The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 is the successor of the Xioami Black Shark smartphone. The handset packs similar body with the later and they are both gaming phone with a powerful processor that will handle any kind of mobile gaming with ease. We will be comparing the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 with the Xiaomi Black Shark to see the changes and the price.
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 VS Xiaomi Black Shark: Design Comparison
In terms of design, the point goes to the Xiaomi Black Shark 2. Although both phones are built with an Aluminum Alloy, the Black Shark 2 comes with a stunning body design that parades combo rear cameras and an LED flash. The phone has an onscreen fingerprint sensor and it’s available in Silver and Black colors. The Xiaomi Black Shark features similar body design with the later. It has a fingerprint sensor but it’s lighter than the Black Shark 2. You can buy the phone in Gray and Black colors.
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 VS Xiaomi Black Shark: Display Comparison
The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 has also been upgraded even on the display area. The phone now packs a large screen size of 6.39 inches FHD+ under Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with display protection of corning gorilla glass 6. The Black Shark, on the other hand, has 5.99 inches FHD+ screen size under LCD, IPS capacitive touchscreen with display protection as well. The Black Shark 2 wins on content viewing and it has a higher screen to body ratio as well.
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 VS Xiaomi Black Shark: Camera Comparison
The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 boasts impressive combo rear cameras of 48 Megapixels + 12 Megapixels which will surely take better photos than the Black Shark that is equipped with 12 Megapixels + 20 Megapixels. On the front, they both have the same front facing camera of 20 Megapixels with other internal features that will enhance the photos.
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 VS Xiaomi Black Shark: Performance Comparison
The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC, while the Black Shark has Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845 chipset. The Black Shark is available in 6GB/8GB RAM with internal memory of 64GB/128GB, while the Black Shark 2 has 6GB/8GB/12GB RAM with inbuilt storage of 64GB/128GB/256GB. None of them has support for micro SD card.
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 VS Xiaomi Black Shark
|Compare||Xiaomi Black Shark 2||Xiaomi Black Shark|
|DIMENSIONS||75.01 mm x 163.61 mm x 8.77 mm, 205g||6.36 in x 2.97 in x 0.37 in, 190g|
|DISPLAY||6.39 inches FHD+, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 2340 x 1080 Pixels, 403 PPI||5.99 inches FHD+, LCD, IPS capacitive touchscreen, 2160 x 1080 Pixels, 403 PPI|
|PROCESSOR||Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, Octa-Core 2.84 GHz||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845, Octa-Core 2.8GHz|
|MEMORY||6GB/8GB/12GB + 64GB/128GB/256GB||6GB/8GB + 64GB/128GB|
|SOFTWARE||Android 9.0 Pie||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|CONNECTIVITY||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 802.11n 5GHz, Dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Display, Wi-Fi Hotspot, 2×2 MiMO, Type-C USB v2.0 with Host, OT||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 802.11n 5GHz, Dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Display, Wi-Fi Hotspot, 2×2 MU-MiMO, Type-C USB v2.0 with Host, OTG|
|CAMERA||REAR: 48 Megapixels + 12 Megapixels FRONT: 20 Megapixels with Aperture F2.0, Pixel size 0.9μm, 5P lens||REAR: 16 Megapixels + 20 Megapixels FRONT: 16 Megapixels with f2.0 Aperture, Sensor Size – 1/3″, Sensor Sony IMX371, Pixel size 1.0 μm|
|BATTERY||4000 mAh with Fast Battery||4000 mAh With Fast Charge|
|ADDITIONAL FEATURES||Fingerprint Sensor||Fingerprint Sensor|
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 VS Xiaomi Black Shark: Battery & Price Comparison
The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 and the Black Shark has the same nonremovable battery capacity of 4000 mAh with fast charging technology. It’s only the Black Shark that has support for fast charging technology which gives it an edge. The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 is selling at a price of $700, while the Black Shark cost $525.
The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 has been upgraded both on the camera, display, and performance. The handset will make a good buy, while the Black Shark is more affordable. If you already have the Black Shark, it will be best to still stick with the phone. It will deliver in terms of gaming and other phones activities.