Black shark is a sub-brand of Xiaomi founded in 2017 focusing on a smartphone gamers’ need black shark comes with better gaming experience and design.
With many versatile features, Xiaomi black shark’s sequel Black Shark 2 is here and In the box, you will get
- Black Shark 2
- USB-C cable
- Slim case
Black Shark 2 doesn’t come with any gaming accessories like a controller and the box contains very basic smartphone accessories. The device doesn’t’ have a 3.5mm headphone jack and above those USB-C headphones are an optional purchase.
Moving towards the design and body, the device has gaming lights with 163.6mm x 75mm x 8.77mm body dimensions and a solid aluminum chassis and the front portion is of glass. The logo of Black shark is positioned in central and glows in 16.8 million colors as per Black Shark. You can choose the gaming smartphone from its two variant colors, Frozen silver, and shadow black.
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However, because of the aluminum chassis, the device seems bit heavy, thus you might feel the device bit heavy in your pocket while walking around.
The 3.5mm headphone jack is missing and the sim tray is at the bottom with 2 sim card support but no memory card support. Just like every other smartphone the rear camera are positioned in the exact same way.
Keep your phone away from water and wet hands as there’s no waterproofing and water resistance support.
Moving towards the display the device comes with a 6.39 inches screen full hd+ and AMOLED, 2,340 x 1,080 resolution, 430ppi, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 430-nit brightness.
Customer’s complaint helped Black shark improve colors in the successor version providing more color accuracy. And for security, it provides face unlock and fingerprint reader which is nothing new.
Under the hood, it runs on Snapdragon 855 S0C with 2.8GHz octa-core, the 7nm process, 8 or 12GB of RAM which depends upon the users’ need and 128 or 256GB of storage with liquid cooling. The battery is a 4000 mah lithium-ion with Qualcomm quick charge 4.0 and sadly the device doesn’t support wireless charging.
Moving ahead on camera Black shark has a stunning camera. The rear camera has 48MP primary sensor, f/1.75 aperture, and 12MP 2x telephoto sensor, f/2.2 aperture while the front camera has a 20MP sensor, f/2.0 aperture and you can shoot video up to 4k.
The device runs on Android 9 with Joy UI as a skin. The device is available in U.K and Europe for 470 pounds which is equals to $ 625 which is value for money.