Black Shark 2 Pro with Snapdragon 855 Plus and UFS 3.0 Storage Launched in China

In the recent past smartphone manufacturers like Xiaomi, Asus and others are offering gaming-centric smartphones by creating new lineups. The Black Shark 2 in March this year and the company is already out with yet another gaming smartphone. The Black Shark 2 Pro launched today and the new device comes with minor updates. The Black Shark 2 Pro is powered by Snapdragon 855 Plus and an updated design.

Black Shark 2 Pro Features and Specifications

The Black Shark 2 Pro comes equipped with a 6.39-inch AMOLED display that offers FHD+ resolution. Also present on the front are stereo speakers. In order to better gaming experience, the device comes with a reduced touch latency of 34.7ms as opposed to the 43.5ms on the Black Shark 2. Needless to say this will result in lesser lag. The Black Shark 2 Pro features a UD fingerprint sensor which seems to be borrowed straight from its predecessor.

Under the hood lies the all-new Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus, a chipset that is specially designed for gaming. Furthermore, the Black Shark 2 Pro comes with 12GB RAM and a choice between 128GB/256GB of storage which supports UFS 3.0 standard.

On the imaging front, the Black Shark 2 Pro sports a dual-lens rear camera setup that consists of 48-megapixel F/1.75 sensor and a 12MP F/2.2 secondary sensor. Meanwhile, the front camera shapes up in the form of a 20-megapixel sensor with F/2.0 aperture. Backing the device is a 4000mAh battery that supports 27W fast-charging. The device runs on stock Android 9 Pie.

As far as availability is concerned, the Black Shark 2 Pro will be available in China starting August 2. The Black Shark 2 Pro 12GB/128GB variant is priced at 2,999 yuan ($433) while the top of the line 12GB/256GB variant is priced at 3,499 yuan ($509.)

[via Black Shark]