Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Review: The Gaming Machine

Upcoming Mobiles in India - May 2019
Black Shar 2 by Xiaomi is the Best Upcoming Mobiles in India - May 2019

As we talk about new and newer gadgets, we see the course upgrading frequently, the same phenomenon goes with gaming. Lots of people are encouraging gaming these days as we compare it to the past. Earlier, games were just limited to PCs, but in today’s generation, it’s everywhere. For the mobile gaming enthusiasts, Xiaomi is ready with its new launch, the Black Shark 2. This phone from the Chinese Giant is the most awaited phone of the year because it holds some top tier specs with an affordable price tag. The predecessor of the Black Shark 2 might not be known to all, but the brand is quite stubborn with their builds and is ready to gain some attention with their next release. Let’s discuss the specifications of the Xiaomi Black Shark 2.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Specifications:


The Black Shark 2 runs on Qualcomm’s latest release, that is, Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 with Adreno 640 GPU. It has an Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.41 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485) processor along with 6/8/12 GB of RAM.

The Black Shark 2 runs on Android 9.0, i.e., Android Pie.


The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 will have a Dual Rear Camera setup of 48 MP primary and 8 MP secondary telephoto sensor. Also, the Front camera of this phone is of 20 MP with HDR support. It is capable of recording video of resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 30 fps. It also supports 2x Digital Zoom.


This time, Black Shark 2 flaunts an AMOLED capacitive touchscreen which has a size of 6.39 inches (~81.7% screen-to-body ratio). The screen has a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, and 19.5:9 aspect ratio along with 403 PPI pixel density.


The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 has a Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery which will have Fast Charging Support at 27W as well.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 with Game Pad 2
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 with Game Pad 2


Talking about the storage, Xiaomi Black Shark 2 will have an Internal memory of 265GB storage with 8/12 GB RAM variants, and 128GB with 6/8 GB RAM variant. Also, it supports OTG.


It supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot. This device will have VoLTE support for both SIM Slots and Bluetooth v5.0. As we talk about the USB connector, it has a 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector.


Like a gaming phone should have, It has a Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Light Sensor, Gyroscope sensor, Compass sensor, and In-display Fingerprint sensor.


It has Stereo Speakers, but no 3.5mm headphone jack is present.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Price:

The fantastic gaming phone with top-notch specifications will be available in the Indian Markets in the mid of May 2019. It is expected that Xiaomi Black 2 price in India will be Rs.32,999.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Launch Date:

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 will launch in India in mid of May 2019.

Official Launch date in India: May 27, 2019.


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