Black Shark, which is owned by Xiaomi, launched it’s the latest phone, called Black Shark Hello, on Tuesday, for the sole purpose of gaming. Why? Because it has an unprecedented 10GB of RAM! The phone was launched in China and is the successor to the previously released Black Shark, which was launched in April this year. The sad news is, that it will be only available in the native country, that is, China, since no announcement was made whether it will be launched globally or not.
Specs, Camera, and Connectivity
The Black Shark 2 or Black Shark Helo possesses the now famous, liquid cooling system, which was also there in the Xiaomi’s Poco F1 phone. It reduces the heat significantly when used for extensive gaming. And as mentioned above, it also has a mammoth 10GB of RAM which is a rare feat to achieve at the moment. There is also an X+1 antenna for enabling better connectivity.
When it comes to design, then the Black Shark Helo comes with a 6.01inch display (having a resolution of 1080x2160p), while the pixel density is 441 PPI. The aspect ratio is 18:9. For hardcore performance, this beast has the latest flagship chip from Qualcomm, which is Snapdragon 845 SoC, clocking at 2.8GHz.
Coming onto the optics, then the phone has a dual-rear camera setup, having lenses of 12MP+20MP, with LED flash. On the front, there is a 20MP sensor for capturing selfies. But that’s not what it’s made up for. The main objective of Black Shark Helo is gaming!
For ensuring ultra-smooth gaming experience, there is the Adreno 630 GPU, which, when combined with a majestic 10GB of RAM, provides you an incomparable gaming ride-which becomes even more superb with the front firing stereo speakers. Along with it, there is a huge 4,000mAh battery too, supported by Quick Charge 3.0 feature.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, 4G LTE, GPS, AGPS, aptX, and aptX HD support. Talking about the sensors then there is the ambient sensor, a geomagnetic sensor, gravity sensor, and proximity sensor.
|Xiaomi Black Shark Helo Gaming Phone|
|Display||6.01-inch Full HD+ AMOLED|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC|
|Rear Camera||12MP + 20MP|
|Memory||6GB / 8GB + 128GB / 10GB + 256GB|
|Operating System||Android 8.1 Oreo|
Currently, there is only one variant of 10GB of RAM, coming in two options. One is of 10GB/128GB while the other model is of 10GB/256GB. There will two more variants available later on, with the options of 6GB and 8GB RAM.
Coming onto just the latest flagship model, then the Black Shark Helo (with 10GB RAM) is priced at CNY 4,199 (approximately Rs.44,500). When the other two variants will arrive, they will be priced at CNY 3,199 (approximately Rs.34,100) and CNY 3,499 (approximately Rs.37,000) for the 6GB and 8GB RAM models, respectively. The phone will only be available in a single color, which is Black.