Black Shark is a device that focuses on mobile games. It is a brand new partnership with Xiaomi. After Black Shark and Black Shark Helo, they launched Black Shark 2. It was launched in China on March 18. Surprisingly, this device was officially launched on April 1st in Malaysia. It's quite fast compared to previous models. Black Shark 2 is also the first Snapdragon 855 device in Malaysia.
There are two variants of Black Shark 2 launched, 8/128 GB at RM2499 (Shadow Black) and 12/256 GB at RM2999 (Shadow Black & Frozen Silver). The price offered is extremely affordable when compared with competitors' market. It is powered by a latest processor chip; Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, comes with two cooling systems to reduce the heat of the device while playing the game. The screen is a TrueView 6.39-inch AMOLED panel with HDR, TrueClarity, Master Touch and Black Shark technology says this device is the world's first device with low latency touch controls.
For the battery it has a capacity of 4000mAh with the support of a 27W fast charging system that charges to 60% within 30 minutes. The camera also comes with a 48 + 12 Megapixel sensor behind and 20 Megapixels for a selfie camera. Like other gaming devices, this device also has built-in RGB lights and for speakers it uses stereo speakers - Dynamic Audio.
The operating system is the latest Joy UI. It's based on native Android. Previously, it was a fully modified MIUI to focus on mobile games. The latest Joy UI is based on Android 9.0 Pie. For gaming modules built into the latest Joy UI, it comes with Shark Space which has more features and functionality for immersive gaming experience. Among them is; Ludricous Mode, Game Dock and Game Studio. It also has a new vibration motor that gives you a 4D gaming experience.
You can pre-order Black Shark 2 on Shopee (https://shopee.com.my/blackshark.os). At Shopee you can get a RM100 discount and a free set of Fujitsu E210BT (priced at RM399). However, it is limited to the earliest 200 buyers. Black Shark 2 comes with the choice of Shadow Black, Frozen Silver and Glory Blue. However, in Malaysia only the colors of Shadow Black and Frozen Silver only.
Info: After sales resources are not shared with Xiaomi Malaysia, thus warranty for Black Shark products only 12 months and are not claimable at official Xiaomi service centres. For Black Shark Malaysia warranty, Mobile Technic are their service partner. Check Mobile Technic (http://www.mobiletechnic.com/) for their service centre list and location.
Sources: Mi Malaysia Facebook, Black Shark Malaysia, Amanz.MY, Soya Cincau
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