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Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB) vs Huawei P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Black Shark 2 vs Huawei P40 Pro+ phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei P40 Pro+ XXiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)04Points
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)
6.39"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

20mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

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27PointsHuawei P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)Compare Xiaomi Black Shark 2 X
Huawei P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)
6.58"
OLED

1200x2640

50.5
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)

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/8GB)4 Advantages Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)vsP40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)27 Advantages Huawei P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)
+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Core3%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.86GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+205 grams (7.18 ounces)10%
Lighter
vs226 grams (7.91 ounces)
+8.77 millimeters (0.35 inches)3%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+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)
256GB (242GB available)vs+512GB (478GB available)98%
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB nano-MemoryAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
Aluminum body, glass frontvs+Ceramic body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
HDR8vs+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
1080x2340 pixelsvs+1200x2640 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
403 PPIvs+441 PPI9%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.39"vs+6.58"3%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 48MP + 12MPvs+(5 cameras) 50.5MP + 8MP + 8MP + 40MP + 0.3MP78%
Higher resolution main camera
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/2" inchesvs+1/1.28" inches56%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 20MPvs+(dual front camera) 32MP + 0.3MP62%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps67%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
4000 mAhvs+4200 mAh5%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
27Wvs+40W48%
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.
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
2 slots (Dual-SIM)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

25 Common items in both devices
8GB LPDDR4X
AMOLED / OLED
16 million
LED flash
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
+18 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Huawei P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)
ModelBlack Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB + 8GB RAM), SKW-H0, SKW-A0Huawei P40 Pro Plus 5G ELS-AN10
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
China
China
BrandXiaomiHuawei
Release date3/1/20196/6/2020, Announced: 3/26/2020
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)72.6 x 158.2 millimeters (2.86 x 6.23 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)226 grams (7.91 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontCeramic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Huawei P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Huawei P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (SM8150) (7nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 485
1.78GHz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.86GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2.36GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.95GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 (585MHz)ARM Mali-G76 MP16 (600MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 529687 (v8)
Geekbench: 3203 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 31fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Huawei P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (242GB available)
UFS 2.1
512GB (478GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Huawei P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)
Display typeAMOLEDOLED
Screen size6.39" inches6.58" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~91.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1200x2640 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz
HDR8
90Hz
HDR10

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Huawei P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat21 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78, 79)
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, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
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

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Huawei P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
48 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.21.0µm54mmPDAF2x-optical-zoom
(5 cameras)
50.5 megapixels
8MP periscope telephotof/4.4240mmPDAFOIS10x-optical-zoom
8MP telephotof/2.480mmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
40MP ultrawidef/1.818mm1/1.54"PDAF
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels8700x5800 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/1.28" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel2.44µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Huawei P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels(dual front camera)
32 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size0.9µm pixel0.8µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Huawei P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
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 (256GB/8GB)Huawei P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorType-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Huawei P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Huawei P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4200 mAh
Charger, watts27W Fast battery charging40W (10V/4A) Fast battery charging
40W Qi wireless charging
27W Reverse wireless charging between devices
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Huawei P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)
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: Black Ceramic, White Ceramic
- EMUI 10.1
- 90Hz and HDR10 display
- Leica optics on back camera
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Fast wireless charging 40W

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (256GB/8GB)Huawei P40 Pro+ (AN10 512GB)
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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