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Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB) vs Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Black Shark 2 vs Tecno Pop 5 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Tecno Pop 5 XXiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)30Points
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)
6.39"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
6.1"
IPS

720x1560

5
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

4000
mAh

(Non 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)30 Advantages Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)vsPop 5 (BD3)6 Advantages Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Core2 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.3GHz 32bit Quad-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+128GB (110GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (23GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC
+8.77 millimeters (0.35 inches)9%
Thinner
vs9.55 millimeters (0.38 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+HDR8Advantage
The HDR8 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+1080x2340 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1560 pixels
+403 PPI43%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs282 PPI
+6.39"5%
Larger screen
vs6.1"
+(dual camera) 48MP + 12MP11 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+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
+1/2" inches100%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/4" inches
+f/1.8 (aperture)67%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/3.0 (aperture)
+(front) 20MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps28 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+27W4 times
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs5W
+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, USB OTG On-The-Go
Not supportedvs+Until 32GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
205 grams (7.18 ounces)vs+194 grams (6.79 ounces)6%
Lighter
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

18 Common items in both devices
60Hz
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+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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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
ModelBlack Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Pop 5 (BD3)
Other model namesXiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB + 6GB RAM), SKW-H0, SKW-A0Tecno Pop 5 (BD3, 32GB+2GB) 4000mAh
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiTecno
Release date3/1/20197/26/2021
Depth8.77 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.55 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)75.01 x 163.61 millimeters (2.95 x 6.44 in)75.7 x 157.7 millimeters (2.98 x 6.21 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)194 grams (6.79 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (SM8150) (7nm)32bit - Unisoc Spreadtrum SC7731E (28nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 485
1.78GHz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
1.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 (585MHz)ARM Mali-T820 MP1 (600MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (110GB available)
UFS 2.1
32GB (23GB available)
eMMC
External storageNot supportedUntil 32GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.39" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 2-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI282 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz
HDR8
60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-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)
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps42/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
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 900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
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+
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
48 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.21.0µm54mmPDAF2x-optical-zoom
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/3.0 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inches1/4" inches
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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/3.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or moreNot supported
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, 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

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts27W Fast battery charging5W (5V/1A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue
- Liquid Cooling 3.0+
- DCI-P3 109%
- Always-on display
- 240Hz touch-sensing
- Colors: Ice Lake Green, Obsidian Black, Ice Blue
- Android Go edition
- HIOS 7.5
- Silicon case included
- WiFi hotspot

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB/6GB)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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