The company had earlier launched the Black Shark 2, two months back on May 27. The company is yet again going to launch its Pro variant with the latest announced Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset. It’s not clear as of now that would it be a minor chipset difference or will it have any further additions to the feature list. The new chipset from Qualcomm will also be seen on the Nubia Red Magic 3 and the Asus’ ROG Phone 2.
The old Snapdragon 855 chipset is clocked at 2.84 GHz whereas the new Snapdragon 855 chipset would see a 4 percent increase at 2.96 GHz. Its also claimed that the CPU will feature 15 percent faster GPU than the one on SD 855 chipset was.
Black Shark 2 Pro Specifications
The phone shall be launching in China on July 30. The phone is said to be a slightly upgraded version of the Black Shark 2. The phone as per a Geekbench listing will come with Android 9 Pie and 12 GB of RAM along with with the new Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset.
Black Shark 2 Specifications
Inspired by the bold lines and subtle curves of a luxury sports car, the Black Shark 2 is ergonomically crafted from aviation-grade frosted metal and glass. The phone which clearly aims at gamers comes handy with top-notch specs available in the market today. The phone measures 8.8 mm in thickness with a combined weight of 205g. Sadly the phone carries only a 4000 mAh battery which may not be apt for power users. The phone supports dual nano sim with dual standby.
Black Shark 2 comes with 6.39 inch Super AMOLED true view display which sports 1080 x 2340 pixels which produce 403 PPI as pixel density.
- Operating System
The sub-branded Xiaomi phone shall run Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. Will this run on MIUI or not is yet to be confirmed.
- Hardware & Memory
Inside the phone, you get the latest Snapdragon 855 chipset on an Octa-Core CPU coupled with Adreno 640 GPU. The phone will not have an expandable memory but will offer 128GB/256GB internal memory with 6/12 GB RAM.
The Black Shark 2 would have a dual rear setup with primary 48MP (wide) snapper and 12 MP secondary telephoto lens along with LED flash, HDR and panorama. On the front side, you will get 20 MP shooter with f/2.0 aperture.
- Connectivity & Other Features
The phone features WLAN, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB type c and dual front-facing stereo speakers which are 25 % bigger than standard smartphone speakers for that amazing sound while playing your favorite games. The phone shall also sport an under-display fingerprint sensor along with an accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass sensors.
- Battery & Expected Pricing
As mentioned above the phone is powered by a nonremovable 4000 mAh battery which supports 27W fast charging out of the box. The phone is currently retailing exclusively on Flipkart for INR 39,999. The phone retails with Frozen Silver and Shadow Black colors to choose from.