Black Shark 2 Pro variant with 12GB RAM and 512GB storage now on sale in China

“The model is priced roughly around Rs 40,000 and is available on JD.com and Xiaomi Mall”

Although the Black Shark 2 Pro was announced back in July, the top-end model – 12GB RAM + 512GB storage, has only been made available today on Xiaomi Mall and Jingdong (JD.com) for presale at a price of 3,999 yuan ($565). The first sale, which started on August 2nd, had two variants – 12GB RAM + 128 GB storage and 12GB RAM + 256GB storage model of the Black Shark 2 Pro respectively priced at 2,999 Yuan (~$434) and 3,499 Yuan (~$507).  There are two colour options for the gaming handset, Electric Black and Ice Ash. The Black Shark 2 Pro is a souped-up version of the Black Shark 2 and is currently only limited to China.

The new model with 512GB of RAM appeared on TENAA recently with the model number DLT-A0. Also, the Black Shark 2 Pro has a crazy high score on AnTuTu, breaking the 500,000 barrier and flexing its new Snapdragon 855+ chip. Recapping the specifications, the Black Shark 2 Pro features a 6.39-inch Samsung AMOLED display with traditional bezels that are rare to see these days. Underneath the chassis, there’s a 4,000mAh battery that is equipped with 27W fast charge, not to mention more RGB lights. Also, it has a true DC dimming technology with a dedicated chip for it. 

The Black Shark 2 Pro also uses UFS 3.0 equipped with a Snapdragon 855+, a 240Hz touch sampling rate, and a touch response speed of 34.7ms. The gaming device also combines liquid cooling with a cooling plate to keep the CPU performance at an optimum level while gaming. In terms of cameras, the Black Shark 2 Pro uses a dual setup on the rear with a 48MP primary shooter and a 12MP secondary sensor while the front houses a 20MP selfie shooter. The handset also has some other paint coats which we haven’t seen yet.

Key Specs

Black Shark 2 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus | 12 GBProcessor
6.39 inches Display
48 MP + 12 MPRear camera
20 MPSelfie camera
4000 mAh Battery