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Nokia 8.1 vs Nokia 7.1 64GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Nokia 8.1 vs Nokia 7.1 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Nokia 8.1
6.18"
IPS

1080x2280

12
MP

20mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Nokia 8.1 X02Nokia 7.1 64GB
Nokia 7.1 64GB
5.84"
IPS

1080x2280

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3060
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Nokia 8.1

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


08 Advantages Nokia 8.1
8.1vs7.1 64GB
 26%26%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 6%6%
+Larger screen
6.18"vs5.84"
 47%47%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 13MPvs(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
 149%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 20MPvs(front) 8MP
Advantage
+Android 10 is newer and safer
Android 10vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
 14%14%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3500 mAhvs3060 mAh
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported

02 Advantages Nokia 7.1 64GB
7.1 64GBvs8.1
 13%13%
+Lighter
160 grams (5.6 ounces)vs180 grams (6.3 ounces)
 6%6%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
432 PPIvs408 PPI

41 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X
64GB (51GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
1080x2280 pixels
Dual LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
300 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Face unlock
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Cristal Dinorex (NEG) / Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresNokia 8.1Nokia 7.1 64GB
Model8.17.1 64GB
Also known asNokia X7 TA-1099, TA-1113, TA-1115, TA-1119, TA-1121Nokia 7.1 TA-1097, TA-1096, TA-1095, TA-1085, HMD Rooster
Country or region availableVarious (International)Latin AmericaUSAVarious (International)
BrandNokiaNokia
Release dateDecember, 2018October, 2018
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.76 x 154.8 millimeters (2.98 x 6.09 in)71.18 x 149.7 millimeters (2.8 x 5.89 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)160 grams (5.6 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Nokia 8.1Nokia 7.1 64GB
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
HardwareNokia 8.1Nokia 7.1 64GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SDM710 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 360 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 360 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 616 500MhzQualcomm Adreno 509
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (51GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayNokia 8.1Nokia 7.1 64GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.18" inches5.84" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~79.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels1080x2280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)408 PPI432 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassCristal Dinorex (NEG)Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataNokia 8.1Nokia 7.1 64GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkGlobal version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

India version:
UMTS 850/900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6
VoLTE

Global version (TA-1119):
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)

India version (TA-1121):
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
VoLTE
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingNokia 8.1Nokia 7.1 64GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraNokia 8.1Nokia 7.1 64GB
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
13MP
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depth sensor (f/2.4 1.12µm)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.28µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraNokia 8.1Nokia 7.1 64GB
Front camera20 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaNokia 8.1Nokia 7.1 64GB
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesNokia 8.1Nokia 7.1 64GB
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsNokia 8.1Nokia 7.1 64GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Blue/silver, Steel/copper, Iron/steel
- Android One edition
- 18.7:9 display ratio
- Zeiss optics back camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Gloss midnight blue, gloss steel
- Android One
- 19:9 display ratio
- HDR10 display
- Zeiss optics back camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyNokia 8.1Nokia 7.1 64GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3500 mAh3060 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18W18W
Talk timefeature not registered1170 minutes | 19.5 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registered24480 minutes | 408 hours | 17 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Nokia 8.1Nokia 7.1 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.26 W/Kg (head) | 1.74 W/Kg (body)