“It is not clear yet if Black Shark 2 will be sold exclusively through Flipkart or will be made available through other platforms as well in the country”
Black Shark 2 gaming smartphone is set to be launched in India on May 27th. Ahead of the event, a sponsored advertisement has revealed that the smartphone will be made available via Flipkart in the country. For those who are unaware, Black Shark, the Xiaomi-backed brand, skipped the launch of first generation Black Shark gaming smartphone in India but has confirmed that the latest handset in the series will be made available in the country soon.
As you can see in the screenshot (via GSMArena) shared above, Flipkart has mentioned Black Shark 2 as one of the premium smartphone brands that will be made available via the e-retail platform. However, it needs to be pointed out that Flipkart has not clarified if the handset will be made exclusively through its platform or not. This information, along with launch offers and availability of the handset is expected to be announced at the launch event on Monday.
To recall, if we talk about the specifications, Black Shark 2 is powered by Snapdragon 855 SoC and is backed by up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. Being a gaming smartphone, the handset features an RGB LED logo at the back and light strips on both sides. The smartphone comes with Liquid Cooling 3.0 and Shark Space (a dedicated gaming mode that optimises performance with improved resource allocation) for the enhanced gaming experience.
In terms of display, the Black Shark 2 sports a 6.39-inch AMOLED display with full-HD+ resolution and slim bezels on the sides. The handset comes with an in-display optical fingerprint scanner. In terms of optics, at the back, the phone features a dual camera setup with a primary 48-megapixel unit and a second 13-megapixel sensor. A 20-megapixel sensor is available up front for selfies. The phone comes with dual front firing stereo speakers and three microphones. The handset houses a 4,000mAh battery, with 27W fast charging support, for power backup. Stay tuned in for more updates regarding the Black Shark 2.