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Xiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Black Shark 3S vs Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) XXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)25Points
Xiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)
6.67"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

20mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4729
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06PointsSamsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN)Compare Xiaomi Black Shark 3S X
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN)
5"
PLS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2400
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)25 Advantages Xiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)vsGalaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core140%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+12GB LPDDR55 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+128GB (108GB available)10 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+1080x2400 pixels181%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+395 PPI34%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs294 PPI
+6.67"33%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(triple camera) 64MP + 13MP + 5MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+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)
+(front) 20MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+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
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4729 mAh97%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2400 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
222 grams (7.77 ounces)vs+142 grams (4.97 ounces)56%
Lighter
10.4 millimeters (0.41 inches)vs+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)27%
Thinner
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
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

18 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
Multitouch
+11 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN)
ModelBlack Shark 3S (128GB)Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN)
Other model names小米 Black Shark 3S 5G (128GB + 12GB RAM)Galaxy J3 (NFC) SM-J330FN Single-Sim
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Europe)
(Europe)
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateJuly, 2020July, 2017
Depth10.4 millimeters (0.41 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)77.33 x 168.72 millimeters (3.04 x 6.64 in)70.3 x 143.2 millimeters (2.77 x 5.64 in)
Weight222 grams (7.77 ounces)142 grams (4.97 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650 587MhzARM Mali-T720
RAM memory12GB LPDDR52GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (108GB available)
UFS 3.1
16GB (10GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT PLS
Screen size6.67" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features120Hz, 500 nits, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps150/50 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40)
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
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN)
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)Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.3120º
5MP depthf/2.2
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.72" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
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 only main camera
2ª cameraXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN)
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN)
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
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: Black, Blue, Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum body
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- Samsung Knox
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4729 mAh2400 mAh
Charger, watts65W Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 4
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Black Shark 3S (128GB)Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330FN)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.658W/kg (head) | 1.32W/kg (body)
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