Sony Xperia Pro vs Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Sony Xperia Pro handset has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 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.

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Specifications

Feature Sony Xperia Pro Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 7.1 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1644 x 3840 pixels 1440 x 3120 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/12/TOF MP 64/13/5 MP
Front Camera 8 MP 20 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Sony Xperia Pro 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 maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,Elite Gaming and Game Enhancer. Running on Android 10 operating system.

Both phones are using the same processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865..

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 Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

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

Battery

The Sony Xperia Pro battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 25% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging and Qualcomm Quick Charge 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 P-OLED display with 1644 x 3840 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 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 Sony Xperia Pro is a 9.2% smaller than Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Sony Xperia Pro Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
100% DCI-P3 4 pressure sensors
400 cd/m² 500 cd/m²
Capacitive 90Hz
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 97% DCI-P3
Dynamic contrast enhancement Active DC Dimming
Dynamic Vibration system Capacitive
HDR Delta E < 1
Motion Blur Reduction HDR10+
Multi-touch Input latency – 24 ms
Peak brightness – 650 cd/m² JNCD < 0.55
Scratch resistant Master Touch 3.0
Triluminos display for mobile MEMC technology
X-Reality display 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 Sony Xperia Pro is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X 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 Sony Xperia 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 Sony Xperia Pro comes with or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Sony Xperia Pro gives a 300% more storage memory capacity than Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro.

The max storage capacity offered by the Sony Xperia Pro 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 or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Sony Xperia Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 12/12/12/TOF MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length and 35 mm:24 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX555 , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

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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.

Sony Xperia Pro Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
1080p @ 960 fps 3-element lens (#3)
3x optical zoom (#2) 6-element lens (#2)
720p @ 960 fps Aperture – f/2.2 (#3)
Angle of view – 130° (#3) Aperture size – f/2.25 (#2)
Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3) Autofocus
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2) Continuous shooting
Autofocus Digital image stabilization
Continuous shooting Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization Exposure compensation
Digital zoom Face detection
Dual Pixel PDAF Geotagging
Dual Pixel PDAF (#3) HDR
Exposure compensation ISO settings
Face detection Macro mode
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#3) Optical zoom
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#2) Panorama
Geotagging Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
HDR Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
ISO settings RAW
OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2) Scene mode
Optical image stabilization Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Panorama Self-timer
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Third rear camera – 5 MP (depth-sensing)
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2) Touch focus
Pixel size – 1.4 m (#2) White balance settings
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Self-timer
Sensor size – 1/2.6″ (#3)
Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#2)
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera
Touch focus
White balance settings
Zeiss lens

Front Camera – Selfie

The Sony Xperia Pro comes with a 8 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:

Sony Xperia Pro Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
8 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.2
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm HDR
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) Pixel size:0.9 µm /0.000900 mm
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.

Sony Xperia Pro Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
5G is market-dependent 5G NSA
5G mmWave 5G SA
5G NSA Built-in 5G modem
5G SA EDGE
5G sub-6 Ghz EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
Built-in 5G modem GPRS
EDGE HSPA+
GPRS LTE
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) TD-
LTE Cat 20 TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Sony Xperia Pro price is $2500 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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