XIAOMI BLACK SHARK Posts on XDA

[Update: Mechanical gaming buttons] The Black Shark 3 gaming phone will have a magnetic charging port on the back, dual batteries, and 65W charging support

The rise in popularity of mobile gaming has prompted a number of big companies associated with PC gaming, like ASUS and Razer, to jump ship and introduce their own gaming smartphone. The segment has received significant attention from traditional smartphone manufacturers as well, who've introduced a completely new range of devices targeted at mobile gamers....

The first Black Shark is receiving an update to Android 9 Pie

We've been talking a lot about Android 10 as of late, but the fact is a lot of phones still don't have Android Pie. Last April, the Black Shark gaming phone was launched with Android Oreo onboard. Thankfully, the Black Shark is getting the Android Pie update now. Black Shark XDA Forums Along with the usual plethora...

Black Shark 2 Pro with Snapdragon 855 Plus, 12GB RAM launched in China for ~$435

Smartphone gaming is becoming increasingly popular and big names associated with PC gaming, including ASUS and Razer, have jumped the bandwagon and introduced their gaming smartphones in the recent years. The fad has also received significant attention from traditional smartphone companies like ZTE's Nubia, entering the segment. At the same time, newer players like Black...

Xiaomi’s Black Shark gaming phone brand sets up an HQ in India, hinting at imminent launch

Many were skeptical of the idea of a segment of smartphones specifically dedicated to gaming, but it actually looks to be gaining momentum. We have multiple companies coming up with their own version of what they think a gaming-focused smartphone should be. The Black Shark is what Xiaomi came up with. We first heard about...

Xiaomi confirms they’re working on another Black Shark gaming smartphone

Despite their increasing popularity, gaming smartphones continue to remain a niche segment of the mobile smartphone market. Compared to conventional "flagship" phones where the consumer has a plethora of choices, there are only a handful of options for gaming smartphones, like the Razer Phone and Razer Phone 2, Nubia Red Magic Mars, ASUS ROG Phone and...

Xiaomi Black Shark launching in Europe November 16th

Xiaomi's global conquest has recently made its way to Ireland and the UK, but the company has no intentions of stopping there. With the company recently releasing the Xiaomi Black Shark Helo as a mid-cycle refresh of sorts over the original Xiaomi Black Shark, it's yet another gaming phone on the market for many. While...

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 gaming phone appears on TENAA

Gaming phones are the latest niche in the smartphone industry. The Razer Phone started it in November 2017, and since then, we have seen Xiaomi and Asus join the bandwagon by launching the Xiaomi Black Shark and the Asus ROG Phone respectively. Personally, I think gaming-focused phones make too many compromises with aesthetics, and the limited...