Comparison between:
- Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro
- Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G
- Xiaomi Mi MIX Alpha

Brand and model

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

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 ProXiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5GXiaomi Mi MIX Alpha
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro
Prices
Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G
Prices
Xiaomi Mi MIX Alpha
Prices
Model aliasBlack Shark 2ProMi9 5G Pro
Mi 9s 5G
M1908F1XE
Mi MIX α
Mi MIX 4

Design

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

Width75.01 mm
7.501 cm
0.246 ft
2.953 in
74.64 mm
7.464 cm
0.245 ft
2.939 in
72.3 mm
7.23 cm
0.237 ft
2.846 in
Height163.61 mm
16.361 cm
0.537 ft
6.441 in
157.21 mm
15.721 cm
0.516 ft
6.189 in
154.38 mm
15.438 cm
0.506 ft
6.078 in
Thickness8.77 mm
0.877 cm
0.029 ft
0.345 in
8.54 mm
0.854 cm
0.028 ft
0.336 in
10.4 mm
1.04 cm
0.034 ft
0.409 in
Weight205 g
0.45 lbs
7.23 oz
196 g
0.43 lbs
6.91 oz
241 g
0.53 lbs
8.5 oz
Volume107.63 cm³
6.54 in³
100.21 cm³
6.09 in³
116.08 cm³
7.05 in³
ColorsBlack
Silver
Green
Orange
Purple
Blue
Gold
Titanium Silver Black
Dream White
Black
Body materialsAluminium alloyAluminium alloy
Glass
Titanium
Ceramic
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-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards222
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)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
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 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)
CDMACDMA 800 MHz--
W-CDMAW-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1700 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
W-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 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
LTELTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
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)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
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 NR-5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 4700 MHz (n79)
5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 4700 MHz (n79)

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 technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
5G NSA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
5G NSA
-4x4 MiMO
HPUE
HO RxD
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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 9.0 PieMIUI 11 (Android 10)MIUI 11 (Android 10)

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 855 PlusQualcomm Snapdragon 855 PlusQualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
Process technology7 nm7 nm7 nm
CPU1x 2.96 GHz Kryo 485, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 4851x 2.96 GHz Kryo 485, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 4851x 2.96 GHz Kryo 485, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 485
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
CPU cores888
CPU frequency2960 MHz2960 MHz2960 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 640
GPU frequency675 MHz675 MHz675 MHz
RAM capacity12 GB8 GB
12 GB
12 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency2133 MHz2133 MHz2133 MHz
Liquid Cool 3.0 vapor chamber systemVapour chamber 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
512 GB
512 GB
UFS 3.0UFS 3.0UFS 3.0

Display

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

Type/technologySuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLEDFlexible OLED
Diagonal size6.39 in
162.31 mm
16.23 cm
6.39 in
162.31 mm
16.23 cm
7.92 in
201.17 mm
20.12 cm
Width2.68 in
68.02 mm
6.8 cm
2.68 in
68.02 mm
6.8 cm
5.39 in
136.84 mm
13.68 cm
Height5.8 in
147.37 mm
14.74 cm
5.8 in
147.37 mm
14.74 cm
5.81 in
147.46 mm
14.75 cm
Aspect ratio2.167:12.167:11.078:1
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels2088 x 2250 pixels
Pixel density403 ppi
158 ppcm
403 ppi
158 ppcm
388 ppi
152 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area81.94 %85.7 %181.36 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Display manufacturer - Samsung
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
2.5D curved glass screen
Always-On Display
Magic Press stereo control
60000:1 contrast ratio
430 cd/m²
Peak brightness - 600 cd/m²
108.9% NTSC
Touch registration rate - 240 Hz
Input latency - 43.5 ms
HDR10
Display manufacturer - Samsung
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Olephobic coating
2.5D curved glass screen
Always-On Display
60000:1 contrast ratio
430 cd/m²
Peak brightness - 600 cd/m²
103.8% NTSC
HDR10
VDE Low Blue Light Certification
256-step eye protection mode
Display manufacturer - Visionox
Wraparound display
180.6% screen-to-body ratio

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Gravity
Ultrasonic distance sensor
Under-screen light sensor
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Pedometer
Geomagnetic
Fingerprint
Hall
Gravity
In-display optical fingerprint sensor
Step detector
Step counter
In-display fingerprint sensor
Step detector
Step counter
Ultrasonic distance sensor
In-display 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 modelSony IMX586 Exmor RSSony IMX586 Exmor RSSamsung S5KHMX
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS BSIISOCELL
Sensor format1/2"1/2"1/1.33"
Pixel size0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
ISO100 - 3200100 - 3200-
Aperturef/1.75f/1.75f/1.69
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)4.75 mm
27 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Field of view-79 °-
Number of lenses667
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
12032 x 9024 pixels
108.58 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps60 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
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
RAW
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
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)
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Laser autofocus (LAF)
RAW
Autofocus
Continuous autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
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)
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 1920 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K3M5 (#2)
Sensor type - ISOCELL (#2)
Sensor size - 1/3.4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
6-element lens (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 51 mm (#2)
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 17 mm (#3)
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
1080p @ 960 fps
720p @ 960 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K3M5 (#2)
Sensor type - ISOCELL (#2)
Sensor size - 1/3.4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 43.6° (#2)
6-element lens (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 51 mm (#2)
AF
closed loop motor (#2)
Third rear camera - 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor model - Sony IMX481 Exmor RS (#3)
Sensor size - 1/3" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#3)
6-element lens (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 17 mm (#3)
Angle of view - 117° (#3)
AF
closed loop motor (#3)
4 cm macro shooting distance (#3)
Sensor type - ISOCELL Bright
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Four-axis OIS
Super Phase Detection
Laser hybrid focus
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (portrait)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K2L7 (#2)
Sensor type - ISOCELL (#2)
Sensor size - 1/2.55" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.4 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.0 (#2)
6-element lens (#2)
Dual Phase detection (#2)
2x optical zoom (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 51 mm (#2)
Third rear camera - 20 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor model - Sony IMX350 Exmor RS (#3)
Sensor size - 1/2.8" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#3)
6-element lens (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 17 mm (#3)
Angle of view - 117° (#3)
1.5 cm super macro (#3)
Laser hybrid focus (#3)
Sapphire glass

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 size0.9 µm
0.000900 mm
0.9 µm
0.000900 mm
-
Aperturef/2f/2-
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent20 mm *(35 mm / full frame)3.52 mm
18 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Number of lenses5--
Image resolution5184 x 3880 pixels
20.11 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
Loudspeaker
Headphone adapterHeadphone adapter
TrueWireless Stereo Plus
1217SLS super linear speaker
Smart PA
1.04cc box chamber
In-display sound system
TrueWireless Stereo Plus

Radio

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

RadioNoNoYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
A-GPS
GPS (L1+L5)
GLONASS (L1)
BeiDou (B1)
Galileo (E1+E5a)
A-GPS
GPS (L1+L5)
GLONASS (L1)
BeiDou (B1)
Galileo (E1+E5a)

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
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
2x2 MiMO2x2 MiMO
MU-MiMO
2x2 MiMO
MU-MiMO

Bluetooth

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

Version5.05.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
LE
A2DP
LE

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
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 jackNoNoNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
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
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
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC. M4V
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC

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
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
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.

Capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh4050 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Ion
Charger output power5 V / 3 A
9 V / 3 A
12 V / 2.25 A
20 V / 1.35 A
5 V / 3 A
9 V / 3 A
20 V / 2.25 A
5 V / 3 A
9 V / 3 A
20 V / 2 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 4+Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Power Delivery charging-
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
-Battery model: BM4H
Wireless charging - 30 W
Reverse wireless charging - 10 W
TÜV Rheinland Safe Fast-Charge System 3.0 certification
Nano-based Li-Ion battery

Additional features

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

Additional features-Horizontal linear vibration motor for 150+ touch effects-
 Xiaomi Black Shark 2 ProXiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5GXiaomi Mi MIX Alpha