Black Shark 2 Pro is now officially released in China. The gaming smartphone is a slightly upgraded variant of the Black Shark 2 smartphone launched earlier this year. It has better specs and design upgrades like improved grip on the back panel, and two more RGB LED lights on either side of the phone. Black Shark also introduced two gaming headsets, one of in-ear type and the other, over-the-ear headphones.
As for its features, the Black Shark Pro 2 features a 6.39-inch FHD (1080 x 2340) AMOLED display along with TrueView Display and DC Dimming 2.0 support, 19:5:9 aspect ratio, 430ppi pixel density and 240Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset paired with Adreno 640 GPU. There is a proprietary Liquid Cool 3.0+ technology to manage heat dissipation. It has 12GB RAM and 128GB/256GB UFS 3.0 storage options.
In the optics, the smartphone sports a dual-camera setup consisting of a 48MP primary sensor with f/1.75 aperture and a 12MP secondary sensor with f/2.2 aperture. It supports 2x optical zoom. The front offers a 20MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture.
The dual SIM handset runs on Android 9 Pie and is backed by a 4,000 mAh battery with 27W fast charging support. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ACM Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/A-GPS and a USB Type-C port while sensors on-board include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope and an in-display fingerprint sensor. It measures 163.61 x 75.01 x 8.77 mm and weighs 250 grams.
The Black Shark 2 Pro is priced at CNY 2,999 (Rs 30,000) for the 12GB/128GB variant while the 12GB/256GB comes at a price tag of CNY 3,499 (Rs 35,000 approx). It is made available in Electric Black and Ice Ash colour options. The phone is now up for reservations while the sales will start from August 2. If the company were to follow tradition, the Black Shark 2 Pro will be arriving a few months later in India like the Black Shark 2.
Black Shark 2 Pro Specifications
- 6.39 inch FHD+ AMOLED display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
- 12GB RAM
- 128GB/256GB UFS 3.0 internal storage
- 48MP + 12MP rear
- 20MP front
- Android 9 Pie
- 4,000 mAh battery with 27W fast charging