The Blackshark 2 Pro gaming smartphone. In March, Tencent and Black Shark jointly launched the world’s first 5G gaming phone, the Black Shark 3. Photo: SCMPThe Blackshark 2 Pro gaming smartphone. In March, Tencent and Black Shark jointly launched the world’s first 5G gaming phone, the Black Shark 3. Photo: SCMP
The Blackshark 2 Pro gaming smartphone. In March, Tencent and Black Shark jointly launched the world’s first 5G gaming phone, the Black Shark 3. Photo: SCMP

E-commerce firm JD.com launches gaming smartphone alliance to capitalise on mobile e-sports, 5G networks

  • As the smartphone market approaches saturation, smartphone makers are increasingly relying on gaming handsets to differentiate their products from the competition
  • China is home to 630 million mobile gamers and 350 million e-sports gamers, according to market research firm AskCI Consulting

Topic |   Smartphones
The Blackshark 2 Pro gaming smartphone. In March, Tencent and Black Shark jointly launched the world’s first 5G gaming phone, the Black Shark 3. Photo: SCMPThe Blackshark 2 Pro gaming smartphone. In March, Tencent and Black Shark jointly launched the world’s first 5G gaming phone, the Black Shark 3. Photo: SCMP
The Blackshark 2 Pro gaming smartphone. In March, Tencent and Black Shark jointly launched the world’s first 5G gaming phone, the Black Shark 3. Photo: SCMP
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