The new Xiaomi Black Shark 2 device has a 2 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Motorola Moto G 5G Plus
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.39 in (inches) 6.7 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie Android 9.0 Pie
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1080 x 2520 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/12 MP 48/8/5/2 MP
Front Camera 20 MP 16 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 485, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 485 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 485. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Liquid Cool 3.0 vapor chamber. Running on Android 9.0 Pie operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G.

Meanwhile, the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.4 GHz Kryo 475, 1 core of 2.2 GHz Kryo 475 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 475. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2400 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on Android 9.0 Pie OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 640 gpu in the interior and the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus has the Qualcomm Adreno 620 graphics processor.

Battery

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 25% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0.
The Motorola Moto G 5G Plus battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and TurboPower.

Screen

The handset is using a Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.39 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus is featuring a IPS display with 1080 x 2520 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 is a 4.8% smaller than Motorola Moto G 5G Plus screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Motorola Moto G 5G Plus
108.9% NTSC 2.5D curved glass screen
2.5D curved glass screen 90 Hz refresh rate
430 cd/m² Capacitive
60000:1 contrast ratio HDR10
Always-On Display LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
Capacitive Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Scratch resistant
DCI-P3
HDR10
Multi-touch
Pressure levels sensitivity
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Motorola Moto G 5G Plus is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Motorola Moto G 5G Plus.

The maximum capacity offered by the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 100% bigger than the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus with 6 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 comes with or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 64 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus with 128 gigabytes.

Motorola Moto G 5G Plus gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 rear camera setup is composed by 2 lenses of 48/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 , of 27 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 m and aperture lens of f/1.75 f/2.2 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/8/5/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 f/2.2 f/2.2 respectively.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Motorola Moto G 5G Plus
1080p @ 960 fps 2 cm shooting distance (#2)
6-element lens Angle of view – 118° (#3)
6-element lens (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
720p @ 960 fps Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#4)
Autofocus Autofocus
Continuous shooting Continuous shooting
Digital image stabilization Digital image stabilization
Digital zoom Digital zoom
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation
Face detection Face detection
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 27 mm Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 51 mm (#2) Geotagging
Geotagging HDR
HDR ISO settings
ISO settings Laser autofocus (LAF)
Macro mode Macro mode
Optical zoom Night Vision
Panorama Panorama
Phase detection Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2) Pixel size – 1.12 µm (#2)
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Pixel size – 1.12 µm (#3)
RAW Pixel size – 1.75 µm (#4)
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover RAW
Scene mode Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Secondary rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
Self-timer Self-timer
Sensor version – Samsung S5K3M5 (#2) Third rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor size – 1/2″ Touch focus
Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#2) White balance settings
Sensor type – ISOCELL (#2)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 comes with a 20 MP in the front.

The Motorola Moto G 5G Plus has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Motorola Moto G 5G Plus
20 MP 16 MP
5-element lens Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
AI Beautification Aperture:f/2.0
Aperture:f/2.0 Digital image stabilization
Focal length (35 mm) – 18 mm Face unlock
Focal length:3.52 mm Night Vision
HDR Pixel size – 1.12 µm (#2)
Pixel size – 0.9 m Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm
Scene mode
Secondary front camera – 8 MP
Self-timer
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)

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.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Motorola Moto G 5G Plus
EDGE 5G NSA
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) 5G SA
GPRS Built-in 5G modem
HSPA+ EDGE
LTE EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
TD-HSDPA GPRS
TD-SCDMA HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 price is $477 (6+128 GB) or $521 (8+128 GB) or $565 (8+256 GB) or $625 (12+256 GB) and the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus price tag is $400 (4 GB + 64 GB) or $450 (6 GB + 128 GB)

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