24 May 2019: Black Shark 2 will be sold via Flipkart, suggests teaser
Xiaomi-backed Black Shark will launch its latest gaming smartphone, the Black Shark 2, in India on May 27.
And just ahead of the launch, a Flipkart ad has teased the phone, suggesting that it will be available online exclusively via the e-commerce giant.
To recall, Black Shark 2 was launched in China in March this year.
Here's our roundup.
Design & Display: Black Shark 2: At a glance
Up front, the Black Shark 2 gets a regular, notch-less display with prominent bezels whereas the rear side gets dual cameras and a backlit company logo.
It also features a dedicated Liquid Cool 3.0 technology for enhanced heat dissipation.
Further, there's a 6.39-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with 240Hz touch response rate and Magic Press technology that lets you configure pressure sensitivity on the display.
Camera: What's the camera like on Black Shark 2?
On the back, the Black Shark 2 gets a dual camera setup comprising a 48MP primary sensor with an f/1.75 aperture and a 12MP secondary sensor with an f/2.2 aperture. The main camera unit also offers 2x optical zoom.
Up front, the phone has a 20MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture.
Internals: Under the hood
The Black Shark 2 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset, paired with Adreno 640 GPU, upto 12GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB of internal storage.
It also offers 4,000mAh battery, stereo speakers, dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11a/c, Bluetooth v5.0, dual-band GPS, and USB Type-C port.
Further, the phone packs all standard sensors including the in-trend in-display fingerprint sensor.
Key details: Black Shark 2: What's the pocket pinch?
Black Shark 2 costs CNY 3,199 (Rs. 32,700) for the base-end 6GB RAM/128GB storage model. The mid-end 8GB/128GB and 8GB/256GB variants are priced at CNY 3,499 (Rs. 35,800) and CNY 3,799 (Rs. 38,800), respectively. The top-end 12GB/256GB model costs CNY 4,199 (Rs. 42,900).
And while the Indian pricing details will be revealed on May 27, we expect it to arrive at around Rs. 40,000.