Black Shark 2 with 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855, Liquid Cooling 3.0 announced

Black Shark 2

Xiaomi’s sub-brand for gaming phones, Black Shark, just announced its new gaming phone Black Shark 2 in China. The phone has powerful specs for offering solid mobile gaming.

Black Shark 2 features a 6.39-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with HDR support and 240Hz touch response rate. Xiaomi managed to reduce the input latency for improved responsiveness when gaming. The upgraded panel also has two pressure-sensitive points that the company calls Magic Press. Users can press down harder on any side of the display to trigger a specific action. You can map these pressure-sensitive areas to any in-game action.

Black Shark 2

The phone packs Snapdragon 855 SoC with a new liquid cooling system that covers all heat-generating areas. The company claims that it lowers temperatures by as much as 14 degrees Celsius.

If you are looking for better cooling, you can also purchase a dedicated Cooling Case add on. This add-on has a fan that dissipates even more heat and lowers the chipset temperature by a further 5°C.

Black Shark 2

The base model has 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage and the high-end model features 12 GB RAM and 256GB of storage. Other two variants are 8GB RAM with 128 storage and 8 GB RAM with 256GB storage.

The phone has the front-facing stereo speakers located at the top and bottom bezels. The phone also has an optical in-screen fingerprint scanner. The phone also has a glowing logo on the back.

It has a dual camera setup on the back. The primary camera is of 48 megapixels Samsung GM1 sensor with f/1.75 aperture and the secondary 12 megapixels telephoto camera has Samsung S5K3M5 sensor and f/2.2 aperture. The telephoto lens is capable of offering 2x optical zoom. It also has 20 megapixels front camera with f/2.0 aperture.

It comes with Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, and USB Type-C connectivity options. The phone packs 4000 mAh battery with support to 27W fast charging. The company claims that just 5 minutes of charging can offer 30 minutes of gaming.

Black Shark 2 comes in Shadow Black, Frozen Silver and Mirage Blue colors.

Black Shark 2 Price in China

  • 6GB RAM / 128GB storage : 3199 yuan
  • 8GB RAM / 128GB storage : 3499 yuan
  • 8GB RAM / 256GB storage : 3799 yuan
  • 12GB RAM/ 256GB storage : 4199 yuan

The phone is now available for order in China starting today.

Mobile gaming is now getting bigger and bigger. We saw a sudden rise in mobile gamers in recent years. So, smartphone brands are also talking it seriously. We saw some good gaming hones like Razor Phone, Razor Phone 2, ROG Phone, Nubia Red Magic and Black Shark in past. Now we have a new one. These gaming phones aim to offer better mobile gaming experience by offering fast charging, better cooling and best possible specs to handle all kinds of games.

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