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Black Shark 5, Black Shark 5 Pro to go on sale in PH July 2

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The Philippines is getting a couple of new flagship gaming smartphones next month. The Black Shark 5 and Black Shark 5 Pro will officially go on sale in the country beginning July 2 through offline and online channels.

In fact, both gaming phones are already listed on the Black Shark e-commerce store on Shopee Philippines, while the brand’s pop-up booth in SM City North EDSA will have the devices on hand, if you prefer to see them up close and in person before making your decision.

Locally, the Black Shark 5 series will be priced as follows:

  • Black Shark 5
    • 8GB/128GB: P26,999 (around $492)
    • 12GB/256GB: P34,999 ($638)
  • Black Shark 5 Pro
    • 8GB/128GB: P37,999 ($692)
    • 12GB/256GB: P43,999 ($801)

For a limited time, customers who purchase the Black Shark 5 and Black Shark 5 Pro from July 2 to 18 will get a P1,000 ($18) discount, plus gaming-themed freebies, including a set of USB-C earphones, a Black Shark Gamepad 2.0, and a Black Shark Gamepad Holder.

To recap, the vanilla model is built around the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 platform, while the Pro variant is powered by the gaming powerhouse that is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset. Besides offering 5G connectivity, both phones come equipped with a 144Hz AMOLED display as well as physical pop-up gaming triggers.

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More impressively, both devices ship with a 4,650mAh battery for all-day endurance and support 120-watt fast cable charging out of the box. Black Shark says the phones should be able get a full charge in just 15 minutes, which is impressive even in 2022. The Black Shark and Black Shark 5 Pro also boot Joy UI 13 based on Android 12.

Black Shark 5 Pro specs

  • 6.67-inch E4 AMOLED display, FHD+ resolution (20:9), 144Hz refresh rate, 720Hz touch sampling, HDR10+
  • 4nm octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 with 5G
  • 8GB/12GB/16GB RAM
  • 256GB/512GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • Triple 108-megapixel (main), 13-megapixel (ultra-wide), 5-megapixel (macro) rear cameras
  • 16-megapixel front camera
  • Side fingerprint sensor
  • 4,650mAh dual battery with 120-watt USB-C fast charging
  • Joy UI 13 based on Android 12
  • Pressure-sensitive shoulder buttons
  • Colors: black, white

Black Shark 5 specs

  • 6.67-inch E4 AMOLED display, FHD+ resolution (20:9), 144Hz refresh rate, 720Hz touch sampling, HDR10+
  • 7nm octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 with 5G
  • 8GB/12GB RAM
  • 128GB/256GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • Triple 64-megapixel (main), 13-megapixel (ultra-wide), 5-megapixel (macro) rear cameras
  • 16-megapixel front camera
  • Side fingerprint sensor
  • 4,650mAh dual battery with 120-watt USB-C fast charging
  • Joy UI 13 based on Android 12
  • Pressure-sensitive shoulder buttons
  • Colors: black, white, gray

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Reviews editor: Ramon "Monch" Lopez has 13 years of professional experience creating and editing content for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. He headed the gadgets-merchandising division of one of the Philippines’ largest retail operators somewhere in between. His latest addiction is the comments section of viral Facebook posts.