And we finally got to the truth about it BlackShark, the smartphone dedicated to gaming born from the collaboration between Xiaomi and the BlackShark company. Lei Jun was present at the presentation event in which many of the rumors that accompanied the arrival of the new device are confirmed, such as the adoption of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, octacore with maximum clock frequency at 2,8 GHz and relative Adreno GPU 630, the best CPU currently on the market.
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So far so normal if it were not for one innovative liquid cooling system which will reduce the CPU temperature to at least 8 degrees, when this is stressed by activities like gaming. The BlackShark official made it clear that this liquid cooling system is similar to the one used in a PC's theater. The power of this smartphone is impressive enough to almost total 280000 points in the AnTuTu benchmark test, surpassing the Samsung S9 Plus.
The information relating to the display is not clear, except that it will be a unit from 5,99 inches in 18: 9 with Full HD resolution + (2160 × 1080 pixels) with DCI-P3 color gamut at 97%, 550 nits brightness. It is only necessary to understand if the update frequency is confirmed to 120 Hz like that of Razer Phone. At the level of RAM we have two cuts available, that is from 6 and 8 GB of type LPDDR4x while i internal storage is from 64 GB for the version with 6 GB of RAM while we get to 128 for the version with 8 GB of RAM. However, internal storage is type UFS 2.1 not expandable. Everything is powered by the operating system Android Oreo 8.1 customized with JOY UI interface based on MIUI.
Naturally present the connectivity 4G VoLTE (no 20 band) with Dual SIM support (nano + nano), fingerprint sensor on front, 802.11ac dual-band WiFi (2 × 2 MU-MIMO), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS / GLONASS / Beidou and entrance USB Type-C with OTG support that will allow you to load the battery integrated with 4000 mAh which also supports the standard Quick Charge 3.0. Dimensions equal to 161,6 × 75,4x 9,25 mm and a weight of 190 grams make BlackShark perhaps not very ergonomic, also due to the design designed to expand if necessary with a joystick module. The game phone of Xiaomi has a button (SHARK One-touch) dedicated offering an immersive gaming experience. You can use the fingerprint sensor to quickly access various features such as silent mode, DND and more during games. Really remarkable bright logo on the back of the phone.
The gamepad can easily be attached to the side of the phone and weighs only 40 grams, so it is easy to carry, also seems to be compatible with other Android devices with 4.4 version or higher. It uses the 4.0 Bluetooth connection and has a 150 mAh battery that offers up to 30 hours of use on a single charge. To this we also add an excellent photographic section that consists of one 12 MP rear camera with f / 1.75 aperture, 1,25 μm pixel size that will accompany the 20 megapixel main camera with 1,0 μm pixel size and f / 1.75 aperture. Present a dual tone LED flask, while on the front there is a 20 MP camera with 1,0 μm pixel dimensions and f / 2,2 aperture. Guaranteed release with AI facial recognition.
Present a Pixelworks image processing chip which offers intelligent motion compensation technology, image enhancement, and detail processing in low-light scenes, primarily for gameplay shooting. Furthermore the antenna design called "X-style" It is absolutely unique and revolutionary, ensuring no signal problems when holding the phone either vertically or horizontally.
BlackShark being a gaming smartphone also has a dowry high quality Biso Dual Smart PA audio system with stereo sound can reproduce frequencies from 830 Hz and 94 dB power. The Black Shark has a price of 2999 yuan (about 386 euro) for the variant from 6 GB of RAM with 64 GB of storage and memory from 8 GB of RAM with 128 GB of internal memory costs 3499 yuan (about 451 euros). The gamepad costs 179 yuan (about 23 euro) and availability to orders will start today (in China) .. Price: 6 + 64 GB version 2999 yuan, 8 version + 128 GB 3499 yuan. Available in two colors, including black and silver, we can not wait to get our hands on it.