After several leaks, last week official Black Shark account on weibo and Qualcomm China confirmed that it the gaming phone will be powered by Snapdragon 845. Now it has announced that the phone will be announced on April 13th and also confirmed that Xiaomi has invested in the company.
Even though some renders of the phone have surfaced online showing physical control buttons, it seems to be MatriMax iPlay edited to look like the Black Shark phone. However, another image of the phone has surfaced in China showing off a standard design.
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.
Black Shark Technology CEO, Peter recently said that the company has the company currently has more than 300 employees, more than 90% are designers and engineers. He also said that many in the team are themselves gamers. We should know more details about the phone soon.