Earlier this year, after technical research and significant financial investments, Xiaomi introduced the Xiaomi Black Shark product. It was a gaming smartphone. The second generation Black Shark Helo was announced today.
This company has long decided for itself that its participation in the niche of gaming smartphones is mandatory. What is the reason. Probably with the same as all the common successes of China. This country never ceases to amaze the whole world with its achievements in the economic sphere and not only. Until recently, their government wanted to provide the necessary amount of food for all residents. Now?
Chinese smartphones and gadgets are practically not inferior in terms of their functionality to products from Apple, not to mention their Korean and European counterparts. It seems that the companies from the Middle Kingdom are fighting for leadership among themselves. Anything new from China is almost a masterpiece.
So the first model of the gaming product had a Snapdragon 845 processor, powerful enough for its time. It is capable of running and supporting almost any game modes for smartphones. But the manufacturers did not rest on this.
Red Magic 2 from Nubia debuts, new items appeared from ASUS, Razer. Xiaomi engineers have done everything to keep up.
Appearance of the device
Black Shark Helo received a display that has a dimension of just over 6 inches, with an aspect ratio of 18: 9. The matrix is arranged in accordance with IPS technology, with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels (Full HD +). The front panel of the device is structurally made with indents in the upper and lower parts. Where the stereo speakers are located. This is how almost all gaming smartphones have been manufactured recently.
The rear panel is also embossed, but to a lesser extent than the first model. It has two video camera sensors, a fingerprint sensor and the brand letter "S" with RGB backlighting. Inserts of the same color were placed on the side edges of the product.
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 is a pretty powerful and in-demand chipset. The developers considered its capabilities sufficient and made this high-tech mechanism the heart and brain of the Black Shark Helo. The most important delight in this "kitchen" was the presence of 10 GB of LPDDR4x RAM. At the moment, none of the manufacturers have any more. We can say that the indicator is a record one.
True, the presentation of the flagship from Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 is not far off. According to rumors, it will also have the same amount of RAM. But that doesn't count. The products are from one company.
All your games and other user information can be saved on a memory card that has a solid 256 GB of capacity with the UFS 2.1 standard.
At a press conference convened on the announcement of a gaming smartphone, the Chinese said that their product participated in a benchmark test of the performance of a computer system. In the so-called benchmark.
Xiaomi Black Shark Helo's AnTuTu score was 309,237 points. This is also a record among Android devices.
The front camera of the Black Shark Helo gaming smartphone has a resolution of 24 megapixels. Experts agree that it has the same image sensor as the Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite. This is a Sony IMX576 with an f / 2.2 aperture.
The main cameras have 12 and 20 megapixel sensors. They support AI algorithm and video recording at 1440 x 2560 pixels at 30 fps, as well as 1080p at 30 or 60 fps.
The smartphone is equipped with a 4000 mAh battery. It has an 18W fast charging system and a cooling system. The latter is made in the form of two heat pipes that allow you to divert excess plus Celsius overboard. The company representatives claim that the device will not overheat even during difficult game situations for a long time.
The gaming smartphone functions thanks to Android 9.0 Pie with MIUI proprietary software.
There is also 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0. The device supports work with two SIM-cards.
The package includes a gamepad with a 340 mAh battery. It comes in a top-of-the-line configuration with a controller with keys and a circular trackpad.
After some time, according to the manufacturer's representatives, some accessories for the device will be presented. Among them is a case and a cooling cooler.
The Topic of Article: Black Shark Helo is Xiaomi's first gaming smartphone with 10GB RAM.