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Xiaomi Black Shark Helo

Xiaomi Black Shark Helo

The Xiaomi Black Shark Helo ships with an impressive flagship features that is geared for high-end gaming performances.This gaming unit packs a big notch-less 6.01 inch display with crisp FHD resolution. It is bundled with dual 12+20MP rear camera and a 20MP front camera for selfies. The Black Shark Helo is powered by Snapdragon 845 chipset and and with a massive 10GB RAM coupled with 256GB internal storage.Other variants of this unit are available in 8GB & 6GB RAM. This gaming unit runs on Android Oreo straight out of the package. It also packs a big 4000mAh battery capacity to offer long gaming hours and is supported by Quick Charge 3.0 technology. You can also check out for other best rated Xiaomi smartphones that include Mi Mix 3 & Mi 8 Explorer.

Xiaomi Black Shark Helo

Xiaomi Black Shark Helo Specifications Summary

  • 6/8/10GB RAM
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
  • 4000mAh battery
  • 128/256GB internal storage
  • 6.01 inches display
  • 12MP + 20MP dual rear cameras, 20MP front
  • Android v8.0 Oreo
  • Dual SIM

Xiaomi Black Shark Helo Price In Kenya

Approx= KSh. 50,000

A Review Of The Specifications Of Xiaomi Black Shark Helo

Introduction & Display

The Xiaomi Black Shark Helo is the upgrade gaming unit of the Black Shark. The Helo variant offers very slight specs improvement mainly in the memory and display. This unit ships new body design that includes better palm grip for gamers and the fingerprint has been moved to the rear. 

Black Shark Helo gets a better display panel that is taller at 6.01 inch. It also utilizes better technology, the AMOLED that offers better brightness even at sharp angles with no shadows. The same 18:9 aspect and FullHD resolution remains the same.

Camera & Battery

The huge 4000mAh battery capacity is a key feature for this unit. It should adequately power this device with its high-energy demanding graphic performances. The Quick Charge 3.0+technology also ensures the user can get the battery recharged in a short period. This smartphone comes with dual 12+20-megapixel primary shooter that is not changed from the its predecessor. This is quality camera set-up with a dual-tone dual-LED flash and can shoot 1080p & 2160p (4K) videos. The front camera is 20MP and can also shoot FullHD clips. 

Performance & Storage

Under the hood, there lies a flagship Snapdragon 845 chipset with processing speeds of up to 2.8GHz. Coupled with a huge RAM variants of 6GB, 8GB & 10GB, this unit easily guarantees top of the line performances while gaming and multitasking with other apps. The Adreno 630 that comes with the SoC also offers high-end graphics performances to meet high-end gaming performances. For data and apps, the Black Shark Helo ships with huge internal storage of 128GB/256GB. There is no microSD card slot to expand the memory further.

Platform & Connectivity

Several connectivity options available with the Black Shark Helo include Wi-Fi, 4G networks with VoLTE ready, GPS, Bluetooth v5.0 & USB 2.0 port. The 3.5mm jack is not available with this unit, but ships with a 3.5mm jack adapter.

Xiaomi Black Shark Helo Specs

Launched October, 2018
Supported Networks 2G, 3G, 4G
Dimensions 160mm x 75.2mm x 8.7mm
Weight 190g
Screen Size 6.01 inches
Screen Type AMOLED touchscreen
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio
Screen Protection -
Hardware & Operating System
OS Android v8.0 Oreo
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Processor Octa-core 2.8GHz
GPU Adreno 630
Storage 6/8/10GB RAM, 128/256GB internal storage
MicroSD Not supported
Rear 12MP + 20MP, dual-tone dual-LED flash
Front 20MP
Alert & Sound
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jack No
Loudspeaker Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0
USB Type-C 1.0
Radio No
Sensors Fingerprint(rear), Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyroscope, Compass
Battery 4000mAh Li-Ion (non-removable)