Product Comparison: Nokia 8 vs Nokia 7 Plus


General Specifications
Brand
Nokia
Nokia
Model
8
7 Plus
Origin
Vietnam
China
About the Product
The Nokia 8 undergoes a rigorous 40-stage process of machining, anodizing and polishing to ensure its distinctive design pairs flawlessly with the polished aluminium unibody. The ultimate in seamless unibody construction, Nokia 8 is designed to nestle perfectly in the palm of your hand.
The new Nokia 7 Plus has a ceramic-feel coating which brings a unique tactile feel and comfortable grip while elegantly hiding antenna lines. It has been precisely machined from a single block of 6000 series aluminium with copper edges for added style and strength where you need it most.
Size & Weight
Height
5.96 in.
6.24 in.
Width
2.9 in.
2.98 in.
Depth
0.31 in.
0.31 in.
Weight
5.64 oz.
6.46 oz.
Display
Display Type
IPS QHD
IPS LCD
Screen Size
5.3 in.
6.0 in.
Screen Resolution
2560 x 1440
1080 x 2160
Pixel Density
554 ppi
403 ppi
What customers say about "Display"
Nokia 8
  • The display is very good and the colours a vivid and the camera makes good picture.
  • It struck me beautiful design, especially with shiny effect. And the display was generally amazing.
  • The screen has an excellent oleophobic coating, plus the glass itself is such that the finger glides nicely across the display.
  • In the automatic brightness adjustment mode, the screen has a brightness of up to 700 nits, which is not a record, but good.
  • The Nokia 8 has no user option to adjust the display white balance.
Nokia 7 Plus Sim-Free Smartphone - Black/Copper
  • Awesome phone, great display, built like a tank.
  • The screen is a huge improvement over my OnePlus 2, the colours pop (perhaps a bit too much, it seemed over saturated at first but I've gotten used to it) and I like the 18:9 screen as I read a lot of web pages.
  • The screen doesn't have a notch which is a big plus for me. The screen is crisp and has good viewing angles too.
  • Huge 6 inch screen which is bright and vibrant without being overly saturated.
  • Great for media consumption thanks to its large high quality HD+ screen, large memory capacity and long lasting battery.
Processor
Processor Name
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
Number of Cores
8
8
Processor Speed
2.5 GHz
2.2 GHz
What customers say about "Processor"
Nokia 8
  • Excellent performance in games and when working in applications. Using the whole day I did not notice any deterioration in work.
  • The processor shows amazing data. I am very glad that I bought this phone because I can play without any delay.
  • The processor shows good performance in applications and games.
  • The bad points in my opinion is that though this has a very fast processor the phone seems to lag for a few seconds more than it should when on the Internet etc.
  • A year later, I noticed that in demanding games the back cover heats up. Very bad.
Nokia 7 Plus Sim-Free Smartphone - Black/Copper
  • Great stock software and powerful Snapdragon 660 which is battery efficient. It's the full package.
  • It handles multitasking well and I often have 30+ apps running in the app switcher.
  • I've played some PUBG mobile and it is very smooth at medium settings and it doesn't thermal throttle with extended play which is more than good enough for me.
  • Snapdragon 660 processor and 4GB of ram. I haven't noticed a single moment of slowdown whilst using the phone at all.
  • Processor is not good enough even for normal daily use. Don't install any app for fluent use.
Memory
Internal Memory
64 GB
64 GB
RAM
4 GB
4 GB
Expandable Memory up to
256 GB
256 GB
Camera
Rear-Facing Camera
13 MP
13 MP
Front-Facing Camera
13 MP
16 MP
Video Resolution
2160p@30fps, 1080@30fps
2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)
Other Functions
PDAF & laser AF, OIS, Carl Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, Panorama
Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, Panorama, HDR
What customers say about "Camera"
Nokia 8
  • Dual-sensor rear camera with interesting software. It's taking amazing photos.
  • Software and camera are both also great. Definitely worth buying.
  • Camera is decent. Good light conditions give some really nice results.
  • Again I have used the nokia help line as i had a problem with not being able to get the video camera to work.
  • Camera could be better. Blurry pictures unfortunately.
Nokia 7 Plus Sim-Free Smartphone - Black/Copper
  • Decent camera and great build quality and look and feel overall.
  • The camera is very decent for a smart phone camera. The photos have a surprising amount of latitude but sometimes render over sharpened.
  • Nice camera features, no lag, perfect for a day to day usage.
  • Camera is very good, better than my old 1050 which back in the day was the single best phone camera.
  • Camera not as good as I had hoped, colours and clarity not as good as Samsung.
Compatibility
Bluetooth
5.0 + LE
5.0
NFC Technology
Yes
Yes
Charging Interface
USB Type C
USB Type C
Network
Network Type
GSM / HSPA / LTE
GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (MIMO)
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Frequency
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1800, 1900, 2100, 2300
850, 900, 1800, 1900, 2100, 700, 2300, 2500, 2600, 1700, 2000, 800
Features
Operating System
Android 9.0 (Pie)
Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Unlocked
Yes
Yes
Voice Control App
Google Assistant
No
Mobile Payment Service Supported
Yes
Yes
Maximum Usage Time
24 hours
19 hours
Headphone Jack
Yes
Yes
Water Resistant
No
No
Extras
Fingerprint (front-mounted), Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer, ANT+ support, Fast battery charging 18W (Quick Charge 3.0), A-GPS, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Dual rear camera, Nokia Spatial Audio, New Pro camera mode
What customers say about "Features"
Nokia 8
  • Nokia carry on making phones like this with the clean operating system I will be buying only Nokia from now on.
  • The headphone jack is superb, it allows you to listen to music without any interference.
  • I was very pleased with the quick charge of the device. Now I don’t think about how much longer I have to wait until fully charged.
  • All the phone functions are repeated. It’s a pity that there are no hugely unique features.
  • I was very upset when I found out that this phone is not waterproof.
Nokia 7 Plus Sim-Free Smartphone - Black/Copper
  • The fingerprint scanner is fast and accurate and I really love the placement on the back which has proven to be very natural.
  • So far it's been perfect. Fast unlocking with fingerprint, charges quickly, lasts longer than all day, snappy response to all my apps, sounds good with headphones.
  • It's super responsive and the fingerprint scanner works very quickly and has removed the most annoying thing about my old phone; entering the pin code.
  • The fingerprint sensor is fast and accurate. Sound quality is also good and loud enough though dual-speakers would have been nice.
  • Rear mounted fingerprint sensor- very accurate. Nothing extra-ordinary here though.
Power
Battery Capacity
3090 mA/h
3800 mA/h
Wireless Charging
No
No
What customers say about "Power"
Nokia 8
  • When using the device for calls within an hour, browsing the web, communicating in instant messengers and social networks, it is enough for one light day.
  • Regarding the battery, I can only say positive that for the entire time of use the phone has never been discharged completely and the battery has not heated up.
  • Great battery. With moderate use, enough for a day, and sometimes more.
  • Unfortunately, the HMD Global does not even indicate approximate operating modes and the expected time in each of them with a fully charged battery.
  • I was very upset when I found out that there was no wireless charging.
Nokia 7 Plus Sim-Free Smartphone - Black/Copper
  • It is an excellent phone, the battery life is great which is really important for me.
  • Battery life is incredible, i'm getting between 5 and 6 hours of screen on time.
  • The battery is large, the camera does its job, the screen is ok, the build quality is excellent.
  • The battery life surprisingly long even when doing consuming activities like Sat Nav or watching videos.
  • The camera is too slow to start and below the quality I expected.
Accessories
Included With Unit
Charger, Quick Start Guide, SIM door key, Data cable
Protective cover, Headset, SIM door key, Charging/data cable
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE


Other reviews