Black Shark 2 Pro India launch seems imminent as it bags BIS approval

The Black Shark 2 Pro gaming smartphone in China back in July 2019. The smartphone was slated to go on sale in Europe soon, but a tentative launch date is yet to be announced. The company recently acquired all necessary permissions from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) for the Black Shark 2 Pro, hinting at an imminent Indian launch.

The Black Shark 2 was launched in India back in May 2019. The model number of the smartphone is SKW-H0. The Chinese variant of the same device is SKW-A0. The Chinese variant of the Black Shark 2 Pro is DLT-A0, while the device registered with the BIS is model number DLT-H0. 

Black Shark 2 Pro BIS Certification

The Black Shark 2 has received BIS certification in India

The Black Shark 2 Pro may be announced in India by November. It will go up against the Snapdragon 855+ powered Nubia Red Magic 3S gaming phone that has recently debuted in India.

Black Shark 2 Pro Specifications and Features

The Black Shark 2 Pro features few upgrades over the Black Shark 2. The Pro flaunts a 6.39-inch Full-HD AMOLED display with an in-display fingerprint sensor. The display supports DCI-P3 color gamut and sports 240Hz touch-sensitivity. The smartphone is powered by a 2.96GHz Snapdragon 855+ SoC with 12GB of RAM. The device features UFS 3.0 storage and is available in three variants, 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB in its home market.

Black Shark 2 Pro

The primary camera on the Black Shark 2 Pro is a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor, which is paired with a 12-megapixel telephoto lens. The selfie camera is a 20-megapixel unit. The smartphone draws power from a 4,000mAh battery with 27W fast charging support. It runs on the Android 9.0 Pie-based Joy UI. 

Black Shark 2 Pro Price 

In China, the Black Shark 2 Pro is priced at RMB 2,999 (~Rs 30,000), RMB 3,499 (~Rs 35,000) and RMB 3,999 (~Rs 40,000) for the 128GB, 256GB and 512GB respectively. The device is currently available in two colour variants in China, namely Ice Ash and Electric Black.