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Xiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB) vs Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Black Shark 3S vs Motorola Moto G8 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto G8 Plus XXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)17Points
Xiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)
6.67"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

20mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4729
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09PointsMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Compare Xiaomi Black Shark 3S X
Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2280

48
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Black Shark 3S (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 3S (128GB)17 Advantages Xiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)vsMoto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)9 Advantages Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core34%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR52 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+128GB (108GB available)120%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (49GB available)
+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsLTPS IPS LCD
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1080x2400 pixels5%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2280 pixels
+6.67"6%
Larger screen
vs6.3"
+(triple camera) 64MP + 13MP + 5MP19%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 48MP + 16MP + 5MP
+1/1.72" inches16%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2" inches
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+4729 mAh18%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 mAh
+65W3 times
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.
vs15W
+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 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
222 grams (7.77 ounces)vs+188 grams (6.58 ounces)18%
Lighter
10.4 millimeters (0.41 inches)vs+9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)14%
Thinner
395 PPIvs+400 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 20MPvs+(front) 25MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
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
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

29 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
ModelBlack Shark 3S (128GB)Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Other model names小米 Black Shark 3S 5G (128GB + 12GB RAM)Lenovo Moto G8 Plus XT2019, Motorola Trinket
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Europe)(Global, International)India
(Europe), (Global, International), India
BrandXiaomiMotorola
Release dateJuly, 2020October, 2019
Depth10.4 millimeters (0.41 inches)9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)77.33 x 168.72 millimeters (3.04 x 6.64 in)75.83 x 158.35 millimeters (2.99 x 6.23 in)
Weight222 grams (7.77 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Xiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125 (11nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650 587MhzQualcomm Adreno 610
RAM memory12GB LPDDR54GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (108GB available)
UFS 3.1
64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Display typeAMOLEDLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size6.67" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2280 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI400 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features120Hz, 500 nits, HDR10+60Hz
Mobile networksXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps600/100 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
UMTS 800/850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat13/5 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/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, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
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 3S (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.3120º
5MP depthf/2.2
(triple camera)
48 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.22.0um14mm117°
5MP depthf/2.21.12um
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.72" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels25 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels5760x4320 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 registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixel0.9µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
RadioNot supportedFM
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
ConnectivityXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
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
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Sky Cloud Black, Crystal Blue
- Always-on display
- Stereo speakers
- Liquid Cooling System
- Physical pop-up gaming triggers
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Cosmic Blue, Crystal Pink
- Silicone case included
- Dolby sound
- Dedicated action cam
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4729 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts65W Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 4
15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 days
Standbyfeature not registered19680 minutes | 328 hours | 13.7 days
Radiation rateXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
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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