Xiaomi’s finally entered with a bang into the gaming phone market by its newly launched “Black Shark”. They unveiled this much-awaited gaming smartphone for the China market. According to sources, this device launch was made possible to due to the investment in Black Shark Technology by a Chinese gaming company that will be now a part of Xiaomi ecosystem.
Its black-and-green styling will be you grab this gaming phone in an irresistible way. Also, Black Shark is not just awesome from outside appearance. But from inside as well, it has quite high specs. Delving into the specifications, it has Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, 8GB of RAM, 5.99-inch Full HD Plus display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and a long-lasting 4,000mAh battery.
It has a customized gaming-centric JOY UI with Android Oreo in addition to some MIUI features. The phone also has a unique feature of liquid cooling, which is similar to previously used heat pipe-style cooling solutions on phones like the Lumia 950. This is the reason why Black Shark is claiming temperature reductions of 8 degrees Celsius for efficient functioning.
This handset also features a dual camera setup at the back with an impressive f/1.75 aperture 12-megapixel primary sensor and a f/1.75 aperture 20-megapixel secondary sensor. There’s a 20 MP camera on the front for selfies. Making it a good choice for all the selfie lovers.
This Black Shark phone is now available online to preorder for just 2999 yuan (approximately $480) for a model with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage & an 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage variant at 3,499 yuan.
Currently, there is no information about Xiaomi’s plans to sell this smartphone in markets outside China. Let’s hope it reaches other markets soon.