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Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer

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Xiaomi Black Shark

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Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer vs Xiaomi Black Shark : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2019, February | 2018, April
  • Dimensions: 157.5 x 74.7 x 7.6 mm | 161.6 x 75.4 x 9.3 mm
  • Weight: 173 g | 190 g
  • Screen: 6.39", Super AMOLED | 5.99", IPS LCD
  • Main Camera: Triple, 48 MP | Dual, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 20 MP | Single, 20 MP
  • Memory: 256 GB, 8/12 GB RAM | 128 GB, 8 GB RAM 64 GB, 6 GB RAM
  • Battery: 3300 mAh | 4000 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: No | No
  • Approximate price: 530 EUR | 400 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2019 2018
Dimensions (HxWxD) 157.5 Х 74.7 Х 7.6 mm 161.6 Х 75.4 Х 9.3 mm
Weight 173 g 190 g
Body Build Back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame (7000 series)
Colors Transparent Black Black, Gray, Royal Blue (128/8GB only)
Battery 3300 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price 530 EUR 400 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10 Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) - Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 485) - Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 640 Adreno 630
External memory No No
Internal memory 256 GB, 8/12 GB RAM 128 GB, 8 GB RAM 64 GB, 6 GB RAM
Antutu score 290235
GeekBench Single Core 2392
GeekBench Multi-Core 8368
GeekBench RenderScript 13220

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.39" inc 5.99" inc
Screen area 100.2 cm2 92.6 cm2
Screen format 19.5:9 (height:width) 18:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 85.2% 76.0%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2340 px 1080 x 2160 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 403 PPI 403 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Other specs - HDR10
-DCI-P3
- Always-on display
-97% DCI-P3
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 48 MP, Triple 12 MP, Dual
Camera specs -48 MP, f/1.5 (12GB RAM model) or f/1.8 (8GB RAM model), (wide), 1/2", 0.8µm, PDAF, Laser AF
- 12 MP, f/2.2, 54mm (telephoto), 1/3.6", 1.0µm, PDAF, Laser AF, 2x optical zoom
- 16 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.0", 1.0µm, PDAF, Laser AF
-12 MP, f/1.8, 1.25µm, dual pixel PDAF
-20 MP, f/1.8, 1.0µm, AF, 2x optical zoom
Functions Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/120/240fps, 1080p@960fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Front camera, selfie 20 MP, Single 20 MP, Single
Specifications 20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm 20 MP, f/2.2, 1.0µm
Functions HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300)
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100  
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA, LTE-A HSPA, LTE-A (3CA)
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
Music and Audio
Radio No No
Headphone jack No No
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass , Infrared port - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Other extras
- Fast battery charging 27W (Quick Charge 4+)
-Fast wireless charging 20W

- Fast battery charging 9V/2A 18W (Quick Charge 3.0)
Versions
- Also known as Xiaomi Mi 9 Transparent Edition

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