Black Shark, a sub-brand of Xiaomi for gaming smartphones will be launching Black Shark 2 on March 18 in China at a launch event to be held in Beijing. Now ahead of the launch, the company has opened pre-registration for the smartphone. The Chinese smartphone maker has launched two phones in the series till now – Black Shark gaming phone and Black Shark Helo.
You can sign up to be among the first to know when the phone is available for pre-order on the Black Shark website, JD.com and the Mi Store. At the moment, the phone is listed for pre-order with a “Buy” button but it doesn’t do anything right now. The price for the phone is listed as 9,999 yuan which is apparently a place holder. The actual price will be revealed when it is launched.
Earlier, Black Shark CEO Peter revealed via a Weibo post that the phone will come with an e-sports grade battery. For gaming smartphones, battery life is one of the critical factors and the company will bring a new solution for the upcoming smartphone. He has already confirmed before that the phone willcome with Liquid Cooling 3.0 technology.
Thephone was spotted on AnTuTu under the model name, Black Shark Skywalker, as per which the phone display will support full HD+ resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. It will be powered by Snapdragon 855 coupled with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The phone will run on Android 9 Pie, as per Antutu listing.
Black Shark 2 was recently spotted on Geekbench benchmarking website. The listing revealed that a smartphone will come with the massive 12GB of RAM. The listing also revealed that the smartphone will be powered by Qualcomm’s latest chipset, Snapdragon 855.
Recently, the company announced its foray into India and will soon be bringing it’s latest products, peripherals and services to the gamer community in the country. With its operations in India, the company is likely to launch peripherals like the Gamepad 2.0 controller, along with its gaming smartphones.