Xiaomi Mi A1 Discontinued In India, Further Proof Mi A2 Is Coming

Xiaomi Mi A1 Discontinued In India, Further Proof Mi A2 Is Coming

As expected, Xiaomi has also unveiled a Black Shark Gamepad which has an old-school joystick and trigger button. It will come with a dual rear camera of a 12-megapixel Sony IMX486 primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a secondary 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 sensor with f/1.8 aperture. "It sports a 5.99" Full HD+ (2160×1080 pixels) 18:9 In-cell display with 550 nits of brightness and DCI-P3 color gamut. The dual camera system is further assisted by a dual-LED flash. Instead of MIUI, the Mi A2 will run pure Android, most likely Android 8.1 Oreo.

On the other hand, another leak from the Internet is also suggesting that a Blackshark gaming phone might also make an appearance, but take it with a grain of salt. The phone charges over USB Type-C port. Company claims that the cooling technology used in the phone can cool down the CPU by about 8 degrees.

The new Xiaomi Black Shark comes in great configurations for gaming but such powerful specs need special measures to perform at their top. As of now, the Black Shark is only available in China. The phone, however does not have a headphone jack. The smartphone is equipped with an image processing chip that comes with intelligent motion compensation technology, dark scene detail processing for a smoother gaming experience.

- In terms of all-round design, the Black Shark has curved sides, and rounded edges, a stark departure from the Razer phone's big boxy design. The phone also has a fingerprint sensor placed at the bottom of the display. Then for the software inside, the phone should continue as an Android One device, featuring a new MediaTek Helio P60 chipset, a 4GB + 64GB memory and a 2910mAh battery on board. The device can be connected to the phone via Bluetooth and it has a 340 mAh battery which can last up to 30 gaming hours.

The Black Shark gaming phone will start at 2999 yuan (roughly Rs 31,000) for the 6GB RAM and 64GB storage version going all the way to 3499 yuan (roughly Rs 36,000) for the top-end 8GB RAM and 128GB storage version. As an introductory offer, the first 50,000 buyers will be eligible to get the Shark Gamepad free of cost. It will be available for order from today and goes on sale from April 20th in China.