Xiaomi has decided to change onto a new dimension by unveiling a new smartphone for game lovers called Black Shark. The phone was developed in partnership with Black Shark Technology, just after they’ve unveiled their first gaming laptop as well.
As a gaming phone, what else could you expect from it? Perhaps, you’d expect a classic gaming features. The Black Shark smartphone comes with 5.99 inch, 2.5D and 2160 × 1080 pixels resolution display screen. A powerful Snapdragon 845 chipset and Adreno 630 GPU. It also comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB inbuilt memory storage.
Before Black Shark launch, there was a rumour about 120GHz display mode, but that’s not true. It also lacks a headphone port.
The phone comes with a dual 12MP + 20MP back or rear camera setup with dual tone LED flash, 6 lenses, F/1.75 aperture, HDR, Portrait mode, and a new feature called “Dark Light Enhancement Technology“. It has a 20MP frontal camera with f/2.2 aperture and 5 lenses.
Black Shark comes with fingerprint on the front, a 4000mAh battery capacity with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Type-C and runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.
The phone has a unique feature called ” Plug and Play” gamepad, which has an internal 340mAh battery. It’s said to be good around 30 hours of gaming on a single charge and also supports a Bluetooth.
Some other unique features are the Liquid Cooling System that prevents overheating during long gaming sessions and a dedicated “Shark Key” that can be pressed to enter a high-performance gaming mode.
Specifications and Price of Xiaomi Black Shark Smartphone
|FEATURES||Xiaomi Black Shark|
|NETWORKS:||It supports 2G, 3G and 4G networks|
|SIM TYPE:||Dual Nano SIM|
|4G BANDS:||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)|
|DIMENSIONS:||161.6 x 75.4 x 9.3 mm and 190 weight|
|OS:||Android 8.0 Oreo|
|COLORS:||Black and Gray|
|DISPLAY:||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16m colors, 5.99 inches, 18:9 aspect ratio, 403 ppi density and 1080 x 2160 pixels resolutions with multi-touch support|
|CAMERA:||It has Dual 12MP + 20MP rear or back camera with 2x optical zoom, dual pixel phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash and 20MP front facing camera with f/2.2 aperture. Other features are: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR and panorama|
|BUILD:||Built of Metal|
|PROCESSOR:||Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 Chipset, Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) CPU and Adreno 630 GPU|
|MEMORY:||It has 6GB/8GB RAM and 64GB/128GB inbuilt memory storage with no Micro SD card|
|SENSORS:||Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass|
|BATTERY:||Supports Non-removable 4000mAh battery capacity with fast charging feature of 9V/2A quick charge 3.0|
|OTHER FEATURES:||5.0 Bluetooth, GPS, No Radio, Loudspeaker, USB 2.0 OTG, Wifi/hotspot|
|PRICE:||Xiaomi Black Shark smartphone costs $599 which is up to N216,000 in Nigeria|
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