With an aggressive design and ultra-low touch latency, the Black Shark 2 is one of the best gaming phones you can buy.
Gaming phones are increasingly becoming more and more common, with ASUS, Razer, and Xiaomi offering devices tailored to this category. The first Black Shark device was unveiled last April, followed by the Black Shark Helo in November, and Black Shark 2 earlier this year.
Black Shark has wasted no time after the release of the powerful Snapdragon 855 Plus, releasing an upgraded version of the Black Shark 2 gaming phone. Say hello to the uber-powerful Black Shark 2 Pro.
Apart from a few minor upgrades, the new Black Shark 2 Pro is very similar to its predecessor.
What you need to know
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