Xiaomi is already planning its next batch of high-performance smartphones for 2019. Targeting the fierce competition this year with big-time flagships such as Galaxy S10, Huawei P30, etc.
Two new smartphones, Xiaomi Cepheus and Black Shark Skywalker have appeared on Geekbench. However, both the Cepheus and Skywalker seem to be the codenames, not the real names with which they could be launched.
As you can see, the Xiaomi Cepheus (above image) and Black Shark Skywalker (image below) both run on Google’s latest Android 9 Pie operating system. Qualcomm’s 2019 flagship chipset will be used in both devices with eight processing cores.
The Cepheus is listed with 6GB RAM, while the Skywalker is listed with 8GB RAM. However, we can’t say anything if these handsets will arrive only in one variant or more.
The Black Shark Skywalker scored 3,494 single-core points and 11,149 multi-core points. The Xiaomi Cepheus scored 3042 single-core points and 11071 multi-core points.
Xiaomi launched the Black Shark Helo aka Black shark 2 in October 2018 with high-end specifications. Now, this Skywalker will be the third smartphone under the Black Shark brand. As mentioned earlier, the Cepheus is the codename for the device which is said to be the Xiaomi Mi 9.
The Mi 9 will be the flagship smartphone for 2019 and successor to the 2018’s Xiaomi Mi 8. Now let’s wait for more information so that we can confirm the devices and their hardware configurations.