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Snapdragon 855+ powered Black Shark 2 Pro launch date teased

21 July 2019

The Black Shark 2 Pro smartphone is expected to come powered by the newly announced Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC.

The unique Black-Green color combination and gaming optimized cooling system are some of the unique selling points of Black Shark phones. The Chinese company took it to Weibo to reveal that the Black Shark 2 Pro will launch on July 30.

The new Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset is primarily aimed at gaming smartphones, offering a 15% faster GPU.

Coming to the specs, we already know that the device will boast the world's first 120Hz AMOLED screen and be powered by the Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset that was unveiled earlier this week. Although the company has confirmed the launch of this device, it is yet to reveal an actual launch date.

Black Shark 2 Pro is set to be released on 30 July. The smartphone offers a lot of gaming-centric features and more. Many manufacturers are now jumping on the bandwagon and upgrading their devices that target mobile gamers with the Snapdragon 855 Plus. The chipset has been overclocked by 4% to 2.96GHz from 2.84GHz. The surprise announcement of the Black Shark 2 Pro is something that has been triggered by the fact that the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus is open to all manufacturers. As per the Geekbench listing the Black Shark 2 Pro smartphone comes with some improvements over the standard Black Shark 2. On the software front, the phone runs on Android 9.0 Pie. The phone's camera app also supports HDR, low-light mode, portrait mode, an AI camera options. The Indian variants of the device will ship with 18W charging option, instead of 27W charging.

Snapdragon 855+ powered Black Shark 2 Pro launch date teased