Nokia 8 vs Nokia 8.1

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Display

Size

5.3 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
554 PPI
2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
408 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

69.44 %
81.42 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SDM710

Processor

Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 616

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3090 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

13 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF)
13 MP

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
 

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

13 MP (Wide Angle)
20 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.96 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm)
6.09 x 2.98 x 0.31 inches (154.8 x 75.76 x 7.97 mm)

Weight

5.64 oz (160 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
6.35 oz (180 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash; IP 54
 

Biometrics

Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Silver, Brown, Blue
Silver, Brown, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
 

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, Data cable, Headset, Quick Start Guide, SIM door key
Nokia USB-C 9 V/2 A charger, USB Type-C 2.0 cable, Quick guide, SIM door key, Headset
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