Black Shark 2 Pro with Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC and up to 12GB RAM launched

“The Black Shark 2 Pro flaunts the next-gen Liquid Cooling system and a TrueView display with high refresh rate”

Black Shark 2 Pro specifications and pricing have just been revealed at the flagship’s launch event in China. The model Pro model is the follow-up to the Black Shark 2, which was launched in India recently. The new offering from the Xiaomi-backed brand has arrived as the world’s second smartphone to flaunt Qualcomm’s latest flagship chipset, the Snapdragon 855+. The ASUS ROG Phone 2 was introduced as the first phone with the new processor recently. As expected, just like its predecessor, the Black Shark 2 Pro also comes with features like the next-gen Liquid Cooling system to keep the heat down while delivering extreme performance, a TrueView display with high refresh rate, and several optional gaming accessories.

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Black Shark 2 Pro is the world’s second phone with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ processor

Black Shark 2 Pro price

The Black Shark 2 Pro price has been set competitively at RMB 2,999 (~Rs 29,900) for the base variant with 12GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The higher-end model with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage is being offered for RMB 3,499 (~Rs 34,900). The phone will go on sale in China starting from August 2nd. 

Black Shark 2 specifications

The Black Shark 2 Pro shares a lot of specifications with its predecessor. The phone flaunts a 6.39-inch AMOLED display bearing a resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels. The handset also features DC Dimming and a high touch sampling rate of 240Hz. The Snapdragon 855 Plus processor onboard the flagship offers a maximum clock speed of 2.96GHz, which is slightly higher than the 2.84GHz of the Snapdragon 855. Notably, the handset has a massive AnTuTu score of 500,610, which is the highest in the world for a phone. The smartphone boasts a whopping 12GB of RAM and comes two storage variants – 128GB and 256GB. Software-wise, the device boots MIUI 10 that’s based on Android 9 Pie.

Black Shark 2 Pro comes with a slightly different camera setup than its predecessor. The rear camera setup includes a 48-megapixel primary camera, accompanied by a 13-megapixel secondary shooter. In terms of connectivity, the device has 4G LTE, dual-SIM slots, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C, and A-GPS with GLONASS. Lastly, the handset is fuelled by a 4,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 4.0 technology support.

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
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