Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra vs Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro: Analysis, specs and price

The newest Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra houses a set of four main cameras of 108/48/12/TOF MP while the new gaming phone Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro, with some amazing features for gaming mode like the processor, the screen and other improvements include three rear cameras of 64/13/5 MP. Both phones brings new hardware,camera and software improvements. The review for this version with new specs are detailed next.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra vs Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro review

Processor

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset and the 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 maximun CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 runs in both smartphones.
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 maximun CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and 4th Gen liquid cooling system.

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro camera
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro camera

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra battery capacity is 5000 mAh, which is the same as Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi/PMA wireless charging – 15 W, Wireless reverse charging – 9 W, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 and USB Power Delivery 3.0
The Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 2x 2500 mAh batteries and 65W fast charging.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra specs
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Screen

The smartphone is using a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3200 pixels and a screen size of 6.9 in (inches).

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

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is a 2.8% smaller than Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro screen.

Memory

On the memory hardware side, the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is carrying a ram memory of 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz) and LPDDR5 and a built-in storage of 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)

. The Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes), some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel and a built-in storage of 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro.

The maximum capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is 16 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% bigger 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 Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra comes with 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes),In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro with 256 gigabytes.

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

Rear Camera

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra main camera setup is composed by 108/48/12/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 , of 26 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/3.5 f/2.2 f/1.0 F.Meanwhile the Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro rear camera comes with 64/13/5 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 , of 20 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.3 f/2.2 F.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
100x digital zoom (Space Zoom) (#3) 3-element lens (#3)
1080p @ 240 fps 6-element lens (#2)
10x optical zoom (#3) Aperture – f/2.2 (#3)
2160p @ 60 fps Aperture size – f/2.25 (#2)
30x hybrid zoom (#3) Autofocus
720p @ 960 fps Continuous shooting
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Digital image stabilization
Angle of view – 24° (#3) Digital zoom
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Exposure compensation
Aperture size – f/3.5 (#3) Face detection
Autofocus Geotagging
Continuous shooting HDR
Digital zoom ISO settings
Exposure compensation Macro mode
Face detection Optical zoom
Fourth rear camera – DepthVision Panorama
Geotagging Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
HDR Pixel size – 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
HDR10+ video recording RAW
ISO settings Scene mode
Nonacell pixel size – 2.4 μm (9-in-1 pixel binning) Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Object tracking AF Self-timer
OIS (#3) Third rear camera – 5 MP (depth-sensing)
Optical image stabilization Touch focus
Optical zoom White balance settings
Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer
Sensor type – ISOCELL Bright
Super Phase detection
Third rear camera – 48 MP (periscope telephoto)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra comes with a 40 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:

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
40 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.2
Auto HDR HDR
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Pixel size:0.9 µm /0.000900 mm
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) Sensor size:1/3″
Wide angle lens

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.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
Enhanced 4×4 MIMO 5G NSA
LAA (US only) 5G SA
Snapdragon X55 modem EDGE
Up to 7CA EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
5G NSA GPRS
5G SA HSPA+
EDGE LTE
GPRS TD-
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) TD-SCDMA
LTE Cat 20 UMTS(384 kbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra price is $1399 and the Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro price tag is $675 (8 GB + 256 GB) or $720 (12 GB + 256GB)

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