Xiaomi is all set to launch its new gaming smartphone, Black Shark 2 in India. The gaming smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC. We expect to hear all details about the smartphone during the Xiaomi event today as the launch is set to take place in New Delhi at 1pm IST.
The phone is expected to feature the flagship-grade specs, which means the Black Shark 2 is expected to launch with a higher price. Xiaomi Black Shark 2 has already launched in China so we have a rough idea about its specifications, but the phone could ship with different specs in India.
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 specifications
In China, Black Shark 2 is powered by Snapdragon 855 SoC with a memory of up to 12GB RAM. The Black Shark 2 smartphone was launched in four storage variants in China — 6GB RAM/128GB storage, 8GB RAM/128GB storage, 8GB RAM/256GB storage, and 12GB RAM/256GB storage.
In China, the Black Shark 2 sports a 6.39-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display, a dual rear camera setup with a 48-megapixel primary sensor and a 12-megapixel secondary sensor, with up to 2x optical zoom. There’s a 20-megapixel selfie camera on the Black Shark 2.
The smartphone’s onboard storage uses the UFS2.1 storage standard, which is slower than the UFS 3.0 used on the OnePlus 7 Pro. Additionally, the smartphone is backed by the 4,000mAh battery, a USB Type-C port for charging, and two nano-SIM slots.
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 price in India
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 price in India is yet to be revealed, but in China the smartphone’s starting price is CNY 3,199 (roughly Rs. 32,700) for the 6GB/ 128GB model. The price varies with different variants as the 8GB/128GB variant is priced at CNY 3,499 (roughly Rs. 35,800), moving forward the 8GB/ 256GB model is priced at CNY 3,799 (roughly Rs. 38,800), and finally, CNY 4,199 (roughly Rs. 42,900) for the 12GB/ 256GB model.