Gaming smartphones finally started launching in the recent months, those being the ROG Phone and Razer Phone 2 (look out for our review of this one soon), and now the Xiaomi Black Shark will be joining the former two as well.
The Black Shark is going through authorised distributors however, the very first units sold in Malaysia is officially in DirectD and their outlets. So, we will be having two options for specifications and prices to choose from: 6GB RAM + 64GB storage for MYR1,599 and 8GB RAM + 128GB storage for MYR1,799.
As for the rest of the specifications, here are the key features:
- 5.99” FULL HD+ display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
- Android Oreo | Dual sim slot
- Liquid Cooling technology
- 20MP (f/2.2) front camera
- 4000 mAh batt | Fast charging 3.0
- Dual 12MP + 20MP main camera
Just keep in mind that this is the Xiaomi Black Shark I and not the more recent Black Shark Helo.
Buying the Xiaomi Black Shark from DirectD, you are also guaranteed a one-year warranty from the official Black Shark distributor. Pre-order now at their website with a MYR100 deposit and expect stocks to arrive in Malaysia on February 25th 2019.