Nokia 8.1 vs Nokia 9 PureView

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Display

Size:

6.2 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution:

2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 408 PPI
2880 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 538 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
P-OLED

Screen-to-body:

81.42 %
79.76 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SDM710
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor:

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 616
Adreno 630

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 400 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity:

3500 mAh
3320 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

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

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Penta camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Second camera:

13 MP
12 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

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)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

20 MP
20 MP

Design

Dimensions:

6.09 x 2.98 x 0.31 inches (154.8 x 75.76 x 7.97 mm)
6.10 x 2.95 x 0.31 inches (155 x 75 x 8 mm)

Weight:

6.35 oz (180.0 g)
6.07 oz (172.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

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)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

850, 900, 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-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm 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

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Buyers information

Price:

$ 699

In The Box:

Nokia USB-C 9 V/2 A charger, USB Type-C 2.0 cable, Quick guide, SIM door key, Headset
Type-C charging cable, Charger, Adapter (Type C to AV jack), Quick Start Guide, Headset, SIM Tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Dec 05, 2018
Feb 24, 2019
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