Xiaomi Black Shark 2 – The Gaming Beast?

A couple months after its debut in China, the Black Shark 2 has finally found its way to India. The smartphone comes with a host of new technologies like the Liquid Cool 3.0, TrueView Display, Snapdragon Elite Gaming, Magic Press, and more, which makes it more interesting. Now when a gaming smartphone has stepped in let’s find out about this one in detail from it’s specifications to it’s sale dates.

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Display6.4 inches, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie)
ChipsetQualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)
CPUOcta-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.41 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485)
GPUAdreno 640
Size & Weight6.44 x 2.95 x 0.35 inches, 205 grams
Storage256 GB or 128 GB (Not expandable)
RAM8/12 GB or 6/8 GB (Respectively)
Rear Camera Dual Camera
48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF
12 MP, f/2.2, (telephoto), 1.0µm, PDAF, 2x optical zoom
Front CameraSingle Camera
20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm
Battery & ChargingNon-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
Fast battery charging 27W
With USB Type C Charging port
ColorsBlack, Silver, Blue
Other sensorsFingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
PriceRs. 39,999 (Lower Spec variant) OR Rs. 49,999 (Higher spec variant)

Black Shark 2 features Cum Review

● A bold gaming design, with LED strips and a light-up logo.
● There are a number of add-on display features and Liquid Cooling 3.0 onboard as well.
● The Liquid Cool 3.0 multilayer cooling system is capable of reducing core temperature by up to 14-degree centigrade.
● The smartphone has an X-Shaped antenna design with dual-frequency GPS, and stereo sound with AI-based noise reduction & anti-howling sound experience.

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About other releases

Xiaomi has also launched a number of accessories to further the experience on its gaming smartphone. The company announced the GamePad 2.0 controllers in India that allows users to play games using hardware buttons and joystick. Gamers can enjoy the live stream from other gamers using the Live Stream Mode, or host the same using Host Mode.

About Sales of 12 GB Smartphone

Black Shark 2 has been priced starting at Rs. 39,999 and will go on sale from 4th June at 12PM on Flipkart exclusively.
The price in India for the 6GB + 128GB (lower end variant) is Rs. 39,999, while its 12GB + 256GB (upper end variant) option costs Rs. 49,999.

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Tech Infinite’s Verdict

The phone is powered with a good processor, battery and display. The cameras are also quite good. The design makes this phone look cool and the colours on this one is quite impressive. Overall the performance is going to be great as it’s heavy and powerful making it a gaming beast. What do you think of this Smartphone? Leave your views in the comment section and let me know what do you think of this Smartphone.

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