Smartphone makers are focusing more on the gaming capabilities in their devices after having done a 360-degree round with the camera setups. While the mainstream smartphones are being provided with special gaming mode feature, there are dedicated gaming phones like the Black Shark 2 Pro that has been launched in China. Black Shark is a brand that is backed by Xiaomi.
The company had launched the Black Shark 2 in India already and now the Pro version has been launched in the Chinese market.
The specifications of the Black Shark 2 Pro start with a 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display and a screen resolution of 1080x2340 pixels and aspect ratio of 19:5:9. The processor is the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC. This is latest mobile platform and for graphics, there is the Adreno 640 GPU. The processor receives a substantial RAM support of 12GB. The internal storage has two variants, 128GB and 256GB. Other features include an in-display fingerprint sensor for unlocking the device and Liquid cooling 3.0 to keep the device cool even as you are busy playing games on it.
For optics, there is a dual rear camera setup featuring a combination of a 48MP sensor and a 12MP secondary sensor. The selfie camera in the front is a 20MP one. The Black Shark 2 Pro is fitted with a 4,000mAh battery with 27W fast charging support. In terms of connectivity, it is equipped with 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C port.
As far as pricing is concerned, of the two variants of the Black Shark 2 Pro, the 12GB/128GB is priced in China at CNY2,999 and the higher 12GB/256GB at CNY3,499. These will convert to Rs 30,000 and Rs 35,000 respectively. The phone goes on sale in China on August 2.