After so many leaks and rumors finally Xiaomi launched black shark the gaming smartphone. This is the first gaming oriented smartphone by xiaomi. The Black shark is the only competitor of Razer phone which was launched in 2017. In front, the device features rounded appearance and and aggressive and angular design on back which looks very cool.
The interesting thing is you can attach Black Shark gamepad which is similar to the Nintendo switch. It has its own 340mAh battery and one can connect it through blutooth. There is dedicated shark button on left that lets you devote all hardware resources to your game. This gamepad is free for first 50,000 buyers others can buy it separately for CNY179(Rs.1,856).
Specifications of Black Shark:
The Black Shark smartphone is coming with 5.99 inch Full HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio with DCI-P3 colour gamut. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845. An octacore processor by Qualcomm with the usual kyro 385 core and Adreno 630 GPU.
For temperature control Xiaomi used multi-layer cooling system that includes a high thermal conductivity copper alloy substrate, nano-composite graphite, a heat pipe and cooling system. It is good to bring device temperature down by 8 degrees improving the CPU cooling efficiency by 20 times.
The Black shark smartphone is coming with 6GB/8GB RAM with 64GB/128GB corresponding internal storage. The device coming with latest Android 8.0 Oreo and with JOY UI which is a custom launcher.
There is dual camera on back with 12MP primary camera with f/1.75 aperture and 20MP secondary camera with f/1.75 aperture. Front camera is of 20MP. The smartphone is coming with 4000mAh power.
Price and Availability:
The phone costs CNY 3,499(Rs.36,261) for 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant and costs CNY 2,999(Rs.31,105) for 6GB RAM and 64GB storage variant. The phone is available in polar night black and sky gray colour. The phone is available for pre-order on JD.COM until 20 April.