Xiaomi Black Shark 4 launched, a gaming phone with big compromises Xiaomi Black Shark 4

March has been the month for gaming phones, and after the Asus ROG Phone 5 and Nubia Red Magic 6 unveiling, the Xiaomi Black Shark 4 has also been launched, at a Chinese launch event.

The Black Shark 4, shown off alongside a higher-end Pro model, is one of the most intriguing smartphones we’ve seen in a while, because it’s done away with lots of the conventions of gaming phones we’re used to seeing. Is that good or bad? We’ll have to test the phone to find out.