Xiaomi Black Shark Gaming Smartphone Launched – All You Need To Know

Black Shark (Xiaomi-backed gaming smartphone brand) announced its first handset in April this year. It was initially launched in China. Now, the gaming device is listed for sale in Europe in multiple variants. It is being touted as the world’s first liquid-cooled smartphone. Additional highlights include DCI-P3 wide color gamut and Quick Charge 3.0 support. Read more to find about Xiaomi Black Shark Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Xiaomi Black Shark

Price and Availability

Price EUR 469 (approx Rs 38,300)

The Xiaomi Black Shark is now listed in Black and Grey color options for European customers. While the 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant is priced at EUR 469 (approx Rs 38,300), the 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage model costs EUR 519 (approx Rs 42,400). The company is offering a discount of EUR 30 (approx Rs 2,400).

In China, the gaming smartphone was launched at CNY 2,999 (approx Rs 31,400) for the 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant. The 8GB RAM/ 128GB internal storage model comes costs CNY 3,499 (approx Rs 36,600). As of now, there is no information about Indian price or launch date.

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Processor octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Internal Storage 64GB/ 128GB (non-expandable)
Display 5.99-inch, IPS LCD, full-HD+ (1080 x 2160 pixels), 18:9 aspect ratio, 403ppi
OS Android Oreo
Primary (Rear) Camera Dual (12MP + 20MP) with flash
Front Camera 20MP
Battery 4,000mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The gaming handset is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor along with an Adreno 630 GPU and 6GB/ 8GB RAM. The 64GB/ 128GB of internal storage cannot be further expanded externally. The powerful device is backed by a 4,000mAh non-removable battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support.

In terms of optics, the Xiaomi Black Shark sports a dual camera setup on the back. It uses a 12-megapixel primary sensor (1.25-micron pixel size) and a 20-megapixel secondary sensor (1.0-micron pixel size). For selfies and video calling, the gaming smartphone sports a 20-megapixel front camera with f/2.2 aperture and 1.0-micron pixel size.

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  • Liquid-cooling
  • DCI-P3 wide color gamut
  • Quick Charge 3.0 support
  • Dual cameras
  • Android Oreo
  • 4G LTE
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth v4.0
  • GPS/ A-GPS
  • USB Type-C port
  • Dual-SIM
  • Two color options

The Xiaomi Black Shark sports a 5.99-inch IPS LCD display with full-HD+ (1080 x 2160 pixels) resolution, DCI-P3 wide color gamut, 18:9 aspect ratio and a pixel density of 403ppi. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, and a USB Type-C port.

The dual-SIM runs Android Oreo operating system out-of-the-box. It features a green and black colored rugged design. The handset comes in Polar Night and Sky Grey color options.

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The Xiaomi Black Shark is targeted at premium mobile gamers. It will take on the likes of Razer Phone which also sports a similar design and features. Additionally, the brand is expected to launch a successor to the Black Shark (called the Black Shark Helo) in China.

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