6.6/10
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The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro currently has an Informr score of 6.6 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 2 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
2.96 GHz
Screen Size
6.39"
Camera
48+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Android Headlines

This is one of those phones that's in the middle ground. It's a wonderful option for the money. And one you should definitely pick up if you want top of the line hardware without spending $900 or more for just the phone without optional accessories.

- Justin Diaz, Android Headlines
DxOMark

In terms of recording, the lack of bass, imbalance, distortion, and hissing were noticeable. While there are many areas for improvement, especially in bass, the audio playback should satisfy most hard-core gamers, who are more likely to be seduced by the Black Shark 2 Pro’s sleek futuristic look and...

- Barbara Staszewski, DxOMark


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Common Questions


Xiaomi released the Black Shark 2 Pro on October 9, 2019.


Xiaomi backs up the Black Shark 2 Pro with a 2 Years parts & labour warranty.


If your Black Shark 2 Pro has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Xiaomi support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Xiaomi's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
6.39"

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro's screen size is 6.39 inches with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution.

Processor
2.96 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm) Octa-core 2.96 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system (OS).

Camera
48+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 48+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 20+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
128/256 GB

Internal memory is 128/256 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
4000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 4000 mAh battery. Xiaomi's performance ratings are 1080 minutes, 420 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Black Shark 2 Pro Specs

Brand Xiaomi
Overview
Release date October 9, 2019
Regions available UK
Networks
CDMA:
800 MHz
LTE:
850/900/1700/1800 /1900/2100/2300/2500/2600 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, EV-DO Rev. A, HSPA+, LTE
SIM card Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie

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Processor Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm) Octa-core 2.96 GHz
Internal Storage 128/256 GB
RAM 8/12 GB
ROM Unknown
GPS Type A-GPS
Digital compass Yes
Flightmode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Languages English, Chinese
Manufacturer Warranty 2 Years
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Carrying case, Data Cable
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to: 420 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 420 minutes
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 1080 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 15 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Aluminium
Colors Shadow Black, Iceberg Grey, Gulf Blue, Orange Blast, Streamer Purple
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.36 x 7.5 x 0.88 cm (6.4 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 205 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating Unknown
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology AMOLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel density 403 pixels
Size 6.39 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, DCI-P3 109%, Always-on display, 240 Hz touch-sensing, Fingerprint (under display, optical)
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer Unknown
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features
Messaging SMS, MMS
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs aptX, aptX HD, LDAC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot No
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support Unknown
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Unknown
PictBridge Unknown
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
Resolution
48+ megapixels
Dual lens
Yes
Zoom
2x optical
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, HDR, AI camera, portrait photography, 2nd camera feature (12 MP, F/2.2, telephoto)
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
20+ megapixels
Zoom
Additional Front Camera Info
Self-portrait, F/2.0, AI beauty mode, Countdown selfile, Portrait photography
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WMA, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, AVI, DivX, H.264 / AVC, MKV, MPEG-4, XviD
Mobile TV Unknown
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Stereo
Headset Jack No
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer Unknown
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Document Viewer Yes
Viewable document types JPG, GIF, PDF, BMP
Weather Yes
Stocks Unknown
Maps Yes
NotePad Unknown
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable, Pre-installed
Included Software / Apps
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Critic Reviews


Android Headlines

A surprisingly good alternative to gaming powerhouses

from Android Headlines

This is one of those phones that's in the middle ground. It's a wonderful option for the money. And one you should definitely pick up if you want top of the line hardware without spending $900 or more for just the phone without optional accessories.

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This is one of those phones that's in the middle ground. It's a wonderful option for the money. And one you should definitely pick up if you want top of the line hardware without spending $900 or more for just the phone without optional accessories.

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DxOMark

Decent dynamics performance

from DxOMark

In terms of recording, the lack of bass, imbalance, distortion, and hissing were noticeable. While there are many areas for improvement, especially in bass, the audio playback should satisfy most hard-core gamers, who are more likely to be seduced by the Black Shark 2 Pro’s sleek futuristic loo...More

In terms of recording, the lack of bass, imbalance, distortion, and hissing were noticeable. While there are many areas for improvement, especially in bass, the audio playback should satisfy most hard-core gamers, who are more likely to be seduced by the Black Shark 2 Pro’s sleek futuristic look and visual performance capabilities anyway. But for users who are more inclined to use their phones to listen to music or to watch movies, there are better-performing smartphone options available at similar prices.

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