The overall look is reminiscent of the first Black Shark, with a Batmobile-style armored aesthetic that kind of looks like a matte black Lexus RX if you squint.

Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Follow up to the Black Shark Helo, the Black Shark 2 flaunts a nearly bezel-free display with a screen refresh rate of 60Hz. 15,999 @Tata CLiQ, Rs. Despite being bigger, it’s slightly slimmer, at 8.8mm, so isn’t particularly chunky, and the whole phone just looks that bit more refined too. The constant stream of news stories he writes is testament to his prowess as a human web crawler. The Black Shark 2 is available now in the UK on Black Shark’s website.

There’s no headphone port on the phone, but a USB-C to 3.5mm adaptor is included in the box.

In addition, there’s an in-screen fingerprint scanner, stereo speakers and a dual-lens camera around the back, with the primary sensor clocking in at 48MP. All things accounted for, and even with the responsiveness issues we faced, the screen is one area the Black Shark 2 is much better than the original. Black Shark 2 specifications. 11,691 @Paytm Mall, Rs. It will be exclusively available via Flipkart in India, with sales starting from 12pm on June 4th.

We're looking forward to testing the Black Shark 2 Pro phone. This hyper-saturation might suit some and works great in games, but we jumped into the settings and dialed back the oomph shortly after getting the phone. That refers to the number of times per second the screen updates where you've touched. 14,206 @Paytm Mall, Rs. In reality, the responsiveness was great, but not noticeably better than any other top-tier flagship, for us casual gamers at least.

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You will receive a verification email shortly. If you want to pick up the slightly improved Black Shark 2 Pro (which we'll explore later in this article) it'll cost you £539 for the 8GB/128GB model (about $700, AU$1,010), but the 12GB/256GB device will set you back a slightly pricey £629 (roughly $815, AU$1,180). Another wonderful aspect of the Black Shark 2 Pro is the accessories Xiaomi makes for it. 11,466 @Paytm Mall, Rs. Today, at an event in New Delhi, the company has finally launched the Black Shark 2 handset in the Indian market.

Ultimately, the Black Shark 2 still won’t be for everyone from a design point of view given its aggressive aesthetic and lack of water resistance, but it’s improved over its predecessor, adding refinement, screen size and more RGB into the mix.