Xiaomi Mi 11 vs Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Xiaomi Mi 11 handset has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 108 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4600 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 Xiaomi Mi 11 Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.81 in (inches) 7.1 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System MIUI 12.5 MIUI 12.5
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1440 x 3120 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 108/13/5 MP 64/13/5 MP
Front Camera 20 MP 20 MP
Battery 4600 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Xiaomi Mi 11 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,6th Gen AI Engine,Game Turbo 4.0,LiquidCool 2.0 Vapor Chamber,6-stack graphite layer and Graphene layer. Running on MIUI 12.5 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better 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 MIUI 12.5 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Xiaomi Mi 11 is carrying a Adreno 660,840 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 Xiaomi Mi 11 battery capacity is 4600 mAh which is a 8.6% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Dual Cell battery, 55W fast charging, 50W wireless charging, 10W reverse wireless charging, Power Delivery 3.0, Quick Charge 3+ and Quick Charge 4+.
The Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 2x 2500 mAh batteries and 65W fast charging.

Screen

The smartphone is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.81 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 Xiaomi Mi 11 is a 4.2% smaller than Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Mi 11 Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
100% DCI-P3 4 pressure sensors
120Hz refresh rate 500 cd/m²
480Hz touch sampling rate 90Hz
4D curved glass screen 97% DCI-P3
5000000:1 Active DC Dimming
Capacitive Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Delta E < 1
Delta-E 0.41 HDR10+
DotDisplay with TrueColor Input latency – 24 ms
HDR10+ JNCD < 0.55
JNCD 0.38 Master Touch 3.0
MEMC (Motion Estimation Motion Compensation) MEMC technology
Multi-touch Multi-touch
Peak brightness – 1500 cd/m² Scratch resistant
Scratch resistant Touch registration rate – 240 Hz
SGS Eye Care Display Certification TrueviewDisplay
Typical brightness – 900 cd/m² TUV Certified for Eye Comfort

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Xiaomi Mi 11 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 3200 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.

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 Xiaomi Mi 11 comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

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 Xiaomi Mi 11 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 108/13/5 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , carrying a sensor like Samsung S5K3T2 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.4 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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Xiaomi Mi 11 Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
AI 2.0 3-element lens (#3)
Angle of view – 123° (#2) 6-element lens (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Aperture – f/2.2 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Aperture size – f/2.25 (#2)
Autofocus Autofocus
Autofocus – 3 cm-10cm (#3) Continuous shooting
Continuous autofocus Digital image stabilization
Digital image stabilization Digital zoom
Digital zoom Exposure compensation
Exposure compensation Face detection
Face detection Geotagging
Face unlock HDR
Geotagging ISO settings
HDR Macro mode
ISO settings Optical zoom
Laser autofocus (LAF) Panorama
Night Mode 2.0 Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Optical image stabilization Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Optical zoom RAW
Panorama Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Self-timer
Scene mode Third rear camera – 5 MP (depth-sensing)
Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Touch focus
Self-timer White balance settings
Third rear camera – 5 MP (telepmacro)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Xiaomi Mi 11 comes with a 20 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:

Xiaomi Mi 11 Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
20 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.0.4 Aperture:f/2.2
Face unlock HDR
HDR 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 S5K3T2
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.

Xiaomi Mi 11 Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
4×4 MIMO 5G NSA
5G NSA 5G SA
5G SA Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
Ho RxD GPRS
HPUE HSPA+
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) LTE
LTE Cat 20 TD-
Snapdragon X60 modem TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Xiaomi Mi 11 price is $610 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $660 (8 GB + 256 GB) or $720 (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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