After the launch of its second-generation gaming smartphone – Black Shark 2 – in India, Xiaomi-backed company Black Shark will launch its gaming phone – Black Shark 2 Pro in China on July 30, news portal GSMArena reported on Friday.
Black Shark 2 Pro is expected to be powered by the newly announced Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC while the rest of the specifications of the device are yet to be revealed.
The new Snapdragon 855 Plus features refreshed specs, including the new Qualcomm Kyro 485 Prime CPU cores with improved clock speeds of up to 2.96 GHz which is expected to deliver a 15 percent speed boost.
Snapdragon 855 Plus with an integrated multi-gigabit Snapdragon X24 LTE 4G modem also supports 5G connectivity using the X50 5G modem and Qualcomm Technologies’ RF Front-end solutions to deliver best-in-class cellular performance, superior coverage and all-day battery life in premium 5G devices.
In India, Black Shark 2 is priced at Rs 39,999 for the 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage variant while the premium variant is priced at Rs 49,999, which comes with a 12 GB RAM and 256 GB storage.
The device features a Full HD+ resolution and supports HDR+ colors. It has a 6.39-inch AMOLED display with 1080×2340 pixel resolution and 60Hz refresh rate. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor with up to 12 GB RAM.
The device is equipped with a dual-camera setup, which comes with a combination of a 48MP primary lens along with a 12MP telephoto lens and LED flash. Also, the phone features a 20MP selfie camera. On the software front, the phone runs on Android 9.0 Pie.
It is backed up by a 4000mh battery with 27W fast charging support.