As we had already announced in a last article for the day today the presentation of the new one was expected Xiaomi Black Shark 2. The device, designed for the gaming world, was one of the most anticipated devices for fans of the series. After the first rumors and benchmark values we can finally know the second generation of device produced by Xiaomi together with the gaming company Black Shark.
Xiaomi Black Shark official presentation: Snapdragon 855 and 12 GB of RAM
The conference took place in China and gave journalists the opportunity to learn about all the new features and technical specifications of the new gaming smartphone. All the hardware features of the phone have been presented, some software functions that will be useful for gamers and, of course, the launch price.
Features and technical specifications
The new Black Shark will come to market with the powerful Snapdragon 855 and a well battery 4000 mAh to support the incredible graphic power that the device has. The display will be a AMOLED da 6.36 inches and with a resolution from well 1080 2340 pixels x. The same screen will have very low latency times and a touch system, the Magic Press, which will allow gamers to have a unique experience. The photographic sector, being a smartphone produced for gaming, will have "only" a double rear sensor from 12 Megapixel and a selfie camera from ben 20 Megapixel. Many memory cuts with which the Black Shark 2 will arrive on the market, present also from the well 12 GB of RAM. All the technical specifications of the device will be the following:
- CPU: Snapdragon 855
- GPU: Adreno 640
- Display: 6.3 inch 1080 x 2340 pixel Gorilla Glass 5
- R.A.M: 6 / 8 / 12GB of RAM LPDDR4X to 2133MHz
- Memory: 128 / 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage
- Battery: 4000 mAh with Quick Charge 4 support, 27W support
- Camera: 12MP f / 1.75 + 12MP tele f / 2.2
- Front Camera: 20MP f / 2.0
- Connectivity: Type-C, Bluetooth 5.0, Dual GPS and 20 Band
- OS: MIUI 10, Android 9 Pie
- Other: Liquid cooling
- Dimensions and weight: 1163.61 x 75.01 x 8.77; 205g
Magic Press, for a much more intuitive and revolutionary touch
An important part of the conference was dedicated to the new touch system, the Magic Press. This new touch system officially challenges the 3D integrated touch by Apple and will allow you to set different pressure areas based on the games we are about to play and therefore have a different gaming experience for each game. Obviously we could learn more about this new touch system, only with a hands-on device.
After talking about technical specifications, hardware and software news, the company focused on the price of the new Black Shark 2. The company, together with the low-cost philosophy of Xiaomi, has decided to bring the new device to a price range very similar to that of the flagship of Xiaomi. Indeed, the new Black Shark, will have a price starting from 420€ for the basic version. All prices for the respective versions are as follows: (All prices are already at the current yuan-euro exchange rate)
- 6 / 128 GB version at 420 €
- 8 / 128 GB version at 460 €
- 8 / 256 GB version at 499 €
- 12 / 256 version at 500 €
The new Xiaomi Black Shark 2 is already available in China. The price, together with some excellent specifications make this device really interesting. It could also be considered an alternative to the top of the range for those who, perhaps, do not make gaming a prerogative. Now we just have to hope to have a global version as soon as possible.