Black Shark 2 Pro spotted on Geekbench running Snapdragon 855 Plus, Android 9.0

Nubia announced an upgraded version of the Red Magic 3 smartphone with the new Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset and Asus also has officially said that the ROG Phone 2 will come with the same chipset. Xiaomi-backed Black Shark is going to follow the same route with the Black Shark 2 smartphone.

 Black Shark 2 Pro spotted on Geekbench running Snapdragon 855 Plus, Android 9.0

Xiaomi Black Shark 2.

The company, which only recently announced the device in India, could most likely announce the Black Shark 2 Pro with the new and powerful Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset. A device has been spotted on benchmarking website Geekbench running on Snapdragon 855 Plus and it has the codename "blackshark DLT-A0".

Apart from the SoC, the phone is also running on Android 9.0 Pie and is seen to have 12 GB. In terms of scores, the device has a single-core score of 3623 and multi-core score of 11367, which is in line with the ROG Phone 2's scores although the Black Shark 2 Pro has a slightly higher score.

The device first came into light when it was certified by China’s communication commission which stated that the device will come with a 27W fast charging mechanism. Reports indicate that the Black Shark 2 Pro launch could be on 30 July in China.

Updated Date: Jul 21, 2019 10:11:42 IST