Back in March this year, Xiaomi’s sub-brand Black Shark unveiled its second generation gaming Smartphone and the device is now all set to launch in the Indian market. As the company managed to secure the certification from BIS, and now it is confirmed that the company will launch the device in the market of India in next week.
The smartphone brand has started sending out invites for its launch event, the company will launch the smartphone on May 27. Furthermore, it is also reported that the company will bring the gaming peripherals such as the Gamepad 2.0 controller in India, but there’s no word on that from the company.
Coming to the specifications, this Black Shark 2 sports a 6.39-inch AMOLED display with Full HD+ resolution and 430 nits of brightness. This display is HDR enabled, has DCI-P3 color space, touch latency of 43.5ms, pressure sensitivity, and interpolation mode that gives higher frame rates despite having a 60hz display. As it’s a gaming smartphone of 2019, it comes with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 octa core processor clocked at 2.41Ghz, along with Adreno 640 GPU. It has 6/8GB RAM with 128/256GB internal storage respectively, along with a 12+256GB variant.
The rear camera on this device has a dual camera setup, with a primary 48MP Samsung sensor that takes photos at 12MP resolution with pixel binning. It has an f/1.8 aperture and 0.8µm pixel size. The secondary camera is a 12MP telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom, f/2.2 aperture, and 1.0µm pixel size. On the front, there is a 20MP shooter with f/2.0 lens and 0.9µm pixel size.
This Black Shark 2 comes with Android 9.0 Pie out of the box with Black Shark’s custom UI on top. Apart from their gaming software module and LED indicators management app, this is very close to stock UI. It packs in a 4000mAh battery with 27W fast charging support. It has stereo speakers at the front for the good sound experience. For security it has AI based face unlock and an in-display optical fingerprint sensor. For connectivity, it has 4G, dual band Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and Type-C port. It comes with Shadow Black and Frozen Silver color options.