Honor 8 vs Nokia 4.2

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
720 x 1520 pixels

Pixel density

424 ppi
295 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

72.02 %
76.60 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 35 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
2 megapixels

Hardware Features

Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Depth information

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 35 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Features

Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.73 x 2.80 x 0.29 inches (145.5 x 71 x 7.45 mm)
5.86 x 2.81 x 0.33 inches (148.95 x 71.30 x 8.39 mm)

Weight

5.40 oz (153 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.68 oz (161 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Plastic

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue, White
Black, Pink

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 950
Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439

Processor

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A72 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 1950 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Mali-T880 MP4
Adreno 505

RAM

4 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
 

Talk time

28.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

Stand-by time

15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

15.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Talk time (4G)

11 hours
 

Stand-by time (4G)

 
25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 24 days (575 h)

Music playback

24.00 hours
100.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 20, 2016
 

FCC ID value: QISFRD-L04 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.07 W/kg
 

Body

0.24 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.17 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, Charging / data cable, Quick start guide, Sim door key

MSRP price

$ 499
$ 199
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