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Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/6GB) vs Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Black Shark 4 vs Sony Xperia XA2 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia XA2 Plus XXiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/6GB)21Points
Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/6GB)
6.67"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

Octa-core

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06PointsSony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)Compare Xiaomi Black Shark 4 X
Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
6"
IPS

1080x2160

23
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

3580
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/6GB)

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 4 (128GB/6GB)21 Advantages Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/6GB)vsXperia XA2 Plus (32GB)6 Advantages Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
+3.2GHz 64bit Octa-core (7nm)32%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2GHz 64bit Octa-core
+6GB LPDDR550%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4
+128GB (103GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB available)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1080x2400 pixels11%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2160 pixels
+6.67"11%
Larger screen
vs6"
+(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP167%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 23MP
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+1/2" inches15%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.3" inches
+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 20MP149%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 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 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh26%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3580 mAh
+120W6 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.
vs18W
+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 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
Not supportedvs+Until 400GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
210 grams (7.35 ounces)vs+204 grams (7.14 ounces)3%
Lighter
9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)3%
Thinner
395 PPIvs+402 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

27 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back / Aluminum body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
+20 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/6GB)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
ModelBlack Shark 4 (128GB/6GB)Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
Other model names黑鲨4 SHARK PRS-A0, KSR-A0, PRS-H0Sony Xperia XA2+ 4GB RAM
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiSony
Release date3/30/2021, Announced: 3/23/20218/1/2018
Depth9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)76.35 x 163.83 millimeters (3.01 x 6.45 in)75 x 157 millimeters (2.95 x 6.18 in)
Weight210 grams (7.35 ounces)204 grams (7.14 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/6GB)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
System versionAndroid 11Android 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 12Android 9.0 Pie
User InterfaceJoy UI 12 / 13feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/6GB)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 (SM8250-AC) (7nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630 (14nm)
CPUOcta-core, 3 processors:
1x 3.2GHz Kryo 585 (Single-core)
3x 2.42GHz Kryo 585 (Triple-core)
4x 1.8GHz Kryo 585 (Quad-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
4x 2.2GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-core)
4x 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650 (670MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 508 650Mhz
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 617456 (v8)
Geekbench: 3448 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 54fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/6GB)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR54GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (103GB available)
UFS 3.1
32GB (21GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 400GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/6GB)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.67" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~78.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2160 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Refresh rate144Hzfeature not registered
Display features1300nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display
Touch Sampling Rate: 720Hz
feature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/6GB)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
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 Mbps600/150 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 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 8, 28, 41, 77, 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 networkLTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/6GB)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2120°1/4"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4AF
23 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels5520x4144 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.3" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: 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 sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
Camera extras4K@30/60fps
1080p@30/60fps
1080p@240/960fps (slow motion)
feature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/6GB)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/6GB)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound with dual speakers
24-bit/192kHz
Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/6GB)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.2 + 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 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/6GB)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/6GB)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh3580 mAh
Charger, watts120W Wired fast charging
Reverse charging by cable
Quick Charge 4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
18W Wired fast charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/6GB)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
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: Black, Pale Grey, Blue, Silver
- Liquid Cooling System
- Physical pop-up gaming triggers
- Colors: Silver, Black, Gold, Green
- Aluminum frame
- Exmor RS camera
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Stereo Bluetooth headset SBH24
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi Miracast

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/6GB)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
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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