If you have important data on the phone (like contacts, messages, app data, etc), please back them up because you could lose data after flashing. You can install the Xiaomi Black Shark 4 ADB Driver by downloading and extracting the driver on the Computer. Then Open the Device Manager and Locate the ADB Drivers to Install it. Finally, you can follow the How to install the ADB Driver page to install the drivers correctly.
After spending a couple of weeks with the Black Shark 4, there are some things that the phone does really well, along with a few annoyances. However, as home soon as you switch to 2x zoom (digital), the loss of quality is very noticeable. The macro is not as bad as I expected, I was surprised by the beauty of some close-up shots. The manufacturer does not provide an official guarantee for software and security updates. So expect the bare minimum of one to two Android releases and three years of security updates. Unfortunately, we find the same problems as on MIUI such as ads in native applications (even the file manager).
But there are too many problems and an extremely creepy assistant app, to make it worthwhile. JOYUI 12.5 all the best features of MIUI 12.5 such as an app drawer, extensive theming options, customizable Always-On Display, floating windows, and privacy features that give you more control. You can switch between 60Hz, 90Hz, and 144Hz screen refresh rates and change the display’s color scheme and temperature manually. Importing data from an old phone and then going through it all is made more efficient thanks to Mi Share and Xiaomi’s own File Manager. Pick up a flagship Xiaomi phone and the cameras are likely to be some of the best features of the handset. That’s not quite the case here, but the rear camera still does a reasonable job in most lighting situations. The night mode is pretty competent at illuminating very dark scenes, but it doesn’t beat the capabilities of some top phones in its market.
- Its specifications put everything on performance while being cheaper than most “normal” high-end Android smartphones.
- Specifications also include Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor, 144Hz display and superfast 120W charging speed.
- Choosing the 870 also allows Xiaomi to make the regular Black Shark 4 more affordable, as Chinese pricing suggests.
The overall dimensions are 163.8 mm x 76.4 mm x 9.9 mm (which converts to 6.45 inches x 3.01 inches x 0.39 inches). The Black Shark 4 has addressed the biggest issue with mobile gaming, giving you a more responsive screen as well customizable triggers. This is the first phone I actually enjoyed playing more competitive mobile games on.