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Black Shark 3 and 3 Pro now available for pre-order in Malaysia, priced from RM2,799

The Black Shark 3 and 3 Pro are coming to Malaysia very soon. If you want to get your hands on a new gaming smartphone with a Snapdragon 865 processor, you can pre-order now with stocks expected to arrive in May.

Below is the official Malaysian pricing for the Black Shark 3 and 3 Pro according to retailer DirectD:

Black Shark 3
8GB RAM + 128GB storage – RM2,799
12GB RAM + 128GB storage – RM3,199

Black Shark 3 Pro
8GB RAM + 256GB storage – RM3,999
12GB RAM + 256GB storage – RM4,199

These are official Black Shark Malaysia units and they come with a 1-year warranty. The Black Shark 3 is expected to arrive on 5th May while stocks for the higher-spec Black Shark 3 Pro is estimated to be available around 18th to 31st of May.

With a starting price of RM2,799, the Black Shark 3 is priced the same as the Xiaomi Mi 10 base model in Malaysia. Both devices come with a 6.67″ Full HD+ AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate and they are also powered by a Snapdragon 865 processor with 5G. The Black Shark 3 is also available for pre-order via Mobile 2 Go.

Black Shark 3 Pro

The Black Shark 3 Pro is their biggest smartphone yet with a 7.1″ Quad HD+ AMOLED display that pushes a 90Hz refresh rate. Powering the device is a Snapdragon 865 processor and it also supports both 5G and WiFi 6.

The device comes with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM along with 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage which is non-expandable. For taking pictures, it comes with a triple-camera setup with a 64MP f/1.8 main camera, 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 5MP depth camera. For selfies, the front of the device has a 20MP camera.

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For a better mobile gaming experience, the device comes with customisable trigger buttons. Apart from having stereo speakers, the Black Shark 3 series finally comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Powering the Black Shark 3 Pro is a massive 5,000mAh battery that actually consists of two 2,500mAh batteries. It supports 65W fast charging via USB-C and for a more convenient way to charge, there’s the optional magnetic charging accessory that latches on the back of the phone. However, this magnetic charging supports up to 18W.

Black Shark 3

Black Shark 3 Malaysia

The Black Shark 3 comes with a smaller 6.67″ Full HD+ AMOLED display that also pushes a 90Hz refresh rate. It also runs on a Snapdragon 865 processor with 128GB of UFS 3.0 storage. However, for the 8GB RAM version, it uses LPDDR4x instead of LPDDR5 RAM.

Black Shark 3

The camera setup is similar to the Pro version but it loses out on the trigger buttons. As expected for a non-Pro variant, the battery is slightly smaller at 4,720mAh. The 12GB RAM version supports 65W fast charging but the 8GB RAM variant is limited to 30W fast charging.

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Alexander Wong