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Black Shark Gaming Phone 2 Pro Debuts – Everything You Need To Know

Yesterday, Black Shark Gaming Phone 2 Pro released as the most powerful pone to date with Snapdragon 855+. And here in this post, we’ll be taking a close look at what makes the newly released phone this exciting.

Black Shark Gaming Phone 2 Pro – All you need to know

Design & Appearance

Black Shark Gaming Phone 2 Pro features a 6.39-inch Samsung AMOLED display with a resolution of 2340×1080 pixels. The previously widely recognized Trueview Display technology has also been retained to automatically adapt display parameters based on factors such as picture content and ambient light. The screen itself supports 101.3% of the DCI-P3 color gamut with a color deviation of <1.

Black Shark Gaming Phone 2 Pro front

As for the touch delay, the Black Shark Gaming 2 Pro has been upgraded to 34.7ms from the previous generation (43.5ms), still maintaining the number one position in the market.

Speaking of the appearance, the phone layout is inspired by the F1 car. This is designed by using the “X” design language to beautifully outline the flow of the curve to indicate the speed and penetration. Moreover, the back adds a catchy design to their phone model with the asymmetrical shark-like curve.

Black Shark Gaming Phone 2 Pro rear

The phone is available in five different color options; which include: electric black, ice ash, popular blue, blast orange, and streamer purple.

Hardware & Features

The black shark gaming phone 2 pro comes with a Snapdragon 855 Plus processor, and the AnTuTu score is 500610 points. Indeed, this is the most powerful smartphone to date. And the memory capacity of the phone is 12GB. It’s one of the few phones to feature UFS3.0 storage.

Black Shark Gaming Phone 2 Pro AnTuTu Benchmark Score Official 500000 points

The phone is powered by a freaking 4000mAh battery, enough for one-day gaming. Moreover, it also supports 27W fast charging as well. The camera is the same as the previous flagship which is 48MP rear dual camera with Sony IMX586 sensor.

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Meet DC Dimming 2.0

The black shark’s proud independent DC dimming is also upgraded to the 2.0 version in the Black Shark Game 2 Pro. Prior to the introduction of CEO ‘Wu Shimin’, Black Shark has always been the leader of AMOLED screen DC dimming technology. He says that they have equipped the Black Shark gaming phone with a separate display chip, just like a computer equipped with a discrete graphics card.

Black Shark Gaming Phone 2 Pro rear logo

Upgraded Pressure Touch with MagicPress 2.0

In addition, Black Shark Game 2 Pro supports the screen pressure sensing MagicPress 2.0 function. Compared with the simple pressure sensing operation of 3D Touch, MagicPress 2.0 also supports left and right partitions, functional area mapping customization, and pressure threshold five-speed adjustment, so that players can fully personalize according to their gaming style.

Selling Points

  • “X” design inspired by F1
  • 4000mAh battery
  • 12GB RAM + UFS 3.0 storage
  • The fastest Touch response of 34.7ms.
  • Dual 48MP Sony IMX586
  • Snapdragon 885 Plus (most powerful phone to date)
  • Independent DC Dimming 2.0
  • Upgraded Pressure Touch

Our Verdict

Once again, unlike ROG Gaming Phone 2, Black Shark has proven that a minor smartphone release doesn’t need to have only better performance. Comparing with the previous generation, the performance has been improved to make it the world’s most powerful phone, along with a completely new X design, better touch response, UFS 3.0 storage, 12GB RAM, DC dimming 2.0, upgraded pressure touch, and more.

There’s no way this phone is a minor upgrade of the previous generation, but a completely new Gaming Flagship.

Price

In regards to pricing, the Black Shark gaming phone 2 Pro is categorized based on two price tags:

  • 12+128GB version is priced at 2,999 yuan ($435 USD)
  • 12+256GB version at 3,499 yuan ($509 USD)

The phone will be on sale on the 2nd of August in China. International availability is still in question. We will update you once the phone is available for global purchase.