Gaming is one of the fastest growing industry. And when it comes to smartphone gaming the rate is almost uncountable. We have a lot of Gaming Phones now. Xiaomi subbrand Black Shark has launched new gaming phone called Black Shark Helo. This is the upgrade to Black Shark 1 and will compete against phones like Razer Phone 2 and Asus ROG. The Xiaomi’s Black Shark Helo doesn’t have major upgrades but it has something new is 10 GB Ram. One of the major upgrades is Display Size. Currently the Black Shark Helo is available for China only. There is no information available about the Global launch for now.
Black Shark Helo Price and Availability
The Gaming Phone from Xiaomi is priced for CNY 3199 for the basic variant of 6 GB Ram and 128 GB storage. The other one of 8 GB Ram and 128 GB storage option is priced for CNY 3499. There is one more variant with 10 GB Ram and 256 GB Storage which is priced for CNY 4199. If we convert these prices into INR, the Indian pricing comes to Rs 34000, Rs 37000, and Rs 45000 for the respective variants. There is only one Black color option for this gaming phone. The Black Shark Helo is available for pre-bookings on Xiaomi China Site while the sale will start on October 30.
Black Shark Helo Specifications
The phone sports a 6.01 inches full HD+ Display with the resolution of 1080×2160 pixels giving us the Pixel Density of 402 PPI. It is an 18:9 aspect ratio panel with 101.3 percent DCI-P3 colour gamut ratio. This gaming phone by Xiaomi is powered by the Snapdragon 845 Soc by Qualcomm. It has Adreno 630 GPU and 10 GB of RAM. There are three Ram options viz 6 GB, 8 GB, and 10 GB. Inbuilt Storage is of 128 GB and 256 GB.
The Black Shark Helo has same Camera set up as to its predecessor. In the Rear, the primary camera is of 12 Megapixel and a 20 Megapixel secondary camera with f/1.75 aperture. There is LED flash in the rear too. Coming to front camera, this gaming phone features a 20 Megapixel sensor with f/2.2 aperture. This phone by Xiaomi has 4000 mah battery battery inside powering this whole gaming phone. It also has support to Quick Charge 3.0.
It has dual nano Sim support, 4G, LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, AGPS. Sensors on the phone include ambient light sensor, geomagnetic sensor, gravity sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.
The Gaming Phone
This Black Shark Helo has some features of the real gaming phone. This phone has new Liquid Cooling System that prevents it from overheating. There are stereo speakers in the front. It also has x+1 antena that would give better connectivity. The powerful Snapdragon 845 and Adreno 630 will give you smooth gaming experience. There is a an independent Image Processing Chip in this gaming phone. The Black Shark Helo also provides Gaming Dock for controlling. There is joystick and buttons on the Gaming Dock.
What do you think about this Gaming Phone the Black Shark Helo and is there any chance Xiaomi can bring this series to India anytime soon.