Vivo X60 Pro vs Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Vivo X60 Pro phone has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, Samsung Exynos 1080 processor chipset and a battery of 4200 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 Vivo X60 Pro Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.56 in (inches) 7.1 in (inches)
Processor Samsung Exynos 1080 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11) OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11)
Resolution 1080 x 2376 pixels 1440 x 3120 pixels
RAM 12 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/13/13/8 MP 64/13/5 MP
Front Camera 32 MP 20 MP
Battery 4200 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Vivo X60 Pro runs on Samsung Exynos 1080 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.8 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.6 GHz Cortex-A78 and 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2800 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11) operating system.

The Samsung Exynos 1080 is a less powerful chipset processor than the 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 OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11) OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Vivo X60 Pro is carrying a ARM Mali-G78,10 cores gpu in the interior and the Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Vivo X60 Pro battery capacity is 4200 mAh which is a 19% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, 33W and Vivo FlashCharge.
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 2376 pixels and a screen size of 6.56 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 Vivo X60 Pro is a 8.2% smaller than Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Vivo X60 Pro Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
120 Hz refresh rate 4 pressure sensors
240 Hz touch sampling rate 500 cd/m²
3D curved glass screen 90Hz
6000000:1 97% DCI-P3
Capacitive Active DC Dimming
HDR10 Capacitive
HDR10+ Delta E < 1
Multi-touch HDR10+
Scratch resistant Input latency – 24 ms
JNCD < 0.55
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 Vivo X60 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 12 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, the Vivo X60 Pro gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro.

At the more expensive edition, both device present the same ram capacity:12 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Vivo X60 Pro comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Vivo X60 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 Vivo X60 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 48/13/13/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length:26.4 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX598 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.5 f/2.5 f/2.2 f/3.4 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.

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Vivo X60 Pro Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
4-axis OIS 3-element lens (#3)
60x super zoom (#4) 6-element lens (#2)
Angle of view – 120° (#3) Aperture – f/2.2 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) Aperture size – f/2.25 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.46 (#2) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/3.4 (#4) Continuous shooting
Autofocus Digital image stabilization
Closed loop motor Digital zoom
Continuous shooting Exposure compensation
Digital image stabilization Face detection
Digital zoom Geotagging
Exposure compensation HDR
Face detection ISO settings
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 50 mm (#2) Macro mode
Fourth rear camera – 8 MP (periscope telephoto) Optical zoom
Geotagging Panorama
HDR Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
ISO settings Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Optical image stabilization RAW
Optical zoom Scene mode
Panorama Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Self-timer
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Third rear camera – 5 MP (depth-sensing)
Scene mode Touch focus
Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (telephoto) White balance settings
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Vivo X60 Pro comes with a 32 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:

Vivo X60 Pro Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
32 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.0.45 Aperture:f/2.2
Face unlock HDR
Mechanical pop-up camera Pixel size:0.9 µm /0.000900 mm
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Sensor size:1/3″
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm Wide angle lens
Sensor model:Samsung S5KGD1
Sensor type – ISOCELL Slim
Sensor type:ISOCELL

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.

Vivo X60 Pro Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G Modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
HSPA+ GPRS
LTE HSPA+
TD-SCDMA LTE
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Vivo X60 Pro price is $600 (12 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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