Earlier we had reported the plan of Xiaomi to launch a new gaming Smartphone subbrand in the name of Black Shark.

Reports also suggested that the upcoming Razer phone competitor from Xiaomi could be launched by the end of 2018.

The launch of the Xiaomi Blackshark gaming Smartphone now seems like will happen sooner than expected as we now have the Smartphone listed in AnTuTu benchmark.

The specs revealed by the AnTuTu benchmark listing isn’t surprising, as being a gaming oriented Smartphone, the device is expected to have top-notch specs.


As per the benchmark, the Blackshark Smartphone will run on the latest Snapdragon 845 chipset with Adreno 630 GPU and will have 8GB RAM. The internal storage space will be of 32GB.

The display resolution is Full-HD+ at 2160 x 1080 pixels, which indicate an 18:9 display and the software powering the device will be Android 8.0.0 Oreo.

The AnTuTu score of 270680 scored by the Blackshark Smartphone can be compared with that of the Samsung Galaxy S9+, which scored 265276 as per leaked benchmarks. The Blackshark Smartphone is also said to have an aircraft grade cooling system.

The main competitor for the Blackshark Smartphone will be the Razer Phone, which is priced at $699. The device is very much gaming oriented with its high-end specs, display with 120Hz refresh rate, great built and amazing speakers.

Xiaomi will most likely not delay the launch of the Blackshark Smartphone, as Razer is expected to launch the successor to the Razer Phone sometime in the second half of 2018.


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