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Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GB vs Xiaomi Black Shark Helo 256GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 vs Xiaomi Black Shark Helo phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Xiaomi Black Shark Helo X12Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GB
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GB
6.39"
AMOLED

1080x2340

12
MP

24mp

10GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 X05Xiaomi Black Shark Helo 256GB
Xiaomi Black Shark Helo 256GB
6.01"
AMOLED

1080x2160

12
MP

20mp

10GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GB

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!


12 Advantages Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GB
Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBvsBlack Shark Helo 256GB
 2%2%
+Thinner
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum body, front glass, ceramic backvsAluminum body, front glass
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsAMOLED
 8%8%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2340 pixelsvs1080x2160 pixels
 1%1%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
403 PPIvs402 PPI
 6%6%
+Larger screen
6.39"vs6.01"
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
 30%30%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(dual front camera) 24MP + 2MPvs(front) 20MP
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 3vsNot supported

05 Advantages Xiaomi Black Shark Helo 256GB
Black Shark Helo 256GBvsMi Mix 3 10GB/256GB
 2%2%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 15%15%
+Lighter
190 grams (6.65 ounces)vs218 grams (7.63 ounces)
 33%33%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 20MPvs(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
 25%25%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3200 mAh

32 Common items in both devices
10GB LPDDR4X
256GB (240GB user available)
UFS 2.1
16 million
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
600 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector / USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBXiaomi Black Shark Helo 256GB
ModelMi Mix 3 10GB/256GBBlack Shark Helo 256GB
Also known as小米MIX 3, Xiaomi Mix 3 Special edition 10GB RAM + 256GB黑鲨游戏手机 Helo 10GB RAM + 256GB, AWM-A0
Country or region availableChinaChina
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release dateNovember, 2018November, 2018
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)74.69 x 157.89 millimeters (2.94 x 6.22 in)75.25 x 160 millimeters (2.96 x 6.3 in)
Weight218 grams (7.63 ounces)190 grams (6.65 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, front glass, ceramic backAluminum body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBXiaomi Black Shark Helo 256GB
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBXiaomi Black Shark Helo 256GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
RAM memory10GB LPDDR4X10GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (240GB user available)
UFS 2.1
256GB (240GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBXiaomi Black Shark Helo 256GB
Display typeSuper AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size6.39" inches6.01" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85% (screen-to-body ratio)~77.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels1080x2160 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBXiaomi Black Shark Helo 256GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkGlobal version:
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat11
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,28,29,30,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)

China version:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat12 (Bands 1,3,4,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
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, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, 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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload600/50 Mbps600/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBXiaomi Black Shark Helo 256GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBXiaomi Black Shark Helo 256GB
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP 1/3.4" 1.0µm telephoto
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
20MP telephoto (f/1.8 1.0µm)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.25µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical 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
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBXiaomi Black Shark Helo 256GB
Front camera(dual front camera)
24 megapixels
2MP depth sensor
20 megapixels
Front camera resolution5656x4224 pixels5952x3348 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBXiaomi Black Shark Helo 256GB
RadioNot supportedNot supported
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
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBXiaomi Black Shark Helo 256GB
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapterType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
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 supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBXiaomi Black Shark Helo 256GB
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 (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Forbidden City Special Edition (blue)
- MIUI 10
- 600nit + HDR display
- Mechanical pop-up front camera
- Quick Charge 3.0 18W (cable)
- Quick Charge 4.0+ 10W (wireless)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black
- Display: 18:9 / HDR / 430nit
- 100% DCI-P3 coverage display
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Left and right game pad included
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBXiaomi Black Shark Helo 256GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3200 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18W9V/2A=18W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBXiaomi Black Shark Helo 256GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered