Xiaomi backed Black Shark gaming phone officially launched
Today, the Xiaomi backed Black Shark gaming company has unveiled the Black Shark gaming phone as its first gaming smartphone in Beijing, China.
The Black Shark gaming phone packs impressive specs such as a 1080p 21:9 display, up to 8GB of RAM, a Snapdragon 845, dual cameras, and a 4,000mAh battery.
The gaming smartphone is powered by Snapdragon 845 chipset. At the launch event, Black Shark CEO Wu Shimin revealed that the device had scored 279,464 on AnTuTu. It features a multi-layer cooling system to which can reduce the temperature by 8 degrees and improve the CPU cooling efficiency by 20 times.
The base model of the Black Shark gaming phone includes 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of UFS 2.1 storage, while the highest variant has 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of UFS 2.1 storage.
The gaming phone is loaded with a gaming focused JOY UI. The UI is a customized ROM that includes some core features of the MIUI that based on Android Oreo ROM. The fingerprint sensor can be swiped to Shark Dock that includes handy features like silent mode, DND and more while gaming.
For photography, it includes a dual camera setup that features an 12MP primary sensor and 20MP secondary sensor. It also houses a 20-megapixel front selfie camera which supports features like intelligent beauty and 4K video shooting at 30fps. The cameras of the phone are powered by an independent image processor by Pixelworks.
The most interesting feature of the phone is that users can attach the Bluetooth-enabled gaming Shark GamePad to take advantage of true gaming experience on it. It is packed with a joystick, a trigger and a 340mAh battery that offers 30 hours of power.
It is also equipped with Hi Fi audio, Biso stereo speakers with dual Smart PA for amplified audio output.
The 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage editions of the Black Shark gaming phone are respectively priced at 2,999 Yuan (around RM1,855) and 3,499 Yuan (Around RM2164). The Shark GamePad carries a price tag of 179 Yuan (Around RM111).