Whereas it was beforehand spotted with a codename specifying “Blackshark”, the suspicious Xiaomi smartphone has now obtained an official account on Weibo as Black Shark. Xiaomi is a main investor in Black Shark, a cellular gaming firm that was launched in China within the current previous. The official account confirms that the brand new mannequin, which is to date rumoured as Xiaomi’s first gaming smartphone, will include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. It additionally means that the Chinese language big is aiming to counter the Razer cellphone by launching the brand new handset underneath its Black Shark sub-brand.
As per the teaser posted on the official Black Shark account on Weibo, the brand new smartphone will likely be powered by a Snapdragon 845 SoC. Black Shark and Qualcomm manufacturers are additionally seen on the teaser, although a Xiaomi brand is not. Notably, the corporate did not use its identify on many teasers pointing to the launch of Mi sequence flagships up to now to succeed in international audiences. It’s subsequently attainable the corporate is planning an identical technique with the Black Shark model as effectively and is outwardly set to put it up for sale as a person smartphone model. This might finally contribute to increasing the corporate’s market presence.
A list on AnTuTu just lately confirmed that the Black Shark smartphone will characteristic a full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) show with an 18:9 side ratio and embrace 32GB of onboard storage. A Geekbench itemizing additionally mentioned that the cellphone runs Android eight.zero Oreo and has 8GB of RAM. It’s unclear when the Black Shark cellphone will hit shops.