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Xiaomi Black Shark Helo, the world’s first 10GB RAM phone launched

Xiaomi Black Shark Helo is also a gaming smartphone with dual liquid cooling system, 10GB of RAM and Qualcomm’s top-end Snapdragon 845 processor.

tech Updated: Oct 23, 2018 18:49 IST
Kul Bhushan
Kul Bhushan
Hindustan Times
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Xiaomi Black Shark Helo comes with 10GB RAM and Snapdragon 845 processor (Xiaomi )

Xiaomi just unveiled the world’s first smartphone to feature 10GB of RAM. Called Black Shark Helo, Xiaomi’s latest phone is aimed at gaming professionals. The new smartphone is also the successor to Black Shark which launched in April this year.

Xiaomi Black Shark Helo aka Black Shark 2 will be available in China starting October 30. The smartphone is priced at 3,199 Yuan, which is Rs 33,000 approximately. There are two cheaper models as well with 6GB and 8GB RAMs.

Xiaomi Black Shark Helo brings a range of optimisations under-the-hood to handle graphic intensive games and other resource draining applications. For instance, it comes with dual liquid cooling system for heat dissipation. Also, the combination of 10GB RAM and Snapdragon 845 processor propels the performance to a new level. The smartphone comes with a dedicated hub called Gamer Studio that allows users to adjust the performance and other key elements of the phone.

In terms of specifications, Xiaomi Black Shark Helo has a 6.01-inch AMOLED display with 18:9 aspect ratio and full HD+ resolution. It also has a 2.5D glass protection on the front. The display is capable of upscaling SDR content to HDR through software algorithms.It also has DCI-P3 color gamut and SRGB mode for better colour accuracy. The phone sports an LED light on the side which can be customised as well.

It is powered by a 4,000mAh battery and comes with front stereo speakers. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie-based MIUI custom ROM. Xiaomi Black Shark to Asus ROG Phone: Resurrection of gaming phones

Xiaomi’s new Black Shark phone has vertically aligned dual-camera setup. (Xiaomi)

In the camera department, Black Shark Helo has a dual-rear camera setup featuring 20-megapixel and 12-megapixel sensors. It also has a 20-megapixel front-facing selfie camera.

In comparison, the predecessor came with 5.99-inch full HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 processor, Black Shark featured 8GB of RAM, 128GB built-in storage, and 4,000mAh battery. ALSO READ: Razer Phone 2 is the new ultimate gaming phone

First Published: Oct 23, 2018 17:50 IST