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Nokia X7 (128GB) vs Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Nokia X7 vs Xiaomi Black Shark 2 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Nokia X7 (128GB)
6.18"
IPS

1080x2280

12
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Nokia X7 X12Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)
6.39"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

20mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


10 Advantages Nokia X7 (128GB)
X7 (128GB)vsBlack Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 15%15%
+Lighter
178 grams (6.23 ounces)vs205 grams (7.18 ounces)
 10%10%
+Thinner
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.77 millimeters (0.35 inches)
 1%1%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
408 PPIvs403 PPI
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+Android 10 is newer and safer
Android 10vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C reversible connector
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Cristal Dinorex (NEG)vsNot supported

12 Advantages Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)
Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)vsX7 (128GB)
 27%27%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 33%33%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs6GB LPDDR4X
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
UFS 2.1vseMMC 5.1
Advantage
+This device has a AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 3%3%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2340 pixelsvs1080x2280 pixels
 3%3%
+Larger screen
6.39"vs6.18"
 140%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 48MP + 12MPvs(dual camera) 12MP + 13MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
 28%28%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2" inchesvs1/2.55" inches
 3 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
 14%14%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3500 mAh
Advantage
+With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)

29 Common items in both devices
128GB (112GB user available) / 128GB (110GB user available)
Aluminum frame, front/back glass / Aluminum body, front glass
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
(front) 20MP
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted) / Fingerprint (under display)
Face unlock
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresNokia X7 (128GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)
ModelX7 (128GB)Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)
Also known asNokia X7 (2018) TA-1131 (6GB RAM)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB + 8GB RAM), SKW-H0, SKW-A0
Country or region availableChinaVarious (International)
BrandNokiaXiaomi
Release dateOctober, 2018March, 2019
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.77 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75.76 x 154.8 millimeters (2.98 x 6.09 in)75.01 x 163.61 millimeters (2.95 x 6.44 in)
Weight178 grams (6.23 ounces)205 grams (7.18 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassAluminum body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Nokia X7 (128GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareNokia X7 (128GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SDM710 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 360 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 360 Silver
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 616 500MhzQualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (112GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (110GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplayNokia X7 (128GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSAMOLED
Screen size6.18" inches6.39" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels1080x2340 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)408 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassCristal Dinorex (NEG)Not supported
Mobile networks and dataNokia X7 (128GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps1200/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingNokia X7 (128GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraNokia X7 (128GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
13MP
(dual camera)
48 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.2 1.0µm 54mm PDAF 2x-optical-zoom)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraNokia X7 (128GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)
Front camera20 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel size0.9µm pixel0.9µm pixel
MultimediaNokia X7 (128GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesNokia X7 (128GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsNokia X7 (128GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue, Purple, Silver
- 18.7:9 display ratio
- Zeiss optics back camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue
- Liquid Cooling 3.0+
- DCI-P3 109%
- Always-on display
- 240Hz touch-sensing
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyNokia X7 (128GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3500 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18W27W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Nokia X7 (128GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/8GB)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered