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

BY Mahit Huilgol

Published 30 Jul 2019

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]