Xiaomi Black Shark Helo gaming phone with Snapdragon 845 SoC and up to 10GB of RAM announced

Xiaomi Black Shark Helo

Hey gaming community, you’ve got a new device to play, because Xiaomi has announced its latest smartphone. The much-hyped upgrade to the Black Shark has arrived. And it’s called Black Shark Helo. After a recent name confirmation, we have finally got the official look at the new Xiaomi gaming smartphone. Let’s talk about the specifications below.

Xiaomi Black Shark Helo Gaming Phone Specifications

Sporting a 6.01-inch AMOLED display with HDR support, this screen comes with a full HD+ display and offers an 18:9 aspect ratio. The brightness levels are at 430 nits, which isn’t exceptionally high. It is powered by a 10nm process enabled Snapdragon 845 processor, which can be clocked up to 2.8GHz. It will be accompanied by three RAM models, 6GB, 8GB, and 10GB. All these are LPDDR4X. The new cooling technology can cool down the device by 12 degrees compared to 8 degrees cooling on the predecessor.

It will be running on the Android 8.1 Oreo-based Joy UI. Talking about the camera department, it will have a dual rear camera setup with 12MP + 20MP setup. Where both the lens is of f/1.75 aperture size. Talking about the front camera, it will be of a 20MP resolution with f/2.2 aperture. There is a fingerprint sensor mounted on the back of the device. Below the fingerprint sensor, you’d see an RGB logo with AI gaming lighting, which is said to change based on the gaming.

As far as the design of the Xiaomi’s new Black Shark Helo is concerned, it comes with a 3D glass condensed ridgeline offering a three-dimensional look. Plus its X style unique antenna design gives it a unique styling. The battery capacity of the new phone remains the same as the predecessor, which is at 4000mAh.

Coming to the pricing, it will be retailing starting at Rs 33,900 approximately for the 6GB RAM model with 128GB storage. The 8GB model with 128GB storage shall fetch you as much as Rs 37,000 approximately. Now if you’re eager to test out the 10GB RAM model, which would be accompanied by a 256GB storage. It will be available for a price of Rs 44,500 approximately. The new Xiaomi Black Shark Helo gaming phone will be available to purchase in China from October 30.


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