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Black Shark 2 gaming smartphone in India will be sold via Flipkart

Flipkart is all set to start its Edge program where the e-commerce company will be offering the flagship smartphones from premium brands. And Black Shark is mentioned in the list which means Black Shark 2 would be coming on Flipkart.

  • Published: May 23, 2019 1:14 PM IST
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The newest gaming smartphone that was launched in China was the Black Shark 2, which is all set to hit the Indian shores on May 27. Black Shark sent out media invites for a launch event that will be held in Delhi, where it will be launching the Black Shark 2. And now a teaser from Flipkart has revealed that the Black Shark 2 will be sold in India via Flipkart.

Flipkart is all set to start its Flipkart Edge program where the e-commerce company will be offering the flagship smartphones from premium brands. And it is in the teaser for this new feature that Flipkart announced some of the logos and the names of the smartphone companies that it is partnering with. And it is in this list that Black Shark is listed which is an indication that the next smartphone will be featured on Flipkart along with Samsung, Oppo, Asus, Google, Honor, Nubia, Meizu, and Lenovo.

The Black Shark 2 was revealed in China earlier this year, it was first reported that China-based Black Shark would soon be making its debut in the fastest growing smartphone market in the world. Black Shark was initially a Xiaomi-funded company, before going independent. Its first product for the country will be the latest Black Shark 2. If reports are to be believed, the company could also be bringing peripherals like Gamepad 2.0 controller.

Black Shark 2 features, specifications

The Black Shark 2 is the second-generation gaming smartphone from the company. It sports a 6.39-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with TrueView Display technology, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and 430 nits brightness. The display also boasts 240Hz touch response rate with touch algorithm optimization especially for gaming.

The Black Shark 2 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor paired with Adreno 640 GPU. It also boasts Snapdragon Elite Gaming graphic processing, and Liquid Cool 3.0 liquid-cooling technology. Also available is up to 12GB of RAM, and up to 256GB internal storage. The gaming smartphone is backed by a 4,000mAh battery with Type-C Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 technology that will come with a 27W charging option.

Despite being a gaming smartphone, it is no slouch when it comes to photography. At the back is a dual-camera setup that consists of a 48 megapixel main sensor with f/1.75 lens, and a 12 megapixel secondary sensor with f/2.2 aperture. The camera has HDR, low-light mode, portrait mode and an AI camera options and will support 4K video recording at 30FPS. On the front is a 20-megapixel f/2.0 aperture selfie camera with 5lens technology.

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Black Shark 2 expected prices in India

The Black Shark 2 was launched in China in multiple variants, but it remains to be seen how many come to India. Prices start at RMB 3,200 (approximately Rs 33,000) for the variant with 128GB storage and 6GB RAM. They go up to RMB 4,200 (approximately Rs 43,000) for the variant with 256GB storage and 12GB RAM.

  • Published Date: May 23, 2019 1:14 PM IST