Nokia brand smartphone maker HMD Global has launched Nokia 8.1 during an event organized in Dubai on Wednesday. Talking about the key features of Nokia 8.1, this handset comes with 6.18-inch PureDisplay, Snapdragon 710 processor, dual rear cameras, Carl Zeiss optics, Android 9.0 Pie and 18W fast charging support. The upgrade version of Nokia 7 Plus is Nokia 8.1. Both smartphones are part of the Google Android One program. This means that the Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 7 Plus will continue to receive regular Android updates. Let us understand the difference between Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 7 Plus based on price and specification.

Nokia 8.1 vs Nokia 7 Plus Price

Nokia 8.1 It will be sold in the European market for 399 euros (about Rs 32,200). The sale of the phone in the European market will start from mid-December. It will be available in Blue / Silver, Steel / Copper and Iron / Steel dual tone color variants. It is worth noting that HMD Global 10 December is going to organize an event in India. It is being speculated that the company will bring Nokia 8.1 to India on this day.

nokia 7 plus 25,999 is sold in the Indian market for Rs. Nokia 7 Plus was launched in April this year, after the launch it was sold exclusively on the e-commerce site Amazon India in Black / Copper and White / Copper color. Apart from Amazon India, this phone was available in Nokia Mobile Shop and select offline stores. It is worth noting that Nokia 7 Plus is currently out-of-stock in India. It is not yet clear whether the sale of the phone will resume or not.

Specifications of Nokia 8.1 vs Nokia 7 Plus

First thing was the display. Dual SIM (Nano) ones Nokia 8.1 And the Nokia 7 Plus stock runs on Android 9.0 Pie. Nokia 7 Plus The smartphone comes with a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) IPS LCD display, while the Nokia 8.1 sports a 6.18-inch full-HD+ (1080×2244 pixels) display. The aspect ratio is 18.7: 9 and it is 81.5 percent screen to body ratio and HDR10 support.

Now talk about processor, RAM and inbuilt storage. Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor has been used in Nokia 8.1. The clock speed is 2.2 GHz. There is 4 GB RAM for Jugalbandi. The inbuilt storage of Nokia 8.1 is 64 GB. It is possible to use a microSD card up to 400 GB if needed. So on the other hand, the Nokia 7 Plus handset is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor and there is 4 GB RAM for Jugalbandi. The inbuilt storage of the handset is 64 GB and it will be possible to use microSD card up to 256 GB if needed.

Now let’s talk about the rear camera. There are two rear cameras for photography in Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 7 Plus which come with Carl Zeiss optics. The primary sensor in Nokia 8.1 is 12 megapixels. It is equipped with optical image stabilization, electronic image stabilization and dual LED flash. The secondary sensor is of 13 megapixels. It is a fixed focus lens whose job is to measure depth. So at the same time, Nokia 7 Plus has a 12-megapixel wide angle primary camera on the back, which is equipped with F / 1.75 aperture. So the second is a 13-megapixel camera, whose aperture is F / 2.6.

Now let’s talk about the selfie camera. A 20-megapixel fixed focus lens has been given on the front panel of Nokia 8.1. The company has talked about having both feature in this phone. With its help, users will be able to take pictures with the front and rear cameras simultaneously. So on the other hand, the front camera in Nokia 7 Plus is 16 megapixels, which is equipped with F / 2.0 aperture with fixed focus.

Now let’s talk about connectivity and battery. Nokia 8.1 includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, VoWiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS / A-GPS, FM radio, 3.5mm headphone jack and USB Type-C port. So on the other hand, in terms of connectivity in Nokia 7 Plus, it has 3.55mm headphone jack with 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 AC, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS / A-GPS, NFC, NFC, USB Type-C.

The battery of Nokia 8.1 is 3,500 mAh. It is claimed to provide up to 22 hours of talk time, up to 24 days of standby time and up to 11 hours of video playback. The company has claimed to have 18W fast charging in the phone. 3800 mAh capacity battery has been used in the Nokia 7.1 Plus handset. It has been claimed that on a full charge, it will give up to 19 hours of talk time to the user and will be able to keep the phone on standby for 723 hours.

Now let’s talk about the sensor present in the phone. Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope and proximity sensor are part of this phone in Nokia 8.1. The fingerprint sensor in the phone is on the back. Nokia 7 Plus has accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor and fingerprint sensor at the rear. The dimensions of the Nokia 8.1 are 154.8×75.76×7.97 millimeters and weighing 178 grams. So the length and width of Nokia 7 Plus is 158.38×75.64×7.99 millimeters.

Nokia 8.1 Vs nokia 7 plus

Nokia 8.1 nokia 7 plus

Overall NDTV Rating
design rating
display rating
software rating
performance rating
battery life rating
camera rating
value for money rating
Screen Size (inches) 6.18 6.00
resolution 1080×2244 pixels 1080×2160 pixels
aspect ratio 18.7:9 18:9
Protection Type , gorilla Glass
Pixels Per Inch (PPI) , 403
Processor 2.2 GHz Octa-Core octa-core
processor model Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
internal storage 64 GB 64 GB
expandable storage Yes Yes
expandable storage type microSD microSD
Expandable Storage Capacity (GB) 400 256
rear camera 12-megapixel (f/1.8, 1.4-micron) + 13-megapixel 12-megapixel (f/1.8, 1.4-micron) + 13-megapixel (f/2.6, 1.0-micron)
rear autofocus Yes phase detection autofocus
rear flash dual led Yes
front camera 20-megapixel (0.9-micron) 16-megapixel (f/2.0, 1.0-micron)
Operating System android android
Wi-Fi Standard Support 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Yes Yes
usb type c Yes Yes
number of sim 2 2
NFC , Yes
Wi-Fi Direct , Yes
sim 1
sim type nano sim nano sim
4G/ LTE Yes Yes
sim 2
sim type nano sim nano sim
4G/ LTE Yes Yes
face unlock Yes Yes
fingerprint sensor Yes Yes
Compass / Magnetometer Yes Yes
proximity sensor Yes Yes
accelerometer Yes Yes
ambient light sensor Yes Yes
gyroscope Yes Yes

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