Xiaomi's Black Shark gaming phone offers liquid cooling and a Gamepad

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The Black Shark Gaming Phone features liquid cooling technology, which can bring down the temperature of the device by 8 degrees by improving the CPU cooling efficiency by 20 times during high-end gaming experience. Buyers will have to pay CNY 179 (roughly Rs 1860) for it. However, the higher model could sport 6GB of RAM along with option for 64GB or 128GB of onboard storage capacity.

The same report which we will touch in subsequent article also stated that Mi 6X will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660.

Xiaomi Mi A2 aka Mi X6
Xiaomi Mi A2 aka Mi X6

If you've seen the Razer Phone, then you will not be surprised at the black and green color scheme of the Black Shark - although there is a "sky gray" variant. The Black Shark does not support expandable storage. On the exterior design, it's said that the Mi A2 has the same 5.99-inch display with an 18:9 screen-to-body aspect ratio.

The Black Shark uses Android 8.0 Oreo as its base, but has a new JOY UI on top which shares a bit of DNA with Xiaomi's MIUI.


On the other hand, another leak from the Internet is also suggesting that a Blackshark gaming phone might also make an appearance, but take it with a grain of salt.

One of the most interesting parts of the Black Shark is the "liquid cooling" system - a heat pipe-style cooling solutions now available in phones like Lumia 950. The company had launched Mi A1 as Mi 5X with a pure Android in India past year. That's not bad for a phone which boasts of a top-of-the-line Snapdragon 845 processor, Adreno 630 GPU, 4000mAh battery, and MEMC image processing chip which promises sharper colors and smoother performance. A Shark button on the left allows owners to devote all hardware resources towards a game to get the maximum performance out of the device. The device can be connected to the phone via Bluetooth and it has a 340 mAh battery which can last up to 30 gaming hours. It goes on sale in China on April 20.


The handset features a dual camera setup at the back with a f/1.75 aperture 12MP primary sensor and a f/1.75 aperture 20MP secondary sensor. At the front, there's a 20MP selfie snapper with aperture rate of f/2.2.

Network: 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C. The phone also has a fingerprint sensor placed at the bottom of the display.


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