From the latest renders, it is like the Xiaomi is all set to introduce the third gaming smartphone in series- Xiaomi Black Shark 2. It has been recently spotted on Geekbench which reveal some of the hardware details of this alleged Xiaomi gaming smartphone. The Geekbench listing suggests the handset to feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor and 12GB RAM. It appeared in the benchmark database with the name “black shark AAA”. It appeared both in the single-core and multi-core benchmark tests and scored 3516 and 11413 points respectively. Hence, this suggests the device to come in with 8GB and 12GB variants. Interestingly, Black Shark could also introduce a 10Gb variant along with other models. Apart from this, it might also feature 128GB and 256GB of internal storage.
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Xiaomi CEO Wu Shimin claimed that it will be launching the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 with the Liquid cool 3.0 technology. The inclusion of this technology makes the device a larger cooling pie. So, despite heavy gaming, you need not to worry about gaming performance. Additionally, the device is said to run on the latest operating system- Android 9 Pie. In the last week, we have seen one of the gaming phone certified by the 3C authority of China. This certification suggests the device to get the support of 27W fast charging which is similar to the technology used in the Xiaomi Mi 9. It is really a huge upgrade from the current 18W charging mechanism.
Moreover, the leaked image of the handset reveals the device to sport identical design as its predecessor. Unlike the Black Shark Helo that had the vertical dual rear camera setup at the middle, the upcoming Black Shark 2 in Dubai will get the dual rear camera on the top left corner. From the filtered photo, we can even understand that the device will be an all-screen device and is claimed to be lighter in weight than the previous Black Shark gaming smartphone. Though Black Shark did not announce particular Xiaomi Black Shark 2 release date, it is expected that the device to make its appearance either in April or May 2019.
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There is no more information revealed about the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 specs or its pricing. Since the expected release date is heading nearer, we can find the device in rumors with some specifications in the future. Moreover, in the press release, it is mentioned as “A Big “Hello” to You from Black Shark and it’s India team”. This hints that Xiaomi Black Shark Helo to become the first Xiaomi smartphone in debut with this brand, especially in India. To recall, Black Shark Helo was first introduced back in October 2018 and is now making its way into other international markets.