Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi fill officially announce the launch of its Black Shark 2 Pro smartphone on July 30. The company will be presenting the gaming phone at an event that will be organized in its home country. Weeks ahead of launch, the company has also released the teaser of the of Black Shark 2 Pro. Recently, it was revealed that the gaming handset by Xiaomi will be powered by the Snapdragon 855 Plus processor. To recall Xiaomi launched its antecedent Black Shark 2 in the month of March this year in China. After a few months, it was introduced in India in May and it went up for sale on Flipkart.
On its official Weibo account, Xiaomi announced the arrival of Black Shark 2 Pro on July 30 in China. The company also revealed the poster that says the launch event of the Black Shark 2 will begin at 2 PM in China on the said date. Along with the poster, the company also reposted the announcement of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 Plus that mentioned that the Black Shark 2 Pro will be powered by Snapdragon 855 Plus.
Recently, American chipmaker Qualcomm unveiled the Snapdragon 855 Plus. The chipset claims to offer enhanced gaming experience and performance supported by 5G, AI processing, AR, and VR. The company says “Snapdragon 855 Plus will raise the bar for elite gamers with the increase in CPU and GPU performance and elevate experiences for 5G, gaming, AI and XR, which is something our OEM customers look to us to deliver, Snapdragon 855 Plus is our most advanced mobile platform to date and will build upon the success of the 2019 Android flagship Snapdragon 855 5G mobile platform.”
Asus ROG Phone 2, that will be introduced in China on July 23, will be the world’s first smartphone to come with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 Plus. Until now, Xiaomi has not revealed the specifications of the gaming smartphone and there is no confirmation regarding whether the smartphone will be launched in India or not.
As we mentioned earlier, Xiaomi launched the Black Shark 2 in India in May. The device is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC, along with Adreno 640 GPU and up to 12GB of RAM. The gaming smartphone runs Android 9.0 Pie operating system and it sports a 6.39-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display that has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and comes with TrueView Display support.
Xiaomi’s Shark 2 features a dual rear camera setup that includes a 48MP primary sensor with an f/1.75 aperture and a 12MP secondary sensor with an f/2.2. On the front, it comes with a 20MP selfie camera.
The device is available in two storage option in the country. While its 6GB RAM/128GB internal storage variant is priced at Rs 39,999, the model with 12GB of RAM and 256GB storage is available at Rs 49,999. Both the smartphones are available in two colour options: Shadow Black and Frozen Silver.
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