Xiaomi-Backed Black Shark Prepping to Launch 5G Smartphones in 2020
Black Shark Gaming Smartphone. (Photo Credits: Weibo)

Beijing, July 22: Xiaomi-backed company Black Shark's Founder and CEO Wu Shimin said the company has developed a prototype 5G smartphone which would be launched in the first half of next year. The company has scheduled a launch event on July 30 in China where it will launch the Black Shark 2 Pro - an upgraded version of recently launched Black Shark 2, news portal GizmoChina reported on Monday.

The upcoming device is expected to be powered by the newly-announced Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC while rest of the specifications of the device are yet to be revealed. In India, Black Shark 2 is priced at Rs 39,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant while the premium variant is priced at Rs 49,999, which comes with a 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. Xiaomi Black Shark Gaming Smartphone Image Leaked Online; To get Dual-rear Camera.

The device features a full HD+ resolution and supports HDR+ colours. It has a 6.39-inch AMOLED display with 1080×2340 pixel resolution and 60Hz refresh rate. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor with up to 12GB RAM.

The device is equipped with a dual-camera setup, which comes with a combination of 48MP primary lens along with a 12MP telephoto lens and LED flash. Also, the phone features a 20MP selfie camera. On the software front, the phone runs on Android 9.0 Pie. It is backed by a 4000mAh battery with 27W fast charging support.