An Edge Above Flagship: Black Shark 2

An Edge Above Flagship: Black Shark 2

Games like PUBG and Fortnite are attracting a new type of audience that includes people of all ages, sexes, castes, religions and socio-economic backgrounds. This has encouraged smartphone manufacturers to release new gaming flagship devices that claim to give an edge to gamers. Black Shark from Xiaomi is one of the top contenders in this category and has just received a new update.

The new Black Shark 2 features a distinctive design and sturdy build quality that includes a gorgeous 6.39-inch AMOLED display in the front, and a mesh of glass and metal in the back. The display is pressure sensitive, which supports an in-display fingerprint system, as well as a MagicTouch gaming feature that allows you to reprogram your game controls. You also get a copper-based camera are usually the worst part of gaming phones, but not this one, as the selfie aficionados get a 20 MP front camera, while the photography enthusiasts can enjoy an eye-popping 48 MP+12 MP dual camera rear setup. With the inclusion of a 4000mah battery that supports fast charging via USB-C, and dual firing stereo speakers as well, this phone is certainly a well-rounded competitor that stands out in the increasingly crowded gaming flagship segment. If you want, you can get it for Rs. 39,999, for the 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant; and Rs. 49,999 for the 12GB RAM / 256GB storage variant. cooling system, that cools the powerful Snapdragon 855 processor-12GB RAM combo. There is even a ludicrous mode that lets users overclock the system and block all notifications or calls.

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Asus ROG Phone

The ROG tag means a lot in the gaming community, and the ROG phone, with its aggressive design, a 90Hz screen, a secondary USB-C port for accessories and dedicated air triggers certainly packs an edge over the Black Shark. However, with an older Snapdragon 845 processor, and with a new model around the corner, it is not the best option at Rs. 69,999.

Razer Phone 2

In its second generation now, the Razer phone does not look or feel like a gaming phone, with a slim all-glass body. However, the specifications do not lie as it features a 120Hz LCD display with better resolution and pixel density, a Snapdragon 845+8 GB RAM combo, Dolby Atmos stereo speakers and a dedicated game mode. Unfortunately, it does not do much else good enough to justify the Rs. 59,999 price tag.

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