Nokia 8 vs Nokia 9 PureView

$545 VIEW ON AMAZON
$500 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

5.3 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
554 PPI
2880 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
538 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
P-OLED

Screen-to-body

69.44 %
79.76 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 630

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
 

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3090 mAh
3320 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Penta camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Second camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Third camera

 
12 MP (Black and White, Autofocus)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Fourth camera

 
12 MP (Black and White, Autofocus)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Fifth camera

 
12 MP (Black and White, Autofocus)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, 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)
6.10 x 2.95 x 0.31 inches (155 x 75 x 8 mm)

Weight

5.64 oz (160 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash; IP 54
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Silver, Brown, Blue
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)
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+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 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 Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 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 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Mass storage device

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, Data cable, Headset, Quick Start Guide, SIM door key
Type-C charging cable, Charger, Adapter (Type C to AV jack), Quick Start Guide, Headset, SIM Tool

MSRP

 
$ 699
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