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Xiaomi Black Shark 2 is a gaming smartphone with up to 12GB RAM, powerful octa-core processor, Snapdragon 855 chip and 4000mAh battery. In this Xiaomi Black Shark 2 review, see the phone’s features and specs and price in Kenya.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Review, Specs, Features, Price Kenya
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 | Source: Wiki Commons

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Specs, in Brief

  • Screen – 6.39 inches
  • RAM – 6, 8, 12GB
  • Storage – 128, 256GB
  • Processor – Octa-core
  • Camera – 48+12, 20MP
  • Network – LTE
  • OS – Android 9.0
  • Battery – 4000mAh
  • Price – KSh. 51,000

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Price in Kenya

This price of the Black Shark 2 in Kenya is in the range KSh. 50,000 – KSh. 65,000 (around $500 – $650).

Display

The display is a large one which helps with your gaming activities, but it has other highlights such as AMOLED, DCI-P3 (100 percent) and Always-on Display.

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Memory and Platform

As mentioned above, the RAM size is up to 12GB which is good for game apps, and as far as storage is concerned, you have two options – 128 and 256GB.

Concerning the platform, the device has three processors integrated to form a powerful CPU, and there is also the Snapdragon 855 chipset and Android 9.0.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Camera

The phone is also awesome when it comes to the camera. It has a dual rear camera (48+12MP) and single selfie camera (20MP).

Network and SIM

Here, you have LTE and also EVDO which are fast networks, and on the side of SIM, you can use two SIM cards with the phone’s dual SIM system.

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Connectivity and Media

There are also great features under this section, as you have things such as Type-C reversible connector, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS with BDS and sound system with stereo speakers.

Sensors

The main sensor here is the fingerprint scanner which is located under the display.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Battery

The battery capacity is 4000mAh which is great for a gaming smartphone, and the battery itself supports fast charging, so you don’t miss a gaming moment.

Design, Material and Color

As shown in the photo, the Xiaomi phone has an aggressive, bold design and features tough material and fairly strong colors.

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Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Full Specifications

Network

  • Type – GSM, CDMA, HSPA, EVDO, LTE

Launch

  • Date – March, 2019

Body

  • Dimensions – 163.6×75.0x8.8mm
  • Weight – 205g
  • Material – –
  • Dust and waterproof – –

Display

  • Type – AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • Size – 6.39 inches
  • Screen-to-Body Ratio – 81.7 percent
  • Resolution – 1080×2340 pixels
  • Aspect Ratio – 19.5:9
  • PPI Density – 403
  • Colors – 16M
  • Protection – –
  • Multitouch – –

SIM

  • Dual – Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Rear Camera

  • Dual – 48MP (f/1.8, 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF) + 12MP (f/2.2, 1.0µm, PDAF, 2x optical zoom)
  • Features – LED flash, panorama, HDR, etc
  • Video – 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps

Front Camera

  • Single – 20MP (f/2.0, 0.9µm)
  • Features – HDR
  • Video – 1080p@30fps

Platform

  • CPU – Octa-core (1×2.84GHz Kryo 485 and 3×2.41GHz Kryo 485 and 4×1.78GHz Kryo 485)
  • Chipset – Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7nm)
  • GPU – Adreno 640
  • OS – Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • Custom user interface – –

Memory

  • RAM – 6, 8, 12GB
  • Storage – 128, 256GB
  • Memory card slot – –

Connectivity

  • USB – 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • Bluetooth – 5.0 (A2DP,aptX HD, LE)
  • WLAN – Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual-band, hotspot, direct)
  • GPS – Yes (with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS)
  • NFC – –

Media

  • FM radio – –
  • Loudspeaker – Yes (stereo speakers plus active noise cancellation with dedicated mic)
  • 3.5mm jack – –
  • Infrared port – –

Detection

  • Sensors – Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Battery

  • Type – Non-removable Li-Ion
  • Capacity – 4000mAh
  • Charging time – –
  • Fast charging – Yes (27W)
  • Wireless charging – –
  • Standby – –
  • Talk time – –
  • Music play – –
  • Battery life – –
  • Endurance rating – –

Design

  • Type – Bar
  • Bezel – Minimal

Colors

  • Variety – Black, blue, silver

Accessories

  • Charger – Yes
  • USB cable – Yes
  • SIM card ejector – –
  • User manual – Yes
  • Pin – –
  • Protector case – –
  • Protector film – –
  • Warranty – –

Price

  • KSh – 51,000

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4 Comments

    • Xiaomi Black Shark 2 is better with a maximum of 12GB RAM, but it is designed for gaming, and so Oppo Remo Zoom wins as far as multi-purpose is concerned.

    • Huawei phones are now better than those of Nokia in all areas, including durability and features.

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