Razer Phone 2 Vs Xiaomi Black Shark Helo, which is the best gaming smartphone to buy? The Razer Phone 2 was recently unveiled after the first Razer Phone that was released last year. The first Razer smartphone was one of the most interesting smartphone last year and Razer decided to launch the Razer Phone 2 with so many upgraded features. This smartphone is one of the most interesting gaming smartphone ever and its also good for entertainment especially for Netflix and PUBG Mobile lovers. However, we will be comparing it to the Black Shark Helo by Xiaomi which was recently announced. It is their newest device and the first smartphone ever with a 10GB RAM. Lets find out the best one to buy.
Razer Phone 2 Vs Xiaomi Black Shark Helo: Design
The Razer Phone 2 has an aluminum alloy body design. It has some curved edges that makes it a bit more comfortable to grip. This smartphone has a Gorilla Glass at the back which allows wireless charging. Its fingerprint sensor is located on the power button. While the Xiaomi Black Shark Helo has an aluminum alloy body design, its rear is made out of patterned glass and the aluminum frame curve over slightly on each sides. it has a rear fingerprint scanner. The Razer Phone 2 weighs 220g, while the Black Shark Helo weighs less at 190g.
Razer Phone 2 Vs Xiaomi Black Shark Helo: Display
The Razer Phone 2 sports a 5.72-inch QHD+ IGZO capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels, the screen has a pixel per inch density of 513. While, the Black Shark Helo features a taller 6.01-inch FHD+ AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 1080 x 2160 Pixels in resolution and 402ppi.
Razer Phone 2 Vs Xiaomi Black Shark Helo: Software and Hardware
The Razer Phone 2 houses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset with an octa-core processor clocking speed of up to 2.8GHz. The Razer Phone 2 has 8GB RAM and 64GB storage space.
While the Black Shark Helo houses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Chipset with octa-core processor clocking at 2.8GHz. In the RAM department, the Black Shark Helo has 6GB/8GB/10GB and 128GB/256GB storage space.
For the Software, Razer Phone 2 runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. While the Black Shark Helo runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system as well.
Razer Phone 2 Vs Xiaomi Black Shark Helo: Camera
The Razer Phone 2 has a rear dual camera setup of 12MP+12MP and a front/Selfie camera of 12 megapixels. While the Black Shark Helo has a camera set up of 12MP+20MP with a great front camera of 20MP with f/2.2 aperture.
Razer Phone 2 Vs Xiaomi Black Shark Helo: Battery
Powering the Razer Phone 2 is a Li-lon 4000mah Non-removable battery with fast battery charging. While the Black Shark Helo is powered by a Li-Po 4000mAh Non-removable battery with fast charging as well.
Razer Phone 2 Vs Xiaomi Black Shark Helo: Verdict
They are both great gaming smartphones with high-end features at an affordable price. However, I personally think the Razer Phone 2 doesn’t match up to the Xiaomi Black Shark Helo.
Razer Phone 2 Vs Xiaomi Black Shark Helo Specs Comparison
|Model||Razer Phone 2||Xiaomi Black Shark Helo|
|Announced||October, 2018||October, 2018|
|Released||October, 2018||October, 2018|
|Status||Available on Shopping stores||Available on Shopping stores|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Network|| LTE band LTE 700 MHz Class 13, LTE 700 MHz Class 17, LTE 800 MHz, LTE 850 MHz, LTE 900
MHz ,LTE 1700/2100 MHz, LTE 1800
MHz, LTE 1900 MHz, LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz, LTE-TDD 1900
MHz (B39), LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41), LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38), LTE 700
MHz (B12), LTE 700 MHz (B14), LTE 800 MHz (B18), LTE 800 MHz (B19),
LTE 850 MHz (B26), LTE 700
MHz (B28), LTE 700 MHz (B29), LTE 2300 MHz (B30), LTE 1500 MHz
(B32) LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 600 MHz (B71)
| LTE band LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz, LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz, LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz, LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
Nano + Nano
|SIM Count||Single SIM||Dual SIM|
|Type||Aluminum Alloy||Aluminum Alloy|
|Dimensions||78.99 x 158.5 x 8.5 mm||75.25 x 160 x 8.7 mm|
|Water Resistant||Yes with IP67||No|
|Protection|| Yes, RGB Illuminated Razer
Chroma Logo on the back
|Colours||Black||Black, Red, Blue|
|Display Type||QHD+ IGZO capacitive touchscreen||FHD+ AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1440 × 2560 pixels||1080 x 2160 pixels|
|Colors||16M colors||16M colors|
|Touch Screen Model||Capacitive||Capacitive|
|Features|| Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, Display manufacturer- Sharp,
650 nits of brightness,Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 120 Hz refresh rate, Ultra Motion Technology, Wide Color Gamut
| Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, 2.5D curved glass screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 60000:1 contrast ratio 430 cd/m²
|12MP + 12MP||12MP + 20MP|
|2160p@60fps||2160p@30fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@240fps|
White balance settings
White balance settings
|f/1.75 + f/2.6||f/1.75 + f/1.75|
|1.4µm + 1.0µm||1.25µm + 1.0 μm|
|1/2.55″ + 1/3.1″||1/2.9″ + 1/2.78″|
|Android 8.1 Oreo||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 845||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845|
|CPU||Octa-core 2.8GHz||Octa-core 2.8GHz|
|GPU (Graphics)||Qualcomm Adreno 630||Adreno 630|
|Yes, Up to 512GB||Yes, up to 512GB|
|Card Type||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC|
|Controls||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key|
|USB Type||Yes, Type-C||Yes, Type-C|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Battery Type||Li-lon Battery||Li-Po Battery|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC||Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player||Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
|Vibration, Ringtones||Vibration, Ringtones|
|MP3, WAV||MP3, WAV|
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
Razer Phone 2 Vs Xiaomi Black Shark Helo Price
|Starting From||$799 – $899||$499 – $549|
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