Xiaomi Black Shark 2 vs Asus ROG Phone II

Display

Display size

6.4 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9
19.5:9

Pixel density

403 ppi
391 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

81.78 %
80.24 %

Peak brightness

430 cd/m2 (nit)
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

HDR video support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120 Hz Refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus SM8150-AC

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2960 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Adreno 640

RAM

8 GB LPDDR4
12 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128 GB
512 GB, not expandable

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
6000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 4
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

48 megapixels
48 megapixels

Features

Phase detection autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Telephoto, Phase detection autofocus
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 11 mm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Night mode, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Geo tagging

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization

Front

20 megapixels
24 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.44 x 2.95 x 0.35 inches (163.61 x 75.01 x 8.77 mm)
6.73 x 3.06 x 0.37 inches (170.99 x 77.6 x 9.48 mm)

Weight

7.23 oz (205 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
8.47 oz (240 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

 
Frame: Metal

Biometrics

In-screen fingerprint
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Keys

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
 

Colors

Black, Silver
Black Glare

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0, EDR

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ad, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port
OTG, Video out, Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Dual-band positioning, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Aug 13, 2019

 
FCC ID value: MSQI001D link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.04 W/kg

Body

 
0.83 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.19 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Power Adapter, USB Type-C Cable, Type-C Audio Adapter, Contact Pin, Protective Case, Screen Protector, Manual
AeroActive Cooler II, ASUS ZenEar Pro Hi-Res earphone with microphone (optional), Transparent case / Aero case, Type-C to C Cable (120cm), Ejector pin (SIM tray needle), USB power adapter (18W / 30W), Documentation (user guide, warranty card)

Availability

Officially announced

Mar 18, 2019
Jul 22, 2019
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