Xiaomi’s gaming sub-brand Black Shark has finally made its way to India. The company launched its Black Shark 2 in India today and with it, there has been a new addition to gaming smartphones that are available in the country. The smartphone is one of the most anticipated and advanced gaming smartphones in the current market as it comes with some of the best specifications the technology industry has to offer. The handset is powered by the latest Snapdragon 855 SoC and packs up to 12GB of RAM. It comes with an AMOLED display which most of the top-end smartphones come with and has 256GB of expandable storage. Here, we compare the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 with the Asus ROG Phone and the newly launched OnePlus 7. Both of these devices come packed with some of the best specifications in the industry. And although the Asus ROG phone is a year old now, but it still packs a decent punch.
Xiaomi Black Shark 2: 6.39-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display
Asus ROG Phone: 6-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display
OnePlus 7: 6.41-inch Full HD+ display
Xiaomi Black Shark 2: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC
Asus ROG Phone: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC
OnePlus 7: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC
Xiaomi Black Shark 2: A 48MP primary sensor with an f/1.75 aperture and a 12MP secondary sensor with an f/2.2 aperture.
Asus ROG Phone: Dual rear cameras with a 12MP sensor and an 8MP sensor.
OnePlus 7: 48MP primary camera with an f/1.7 aperture + a 5MP depth sensor with an f/2.4 aperture
Xiaomi Black Shark 2: A 20MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 lens
Asus ROG Phone: An 8MP front-facing camera
OnePlus 7: A 16MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture
RAM and storage
Xiaomi Black Shark 2: 6GB RAM/ 128GB internal storage and 12GB RAM// 256GB storage
Asus ROG Phone: 8GB of RAM clubbed with 128GB of internal storage
OnePlus 7: 6GB/ 8GB RAM and 128GB/ 256GB storage
Support for microSD card
Xiaomi Black Shark 2: Yes, up to 256GB
Asus ROG Phone: No
OnePlus 7: No
Xiaomi Black Shark 2: 4,000mAh battery
Asus ROG Phone: 4000mAh battery
OnePlus 7: 3,700mAh battery with 20W fast charging support
Xiaomi Black Shark 2: Android 9 Pie
Asus ROG Phone: Android 8.1 Oreo skinned with ROG Gaming UI
OnePlus 7: Android 9 Pie skinned with OxygenOS
Xiaomi Black Shark 2: Starting price of Rs 39,999
Asus ROG Phone: Rs 69,999
OnePlus 7: Starting price of Rs 32,999
This is how the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 compares with the Asus ROG Phone and OnePlus 7. All three come with some pros and cons and which among three is perfect for you really depends on what exactly do you prefer while buying a gaming smartphone. Which among the three would you buy? Let us know in the comments below.