Black Shark 2 gaming phone lands in the UK for a reasonable £479 for 8GB/128GB

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The Black Shark 2 was recently announced in China, and the company have quickly followed through with a UK launch.

This gaming centric phone comes with premium specs while maintaining a price much more affordable than other flagship phones.

The Black Shark 2 boasts a pressure sensitive 6.39-inch AMOLED display. Specifically designed to reduce screen flicker at low brightness, improve colour accuracy and reduce touch latency, it also allows players to achieve differing on-screen actions depending on how hard they press.

The Black shark 2 also packs a fast-charging 4,000 mAh battery, the latest Snapdragon 855 processor and Adreno's new 640 GPU; offering a 20% performance increase over the Adreno 630. Along with the best chipset available in the market, the Black Shark 2 also utilizes an innovative liquid-cooling system to ensures maximum performance from both the CPU and GPU – 20x more effective than traditional cooling.

As you would expect for something targetting at gamers this has a more aggressive design to it than phones such as the P30 Pro. There are also dual
RGB strips, because it can't be a gaming product without RGB.

Just to be more gaming orientated, the gaming mode has a suitable over the top name of ludicrous mode which will work the smae as other phones, reducing background apps and boosting the GPU performance.

The pricing is as follows:

  • £479 for 8GB RAM +128GB storage
  • £559 for 12GB RAM +256GB storage

The phone is sold direct from Black Shark

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