Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S VS Xiaomi Black Shark

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S VS Xiaomi Black Shark: 2018 Xiaomi Best Smartphones. Xiaomi is breaking boundaries in 2018 and are now the 4th largest smartphone company in the world. The top five companies are Samsung, Apple, Huawei, Xiaomi, and Oppo. The release of Razor Phone in December 2017 created another trend for smartphone makers. Xiaomi with a bid to cover all areas of the smartphone market needed to manufacture their own gaming smartphone. In April 2018, Xiaomi invested in Nanchang Black Shark Technology Co. Ltd. And they manufactured the Xiaomi Black Shark. A gaming smartphone ready to challenge the Razor Phone.

Nanchang Black Shark Technology Co. Ltd has about 300 employees. And about 89% of the employees were either designers or engineers, which is one of the key factors of why Xiaomi invested in them. Also this year, Xiaomi release a successor to the Mi Mix 2 called Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S. The smartphone features high-end specs just like the Black Shark. And together they are Xiaomi best smartphones out there now. Which of the devices is truly Xiaomi’s best? Let’s make a comparison of the two devices to find out.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S VS Xiaomi Black Shark – The Design

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S VS Xiaomi Black Shark
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S VS Xiaomi Black Shark
Xiaomi Black Shark

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S comes in a premium design. With that ceramic shinning back, front glass and metal frame. While the Xiaomi Black Shark at the front looks like a regular smartphone. But the rear features a sports-car-like design. And with the ability of housing a Shark gaming pad makes it a pure gaming device. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is slimmer at 8.1mm thickness while Xiaomi Black Shark measures 9.3mm.

The Xiaomi Black Shark weighs 190 grams. Which is lighter to the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S by just a gram as the Mi Mix 2S weighs 191 grams. The fingerprint sensor of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is rear-mounted. While that of the Xiaomi Black Shark is mounted in its home button. The dual rear camera of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is set-up in a vertical position at the top-left. While the Xiaomi Black Shark’s dual rear camera is also at the top-left but in a horizontal position.

Sadly, both the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S and Xiaomi Black Shark are not resistant to water/dust. That would have been an added advantage to these devices. They both offer two body color types; Black and White for Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S. While Black and Gray body colors for Xiaomi Black Shark.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S VS Xiaomi Black Shark – The Display

Their display isn’t that far off from each other. They both feature a 5.99 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 18:9 aspect ratio. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S’s screen stretches up to 81.9% screen-to-body ratio. While the Xiaomi Black Shark’s screen stretches up to 76% screen-to-body ratio. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S and Xiaomi Black Shark both sports a display resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels alongside 403 PPI density. The Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protects the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S from scratch.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S VS Xiaomi Black Shark – The Camera

The Xiaomi Black Shark beats the Mi Mix 2S in camera quality. And is Xiaomi best camera quality smartphone right now. The Black Shark sports a dual camera setup that features 12MP f/1.8 aperture primary sensor and 20MP f/1.8 aperture secondary sensor. While at the front is a 20MP f/2.2 aperture sensor that can record 4K videos at 30fps.

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is equipped with a dual camera setup, which has a 12MP resolution f/1.8 aperture primary sensor and 12MP resolution f/2.4 aperture secondary sensor. And a 5MP resolution f/2.0 aperture sensor at the front camera.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S VS Xiaomi Black Shark – Hardware and Software

The Xiaomi Black Shark features a liquid cooling system to control the internal temperature. Both smartphones are powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chip which carries 4-cores processor clocking at 2.8GHz and 4-cores processor clocking at 1.8GHz.

They both run on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box, with the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S having MiUI 9.5 skin on top. No memory card slot for both device except bigger internal storage. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S comes in two variants; the 6GB RAM with either 64GB or 128 internal storage and the 8GB RAM with 256GB internal storage. While the Xiaomi Black Shark also comes in two variants; the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage and the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S VS Xiaomi Black Shark – The Battery

The Xiaomi Black Shark being a gaming smartphone packs a non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery. While the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S comes up short with a non-removable Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery. Both phones feature a 9V/2A fast battery charging 3.0 while the Mi Mix 2S supports Qi wireless charging.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S VS Xiaomi Black Shark – The Price

The Xiaomi Black Shark is sold for about $539 (N188,650). While for about $600 (N210,000) you would get the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S. The Xiaomi Black Shark aside being a gaming smartphone, features more quality specs than the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S VS Xiaomi Black Shark Full Specs Comparison

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Xiaomi Black Phone
Dimensions and Weight 150.9 x 74.9 x 8.1 mm. Weight: 191 g 161.6 x 75.4 x 9.3 mm. Weight: 190 g
Display 5.99 inch (81.9% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 2160 pixels with 403 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 5.99 inch (76% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 2160 pixels with 403 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Memory RAM: 6GB. ROM: 64/128GB OR RAM: 8GB. ROM: 256GB RAM: 6GB. ROM: 64GB OR RAM: 8GB. ROM: 128GB
Software Android 8.0 Oreo Android 8.0 Oreo
Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset with Octa-core (4×2.8GHz & 4×1.8GHz) processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset with Octa-core (4×2.8GHz & 4×1.8GHz) processor
Camera 5MP f/2.0 aperture front camera + Dual: 12MP f/1.8 aperture and 12MP f/2.4 aperture with dual-LED dual-tone flash 20MP f/2.2 aperture front camera + Dual: 12MP f/1.8 aperture and 20MP f/1.8 aperture with dual-LED dual-tone flash
Connectivity 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS
Battery Non-removable Li-lon 3400 mAh battery Non-removable Li-lon 4000 mAh battery
Additional Features Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Fast battery charging 9V/2A (Quick Charge 3.0), Qi wireless charging Fingerprint (front-mounted), Fast battery charging 9V/2A (Quick Charge 3.0)

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