Xiaomi’s Black Shark announced Black Shark Helo Gaming Phone in China. It has 6.01-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with HDR support even in games with independent image processing chip, powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC with up to 10GB RAM, two liquid cooling pipes to keep the phone cool when gaming by reducing CPU’s core temperature by up to 12-degree.
Black Shark Helo has dedicated two-stage SHARK key that provides immersive gaming experience. Fingerprint sensor has been moved to back. There is glowing 16.8 million color RGB loto with AI game lighting effect depending on the game. Helo has metal back shell that also combines 3D glass with condensed ridge line offering three-dimensional look.
Helo Phone has ‘X-style’ unique antenna design with WIFI antenna on side. Company teased dual hand joystic case with dual fans for additional cooling and naked-eye 3D protective case at event.
Xiaomi Black Shark Helo Technical 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 8.0 (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
Xiaomi Black Shark Helo is priced at 3199 yuan (US$ 416 / Rs. 33,920 approx.) for 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version, 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs 3499 yuan (US$ 504 / Rs. 37,100 approx.) and top-end 10GB RAM with 256GB storage version costs 4199 yuan (US$ 605 / Rs. 44,520 approx.)