Black Shark 2 Pro with Snapdragon 855 Plus

Black Shark 2 Pro is an upgrade upon the original with the recently announced Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset. Basically, it has an overclocked CPU and GPU. So, the Pro aims to crank up the gaming experience with this new chip inside. Besides the processor, the difference lies in and as a single 12GB RAM option coupled with 128/256GB storage. Notably, Black Shark has upped the storage standard to UFS 3.0 as well.

Well, that’s all to know about the difference between the two devices. Here’s a full-fledged comparison betwixt the specs of both phones.

Black Shark 2 Pro vs Black Shark 2 Specifications

Model Black Shark 2 Pro Black Shark 2
Display 6.39-inch 1080x2340p, AMOLED with 19:5:9 aspect ratio, 430-nits, DCI-P3 color gamut, HDR, DC Dimming 2.0 6.39-inch 1080x2340p, AMOLED with 19:5:9 aspect ratio, 430-nits, DCI-P3 color gamut, HDR, DC Dimming 2.0
Processor Octa-core Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC along with Adreno 640 GPU Octa-core Snapdragon 855 SoC along with Adreno 640 GPU
RAM 12GB LPDDR4X 6/12GB (LPDDR4X)
Internal Storage 128GB / 256GB (UFS 3.0) 128/256GB (UFS 2.1)
Software Android 9 Pie Android 9 Pie
Primary Camera 48MP Sony IMX586 (F/1.75) + 12MP (f/2.2) 2x lossless telephoto zoom sensor 48MP Sony IMX586 (F/1.75) + 12MP (f/2.2) 2x lossless telephoto zoom sensor
Secondary Camera 20MP (f/2.0) 20MP (f/2.0)
Others Ludicrous mode, liquid cooling system, Stereo front-facing speakers, NFC, Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by),Bluetooth 5.0,Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, USB 2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, In-display FP scanner Ludicrous mode, liquid cooling system, Stereo front-facing speakers, NFC, Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by),Bluetooth 5.0,Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, USB 2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, In-display FP scanner
Battery 4000mAh with Fast battery charging up to 27W 4000mAh with Fast battery charging up to 27W
Price
  • 12/128GB: 2999 yuan (around Rs. 29,950)
  • 12/256GB: 3499 yuan (Rs. 34,945)
  • 6/128GB: Rs. 39,999
  • 12/256GB: Rs. 49,999

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Black Shark 2 Pro shares all the interesting gaming features with its standard edition. Here too, you get the –

  • Ludicrous Mode to ramp up the maximum CPU output at 2.84 GHz.
  • Full-layer Liquid Cool 3.0 vapor chamber cooling system for heat dissipation
  • A dedicated game mode a.k.a Shark Space to enhance your gaming experience. Here, you will have all your favorite games organized. It closes background apps, turns off notifications, and tweak various elements like touch sensitivity, display mode, vibration and sound settings to ensure you have the best gameplay possible.

Besides these pro-gaming features, Black Shark carries industrial best specs such as Snapdragon 855 Plus, 12GB of RAM, 128/256GB UFS 3.0 storage, 4000mAh battery with 27W fast charging support.

When it comes to optics, the Black Shark 2 Pro has a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor (F/1.75) roomed with a 12MP (f/2.2) 2x lossless telephoto zoom sensor at the back. The front camera is a 20MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper.

Apart from the accessories available with the Black Shark 2 (review), here 2 new gaming headphones (in-ear type and over-the-ear) are also introduced.

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Black Shark 2 Pro Pricing and Availability

Black Shark 2 Pro with Snapdragon 855 Plus

Black Shark 2 Pro will be available in a new design inspired by the F1 car and a new lighting effect. The color choices given are Electric black, Ice ash, Blue, Orange, and Purple color. It is out for order today and will be on sale starting August 2nd in China. The company is yet to reveal the Indian availability.

The 12GB RAM plus 128GB storage variant is priced at 2,999 yuan (around Rs. 29,950) while the higher 256GB storage model carries a price tag of 3,499 yuan (around Rs. 34,945).

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