Xiaomi Black Shark Helo smartphone that is aimed at gamers was launched this week in China. The smartphone is a successor of Xiaomi Black Shark smartphone that was earlier launched in April and comes with a number of gaming focussed features. The company has launched it in three RAM options and compared to its predecessor, it sports a bigger display.
As of now, there is no word on whether Xiaomi Black Shark Helo mobile will be launched in other markets. Xiaomi Black Shark Helo mobile comes with up to 10GB RAM, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and X+1 antenna that ensures better connectivity on the device.
Other than this, the company also announced controller doc for the smartphone that it calls Black Shark Biplane Handle. The controller can be connected to the smartphone and it comes with a joystick. While the 10GB RAM variant comes with a Biplane Handle on both sides, the other two RAM variant only have one on the left side.
Xiaomi Black Shark Helo price
Xiaomi Black Shark Helo smartphone is available in three storage variants. While the base model comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB onboard storage, the other two variants include 8GB RAM/128GB internal storage and a massive 10GB RAM and 256GB inbuilt storage. The 6GB RAM model is priced at CNY 3,199, the 8GB RAM variant bears a price tag of CNY 3,499 and the 10GB RAM version costs CNY 4,199. Xiaomi Black Shark Helo is only available in Black colour option.
Xiaomi Black Shark Helo specifications
The Xiaomi Black Shark Helo smartphone features a 6.01-inch display that has aspect ratio of 18:9 and comes with 402ppi. The display is claimed to have 101.3% DCI-P3 colour gamut ratio. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, the gaming smartphone comes with 6GB/8GB/10GB RAM coupled with Adreno 630 GPU.
The smartphone is available in 128GB and 256GB storage variants.
For imaging duties, Xiaomi Black Shark Helo has a dual rear camera setup with 12MP+20MP sensors. Both the sensors on the smartphone’s back panel come with an f/1.75 aperture and LED flash. For selfies and video calls, there is a 20MP front facing snapper with an f/2.2 aperture.
The Android smartphone houses a 4,000mAh battery and has support for Quick Charge 3.0. On connectivity front, there is support for 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5, Wi-Fi, GPS, AGPS, Glonass, aptX and aptX HD support.