Update – March 13, 2019: Black Shark has posted new teaser images that confirms Snapdragon 855 and 12GB RAM for the Black Shark 2 smartphone, as rumored earlier, but it did not reveal any details about the liquid cooling system.
Xiaomi’s Black Shark has announced the Black Shark 2 gaming smartphone will be announced in China on March 18th. This comes after the Black Shark Helo Gaming Phone that was introduced back in October last year when everyone expected the Black Shark 2. This will be the latest smartphone powered by Snapdragon 855 SoC after the Vivo iQOO phone that was introduced last week.
The company’s CEO Peter, earlier this week confirmed Liquid Cooling 3.0 technology, which will be a tower-type global liquid cooling system. This will be detailed at the event.
AnTuTu listing that surfaced recently revealed 359973 points, which should place the phone in the second place, behind the Mi 9 with 371849 points. This reveals 8GB of RAM with 128GB storage version, but rumors hint that there will also be a 12GB RAM version with 256GB storage. It also reveals 2340 × 1080 pixels display with waterdrop notch and Android Pie. We should know other specifications of the phone when it gets certifed on TENAA sometime next week.