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Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/8GB) vs Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro vs Huawei Mate 20 X phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei Mate 20 X XXiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/8GB)11Points
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/8GB)
7.1"
AMOLED

1440x3120

64
MP

20mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
14PointsHuawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)Compare Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro X
Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)
7.2"
AMOLED

1080x2244

40
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)

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 3 Pro (256GB/8GB)11 Advantages Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/8GB)vsMate 20 X (L29 128GB)14 Advantages Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)
+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Core24%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.26GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR533%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+256GB (230GB available)109%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (110GB available)
+1440x3120 pixels85%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2244 pixels
+484 PPI40%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs346 PPI
+(triple camera) 64MP + 13MP + 5MP21%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 40MP + 20MP + 8MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps43%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 1400 Mbps
+65W189%
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.
vs22.5W
+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
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB nano-MemoryAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
253 grams (8.86 ounces)vs+232 grams (8.12 ounces)9%
Lighter
10.1 millimeters (0.4 inches)vs+8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)24%
Thinner
7.1"vs+7.2"1%
Larger screen
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
1/1.72" inchesvs+1/1.7" inches1%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 20MPvs+(front) 24MP20%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
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+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP53 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

29 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
AMOLED
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
+22 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)
ModelBlack Shark 3 Pro (256GB/8GB)Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)
Other model names小米 BlackShark 3 Pro 5G (256GB + 8GB RAM), MBU-A0, MBU-H0Huawei Mate 20X EVR-L29 (Global) 6GB RAM, Huawei Everest
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiHuawei
Release date3/3/202011/1/2018
Depth10.1 millimeters (0.4 inches)8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)83.29 x 177.79 millimeters (3.28 x 7 in)85.4 x 174.6 millimeters (3.36 x 6.87 in)
Weight253 grams (8.86 ounces)232 grams (8.12 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashing

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (SM8250) (7nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 585
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 585
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.26GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.92GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650 (250-587MHz)ARM Mali-G76 MP10 720Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR56GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (110GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)
Display typeAMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size7.1" inches7.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3120 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2244 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)484 PPI346 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Refresh rate90Hzfeature not registered
Display features500nits[typ]
HDR10+
feature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)
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)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps1400/200 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE
Global version (MBU-H0):
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
China version (MBU-A0):
LTE (1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat21 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkGlobal version (MBU-H0):
SA/NSA (78)
China version (MBU-A0):
SA/NSA (41, 78, 79)
Not 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-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat21 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40)
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.3120°
5MP depthf/2.2
(triple camera)
40 megapixels
20MP ultrawidef/2.216mm1/2.7"PDAF
8MP telephotof/2.41/4"80mmPDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels7296x5472 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/1.72" inches1/1.7" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels24 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels5632x4224 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)
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, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C SlimPort®
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts65W Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 4
22.5W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)
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: Blasting Black, Armor Gray
- Always-on display
- Stereo speakers
- Liquid Cooling System
- Physical pop-up gaming triggers
- Colors: Midnight Blue, Phantom Silver
- EMUI 9.0
- 18.7:9 / DCI-P3 / HDR10 display
- Leica camera lens
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos sound

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (256GB/8GB)Huawei Mate 20 X (L29 128GB)
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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