Xiaomi Black Shark Helo, the successor to the original Black Shark smartphone, has been launched in China. The gaming-oriented phone comes with 10GB RAM and larger OLED display.
The packaging of this phone comes with some documentation together with a beautiful Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Helo apart from that you will find a USB type-c cable along with the dongle to connect the headphones. The phone comes with a fast charger and it also includes a gamepad for an immersive gaming experience. There is also a sporty looking case included in the box.
The Black Shark helo comes with a metal as well as glass design. The phone has an iconic ‘S’ logo at the back of the phone. It feels quite thick in hands and has a vertically aligned rear dual camera set up. The fingerprint scanner can be seen below the sensors. The overall looks of the phone are really gorgeous and attractive
Display & Camera
The Black Shark Helo comes with a 6.0 1 inch full HD+ AMOLED display with 18:9 aspect ratio(~402 PPI density). There is a dual camera set up at the back with 12-megapixel primary lens of f/1.75 aperture + 20-megapixel secondary lens with f/1.75 aperture. The selfie camera is a 20-megapixel shooter with f/2.2 aperture.-
Performance & Battery
The phone is powered by Snapdragon 845 chipset with 6/8/10GB of RAM and 128/256GB of internal storage. with an Octa-core CPU(4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) and Adreno 630 GPU. It runs on Android 9.0 Pi along with a massive 4000 mAh battery with support for Fast Charge 3.0.
The Xiaomi Black Shark is equipped with a new liquid cooling system that leverages double heat pipe partition to prevent the handset from overheating. The company is also touting the presence of an X+1 antenna, ensuring better connectivity. It also comes with front stereo speakers.
The phone comes with a pretty dark launcher which comes under MIUI operating system with some customization. This device has a customizable LED light strip to the side of the phone the glowing ‘S’ logo can also be customized through settings capable of showing different colors according to your settings.
Additionally, the phone has a dedicated button for a gaming mode to the left side just press it and it will help in enhancing the gaming experience of the phone.
The Black Shark Helo is priced at CNY 3,199 (approximately Rs. 34,000) for the variant with 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage. The variant with 8GB RAM + 128GB storage is priced at CNY 3,499 (approximately Rs. 37,000). The variant with 10GB RAM + 256GB storage comes with a price tag of CNY 4,199 (approximately Rs. 44,500). The smartphone is available in Black colour option and can be pre-ordered on the company’s website in China.