Xiaomi Black Shark Helo

A day before the launch of Xiaomi MIX 3, Xiaomi-backed brand Black Shark has launched the successor to Black Shark 1 gaming smartphone, the Black Shark Helo aka Black Shark 2 in China.

This gaming phone will be competing with the Razer Phone 2 which was launched recently. There are several highlight features of Black Shark 2 such as the new liquid cooling system, the presence of an X+1 antenna to ensure better connectivity and also the 10GB RAM. There are two other variants launched in 6GB and 8GB RAM options.

Black Shark Helo (aka Black Shark 2) Specifications

The Black Shark Helo offers a better connectivity because it is equipped with an X + 1 antenna and also comes with a Black Shark Biplane Handle Controller Dock which comes with a joystick and other buttons.

The smartphone flaunts a 6.01-inch display offering a resolution of 1080×2160 pixels with 18:9 aspect ratio. This phone is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and Adreno 630 GPU for graphics.

The phone will not get overheated in heavy usage because it has a new liquid cooling technology. As mentioned above, the handset will be available in 6GB, 6GB, and 10 GB RAM options. It has dual SIM support.

Dual rear camera setup has been given in the phone where the primary sensor is the 12-megapixels and the secondary sensor is 20-megapixels with LED. The front also has a 20-megapixel selfie camera. There is a 4000 mAh battery which supports Quick Charge 3.0.

As for connectivity options, the Black Shark Helo has 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 A / B / G / N / AC, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, aptX, and aptX HD.

Xiaomi Black Shark Helo Price and Availability

Currently, the Black Shark Helo has been launched in China and priced at CNY 3199 (around INR 34,100) for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. The 8GB RAM + 128 GB storage model is priced at CNY 499 (around INR 37,000) and the 10GB RAM and 256 GB storage model is priced CNY 4199 (around INR 44,500).

The phone will go on its first sale on October 30 at 10:00 am Chinese local time in Black color variant only.

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