Xiaomi black shark gaming phone is here… even though I can’t remember the last time I gamed but if you are a gamer, surely you’ll love this.
Xiaomi launched its gaming smartphone subrand yesterday, with Black shark coming to take the lead. It has a 5.99-inch FHD+ display, powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC with up to 8GB RAM. The phone is equipped with a multi-stage integrated liquid cooling system that cools the phone CPU temperature down to 8° C.
Xiaomi Black Shark does not have a microSD slot, but comes in two versions – 6 GB RAM + 64 GB internal storage or 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage. The image processing chip onboard is new by MEMC that brings sharper colors and overall smooth performance when needed.
It has a dedicated image processing chip from Pixel works offering intelligent motion compensation technology, image enhancement, dark scene detail processing, for smooth video quality when gaming. It has ‘X-style’ unique antenna design so that there are no signal issues when hold the phone both vertically or horizontally.
The phone comes with Android Oreo, topped with JOY UI, which is a custom launcher that shares some of its apps with Xiaomi‘s MIUI. Dual rear camera (12MP+20MP) plus 20MP selfie camera.
You can attach a Black Shark Gamepad that is similar to what Nintendo did with the Switch. The first 50,000 buyers will get it for free. It has a 340 mAh battery on its own and can connect via Bluetooth. There is also a dedicated “Shark” button on the left side that lets you devote all hardware resources to your game so you get all the available performance.
Xiaomi Black shark comes with 4000mAh battery capacity.
Highlights Xaiomi Black Shark Specification
- Full HD+ 18:9 display with 97% DCI-P3 color gamut, 550 nits brightness
- 8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 845 64-bit 10nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU
- 6GB RAM with 64GB (UFS 2.1) storage / 8GB RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) internal storage
- Android 8.1 (Oreo)
- Dual SIM (nano + nano)
- 12MP rear camera with f/1.75 aperture, 1.25µm pixel size, dual-tone LED flash, secondary 20MP rear camera with 1.0µm pixel size, f/1.75 aperture
- 20MP front-facing camera with 1.0µm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture
- Fingerprint sensor
- Dual Smart PA, Hi-Fi Audio, Dual Speakers
- SHARK key for high performance gaming mode
- Dimensions: 161.6×75.4x 9.25mm; Weight: 190g
- 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C
- 4000mAh (typical) / 3900mAh (minimum) battery with Quick Charge 3.0
Black shark will be priced at; 8GB+128GB version cost $557, while 6GB+64GB cost $477.