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Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB) vs Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro vs Apple iPad mini 3 devices with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Apple iPad mini 3 X21Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)
6.39"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

20mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro X08Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
7.9"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

6350
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better device? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)

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!


21 Advantages Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)
Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)vsiPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
 158%100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.96Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
 11 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
12GB LPDDR4Xvs1GB LPDDR3
 6 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (110GB user available)vs16GB
 66%66%
+Lighter
205 grams (7.18 ounces)vs341 grams (11.94 ounces)
 24%24%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
403 PPIvs324 PPI
 11 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 48MP + 12MPvs(back) 5MP
Advantage
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
LED flashvsNot supported
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 33%33%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/2.4 (aperture)
 15 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 20MPvs(front) 1.2MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
 11 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ProximityvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
Vibrating alertvsNot supported
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.0 version A2DP

08 Advantages Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GBvsBlack Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)
 17%17%
+Thinner
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8.77 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitvsAMOLED
 24%24%
+Higher resolution screen
1536x2048 pixelsvs1080x2340 pixels
 24%24%
+Larger screen
7.9"vs6.39"
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C reversible connector
 59%59%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
6350 mAhvs4000 mAh
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Proprietary TV-outvsNot supported

16 Common items in both devices
16 million
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (under display) / Fingerprint
Li-Ion (Non removable) / LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
ModelBlack Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
Also known asXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB + 12GB RAM), DLT-A0, DLT-H0Verizon Apple iPad Mini 3 A1600, iPad mini 3 LTE A1600
Country or region availableVarious (International)USA
BrandXiaomiApple
Release dateAugust, 2019October, 2014
Depth8.77 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)75.01 x 163.61 millimeters (2.95 x 6.44 in)134.7 x 200 millimeters (5.3 x 7.87 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)341 grams (11.94 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, front glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 8.0
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Apple A7 APL5698
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.96Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
1.3Ghz Dual-Core Cyclone
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 672MhzPowerVR G6430 MP4
RAM memory12GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (110GB user available)
UFS 3.0
16GB
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
Display typeAMOLEDTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size6.39" inches7.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels1536x2048 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI324 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
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 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat18
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 19, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)

Asia version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600
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 A, 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
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
Primary / back cameraXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
Main camera(dual camera)
48 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.2 1.0µm 54mm PDAF 2x-optical-zoom)
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.4 (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 stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
Front camera20 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC, M4A
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported
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 (under display)
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Other features- Colors: Shadow Black, Iceberg Grey, Gulf Blue, Streamer Purple
- Liquid Cooling 3.0+
- DCI-P3 109%
- Always-on display
- 240Hz touch-sensing
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black on gray, White on silver, Gold
- Apple SIM only USA and UK
- Oleophobic coating on Retina display
- Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)
- Aluminium body
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- iCloud cloud service
- Twitter and Facebook
- Lightning connector port
- OpenGL ES 3.0
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh6350 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)27Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/12GB)Apple iPad mini 3 CDMA 16GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered