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Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB) vs Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Black Shark 2 vs Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) XXiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)27Points
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)
6.39"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

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05PointsSamsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)Compare Xiaomi Black Shark 2 X
Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)27 Advantages Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)vsGalaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core139%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+128GB (110GB available)11 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (9GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.0
+8.77 millimeters (0.35 inches)3%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1080x2340 pixels174%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+403 PPI37%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs294 PPI
+6.39"28%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(dual camera) 48MP + 12MP7 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(front) 20MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps7 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh54%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2600 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
Not supportedvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
205 grams (7.18 ounces)vs+152 grams (5.32 ounces)35%
Lighter
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

18 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
+11 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresXiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
ModelBlack Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
Other model namesXiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB + 6GB RAM), SKW-H0, SKW-A0Galaxy J3 (2018) Unlocked SM-J337UZKAXAA
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2019May, 2018
Depth8.77 millimeters (0.35 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75.01 x 163.61 millimeters (2.95 x 6.44 in)70.2 x 142.8 millimeters (2.76 x 5.62 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)152 grams (5.32 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640ARM Mali-T720 MP2
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (110GB available)
UFS 2.1
16GB (9GB available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageNot supportedUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.39" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksXiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+Not supported
CallingXiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraXiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
48 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.21.0µm54mmPDAF2x-optical-zoom
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraXiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue
- Liquid Cooling 3.0+
- DCI-P3 109%
- Always-on display
- 240Hz touch-sensing
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh2600 mAh
Charger, watts27W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.2W/kg (head) | 1.58W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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