Today, Xiaomi announced a new gaming smartphone, the Black Shark 2. We previewed a initial indication final year; during a time, it seemed like a earnest aspirant to other gaming phone makers, like Asus and Razer. And Xiaomi is no foreigner to conceptualizing and releasing high-end smartphones in China and elsewhere, even if they’re still sincerely new when it comes to a gaming phone scene.
To start with, a Black Shark 2’s genuine kicker is a screen: it’s a 6.39-inch OLED arrangement with an in-display fingerprint sensor done by Samsung. That’s a good underline only on a own, yet Xiaomi has combined a pressure-sensitive complement that enables we to map a buttons located on a flanking corners of a screen; we trigger them by dire harder on that partial of a screen. Xiaomi says it has also optimized a phone’s arrangement for gaming by improving tone accuracy, shortening shade flutter during low brightness, and obscure hold latency to 43.5ms.
Inside, a Black Shark 2 contains a arrange of high-end specs you’d design a gaming phone to have. Specifically, it offers a latest Snapdragon 855 processor, a 4,000 mAh battery with support for 27W quick charging, and 6GB RAM with 128GB inner storage for a entrance indication or 12GB RAM with 256GB storage for a top-tier variant. For imaging, a Black Shark 2 comes with a 48-megapixel and 12-megapixel dual-camera combo on a behind and a singular 20-megapixel camera on a front.
Also, like final year’s Razer Phone 2, a Black Shark 2 contains a fog cover cooling complement designed to keep a phone from overheating during all those games of Minecraft and Fortnite you’ll be playing. There are also discretionary accessories such as a handheld hold that can be trustworthy to a phone.
Xiaomi will start offered a Black Shark 2 in “frozen silver” or “shadow black” starting now in China, during CNY 3,200 (around $480 USD) for a bottom 128GB indication or CNY 4,200 (about $625 USD) for a indication with 256GB storage. Details are now taken for an general release.
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