The Xiaomi Black Shark is expected to launch 27th September, 2018 in India. It is an entirely new device with customized hardware to bring out the best gaming performance out of a handset, including a new type of cooling system, new ISP, the latest Snapdragon 845 and a massive 4,000 mAh battery. The phone has one speaker, but the earpiece acts as a second one for a Biso stereo sound. The mic of the phone is gaming-oriented with the ability to provide simple usage of voice calls and radio chat during the game without interfering with the gameplay. The body of the mobile is in an X-shape for a better grip, and the frame is also utilized as an antenna. The handset is fitted with 5.99 inch 18:9 IPS LCD with Full HD + resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and 97% DCI-P3 coverage takes the front. The smartphone makes use of an octa core Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845, that is coupled with Adreno 630 GPU, 6/8 GB RAM and 64/128GB default storage.
Regarding images, the Black Shark houses a dual camera on the back with 12MP(f/1.75) + 20 MP(f/1.75) with 6P lens and a dual-LED flash. The pixel size of the first is 1.25 µm, while the other sensor has 1 µm pixels. The selfie camera has an identical 20MP sensor but slower f/2.2 lens. The connectivity aspects on board include wi fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, wifi direct, hotspot, 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE, 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS and dual sim. It runs Android 8.0(Oreo), out of the box. The smartphone has sensors like fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass.
The handset is available in Black color. The Xiaomi Black Shark is priced at Rs. 31,240 for 6/64GB variant, and Rs. 36,449.08 for 8/128GB variant.