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Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS) vs Nokia 8.1

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A70 vs Nokia 8.1 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Nokia 8.1 X14Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

32
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
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 Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)

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!


14 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)vs8.1
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4X
 112%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (108GB user available)vs64GB (51GB user available)
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 1%1%
+Thinner
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 5%5%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2400 pixelsvs1080x2280 pixels
 8%8%
+Larger screen
6.7"vs6.18"
 80%80%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 32MP + 8MP + 5MPvs(dual camera) 12MP + 13MP
 6%6%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
 61%61%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 32MPvs(front) 20MP
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ANT+vsNot supported
 29%29%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4500 mAhvs3500 mAh
Advantage
+With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)

06 Advantages Nokia 8.1
8.1vsGalaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
 16%16%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 2%2%
+Lighter
180 grams (6.3 ounces)vs183 grams (6.41 ounces)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
 4%4%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
408 PPIvs393 PPI
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization

31 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (under display) / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / 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 reversible connector / USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 3 / Cristal Dinorex (NEG)
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Nokia 8.1
ModelGalaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)8.1
Also known asGalaxy A70 SM-A705MN/Dual-Sim NFCNokia X7 TA-1099, TA-1113, TA-1115, TA-1119, TA-1121
Country or region availableLatin AmericaBrazilPhilippinesNew ZealandSingaporeVarious (International)
BrandSamsungNokia
Release dateApril, 2019December, 2018
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)76.7 x 164.3 millimeters (3.02 x 6.47 in)75.76 x 154.8 millimeters (2.98 x 6.09 in)
Weight183 grams (6.41 ounces)180 grams (6.3 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Nokia 8.1
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Nokia 8.1
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SDM675 (11nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SDM710 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 460 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 460 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 360 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 360 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 612 845MhzQualcomm Adreno 616 500Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (108GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (51GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Nokia 8.1
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.7" inches6.18" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~86% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels1080x2280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)393 PPI408 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Cristal Dinorex (NEG)
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Nokia 8.1
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Global version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

India version:
UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat12/6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
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, UMTS, 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/upload600/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Nokia 8.1
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Nokia 8.1
Main camera(triple camera)
32 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm 123º)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
13MP
Main camera resolution6528x4896 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital 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 cameraSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Nokia 8.1
Front camera32 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 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 size0.8µm pixel0.9µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Nokia 8.1
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Nokia 8.1
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 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, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Coral
- Infinity U display
- Glasstic back panel
- ANT+
- 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 autonomySamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Nokia 8.1
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4500 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)25W18W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Nokia 8.1
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.327 W/Kg (head) | 0.701 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.349 W/Kg (head) | 1.475 W/Kg (body)feature not registered