaomi’s Black Shark offers almost everything you’d want from a flagship-beating handset. Its camera might not be as well-suited for your Instagram-worthy adventures, and its design certainly isn’t to everybody’s tastes, but the Black Shark...

Jan, 2019

TechAdvisor Recommended

Expert review by : Lewis Painter (

Xiaomi Black Shark


The Xiaomi Black Shark is slick, fast and offers something unique compared to other gaming-focused smartphones on the market. Read our review for more information.

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