Xiaomi today has unveiled Black Shark 2 Pro gaming phone in China.
As teased by Xiaomi earlier, the gaming smartphone is equipped with the latest Snapdragon 855+ processor, which according to Qualcomm, will give a boost to the overall gaming performance in smartphones. The smartphone features 6.39-inch AMOLED display, with FHD+ resolution, it has a 48MP+12MP at the back of the smartphone, 20MP for taking selfies, UD fingerprint sensor.
Xiaomi’s Black Shark 2 Pro comes with updated liquid cooling 3.0, which should ensure better thermal management. Otherwise, you have two variants to choose from — 128GB storage variant or 256GB, and both of them have support for UFS 3.0. You’ll get 12GB RAM in these two variants. The smartphone will run Android 9 out of the box and powering it will be a 4,000mAh battery, with 27W fast-charging support.
The availability of Snapdragon 855 Plus-powered Black Shark 2 Pro is confined to the Chinese market, exactly like the non-Pro variant. The smartphone will be available for purchase from August 2 in Black, Silver, Blue, Orange, and Purple colors. The smartphone will cost around CNY 2,999 ($435) for 12/128GB model, while the 12/256GB variant will set you back CNY 3,499 ($508).