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Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro released: best budget gaming phone with Snapdragon 855 Plus chip 2019

ByTown Kassis 2019-07-30 3254

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro gaming phone was officially released on July 30. The phone is equipped with Snapdragon 855 Plus chip, which is another new gaming smartphone using flagship SoC. What makes the Black Shark 2 Pro stand out of most gaming phones on the market is not only its powerful specs and excellent gaming performance (Antutu benchmark reaches 50,0610 points), but also its not budget price, as its 12+128GB edition is just priced at 2999 yuan ($436).

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Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro: specs

Smartphone name

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro


6.39-inch AMOLED

Screen resolution

1080x2340 pixels


Snapdragon 855 Plus, up to 2.96GHz


Adreno 640

Rear camera

48MP f/1.75 + 12MP f/2.2

Front camera

20MP f/2.0


4000mAh, support 27W fast charging

USB Type-C port


3.5mm headphone jack



Not support


12+128GB, 12+256GB, 12+512GB

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro: cool design

In terms of appearance, the Black Shark 2 Pro continues the previous hard-core style, with officials saying the machine is inspired by F1 cars and uses the "X" design language to draw the diversion curve on the back to show the penetration and penetration of speed. A new symmetrical "shark pupil" light has been added to the back cover of the new machine. Black shark game mobile phone 2 Pro has electric black, ice gray, popular blue, gale orange, streamer purple five colors.

Black Shark 2 Pro design

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro: 240Hz touch sampling refresh rate and DC dimming 2.0

On the screen side, the Black Shark 2 Pro uses a 6.39-inch Samsung AMOLED screen with a resolution of 2340x1080. The screen touch sampling rate is 240Hz, the touch response delay is 38.5ms, the touch accuracy is 0.3mm in the game scene, and supports the screen pressure sense.

Officials also said that the machine uses a unique DC dimming 2.0, low brightness space for 2048 dimming.

Black Shark 2 Pro 240Hz refresh rate

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro: Snapdragon 855 Plus chip and 4000mAh battery

There is no doubt that the Black Shark 2 Pro uses the latest Snapdragon 855 plus chip, supports the Elite Gaming platform, and officially says it eats the big Mini Game on the market, and supports the Vulkan, all equipped with UFS 3.0 flash memory. The machine also uses the so-called liquid-cooled 3.0, battery 4000mAh, support 27W fast charge, can achieve play while charging, does not support wireless charging, in addition, AI intelligent power-saving system. The black shark also claims that the battery life of the new machine is 1.6 times longer than that of an ordinary battery.

Black Shark 2 Pro gaming performance

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro: 48MP dual rear cameras

In terms of photography, the new machine has a double camera behind it, with Sony IMX 586, 48 million pixels, aperture F1.75, and Samsung S5K3M5, 12 million pixels, aperture F2.2, supporting super night view mode and 1920fps super slow motion. 4K/60fps video recording is also supported. The front camera of the machine is 20 million pixels.

Black Shark 2 Pro camera

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro: other specs and price

The Black Shark 2 Pro does not support NFC, infrared and 3.5mm earphone holes, and supports front dual speakers, which uses USB Type-C interfaces. Officials have launched a series of peripherals, namely, the black shark fast charge digital ear amplifier, the black shark two-way fast charge mobile power supply, and the black shark game mobile phone 2 Pro double slide rail protection shell.

In terms of price, the Black Shark 2 Pro 12GB+128GB sells for 2999 yuan ($436) and 12GB+256GB for 3499 yuan ($508). Considering the large memory combination and powerful processor, the Black Shark 2 Pro gaming phone really offers super value for money compared to the same range gaming phones like Asus ROG phone 2.

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