Xiaomi to introduce Black Shark 2 Pro on July 30, Snapdragon 855+ the likely upgrade

Yordan, 19 July 2019

Well what do you know - another smartphone company is updating its smartphone with the latest Qualcomm chipset. Xiaomi just announced on Weibo the arrival of Black Shark 2 Pro version on July 30. It's not hard to guess the main upgrade that one will bring - the newly unveiled Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset.

The official poster by Xiaomi
The official poster by Xiaomi

The launch announcement comes just two days after nubia’s confirmation that it will update is Red Magic 3 gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 855 Plus in the future in a response to Asus’ launch of the ROG Phone 2 on July 22.

The difference between Snapdragon 855 Plus is slightly faster GPU - about 15%. The first CPU cluster is also overclocked from 2.84 GHz to 2.96 GHz, which in the grand scheme of numbers is just a 4% increase.

Xiaomi to introduce Black Shark 2 Pro on July 30

It's unclear if the Black Shark 2 Pro will bring upgrades beyond the chipset - a higher refresh rate screen would really go a long way to making in more competitive in the quickly evolving gaming smartphone market.

Source (in Chinese) | Via


Reader comments

  • gaaron
  • 21 Jul 2019
  • 7X1

sd card head phones jack and AMOLED screen 855+ chip big battery 4500k mah or 4000mah dual back cam less grey scale food front cam water drop notch or in screen camera...

  • Anonymous
  • 21 Jul 2019
  • kud

I wonder if LG will release a gaming phone (?).

  • AnonD-731363
  • 20 Jul 2019
  • SH3

Still SD855 is good enough and Kirin 990 will outbeat this snapdragon like nothing.

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