We previously reported that Xiaomi is planning to launch its first gaming device which is slated to be launched on April 13, 2018 in Beijing. To be targeted for the developed markets, a new image of the gaming smartphone has been leaked ahead of its scheduled launch courtesy Weibo. Moreover, the company also teased the device previously by revealing the design theme. Touted as hardcore gaming smartphone, the new Black Shark device from the Chinese smartphone maker will be fitted with Snapdragon 845 processor. See More: Xiaomi Focusing on ‘Make in India’ Plans for Developing Key Component Locally via Three New Smartphone plants
Going by the leaked image, the upcoming Xiaomi Black Shark smartphone flaunts its robust build quality and highlights the dual camera setup at the rear along with LED flash light and Black Shark badging. Once the smartphone is launched in the market, it will compete against Razer Phone. The logo at the rear seem to be strategically positioned for matching with Razer's triple head snake logo. Read More: Apple Launches iPhone 8 and 8 Plus RED Special Edition; Price Starts From Rs. 67940
The smartphone was confirmed by company official via Weibo and Qualcomm China which will come fitted with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 chipset that will be coupled with Adreno 630 GPU for high-end performance. The new Xiaomi backed Black Shark smartphone will feature a Full HD+ display with 2160x1080 pixel resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. The device will be loaded with 8GB of RAM and 32GB storage capacity. The smartphone will run Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out of the box along with bigger battery life. More details and specs of the smartphone will be revealed on the launch date. Expect additional spec leaks ahead of the scheduled launch of Black Shark smartphone.
Previously, a media invite emerged on the internet which specified the launch details of the smartphone. As a reminder, Xiaomi has recently launched the new Mi Mix 2Ssmartphone with Snapdragon chipset which will also be seen on the upcoming Black Smark device.