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Nokia X7 (128GB) vs Nokia 8.1

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Nokia X7 vs Nokia 8.1 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Nokia 8.1 X03Nokia X7 (128GB)
Nokia X7 (128GB)
6.18"
IPS

1080x2280

12
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Nokia 8.1
6.18"
IPS

1080x2280

12
MP

20mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Nokia X7 (128GB)

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!


03 Advantages Nokia X7 (128GB)
X7 (128GB)vs8.1
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4X
 120%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (112GB user available)vs64GB (51GB user available)
 1%1%
+Lighter
178 grams (6.23 ounces)vs180 grams (6.3 ounces)

01 Advantages Nokia 8.1
8.1vsX7 (128GB)
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported

47 Common items in both devices
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
eMMC 5.1
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Aluminum frame, front/back glass
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
1080x2280 pixels
408 PPI
6.18"
(dual camera) 12MP + 13MP
Dual LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
1/2.55" inches
f/1.8 (aperture)
(front) 20MP
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
3500 mAh
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Cristal Dinorex (NEG)
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresNokia X7 (128GB)Nokia 8.1
ModelX7 (128GB)8.1
Also known asNokia X7 (2018) TA-1131 (6GB RAM)Nokia X7 TA-1099, TA-1113, TA-1115, TA-1119, TA-1121
Country or region availableChinaVarious (International)
BrandNokiaNokia
Release dateOctober, 2018December, 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)75.76 x 154.8 millimeters (2.98 x 6.09 in)
Weight178 grams (6.23 ounces)180 grams (6.3 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Nokia X7 (128GB)Nokia 8.1
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareNokia X7 (128GB)Nokia 8.1
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SDM710 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SDM710 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 360 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 360 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 360 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 360 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 616 500MhzQualcomm Adreno 616 500Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (112GB 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 X7 (128GB)Nokia 8.1
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.18" inches6.18" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels1080x2280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)408 PPI408 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassCristal Dinorex (NEG)Cristal Dinorex (NEG)
Mobile networks and dataNokia X7 (128GB)Nokia 8.1
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 networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Global version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

India version:
UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 41)
VoLTE
LTE 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)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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 X7 (128GB)Nokia 8.1
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 X7 (128GB)Nokia 8.1
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
13MP
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
13MP
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" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical 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 X7 (128GB)Nokia 8.1
Front camera20 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels5184x3840 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 registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixel0.9µm pixel
MultimediaNokia X7 (128GB)Nokia 8.1
RadioFMFM
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 X7 (128GB)Nokia 8.1
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
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsNokia X7 (128GB)Nokia 8.1
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: Black, Blue, Purple, Silver
- 18.7:9 display ratio
- Zeiss optics back camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Blue/silver, Steel/copper, Iron/steel
- Android One edition
- 18.7:9 display ratio
- Zeiss optics back camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyNokia X7 (128GB)Nokia 8.1
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3500 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18W18W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Nokia X7 (128GB)Nokia 8.1
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered