Black Shark 2 Pro To Sport Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC, DC Dimming 2.0

The Black Shark 2 gaming smartphone was launched in March this year. Now, an upgraded version is about to hit the market. It is expected to be powered by the recently announced Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC. Read more to find about Black Shark 2 Pro Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Black Shark 2 Pro

Price and Availability

The Black Shark 2 Pro will be launched in China on July 30. As of now, there is no information about the Indian launch date or price.

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Specifications and Features

  • Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC
  • 2.96GHz Kryo 485 CPU
  • Upgraded Adreno 640 GPU.
  • 12GB RAM
  • 256GB internal storage
  • DC Dimming 2.0
  • Liquid Cooling 3.0+ tech

According to recent reports, the Black Shark 2 Pro will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus processor. It uses 2.96GHz Kryo 485 CPU and an upgraded Adreno 640 GPU.

The newly launched chipset offers slightly higher speed and better graphics performance (GPU comes with a 15 percent performance boost). It will be supported by 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage.

Additionally, the handset will also feature DC Dimming 2.0 and Liquid Cooling 3.0+ technology. It will sport a similar rear panel as the Black Shark 2 handset.

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The Black Shark 2 Pro will be a step above the Black Shark 2 that was launched in March this year. It is priced in India at Rs 39,999 for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB internal storage variant. The 12GB RAM/ 256GB storage model comes with a price tag of Rs 49,999.

The gaming handset is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor along with Adreno 640 GPU, up to 12GB RAM, and 128GB/ 256GB internal UFS 2.1 storage. Additionally, it comes with Snapdragon Elite Gaming graphics processing technology and a Liquid Cool 3.0 liquid-cooling technology (touted to increase the heat dissipation by 20 times).

The dual rear camera setup uses a 48-megapixel primary sensor (f/1.75 aperture) and a 12-megapixel secondary sensor (f/2.2 aperture). It supports 2x optical zoom. For selfies and video calling, the handset sports a 20-megapixel front camera with an f/2.0 aperture.

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The dual-SIM smartphone features a 6.39-inch AMOLED display with Full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels) resolution, a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and a pixel density of 403ppi. It also comes has 108.9-percent DCI P3 color gamut and a contrast ratio of 60,000:1.

The Black Shark 2 comes with a Magic Press pressure-sensing technology (similar to Apple’s 3D touch) that enables customizes pressure sensitivity on the display to offer enhanced control. The touch response time on the display is low as 43.5 milliseconds.

The new handset sports an X-shaped antenna design layout. It comes in Shadow Black and Frozen Silver color options. The stereo audio comes with artificial intelligence (AI)-based noise reduction and anti-howling sound experience.

Additionally, the gaming smartphone sports an in-display fingerprint sensor and dual-frequency GPS. It is backed by a 4,000mAh battery.

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