Nokia 8.1 vs Nokia 5.3

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Display

Size

6.2 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
408 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
268 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

81.42 %
82.17 %

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SDM710
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Adreno 616
Adreno 610

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
64GB (eMMC 5.1)

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Fast charging
 

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8

Second camera

13 MP
5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Third camera

 
2 MP (Macro)

Fourth camera

 
2 MP (Depth information)

Video recording

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

Features

EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

20 MP
8 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.09 x 2.98 x 0.31 inches (154.8 x 75.76 x 7.97 mm)
6.47 x 3.02 x 0.33 inches (164.3 x 76.6 x 8.5 mm)

Weight

6.35 oz (180.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.53 oz (185.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Silver, Brown, Blue
Charcoal, Cyan, Sand

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600)

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Charging, OTG

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Other

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

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 200

User Manual

 
Download the Nokia 5.3 Manual as a PDF file.

In The Box

Nokia USB-C 9 V/2 A charger, USB Type-C 2.0 cable, Quick guide, SIM door key, Headset
5V/2A charger, Type-C USB Cable, Headset (depends on market) , Quick Start Guide, Sim Pin, TPU Jelly case (depends on market)

Availability

Officially announced

Dec 05, 2018
Mar 19, 2020
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