Beijing: Xiaomi’s next iteration in the Black Shark series, supposedly the Black Shark 3 5G, is likely to be the first smartphone with 16GB RAM. Also Read - Redmi Note 10 With 48 MP Camera, 5000 mAh Battery Goes on Sale. Price, Specifications Here

However, having 5G connectivity won’t be the only future-proof feature. The handset will be the first smartphone to make use of 16GB RAM. Some may say this is unnecessary, but other power users will appreciate the extra memory, GSMArena reported on Saturday. Also Read - Redmi Note 10, Redmi Note 10 Pro, Redmi Note 10 Pro Max Launched in India: Check, Price, Features and Other Specifications Here

The upcoming phone has been certified by MIIT, which is a Chinese certification website. Also Read - Samsung Reigns Supreme, Retains Top Spot in Global Smartphone Market in 2020

The Black Shark 3 is expected to be the successor to Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro, which was powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset and housed a 4,000mAh battery.

Some rumours suggest that the new iteration could also pack a similar 4,000mAh battery as its predecessor.