Xiaomi has finally launched Black Shark 2 gaming phone with Snapdragon 855, liquid cooling, 3D Touch display, and others. And the price for all the fancy stuff? Rs 39,999 for the base variant. The Black Shark 2 will be selling exclusively on Flipkart in India from June 4.

Black Shark 2 gaming phone

The Black Shark 2 is the third phone in the single lineup series of the company, sitting as the successor to the Black Shark and Black Shark Helo, the latter of which never made it to India. The Black Shark 2 will directly compete with other gaming phones such as Asus’ ROG Phone and Nubia’s Red Magic series. And like the Asus ROG Phone, Black Shark also has some add-on accessories for the Black Shark 2 which sadly, isn’t coming to India.

Black Shark 2 specifications:

  • 6.39-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19.5:9 display with 108.9% DCI – P3 color gamut, 430 nits brightness
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 855 7nm Mobile Platform (1 x 2.84GHz Kryo 485 + 3 x 2.42GHz Kryo 485 + 4x 1.80GHz Kryo 485) with Adreno 640 GPU
  • 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage / 12GB LPDDR4x RAM with 256GB (UFS 2.1) internal storage
  • Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 48MP rear camera with 1/2.0″ Samsung GM1 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.75 aperture, LED flash, 12MP 1/3.6″ Samsung S5K3M5, telephoto lens with f/2.2 aperture, 1.0μm pixel size, 6P lens, 2x lossless zoom,
  • 20MP front-facing camera with 0.9μm pixel size,  f/2.0 aperture
  • In display fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 163.61×75.01x 8.77mm; Weight: 205g
  • Dual 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 27W fast charging

Black Shark 2 pricing and availability:

The Black Shark 2 is priced at Rs 39,999 for the base variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. There’s another variant with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage that retails for Rs 49,999. The phone will be available exclusively on Flipkart from June 4.