Xiaomi unveiled an unusual gaming smartphone Black Shark

16 April 2018
Xiaomi finally unveiled the long-awaited gaming smartphone - Black Shark. Among its features are not only powerful hardware, but also support for a removable gamepad.At the heart of the gadget is the top-of-the-line Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor with Adreno 630 GPU. Depending on the configuration, the user will be available 6 or 8 GB of RAM and 64 or 128 GB of internal memory. The gadget got a 4000 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging technology, a 5.99-inch display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels, a 20 MP front and a 12+20MP dual main camera, a fingerprint scanner built into the home button, and a special Shark button that activates the enhanced performance mode. A pleasant surprise for avid gamers will be the presence of a liquid cooling system that can reduce the processor temperature by eight degrees. This is especially useful for long work with "heavy" games. It is also known that the smartphone runs Android 8.1 Oreo, supports two SIM cards, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5, GPS and GLONASS and has a USB Type-C port. At the same time, its dimensions are 161.6 x 75.4 x 9.25 mm, and its weight is 190 grams. As for the Shark Gamepad, it includes a joystick and trigger, and is equipped with a 340 mAh battery, providing up to 30 hours of play without recharging. It connects to your smartphone on one side. Unfortunately, it is not included with the Black Shark smartphone and you will have to pay $29 extra for it. On the other hand, according to the creators, the gamepad can also be used with other smartphones that support Bluetooth 4.0 and running Android 4.4 or higher. The junior version of the smartphone Xiaomi Black Shark with 6 GB of RAM is estimated at $477, while for the senior - with 8 GB of RAM, have to pay $ 557. The start of sales in China is scheduled for April 20 this year. When it will be possible to buy a gaming smartphone from Xiaomi worldwide - is still unknown.