In a new and immature market speed is everything, and although Xiaomi’s Black Shark was one of the pioneers after Razer’s movements counting only six months of life behind him, the fact is that the Chinese manufacturer has not The pulse trembled to renew it sooner than expected with the new Xiaomi Black Shark Helo that today has become official in China.
The world of video games lives in a period of splendor continued for several years, and perhaps why almost all the manufacturers of smartphones in the world have been thrown like crazy to that mobile gaming market . A market that also grows at a good pace with giants like Samsung looking out of the corner of their eye at what this sector can offer.
If the news is enough or should not be appreciated by the general public, although we must recognize that Xiaomi has made an effort to update raw power and various dressings in a phone called to stand out and not to be too discreet, this time adding colored lights to the recipe in an unwritten rule of the gamer world that we just do not understand too much.
Xiaomi Black Shark Helo: technical sheet with specifications and price
|Specifications||Xiaomi Black Shark Helo|
|Dimensions||160 x 75.2 x 8.7 millimeters|
|screen||6.01 inches AMOLED|
|Resolution and density||FHD + (2,160 x 1,080 pixels), Format 18: 9, 402 dpi|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Octa-core (4x Kryo 385 Gold @ 2.8 GHz & 4x Kryo 385 Silver @ 1.8 GHz)
Adreno 630 GPU
|RAM||6, 8 or 10 GB|
|Storage||128 or 256 GB|
|THE||Android 8.1 Oreo
|Connectivity||LTE dual active SIM (nanoSIM)
Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct,
Bluetooth hotspot 5.0 LE
aGPS + GLONASS
|Cameras||Rear: Dual 20 MP (f / 1.8) + 12 MP (f / 1.8), autofocus PDAF, ‘bokeh’ effect, 2x optical zoom, double LED flash
Front: 20 MP (f / 2.2)
|Drums||4.000 mAh (non-removable)
Quick Charge 3.0
|Others||HDR screen with 100% DCI-P3
Dual liquid cooling
Physical buttons SHARK and compatibility with Joypad
|Starting price||Around 450 euros|
The characteristics of the Black Shark Helo, in depth
Next, we will delve into the most interesting details and developments of the second version of Xiaomi’s smartphone gamer.
Logical changes for a logical renewal of the original Black Shark
While it is true That the Xiaomi gaming device still travel ADH and ADH not even Reached our markets, it is true Also That Black Shark offers Helo That We Understand changes as Necessary in a device to Compete With That AIMS The most powerful market.
In fact, the first is indisputable replacing the LCD panel with a 6.01-inch AMOLED screen and FullHD + resolution in 18: 9 format, which can also play HDR content and has a full DCI-P3 range.
We will not be able to ask much more hardware, with Snapdragon 845 chipset and up to 10 GB of RAM , the first in the class with such a volatile amount of memory that is accompanied by another 128 or 256 GB of non-expandable storage for our games, always according to models.
As you can see, the platform is completed by a dual camera that is not the most important in this case, but has two sensors of 20 and 12 megapixels to offer blurs and optical zoom of 2x , along with another front camera of 20 megapixels and Full connectivity to LTE with active dual SIM.
As for its battery, reaches 4,000 mAh and has fast charging with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology, encouraging a custom interface of Android 8.1 Oreo called Joy UI.
Dual liquid cooling and a new more complete Joypad
More details of this Black Shark Helo are in two physical buttons called SHARK that activate the high performance mode for games and allow their use to play more comfortably, and also in an essential accessory in the form of a renewed Joypad that we present to you.
However, first we will emphasize the cooling of the device, improved by its construction in aluminum and glass where the colored lights with configurable effects on both the sides and the logo of the brand stand out.
We must Also take a special look at the two ‘cooling pipe’ tubes That carry liquid cooling to keep the heat at bay in long play sessions, an improved technology of the first Black Shark That can reduce theSept. temperature by up to 12 degrees. .
And the experience is completed with a new evolved Joypad that featured the first Xiaomi gaming device , now offering complete keypads and a touch pad next to the usual joystick , and being designed to improve the cooling of the phone even more.
Availability and prices for Xiaomi Black Shark Helo
The new phone for gamers of Xiaomi is already on sale in China, but there are still no dates or confirmed data on its arrival in international markets. The one that has arrived, for now, is the original model, which can now be purchased all over the world through its official website .