After launching its first gaming smartphone earlier this years called the Xiaomi Black Shark phone, the company has once again officially announced the Black Shark Helo, a successor to the first device. The Xiaomi Black Shark Helo comes with an impressive design. The gaming smartphone sports a 6.01-inch Full HD+ 18:9 display with 100% NTSC color gamut, 430 nits brightness.
It comes with a 2160 × 1080 pixels resolution and up to 10GB worth of RAM. It is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 845 clocked at 2.8GHz, with an Adreno 630 graphic processor for better gaming experience. The smartphone comes with support for dual SIMs and runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Joy UI.
The device features a dimension measuring 160×75.25x 8.7mm and weighs 190 grams. It comes with a rear fingerprint scanner, as well as two game-pad attachments both sides of the device. The Xiaomi Black Shark Helo packs a 4000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 and it’s available in 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB storage, and 10GB LPDDR4x RAM with 256GB (UFS 2.1) internal storage.
Xiaomi Black Shark Helo specifications
6.01-inch (2160 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 display with 100% NTSC color gamut, 430 nits brightness
2.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 845 64-bit 10nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU
6GB / 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage / 10GB LPDDR4x RAM with 256GB (UFS 2.1) internal storage
Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Joy UI
Dual SIM (nano + nano)
12MP rear camera with f/1.75 aperture, 1.25µm pixel size, dual-tone LED flash, secondary 20MP rear camera with 1.0µm pixel size, f/1.75 aperture
20MP front-facing camera with 1.0µm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture
Dual Smart PA, Hi-Fi Audio, Dual Front Speakers
Two-stag SHARK key for high performance gaming mode
Dimensions: 160×75.25x 8.7mm; Weight: 190g
4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO), Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C
4000mAh (typical) / 3900mAh (minimum) battery with Quick Charge 3.0
Price Of Xiaomi Black Shark Helo
6GB RAM and 128GB of storage for 3,199 yuan (~$460)
8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage for 3,499 yuan (~$505)
10GB of RAM and 256GB of storage for 4,199 yuan (~$605)