Xiaomi funded Black Shark has launched 3 gaming smartphones till date – Black Shark, Black Shark Helo, and Black Shark 2. The company also bought Black Shark 2 to the Indian shores recently and here in India Xiaomi and Balck Shark operates as to separate companies. Now, the company is gearing up to launch a new smartphone in China, the Black Shark 2 Pro.
A recent Weibo post from the company’s handle confirmed the launch of Black Shark 2 Pro. The Black Shark 2 Pro is all set to be unveild on July 30, 2019, in China. Recently, Qualcomm announced Snapdragon 855+ with overclocked CPU, 15% faster GPU and it looks like the upcoming gaming smartphone from Black Shark will feature the same. The Snapdragon 855+ will deliver 15% faster graphics rendering and an uplift in CPU performance from the standard Snapdragon 855 and Snapdragon Elite Gaming set hardware and software features, especially with 5G.
Recently, Asus and Nubia also confirmed that their upcoming gaming smartphones will feature the latest 855+ chipset. Asus will be unveiling the RoG Phone 2 on 23rd Jul. While the max clock speed of the Snapdragon 855 was 2.84Ghz, the Snapdragon 855+ can go up to 2.96GHz and the GPU is now 15% faster, which is welcome for a gaming device.
Except for the change in the chipset, we don’t expect any major changes from the Black Shark 2 Pro. However, with the latest trend of high refresh rate, we would not be surprised if the 2 Pro comes with a 90Hz display. Rest of the details will be known only during the launch on July 30, 2019.