Which is better, Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro or Huawei P30? We compared their features and specs in detail.

Created date: 07/30/2019, 20:05:32, Updated date: 10/01/2019, 11:27:55

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Xiaomi Black Shark 2 ProHuawei P30

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro or Huawei P30? We've compared the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro and the Huawei P30 and highlighted all the differences. If you're looking for a new phone but can't decide between the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro and the Huawei P30, be sure to check it out!

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General rating:

79.9/100

(The 55th of all smartphones)

82.5/100

(The 1st of all smartphones)

Holding comfort
61/100
69/100
Weight
49/100
64/100
Screen size
90/100
90/100
Display quality
84/100
85/100
Battery life
80/100
74/100
Processing power
98/100
94/100
Memory capacity
99/100
93/100
Storage capacity
91/100
91/100
Rear camera performance
97/100
95/100
Front camera performance
81/100
97/100

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro and Huawei P30, performance comparison.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro and Huawei P30 size comparison. Which to choose?

The size of the body has a big influence on the ease of carrying and one-handed operation. The narrower the width, the easier it is to firmly grasp and hold, but you also have to take into account the device's thickness. Also, if the width and height are smaller, its easier to operate one-handed since its easier to extend your fingers. On the contrary, if the width and height are large, it's difficult to fit in your pocket and is bulky even when put in a bag, and portability is impaired.

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro has a width of 29.5 in (75 mm), a length of 64.4 in (163.6 mm), and a thickness of 3.5 in (8.8 mm). Also, the Huawei P30 has a width of 28.1 in (71.4 mm), a length of 58.7 in (149.1 mm), and a thickness of 3.0 in (7.6 mm).

Comparing the width and thickness of the body, the Huawei P30 is smaller and more compact compared to the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro. For that reason, the Huawei P30 is easier to grip firmly and carry one-handed than the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro. For that reason, we recommend the Huawei P30.

Comparing the width and thickness of the body, the Huawei P30 is a more compact size than the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro. For that reason the Huawei P30 has higher one-handed operability, and has greater portability, being less likely to get in the way when being carried. For these reasons, we recommend the Huawei P30.

Comparing the overall size of the two devices, the Huawei P30 has a large size compared to the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro. For that reason the Huawei P30 is a size that is easier to use in one hand and comfortably carry than the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro. That's why we recommend the Huawei P30.

ScoreDimensions (width x height x thickness)
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro61/10029.5 in (75 mm) x 64.4 in (163.6 mm) x 3.5 in (8.8 mm)
Huawei P3069/10028.1 in (71.4 mm) x 58.7 in (149.1 mm) x 3.0 in (7.6 mm)

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro and Huawei P30, which is more comfortable to hold? Weight comparison

The weight of the device affects hand fatigue and the burden placed upon the wrist. The lighter it is, the longer you'll be able to operate the device without tiring. Also, if the burden placed on the wrist is lower, you'll be able to use the device more comfortably. However if the weight isn't right for you, it could place more of a burden on your body, causing you to feel stress.

The weight of the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro is about 7.2 oz (205 g), and the weight of the Huawei P30 is about 5.8 oz (165 g). Comparing the weight of the two devices, the Huawei P30 is a considerably lighter smart phone than the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro, and there is a difference of about 1.4 oz (165 g). In terms of the burden placed upon your fingers and wrist, the Huawei P30 is superior to the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro. If you are going for a smart phone that won't lead to hand fatigue even after extended use, and is less likely to place a burden on your fingers, we recommend purchasing the Huawei P30 over the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro.

ScoreWeight
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro49/1007.2 oz (205 g)
Huawei P3064/1005.8 oz (165 g)

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro and Huawei P30, whose display is easier to use?

The size of the screen affects usability and screen visibility. A larger screen means larger letters and buttons on apps, so the user is less likely to tap adjacent buttons by mistake. In addition, the user can enjoy a more intense experience when playing games and watching videos.

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro has a 6.39 inch display. Also, the Huawei P30 has a 6.1 inch display. Comparing the screen size, there is a negligible difference in screen size between the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro and the Huawei P30. As a result, the app buttons on both are equally easy to press. We recommend comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreDisplay size
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro90/1006.39 inch
Huawei P3090/1006.1 inch

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro and Huawei P30, which has a clearer display?

Pixel density affects picture quality, and the higher the pixel density, the better the picture quality, which means the user can gain more enjoyment from games and videos. In addition, higher picture quality decreases eyestrain, which means that the user will experience less eye fatigue after prolonged use.

The resolution on the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro is 1080 x 2340, and pixel density is 403ppi. Also, the resolution on the Huawei P30 is 1080 x 2340, and pixel density is 422ppi. Comparing the pixel count, the difference in pixel density between the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro and the Huawei P30 is negligible. As a result, they are both evenly matched in terms of picture quality and easiness on the eyes. Therefore, we recommend comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScorePixel density
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro84/100403ppi
Huawei P3085/100422ppi

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro and Huawei P30, a summary of the differences in battery life.

Battery performance greatly affects battery life, but greater battery capacity does not necessarily mean greater battery life, since battery efficiency should also be considered. Bigger screens and higher CPU performance will mean the batteries are depleted more quickly.

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro is 4000mAh, and the Huawei P30 is 3650mAh. Regarding battery capacity, the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro has greater battery capacity than the Huawei P30, with a 350mAh difference. If battery is a priority, then the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro is recommended over the Huawei P30.

ScoreBattery capacity
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro80/1004000mAh
Huawei P3074/1003650mAh

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro and Huawei P30, which has better CPU?

CPU performance affects the ability to process programs, and the ability to process programs is determined by the product of the number of cores in the CPU and the CPU frequency. The higher this performance is, the more smoothly apps and games will run, and with low performance apps and games become heavy and stress is experienced.

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro's CPU is a Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855+, with performance measured at 2.96GHz+2.42GHz×8(OctaCore). Also, the Huawei P30's CPU is a HiSilicon Kirin 980, with performance measured at 2.6GHz+1.92GHz×8(OctaCore). Comparing CPU performance, there is almost no difference in the specs of the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro and the Huawei P30. For that reason the level of smoothness felt when using apps and comfortable handling of games is about the same. For that reason it is better to compare them in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreCPU specs
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro98/1002.96GHz+2.42GHz×8(OctaCore)
Huawei P3094/1002.6GHz+1.92GHz×8(OctaCore)

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro and Huawei P30, what's the difference in memory capacity?

RAM affects multitasking ability and the stability of apps. The larger the amount of RAM is, the more stability there will be even in situations where multiple apps are running simultaneously, allowing for comfortable use. In addition, animation will be more smooth, and apps will be less likely to freeze or crash. Also, without sufficient RAM, there are games you won't be able to run, so it is necessary to be careful.

The weight of the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro is 12GB and the weight of the Huawei P30 is 8GB. Comparing the devices in terms of RAM, the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro has more RAM than the Huawei P30, with a difference of about 4GB. For that reason the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro allows for smoother multitasking than the Huawei P30, and apps are less likely to crash. In addition the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro allows for smoother enjoyment of 3D games and VR. For this reason, we recommend the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro.

ScoreRAM size
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro99/10012GB
Huawei P3093/1008GB

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro and Huawei P30, which has more data storage?

Storage capacity affects the amount of data that is capable of being stored. The larger the storage capacity, the more pictures you can take and the more applications you can install. In addition, if your smartphone accepts SD cards, then you can increase its storage capacity. However, there are performance related drawbacks, including a slower data transfer rate than the primary memory, and you cannot transfer all your data on the card, so be warned.

The data storage capacity of the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro is 256GB. Also the Huawei P30 is 256GB. Regarding storage capacity, there is a negligible difference in storage capacity between the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro and Huawei P30. As a result, you can save roughly the same amount of pictures, and install roughly the same amount of applications, on either phone. You are better off comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreStorage size
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro91/100256GB
Huawei P3091/100256GB

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro and Huawei P30 rear camera performance comparison. Which has a higher resolution?

One factor that determines the performance of the exterior camera located on the back of the device (the rear/back camera) is the pixel count. The larger the pixel count, the higher the resolution of the pictures you can take, and the cleaner the pictures will look when printed.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro has a 48 MP main camera. Also, Huawei P30 has a 40 MP main camera. Comparing rear camera performance, the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro and Huawei P30 have approximately the same pixel count. As a result, they can both take pictures and shoot videos of roughly the same quality. Therefore, we recommend comparing the two based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreRear-camera resolution
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro97/10048 MP
Huawei P3095/10040 MP

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro and Huawei P30, whose front camera has a better picture quality?

One factor that determines the performance of the exterior camera located on the front of the device (the in/front camera) is the pixel count. The larger the pixel count, the higher the resolution of the pictures you can take, and the cleaner the pictures will look when printed.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro has an 20 MP front camera and Huawei P30 has an 32 MP front camera. Comparing rear camera performance, the front camera of the Huawei P30 has a much higher pixel count compared to the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro, with a roughly 12 MP difference. As a result, the Huawei P30 is more suited than the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro for shooting videos and taking pictures. If you are looking for a smartphone that is suited for shooting high resolution selfies which will look clean when printed, we recommend the Huawei P30 over the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro.

ScoreFront-camera resolution
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro81/10020 MP
Huawei P3097/10032 MP

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro and Huawei P30, performance comparison by specification sheet.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 ProHuawei P30
ImageXiaomi Black Shark 2 ProHuawei P30
MakerXiaomiHuawei
Release date8, 20193, 2019
Colorelectric black,ice ashaurora,amber sunrise,breathing crystal,black,pearl white
OSAndroidAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)29.5 in (75 mm) x 64.4 in (163.6 mm) x 3.5 in (8.8 mm)28.1 in (71.4 mm) x 58.7 in (149.1 mm) x 3.0 in (7.6 mm)
Weight7.2 oz (205 g)5.8 oz (165 g)
Display size6.39 inch6.1 inch
Display typeAMOLEDOLED
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 23401080 x 2340
Pixel density403ppi422ppi
Battery capacity4000mAh3650mAh
ChipsetQualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855+HiSilicon Kirin 980
CPU specs2.96GHz+2.42GHz×8(OctaCore)2.6GHz+1.92GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size12GB8GB
Storage size256GB256GB
Rear-camera resolution48 MP40 MP
Front-camera resolution20 MP32 MP

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