Meet Xiaomi Black Shark Helo Gaming Phone with 10GB RAM

Xiaomi Black Shark Helo

Xiaomi just released the follow-up of its Black Shark gaming smartphone, the Xiaomi Black Shark Helo.

The smartphone arrived as a successor to the original Xiaomi Black Shark that was released in April this year.

Looking at the specifications, the Xiaomi Black Shark Helo is a powerhouse. Powered by a Snapdragon 845 processor coupled with either 6 or 8 or 10GB RAM. It comes in two storage options: 128GB and 256GB. A 4,000mAh battery that can be fast charged at 18W. The screen is a 6.1-inch AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 18:9, and with HDR support.

It has also got a 12MP+20MP rear cameras, and a 20MP front-facing camera.

The Xiaomi Black Shark is equipped with a new liquid cooling system that leverages double heat pipe partition to prevent the handset from overheating.

The Xiaomi Black Shark starting price for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB version is CNY 3,199 and the 8GB+128GB variant is CNY 3,499. The premium 10GB RAM/ 256GB storage model comes with a price tag of CNY 4199.

The smartphone will ship only in the black colour variant and will be available for pre-order via the Xiaomi China site and will go on sale starting October 30.

Xiaomi Black Shark Helo full specification

LAUNCH Announced 2018, October
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, November 10
BODY Dimensions 160 x 75.2 x 8.7 mm (6.30 x 2.96 x 0.34 in)
Weight 190 g (6.70 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.01 inches, 93.2 cm2 (~77.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
– 100% DCI-P3 coverage
PLATFORM OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
GPU Adreno 630
MEMORY Card slot No
Internal 256 GB, 10 GB RAM, 128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM
MAIN CAMERA Dual 12 MP, f/1.8, 1.25µm, dual pixel PDAF
20 MP, f/1.8, 1.0µm, AF, 2x optical zoom
Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
SELFIE CAMERA Single 20 MP, f/2.2, 1.0µm
Video 1080p@30fps
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
Radio No
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
– Fast battery charging 9V/2A 18W (Quick Charge 3.0)
– XviD/MP4/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery


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