Black Shark Helo With 6.01-inch AMOLED Display, Snapdragon 845, Dual Liquid Cooling and Up to 10GB RAM Announced

Black Shark Helo
Black Shark Helo

After several leaks, finally, Xiaomi has made its next-generation gaming phone Black Shark Helo official in China.

Black Shark Helo features a 6.01-inch Full HD+ AMOLED Display with HDR support. HDR is supported in games as well with independent image processing chip. The phone is powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC with two liquid cooling pipes to keep the phone cool even while intense gaming. It claims to reduce the CPU’s core temperature by up to 12-degree.

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It has dedicated Two-stag SHARK key for high-performance gaming mode. It aims to provide immersive gaming experience. There is also a standard detachable left gamepad like the predecessor. This gamepad has a touchpad that can be used for gaming.

The phone will be available in 6GB and 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB UFS 2.1 storage. There will also be a higher version of the phone with 10GB LPDDR4x RAM and 256 GB UFS 2.1 storage.

Black Shark Helo

The phone runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Joy UI.

The phone features a dual camera setup with 12 megapixels primary sensor having f/1.75 aperture, 1.25µm pixel size, dual-tone LED flash and 20 megapixels secondary sensor with 1.0µm pixel size and f/1.75 aperture. It also has 20 megapixels front camera with 1.0µm pixel size and f/2.2 aperture.

The fingerprint sensor is located on the back. There is also a glowing RGB logo on the back with AI game lighting. This lighting changes depending on the game.

The phone features Dual Smart PA, Hi-Fi Audio and Dual Front Speakers.

Connectivity features of the phone include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou and USB Type-C. It also packs 4000mAh battery.

Xiaomi Black Shark Helo price

  • 6GB RAM with 128GB storage: 3199 yuan
  • 8GB RAM with 128GB storage: 3499 yuan
  • 10GB RAM with 256GB storage: 4199 yuan

The phone is now available to order from today and will go on sale in China from October 30th.

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