Today is one of the most important days for Xiaomi this year. In addition to the magnificent conference organized by the Redmi brand, another subsidiary brand also introduced new products. The new Black Shark 2 gaming smartphone is officially here.
Real game design
What would a game product be without a game design? The new Black Shark 2 has pushed the boundaries of game design in smartphones even higher. The back side is interesting, which got an ergonomic cover shaped into the letter "X". It is made of matt metal, but there is also glass.
There is a backlit logo on the back and a backlight has also been added to the side. These are the elements that evoke a real gaming experience. The smartphone comes in black, but also in a new, very good-looking silver and blue color. Dimensions are 163.61 x 75.01 x 8.77 and weigh 205 grams.
AMOLED with extremely fast response
He got the Black Shark 2 in the equipment 6,39 ″ display with 2340 x 1080 px resolution (FullHD +) without cutout or hole. The display has no interruptions that would interfere with gaming. It uses quality AMOLED panel supplemented by new technology Trueview Display. It takes care of displaying real colors in every situation.
She is also present HDR technologywhich enhances colors. MEMC the technology, in turn, will ensure a perfectly sharp image even in fast-paced game scenes. The display in the Black Shark 2 is also one of the fastest ever used in a smartphone. his the response is only 43.5 ms, which is above standard for smartphone ratios.
The complete novelty is the technology Magic Presswhich senses the force the user pushes on the screen. Ide o 3D touch function, thanks to which the player can do much more with two fingers. The pressure on the left and right of the screen is mapped independently, giving the player more control over the game.
A real gaming smartphone also needs proper speakers. The manufacturer therefore equipped its novelty a pair of stereo speakers on the front of. In addition, he also received three microphones and artificial intelligence for noise reduction in the background. Viewers will also receive quality sound when streaming games.
Proper performance, cooling and battery
As revealed before the show, Black Shark 2 is powered by the latest Snapdragon 855 from Qualcomm. It is available in versions with 6, 8 and 12 GB RAM memory. Internal storage has a capacity of 128 or 256 GB. Game mode Elite Gaming ensures smooth running of games by optimizing performance.
One of the most important innovations is water cooling Liquid Cooling 3.0. The new water cooling system can lower the processor temperature up to 14 ° C. The cooling plate itself has an area of up to 14555 mm2 and is 20 times more effective than its predecessor.
Long play, in turn, ensures decent 4000 mAh batterywhich got one of the fastest charges on the market. Charging takes place at power up to 27 W and just 5 minutes on the charger is enough for half an hour of playing.
48 MPx camera, strong antennas
The manufacturer did not forget about a quality camera. He equipped his new game piece with a dual camera with 48 MPx main sensor Sony IMX586 with aperture f / 1.75, which can also be found in Mi 9.
Secondary Samsung S5K3M5 Telephoto Lens it has a resolution of 12 MPx, an aperture of f / 2.2, a pixel size of 1.0μm and a double optical zoom. The front camera creates self-shots at 20 MPx resolution and at an aperture of f / 2.0. The camcorder records 4K video at 30 fps.
Interesting is also handy "X + 2" antenna layout. The antennas were placed in the corners of the smartphone, which eliminates signal attenuation. The equipment includes WiFi 802.11a / b / g / n / ac, GPS with AGPS, Bluetooth 5.0 with aptX & aptX HD support as well fingerprint sensor in the display.
missing DualSIM functionality and not even full LTE. Black Shark 2 also comes with B20 LTE band, indicating availability on the European market. Special Shark button launches the Sharkspace gaming environment and compatibility with your own is a matter of course game gamepads.
As of today, the Black Shark 2 is available for sale in its home country of China. Due to the inflated equipment, it is offered at very attractive prices. Here is the complete price list:
- 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage - 3199 yuan, 420 € / 10 800 CZK
- 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage - 3499 yuan, 460 € / 11 800 CZK
- 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage - 3799 yuan, 499 € / 12 800 CZK
- 12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage - 4199 yuan, 550 € / 14 200 CZK
Availability on the European market has not yet been announced. Due to the fact that the predecessors were available, we also expect the availability of a new model. As soon as we find out the price or availability of Black Shark 2, we will let you know by e-mail.