As expected, Black Shark 2 is officially launched in India and will be available on Flipkart starting june 4th. Black Shark 2 is priced at Rs. 39,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM variant in Shadow Black color while the 12GB RAM + 256GB ROM variant in Frozen Silver color is priced at Rs. 49,999.

Earlier (24 May 19)

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 set to launch on May 27th in Indi

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 India launch date has been officially revealed by Flipkart. It does come as a surprise, because everyone is awaiting the launch of the Redmi K20.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 India launch date

But it appears the gaming phone will be the first to debut here.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 India launch date

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 launch date has been set for May 27th in India. And since the phone has already been launched in China, we know all about the device’s specs.

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The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 sports a 6.39-inch AMOLED Full HD+ display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. There is no notch, but it does have a forehead  and a chin. The screen is equipped with an In-display fingerprint scanner.

The Black Shark 2 runs MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie, and is powered by a 2.84GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor with an Adreno 640 GPU. The device will be available in 6GB/8GB/12GB RAM variants with 128GB/256GB of storage, and had an impressive benchmark score.

The optics on the Black Shark 2 consist of a 20MP selfie camera with an f/2.2 aperture, and dual rear cameras comprising of a 48M primary lens with an f/1.75 aperture, and a 12MP telephoto lens with an f/2.2 aperture. The phone is backed by a 4000mAh battery that supports Quick charge 4.0 over a USB Type-C port. Sadly, the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 does not have a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 specs

  • Display: 6.39″ AMOLED Full HD+ 2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 430nits brightness, 403 PPI, 60000:1 contrast ratio, 108.9% DCI-P3 color gamut, In-display fingerprint scanner
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 @2.84GHz
  • Operating System: MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie
  • GPU: Adreno 640
  • Memory: 6GB/8GB/12GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • Storage: 128GB/256GB
  • Main Cameras: 48MP, 0.8μm, f/1.75 aperture, 12MP telephoto lens, 1.0μm, f/2.2 aperture, LED flash, PDAF
  • Selfie Camera: 20MP, 1.0μm 4in1,f/2.2 aperture
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac dual-band, 2 X 2 mimo, MU MIMO, Wi-Fi Display, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
  • Battery: 4000mAh, Quick charge 4.0, 27W charging, USB Type-C
  • Sensor: Gyro, Geomagnetic, Gravity sensor, Distance sensing, Ambient light sensor, Pressure sensing
  • Dimensions: 163.61 x 75.01 x 8.77mm
  • Weight: 205g
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The device could be available in two colours: Shadow Black and Frozen Silver.


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