Who doesn’t know the famous brand, Xiaomi? This time Xiaomi released a Smartphone specifically for gamers, Xiaomi Black Shark. That means the new phone from Xiaomi is intended for gaming activities. Xiaomi Black Shark itself is on the market and is quite good for smartphone users. Because this gaming smartphone is only pegged at 485$ – 525$. What does Xiaomi Black Shark look like? Let’s discuss together.
Xiaomi Black Shark was released in April 2018. This smartphone features an IPS LCD screen 5.99 inches with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels ratio 18: 9. Xiaomi Black Shark does not have external memory, but is equipped with a large internal memory of 128 GB, 8 GB RAM or 64 GB, 6 GB RAM. No less with other sophisticated smartphones, Xiaomi Black Shark has dual camera the rear is 12 MP + 20 MP, 2x optical zoom, dual pixel phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash and 20 MP front camera, 1080p. The battery capacity is also quite large at 4000 mAh.
The advantages of Xiaomi Black Shark
This smartphone has a fast performance because it is equipped with a large RAM capacity of 6 GB RAM variants with 64 GB ROM and there is one more variant of Xiaomi Black Shark with higher memory, which is an 8 GB RAM variant with 128 GB ROM.
Antutu value 290,499 clearly shows how high the performance of this phone. Smartphones with Antutu values of 250 thousand and above can be categorized as smartphones with fast performance. The performance of Xiaomi Black Shark is very fast, thanks to the Snapdragon 845 runway which is one of the fastest chipsets from Snapdragon.
- Cool and Sporty Design
The shiny logo with the letter “S” on the back of this phone looks elegant. The logo refers to the “Shark” that looks united and matching the Xiaomi Black Shark design. It is as if shark DNA has inspired the design of this cellphone.
With 161.6 × 75.4 x 9.25mm and a weight of 190 gr, this phone gives a fierce impression. As a gaming cellphone entity, the impression must be highlighted and Xiaomi Black Shark managed to do it. In addition, the presence of Gamepad on the left side confirms that this phone is intended for playing games.
The ferocious design and concept of the gamepad seem to blend with the body of this mobile design. This makes Xiaomi Black Shark not just a cellphone gaming, but a gaming cellphone that prioritizes high performance and a more sporty design. This ferocious and sporty design will certainly be a distinct advantage of Xiaomi Black Shark.
- The Camera Is Good
Although carrying the concept of mobile gaming, Xiaomi Black Shark does not ignore the specifications that are often also a reference for people to buy smartphones, namely cameras. The camera on this phone is quite good thanks to the dual 12 MP rear camera and 20 MP camera which both have f / 1.8 openings.
This rear camera has features like 2x optical zoom, dual pixel phase detection autofocus, and dual-tone dual-LED flash.
So what about the front camera? The front camera of the phone is equipped with a 20 MP sensor with f / 2.2 openings that will beautify your selfie!
- Battery Endurance
This phone is equipped with a 4,000 mAh capacity battery. This battery capacity is quite large and can be said to have good durability.
With a duration of 30 minutes playing the game, this cellphone battery is only reduced by 23%. Therefore you could say this battery life is quite good. In addition, this phone also supports Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging. The charge speed can be 100% full in just under 100 minutes.
- Screens that support DCI-P3
- Has a Cooling System
As a gaming cellphone, Xiaomi Black Shark knows its use will play this phone for quite a long time. Because usually playing games in a long time, potentially hot cellphones, then Xiaomi Black Shark has its own way to anticipate it.
Anticipate that this phone doesn’t heat up quickly by completing the Liquid Cooling System feature. This feature is a technology that can cool the processor heat temperature. The decrease in temperature can be up to 8 ° C.
Lack of Xiaomi Black Shark
- External Memory That Doesn’t Support
Something that is quite unfortunate from Xiaomi Black Shark is there is no slot for microSD.
- UI that isn’t too good
- Not Using Corning Gorilla Glass
As a high-end smartphone, this Xiaomi Black Shark should have a screen protector of the class of Corning Gorilla Glass. Of course this is intended to make the smartphone look more sturdy. This smartphone itself only seems to have an ordinary screen protector because it is not mentioned in detail in the screen specifications.
- Do not have water proof certification
The absence of information that says Xiaomi Black Shark has waterproof certification and debut. There is no IP67 or IP68 info. That means this smartphone does not have the ability to waterproof.