The second generation of gaming smartphones has arrived and with the BlackShark 2, we get a groundbreaking device that offers some unique tricks to give it the edge in gaming. We’ve put it through its paces to check whether it has a place with the huge fish.
- Powerful hardware
- Good battery life
- Excellent gamepad
- Touch input customization
- Attractive price
- No NFC
- No IP rating or waterproofing
- 60Hz display
Lowest price: Black Shark 2
Black Shark 2 Release Date and Price
Black Shark, while its own company, is upheld by Xiaomi and along these lines can take advantage of the last’s supply chain to offer the enticing costs we officially associate from the Chinese brand. In the UK the Black shark 2 with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage priced £479, and £559 for the variant with 12GB of RAM and 256GB storage. In mainland Europe, the device priced 549 euros for the 8GB RAM / 128GB internal storage model, and 649 euros for 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage.
The principal model comes in the Shadow Black color (which is more dark grey than black), the second is Frozen Silver (which is light grey).
It’s unlikely that the Black Shark 2 will be offered in the US, and network will be constrained with most transporters, in spite of the fact that T-Mobile supports Bands 2 and 4, in case you’re on different carriers you may discover coverage spotty, and on account of Sprint, non-existent.
Black Shark 2 technical specifications
|DIMENSIONS:||163.6 x 75 x 8.77 mm|
|BATTERY SIZE:||4000 mAh|
|SCREEN SIZE:||6.39 in|
|SCREEN:||2340 x 1080 pixels (403 ppi)|
|FRONT CAMERA:||20 megapixels|
|REAR CAMERA:||48 megapixels|
|INTERNAL STORAGE:||128 GB
|CHIPSET:||Qualcomm Snapdragon 855|
|NUMBER OF CORES:||8|
|CONNECTIVITY:||HSPA, LTE, NFC, Dual-SIM, Bluetooth 5.0|