Comparison between:
- POCO F3
- Xiaomi Black Shark 4S

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

POCO F3Xiaomi Black Shark 4S
POCO F3
Prices
Xiaomi Black Shark 4S
Prices

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width76.4 mm
7.64 cm
0.251 ft
3.008 in
76.35 mm
7.635 cm
0.25 ft
3.006 in
Height163.7 mm
16.37 cm
0.537 ft
6.445 in
163.83 mm
16.383 cm
0.538 ft
6.45 in
Thickness7.8 mm
0.78 cm
0.026 ft
0.307 in
9.9 mm
0.99 cm
0.032 ft
0.39 in
Weight196 g
0.43 lbs
6.91 oz
220 g
0.49 lbs
7.76 oz
Volume97.55 cm³
5.92 in³
123.83 cm³
7.52 in³
ColorsDeep Ocean Blue
Arctic White
Night Black
Black
White
Gundam Edition
Body materialsGlass
Plastic
Aluminium alloy
Glass

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards22
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
W-CDMAW-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 1700 MHz (B4)
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 850 MHz (B6)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B19)
W-CDMA 1700 MHz (B4)
W-CDMA 1700 MHz (B9)
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
LTELTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B66)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
5G NR5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
5G-FDD 800 MHz (n20)
5G-FDD 850 MHz (n5)
5G-FDD 900 MHz (n8)
5G-FDD 1800 MHz (n3)
5G-FDD 2100 MHz (n1)
5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-FDD 2600 MHz (n7)
5G-TDD 2600 MHz (n38)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 3700 MHz (n77)
5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
5G-FDD 900 MHz (n8)
5G-FDD 1800 MHz (n3)
5G-FDD 2100 MHz (n1)
5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 3700 MHz (n77)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesEDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
5G NSA
5G SA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
EV-DO Rev. A
LTE Cat 24
5G NSA
5G SA
360° Symmetrical Antenna Layout4x4 MIMO

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 11Android 11
User interface (UI)MIUI 12 for POCOJOYUI 12.8 (MIUI 12)

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 870 (SM8250-AC)Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 (SM8250-AC)
Process technology7 nm7 nm
CPU1x 3.2 GHz Cortex-A77, 3x 2.4 GHz Cortex-A77, 4x 1.8 GHz Cortex-A551x 3.2 GHz Cortex-A77, 3x 2.4 GHz Cortex-A77, 4x 1.8 GHz Cortex-A55
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8.2-AARMv8.2-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)512 KB + 512 KB512 KB + 512 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
Level 3 cache memory (L3)4096 KB
4 MB
4096 KB
4 MB
CPU cores88
CPU frequency3200 MHz3200 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 650Qualcomm Adreno 650
GPU frequency587 MHz587 MHz
RAM capacity6 GB
8 GB
8 GB
12 GB
RAM typeLPDDR5LPDDR5
RAM channelsQuad channelQuad channel
RAM frequency2750 MHz5550 MHz
LiquidCool Technology 1.0 PlusSandwich liquid cooling system

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage128 GB
256 GB
128 GB
256 GB
UFS 3.1UFS 3.1

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyE4 AMOLEDE4 AMOLED
Diagonal size6.67 in
169.42 mm
16.94 cm
6.67 in
169.42 mm
16.94 cm
Width2.74 in
69.52 mm
6.95 cm
2.74 in
69.52 mm
6.95 cm
Height6.08 in
154.5 mm
15.45 cm
6.08 in
154.5 mm
15.45 cm
Aspect ratio2.222:12.222:1
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel density395 ppi
155 ppcm
395 ppi
155 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area86.16 %86.15 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Display manufacturer - Samsung
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Oleophobic coating
120Hz refresh rate
360Hz touch sampling rate
100% DCI-P3
900 cd/m² HBM brightness
1300 cd/m² peak brightness
5000000:1
HDR10+
MEMC technology
360° Ambient Light Sensor
SGS Eye Care Display
SGS Seamless Pro 120Hz
Display manufacturer - Samsung
HDR10+
144 Hz refresh rate
720 Hz touch sampling rate
MEMC technology
111% DCI-P3
1300 cd/m² peak brightness
5000000:1

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Pedometer
Geomagnetic
Fingerprint
Hall
Gravity
Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
X-axis linear motor
Side-mounted fingerprint sensor

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS BSI
Sensor format1/2"1/2"
Pixel size0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
Aperturef/1.79f/1.79
Number of lenses66
Flash typeDual LEDLED
Image resolution8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Night Mode 2.0
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Angle of view - 119° (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Third rear camera - 5 MP (telemacro)
Macro shooting distance - 2 cm (#4)
Pixel size - 1.75 μm (#4)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#4)
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
5-element lens (#2)
Third rear camera - 5 MP (macro)
Autofocus (2-10 cm) (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#3)
3-element lens (#3)

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Pixel size0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
Aperturef/2.2f/2
Field of view78 °-
Number of lenses-5
Image resolution5963 x 3354 pixels
20 MP
5184 x 3880 pixels
20.11 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Dolby Atmos
Hi-Res Audio
Hi-Res Audio Wireless
Triple microphone array
Front-firing stereo speakers
Three microphones with active noise cancellation
Independent Hi-Fi chip
Hi-Res Audio
DTS Ultra: X

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningA-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS (L1+L5)
NavIC
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
QZSS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11ax
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11ax
-2x2 MU-MIMO

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.15.2
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
LE
-Global version - 5.0

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackNoYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
Infrared
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
aptX Adaptive

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity4520 mAh4500 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
4G stand-by time286 h
17160 min
11.9 days
-
Charger output power11 V / 3 A20 V / 6 A
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
-Dual-cell battery

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features-Magnetically power lift shoulder keys
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