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Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB) vs Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro vs Sony Xperia 1 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Sony Xperia 1 X11Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB)
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB)
6.39"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

20mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3330
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)

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!


11 Advantages Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB)
Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB)vsXperia 1 (SO-03L)
 2%2%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.96Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 33%33%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs6GB LPDDR4X
 129%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (110GB user available)vs64GB (48GB user available)
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
UFS 3.0vsUFS 2.1
Advantage
+This device has a AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
AMOLEDvsOLED
 67%67%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 48MP + 12MPvs(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP
 30%30%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2" inchesvs1/2.6" inches
 149%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 20MPvs(front) 8MP
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 20%20%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3330 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

18 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)
Xperia 1 (SO-03L)vsBlack Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 15%15%
+Lighter
178 grams (6.23 ounces)vs205 grams (7.18 ounces)
 7%7%
+Thinner
8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs8.77 millimeters (0.35 inches)
 150%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1644x3840 pixelsvs1080x2340 pixels
 60%60%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
643 PPIvs403 PPI
 2%2%
+Larger screen
6.5"vs6.39"
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS (5-axis): Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 13%13%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.6 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
Advantage
+Android 10 is newer and safer
Android 10vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
 33%33%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
USB Type-C SlimPort®vsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 6vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

27 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
LED flash
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Type-C reversible connector
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (under display) / Fingerprint (side-mounted)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)
ModelBlack Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB)Xperia 1 (SO-03L)
Also known asXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB + 8GB RAM), DLT-A0, DLT-H0Sony Xperia 1 64GB (NTT DoCoMo), Sony Kumano
Country or region availableVarious (International)Japan
BrandXiaomiSony
Release dateAugust, 2019May, 2019
Depth8.77 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)75.01 x 163.61 millimeters (2.95 x 6.44 in)72 x 167 millimeters (2.83 x 6.57 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)178 grams (6.23 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.96Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 672MhzQualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (110GB user available)
UFS 3.0
64GB (48GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)
Display typeAMOLEDOLED
Screen size6.39" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~82% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels1644x3840 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI643 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 6
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)
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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 800/850/2100
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 Cat19/13 (Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 19, 21, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
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
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 Mbps1600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)
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
Primary / back cameraXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)
Main camera(dual camera)
48 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.2 1.0µm 54mm PDAF 2x-optical-zoom)
(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 52mm 1/3.4" 1.0µm PDAF 2x-zoom OIS)
12MP ultrawide (f/2.4 16mm 1/3.4" 1.0µm)
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.6 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS (5-axis): 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
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)
Front camera20 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size0.9µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C SlimPort®
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
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
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint (side-mounted)
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, Gray, Purple, White
- 21:9 ratio display
- DCI-P3 100% display
- HDR BT.2020 display
- BIONZ X camera
- Dolby Atmos sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4000 mAh3330 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)27W18W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered