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Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/12GB) vs Nokia 4.2 (32GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Black Shark 2 vs Nokia 4.2 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Nokia 4.2 XXiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/12GB)23Points
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/12GB)
6.39"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

20mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Nokia 4.2 (32GB)
5.71"
IPS

720x1520

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/12GB)

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 (256GB/12GB)23 Advantages Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/12GB)vs4.2 (32GB)7 Advantages Nokia 4.2 (32GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core42%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+256GB (242GB available)10 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front/back
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsLTPS IPS LCD
+1080x2340 pixels131%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1520 pixels
+403 PPI37%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs295 PPI
+6.39"12%
Larger screen
vs5.71"
+(dual camera) 48MP + 12MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 13MP + 2MP
+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" inches50%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3" inches
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 20MP149%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps7 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+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 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
205 grams (7.18 ounces)vs+161 grams (5.64 ounces)27%
Lighter
8.77 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.39 millimeters (0.33 inches)5%
Thinner
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
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

22 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
+15 specs and more in the table below

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Highlight differencesClear highlight
Physical featuresXiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/12GB)Nokia 4.2 (32GB)
ModelBlack Shark 2 (256GB/12GB)4.2 (32GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB + 12GB RAM), SKW-H0, SKW-A0Nokia 4.2 TA-1133, TA-1149, TA-1150, TA-1157, TA-1184
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiNokia
Release dateMarch, 2019April, 2019
Depth8.77 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.39 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)75.01 x 163.61 millimeters (2.95 x 6.44 in)71.3 x 148.95 millimeters (2.81 x 5.86 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)161 grams (5.64 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/12GB)Nokia 4.2 (32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareXiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/12GB)Nokia 4.2 (32GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 505 650Mhz
RAM memory12GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage256GB (242GB available)
UFS 2.1
32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/12GB)Nokia 4.2 (32GB)
Display typeAMOLEDLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size6.39" inches5.71" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)720x1520 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI295 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz, HDR8feature not registered
Mobile networksXiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/12GB)Nokia 4.2 (32GB)
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 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
Global version:
UMTS 850/900/2100
Latin America version:
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
VoLTE
Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Latin America version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38)
India version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
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+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE
CallingXiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/12GB)Nokia 4.2 (32GB)
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 (256GB/12GB)Nokia 4.2 (32GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
48 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.21.0µm54mmPDAF2x-optical-zoom
(dual camera)
13 megapixels
2MP depth
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
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 (256GB/12GB)Nokia 4.2 (32GB)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size0.9µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/12GB)Nokia 4.2 (32GB)
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 (256GB/12GB)Nokia 4.2 (32GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
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 supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/12GB)Nokia 4.2 (32GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
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
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue
- Liquid Cooling 3.0+
- DCI-P3 109%
- Always-on display
- 240Hz touch-sensing
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Pink sand
- Android One
- 19:9 display ratio
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/12GB)Nokia 4.2 (32GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts27W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registered36000 minutes | 600 hours | 25 days
Radiation rateXiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/12GB)Nokia 4.2 (32GB)
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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