Black Shark Helo, Xiaomi's new gaming phone is set to launch globally on November 9.
The company had launched a new smartphone ‘Black Shark Helo’ in China last month. While there has been no information on whether it will be unveiled globally.
Now, Black Shark is sending out an email to early adopters of the brand hinting at the imminent global launch of the phone.
As per the latest notification mail sent to the early supporters, Black Shark claims that something big is happening on November 9, possibly it’s a hint for global launch of the Black Shark Helo.
The Xiaomi Black Shark Helo was launched in Chine, with a starting price tag of CNY 3,199 (roughly Rs. 34,100) for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB inbuilt storage variant. The 8GB RAM/ 128GB variant is priced at CNY 3,499 (roughly Rs. 37,000). The top-end 10GB RAM/ 256GB storage variant, on the other hand, costs CNY 4,199 (roughly Rs. 44,500).
The smartphone comes in a lone Black colour variant and went on sale in the country on October 30.
The Xiaomi Black Shark Helo is a dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone that features a 6.01-inch (1080x2160 pixels) display.
The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, paired with Adreno 630 GPU and three different RAM and storage models. It comes in 6GB, 8GB, and 10GB RAM variants.
The Xiaomi Black Shark Helo sports a dual-rear camera setup with a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 20-megapixel secondary sensor, both with f/1.75 aperture and LED flash.
The smartphone bears a front camera with a 20-megapixel sensor with f/2.2 aperture.
The Xiaomi Black Shark Helo is equipped with 128GB and 256GB inbuilt storage options.
Connectivity options in the handset include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, AGPS, Glonass, aptX and aptX HD support.
Sensors on board the smartphone are ambient light sensor, geomagnetic sensor, gravity sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.
Black Shark Helo is fuelled by a 4,000mAh battery and comes with Quick Charge 3.0 support. In terms of dimensions, the phone measures 160x75.25x8.7mm and weighs 190 grams.