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Black Shark 2 Pro With Snapdragon 855 Plus Processor Announced

Specifications, Features, And Pricing

The smartphone gaming industry is growing at a rapid pace and so are the gaming smartphones. Asus recently introduced it’s new ROG Phone 2 and this smartphone has attracted great attention in the past few days. Well, after numerous leaks, rumours, and renders Black Shark has also officially announced the Black Shark 2 Pro gaming smartphone.

The new Black Shark 2 Pro is a direct competitor to the ROG Phone 2. If you have been scouting for a reliable gaming smartphone then the Black Shark 2 Pro might impress you. So here’s everything you need to know about Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro.

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Black Shark 2 Pro: Specifications And Features

The new Black Shark 2 Pro offers minor upgrades over its predecessor the Black Shark 2 that was released back in March. This new gaming smartphone has refined design aesthetics with improved grip and the rear side of this smartphone has two RGB lights. The back of this phone seems to be inspired from an F1 car.

One of the most important features of a gaming smartphone is its display. The Shark 2 Pro sports a 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with support to HDR. Furthermore, this smartphone offers a remarkable response speed of 34.7ms. Lastly, the stereo speakers setup make this smartphone ideal for both gaming and consuming media.

Black Shark 2 Pro Specifications 

  • 6.39-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a resolution of 2340 × 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, 430 nits brightness
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 855 Plus 7nm Processor
  • 675MHz Adreno 640 GPU
  • 12GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • 128GB / 256GB (UFS 3.0) internal storage
  • Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 48MP rear camera with 1/2.0″ Sony IMX586 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.75 aperture, LED flash, 12MP 1/3.6″ Samsung S5K3M5, a telephoto lens with f/2.2 aperture, 1.0μm pixel size, 6P lens, 2x lossless zoom
  • 20MP front-facing camera with 0.9μm pixel size,  f/2.0 aperture
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C
  • 4000mAh battery with 27W fast charging

The next major upgrade on this smartphone is its processor. This smartphone is dedicated to hardcore gamers. Consequently, the overclocked Snapdragon 855 Plus processor offers an exceptionally great gaming performance. The standard 12GB RAM ensures the processor and GPU run at their full potential. You can effortlessly enjoy long gaming sessions on this smartphone.

Black Shark 2 got an unbelievable score of 500,610 points in Antutu Benchmark. So as to eliminate heat and resist CPU throttling this smartphone relies on liquid cooling 3.0. This cooling solution offers improved cooling with the liquid-cooled plate and liquid-cooled tube helps reduce the CPU’s core temperature.

This gaming smartphone runs a near-stock version of Android 9 Pie and the 4000mAh battery can easily sustain a full day of heavy to moderate usage. Lastly, similar to its predecessor the Shark 2 Pro also has an in-display fingerprint sensor.


Pricing And Availability

The Black Shark 2 Pro is available in Electric black, Ice ash, Blue, Orange and Purple colour variants. This gaming smartphone is priced at 2999 yuan or roughly Rs. 29,950 for the 12GB RAM with 128GB storage. While the version with12GB RAM with 256GB storage version costs 3499 yuan or roughly Rs. 34,945. It is available for order starting today and it will go on sale in China from 2nd August.


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Anubhav Tyagi

A normal guy who loves technology and spends the majority of his time playing games.

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