Nokia 8.1 vs Samsung Galaxy M40

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Display

Display size

6.2 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2280 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

408 ppi
409 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

81.42 %
84.94 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
32 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

13 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

20 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.09 x 2.98 x 0.31 inches (154.8 x 75.76 x 7.97 mm)
6.11 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (155.3 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.35 oz (180 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Silver, Brown, Blue
 

Colors

 
Midnight blue, Seawater blue

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SDM710
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SM6150

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 460, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Adreno 616
Adreno 612

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
105 GB

Storage expansion

up to 400 GB
up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
3500 mAh

Charging

Yes
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (4G)

 
29 hours

Internet use

 
 

LTE

 
14 hours

Wi-Fi

 
14 hours

Music playback

 
49.00 hours

Video playback

 
12.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 3, 5, 8

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 40, 41

UMTS

 
850, 900, 2100 MHz

GSM

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 13/5 (400/75 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 b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG
Mass storage device

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
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

Radio

 
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
USB Type-C (reversible)

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Shopping information

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 earphones, Data cable, 15W charger, User manual, Ejection pin
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