Xiaomi has just launched the successor to the first Black Shark gaming smartphone, tagged Xiaomi Black Shark Helo. An absolute beast with 10GB RAM, Snapdragon 845 and the Shark Code feature which lets you share different gaming profiles. It’s equipped with front-facing stereo speakers, Gamer Studio app and gaming controllers. This is coming just days after the Note 6 Pro mid-range beauty was introduced as well.
Just like the first Shark smartphone, it’s built with aluminium alloy and sports a RGB LED-illuminated back logo and side strips. There’s a dual cam and fingerprint scanner at the rear as well. It measures 8.7mm in thickness, weighs 190g and will be available in Black with a touch of Green, Red and Blue.
The Black Shark Helo sports a 6.01-inch FHD+ AMOLED full view display. The screen boasts of 1080 x 2160 pixels in resolution along with a 402 pixel per inch density for clear visuals. Overall, the screen stretches up to 77.67% screen-to-body as well.
Software and Hardware
It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box with JoyUI. Under the hood, the Snapdragon 845 chipset from Qualcomm runs the race, it comes with 8-cores of processor clocking at 2.8GHz for a smooth ride.
The Adreno 630 graphics card handles graphics. For storing files, the device packs 128GB/256GB internal storage space which is expandable up to 512GB using a memory card. It boasts of 6GB/8GB/10GB RAM space for multitasking through apps.
The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 features a dual 12MP + 20MP rear camera for photography. The camera is accompanied by a LED flash and other internal features listed in the table below. In the selfie department, there’s a single 20MP selfie shooter for all your selfies as well.
Powering up the Black Shark Helo is a 4000mAh battery capacity with fast charging technology. With the fast charging feature, charging the battery from 0% to 100% shouldn’t take up to 2 hours.
Xiaomi Black Shark Helo Specs
・6.01-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2160 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo
・Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
・128GB/256GB Internal Storage
・12MP + 20MP rear camera
・20MP selfie camera
Xiaomi Black Shark Helo Features and Video Review
Xiaomi Black Shark Helo Full Specifications
|Model||Xiaomi Black Shark Helo|
|Status||Available on Shopping stores|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 /1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|4G Network|| LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
Nano + Nano
|SIM Count||Dual SIM|
|Dimensions||75.25 x 160 x 8.7 mm|
|Colours||Black, Red, Blue|
|Display Type||FHD+ AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1080 x 2160 pixels|
|Touch Screen Model||Capacitive|
|Features|| Multitouch, Scratch Resistant, Corning Gorilla Glass
60000:1 contrast ratio
|12MP + 20MP|
| 2160p@30fps, 1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 240 fps
White balance settings
| Sony IMX486 Exmor RS + Sony IMX376 Exmor RS
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
|f/1.75 + f/1.75|
|1.25µm + 1.0 μm|
|1/2.9″ + 1/2.78″|
|Android 8.1 Oreo|
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 845|
|GPU (Graphics)||Adreno 630|
|Yes, up to 512GB|
|Card Type||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC|
|Controls||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key|
|USB Type||Yes, Type C|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|Battery Type||Li-Po Battery|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
Xiaomi Black Shark Helo Unboxing
|Inside The Box||
NB: Details may vary.
Xiaomi Black Shark Helo Price
|Starting From||$499 – $549|
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