Asus ZenFone 7 Pro vs Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro – Analysis, specs and prices

The new Asus ZenFone 7 Pro device has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus processor chipset and a battery of 5000 mAh. On other side, the Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Asus ZenFone 7 Pro vs Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
Asus ZenFone 7 Pro vs Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro

Processor and Operating System

The Asus ZenFone 7 Pro runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.09 GHz Kryo 485, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 485 and 4 cores of 1.80 GHz Kryo 485. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3090 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on ZenUI 7 operating system.

The Zenfone 7 uses a better processor chip then Black Shark 3 Pro, the 865 plus version.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and 4th Gen liquid cooling system. And it’s running on ZenUI 7 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Asus ZenFone 7 Pro is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650 gpu in the interior and the Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Asus ZenFone 7 Pro battery capacity is 5000 mAh, which is the same as Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 and Power Delivery 3.0.
The Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 2x 2500 mAh batteries and 65W fast charging.

Screen

The handset is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.67 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro is featuring a Super AMOLED display with 1440 x 3120 pixels and a screen size of 7.1 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro is a 6.4% smaller than Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Asus ZenFone 7 Pro Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
105% NTSC 4 pressure sensors
110% DCI-P3 500 cd/m²
2.5D curved glass screen 90Hz
700 cd/m² outdoor brightness 97% DCI-P3
90 Hz refresh rate Active DC Dimming
Capacitive Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Delta E < 1
HDR10+ HDR10+
Multi-touch Input latency – 24 ms
Scratch resistant JNCD < 0.55
SGS Eye Care Display Master Touch 3.0
MEMC technology
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Touch registration rate – 240 Hz
TrueviewDisplay
TUV Certified for Eye Comfort

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 50% smaller than the Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro with 12 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Asus ZenFone 7 Pro comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:256 gigabytes.

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Asus ZenFone 7 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 64/12/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 , of 26.6 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX686 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 respectively.

asus zenfone 7 pro camera
asus zenfone 7 pro camera

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 64/13/5 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 20 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.3 f/2.2 respectively.

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro camera
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro camera
Asus ZenFone 7 Pro Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
1080p @ 240 fps 3-element lens (#3)
12x digital zoom (#3) 6-element lens (#2)
2160p @ 60 fps Aperture – f/2.2 (#3)
2×1 On-chip-lens phase detection Aperture size – f/2.25 (#2)
3x optical zoom (#3) Autofocus
4 cm macro shooting distance(#2) Continuous shooting
720p @ 480 fps Digital image stabilization
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Digital zoom
Autofocus Exposure compensation
Continuous shooting Face detection
Digital image stabilization Geotagging
Digital zoom HDR
Exposure compensation ISO settings
Face detection Macro mode
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 14.3 mm (#2) Optical zoom
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 80 mm (#3) Panorama
Geotagging Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
HDR Pixel size – 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
ISO settings RAW
Laser autofocus (LAF) Scene mode
Macro mode Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Optical image stabilization Self-timer
Optical zoom Third rear camera – 5 MP (depth-sensing)
Panorama Touch focus
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) White balance settings
Pixel size – 1.4 µm (#2)
Pixel size – 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
RAW
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer
Sensor version – Sony IMX363 (#2)
Sensor size – 1/2.55″ (#2)
Third rear camera – 8 MP (telephoto)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Asus ZenFone 7 Pro comes with a 64 MP in the front.

The Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro has a 20 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Asus ZenFone 7 Pro Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
64 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/1.8 Aperture:f/2.2
Aperture:f/2.2 (#2) HDR
Aperture:f/2.4 (#3) Pixel size:0.9 µm /0.000900 mm
auto panorama Sensor size:1/3″
HDR Wide angle lens
Laser autofocus (LAF)
Motorized flip primary camera
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Secondary front camera – 12 MP
Third front camera – 8 MP

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Asus ZenFone 7 Pro Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Bulit-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) GPRS
LTE Cat 19 HSPA+
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Asus ZenFone 7 Pro price is $950 (8 GB + 256 GB) and the Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro price tag is $675 (8 GB + 256 GB) or $720 (12 GB + 256 GB)

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