Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Specs

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 specs are now official after the official announcement in China. The device debuted with some improved features, particularly on the display performance.

Xiaomi black shark 2

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 has a big screen while under the hood is latest premium Soc from Qualcomm paired with up to 12GB RAM. The primary camera has a dual arrangement and on the front panel is a single selfie shooter. Power will be delivered through a 4000mAh battery and under-screen fingerprint scanner for bio-metric verification.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 specs highlights

  • 6.39-inch Super AMOLED display
  • Snapdragon 855 Soc
  • Ludicrous mode
  • Liquid Cool 3.0
  • 12GB RAM + 256GB ROM
  • Dual 48MP + 12MP and 20MP camera modules
  • 4000mAH
  • Fast battery charging
  • Black Shark 2 price: $480

Xiaomi Black Shark Price

  • 6/12GB variant| CNY 3200| $480
  • 8/256GB Variant| CNY 3500| $520
  • 12/256 Variant | CNY 4200 | $628

Black Shark 2 Specs

Xiaomi black shark2
xiaomi Black Shark 2


The second generation of Black Shark 2 has its highest improvement on the display, which measures 6.39-inch diagonally. The AMOLED display has 100% DCP-3 and four ambient light sensor that works with the image processor to monitor your surrounding, keeping the screen accordingly. It also supports always on display with 1080 x 2340px resolution, taking the aspect ratio to 19.5:9, while the pixel density is 403PPI. Follow this link to read more about the screen features.


You know Black Shark 2 will perform the moment it was announced running Snapdragon 855 Soc. The chip implements kryo 485 architecture with the highest core clocking at 2.84GHz and Adreno 640 GPU. with 12GB RAM, Shark 2 will handle anything thrown at it, coupled with the Liquid Cool 3.0 to make sure you get peak performance always. The device will run Android Pie out of the box.


The Black Shark 2 comes in three memory variants – 8/128GB, 8/256, and 12/256GB. Unfortunately there’s no provision for memory expansion, so depending on what purpose a smartphone serves for you, out of the three available variant one will definitely settle it.


Basically, the Black Shark 2 is a gaming smartphone but Xiaomi made sure the camera also impressed. It has a dual rear camera arranged vertically with the main shooter a 48MP Quad Bayer sensor, accompanied by a 12MP telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom. For taking a selfie, there’s is a single 20MP snapper which supports HDR and can shoot [email protected] videos.


Power will be drawn from a massive 4000mAh battery that supports 27W fast charging via USB-C. The fast charge will get a dilapidated battery to 50% in 30 minutes and will take about 50 to 60 minutes to deliver a fully charged battery. You’ll sure get quality time on game play with the power efficient chip and all those coolants (Liquid Cool 3.0).

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Price

It’s surprising how the Black Shark, the first generation, didn’t officially make it out of China and seems things aren’t going to change with the Black Shark 2 neither. So far, the Black Shark 2 price already confirmed by the company is only for the Chinese market. The base variant 8/128GB will start at CNY 3200, 8/256 for around CNY 3500 and 12/256 for CNY 4200.

Full Black Shark 2 Specs

Model Xiaomi
Announced March 2019
Released May 2019
Sim quantity Dual Sim (Nano)
OS Android Pie (MIUI 10)
Chipset Snapdragon 855
GPU 640
RAM 6/8/12GB
ROM 128/256GB
External No
Sensor Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, barometer, compass
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen
Size 6.39-inches (90.7% screen to body ratio)
Resolution 2340 x 1080px 19.5:9 aspect ratio
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Pixel density 403PPI
Rear 12MP (f/1.8, 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF, 2x optical zoom)
12MP (telephoto), f/2.2, 1/3.4″,1.0um)
Features LED flash, HDR, Panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Front 20MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm
Features  HDR
Video [email protected]
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac, Dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
loudspeaker Yes
Headphone jack No
Capacity 4000mAH
Fast charge Yes (27W)
Wireless charge No
Dimension 163.6 x 75 x 8.8mm
Weight 205g
Colors Black, Blue, Silver
2G 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900
3G 850/ 900/ 1900/ 2100
CDMA 2000 1xEV-DO
4G 1(2100)/ 3(1800)/ 4(1700/2100)/ 5(850)/ 7(2600)/ 8(900)/ 20(800)/ 34(2000)/ 38(2600)/ 39(1900)/ 40(2300)/ 41(2500)
5G No
Black Shark 2 Price $612

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