A new smartphone code-named Blackshark surfaced on AnTuTu and Geekbench recently, which is believed to be Xiaomi’s first gaming smartphone under the new Black shark brand, in which Xiaomi started investing last year. Now the official Black Shark account on weibo and Qualcomm China have confirmed that it will be powered by Snapdragon 845.
Earlier rumors revealed 8GB of RAM, Android 8.0 Oreo and 2160 x 1080 FHD+ 18:9 display for the phone. The phone is rumored come with a 120 Hz display to compete with the Razer Phone.
It scored 270680 points on AnTuTu and Geekbench score of 2452 for the single-core and 8452 for multi-core on par with other Snapdragon 845-powered smartphones.
Since it has officially been confirmed, we can expected more details about the device in the coming weeks, and unveiling probably sometime in April or early May, 2018.