Philippine based online store Widget City is now accepting pre-orders for the Xiaomi-backed Black Shark gaming smartphone. 

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Black Shark / Widget City

A lot of people have been asking if the Xiaomi-backed Black Shark gaming smartphone is coming to the Philippines. While there were no official announcements as of this time, I am happy to say that it is, at least, arriving in the country through a local online store.

Widget City is now accepting pre-orders for the 6GB/64GB Black Shark smartphone. Those of you who eyeing the gaming device can register their interest here.

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The Black Shark features a 5.99-inch FHD+ 18:9 display with a 2160 by 1080 resolution and an 18:9 aspect ratio. Inside, you have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, 6GB RAM, and 64GB storage.

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The phone boasts of a liquid cooling technology with the capacity to bring the CPU temperature down when needed. The GPU also comes with an image processing chip for smooth performance on the fly.

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True to its gaming nature, the handset also comes with a Gamepad attachment that connects on one side. It connects via Bluetooth and has its own 340 mAh battery. It also has a dedicated button on one side that enables a gaming mode to boost performance.

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As for the cameras, the phone is equipped with a 12MP (f/1.75) + 20MP (f/1.75) dual camera setup. The front camera has a 20MP shooter with a f/2.2 aperture lens.

Black Shark specs:

  • 5.99-inch IPS Full HD+ 18:9 Display (2160 x 1080)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Processor
  • Adreno 630 GPU
  • 6GB
  • 64GB
  • Dual Rear Camera, 12MP (f/1.75) + 20MP (f/1.75), Dual LED Flash
  • 2oMP Front Camera, f/2.2
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS
  • Water Cooling System
  • MIUI, Android Oreo
  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Colors: Polar Night Black, Sky Gray
  • 4,000 mAh Battery

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