On the other hand, another leak from the Internet is also suggesting that a Blackshark gaming phone might also make an appearance, but take it with a grain of salt. Mi A1 was launched a few months earlier and with its stock Android feature and good camera specifications, it had a lot of demand in the Indian market.
Talking of its core specifications, it comes with a 5.99-inch display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Meanwhile, the top of the line model with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage is going for 3,499CNY (about RM2,159). This processor is teamed up with Adreno 630 GPU teamed up with 6GB/8GB RAM and 64GB/128GB of UFS 2.1 storage space. It also packs a 150mAh battery offering up to 30 hours of usage on a single charge.
The report of XDA-Developers confirms the existence of Xiaomi Mi 6X smartphone. There is a dedicated One-touch Shark key for an immersive gaming experience.
Having said that, below the display is a home button housing the fingerprint scanner, and above it is the 20 MP camera with 5P lens and f/2.2 aperture. Additionally, a logo was seen present at the back similar to the Razer Phone's triple-headed snake logo on the rear panel. It has a dedicated image processing chip from Pixelworks that offers intelligent motion compensation technology, image enhancement, dark scene detail processing for smooth gaming video quality.
Xiaomi on Friday unveiled the new Xiaomi Blackshark, a cutting-edge smartphone that features the high-end specs you would expect from a flagship phone in 2018. However, now all the firmware files have been updated to replace Snapdragon 670 with Snapdragon 710 as per the report. The battery will be 2,910 mAh, and dimensions of the phone are listed as 158.88 × 75.54 × 7.3 (mm).
The connectivity features available on the Black Shark gaming phone include USB-C, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 2 x 2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, 4G VoLTE, dual-SIM support, GPS, APGS, GLONASS. The company has also added a water cooling system to keep the device stay during intensive gaming sessions. A listing on Geekbench also detailed the availability of Android 8.0 Oreo and 8GB of RAM. The Shark GamePad can be availed with a price tag of 179 Yuan (~$29).
Xiaomi's Sirius will have a portrait mode for the camera. It can be bought in colors like Polar Black and Sky Gray.
Xiaomi's brand fame in China and its promotion efforts have greatly boosted interest in Black Shark's gaming phone, with more than 100,000 online reservations made over three days on JD.com, China's second-largest e-commerce platform, ahead of the product's official launch despite the brand and product being unknown by the general public.