Nokia 8 vs Nokia 8.1

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Display

Display size

5.3 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2280 pixels

Pixel density

554 ppi
408 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

69.44 %
81.42 %

Peak brightness

700 cd/m2 (nit)
 

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

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 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
 

Specifications

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

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

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
Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

13 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle
 

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 oz (172 g)
6.35 oz (180 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash
 

IP certified

IP 54
 

Biometrics

Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Silver, Brown, Blue
Silver, Brown, Blue

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

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
up to 400 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3090 mAh
3500 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Yes

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 3.1
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

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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