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Nokia 7 Plus Vs 8.1

Nokia 7 Plus Vs 8.1, which one to buy? The 7 Plus is one of the best offering from Nokia. It has an impressive battery life, full screen and so many other interesting features. However, we will be comparing it to the 8.1. It is an higher variant to the 7 Plus. The aim of manufacturing the 8.1 is to pave the way for another future flagship model. This device has a decent camera, an exceptional battery life, a large screen, a great body design and more importantly the price is affordable. Lets find out more about these devices.

Nokia 7 Plus Vs 8.1: Design

Nokia 7 Plus Vs 8.1

The beautiful 7 Plus has an Aluminum body. This device has flat metal sides with small bezels. This smartphone has a rear fingerprint scanner. While the 8.1 is built with Aluminum Alloy and it also has a glass sandwiched in between the metal frame, the design of this device looks a bit similar to the 7.1. it has a sizeable notch on the top housing the front camera, the earpiece and some other buttons with a rear fingerprint scanner. The 7 Plus weighs less at 183g, while the 8.1 weighs 185g.

Nokia 7 Plus Vs 8.1 : Display

Nokia 7 Plus Vs 8.1

The 7 Plus sports a tall 6-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels, the screen has a pixel per inch density of 403. While, the 8.1 sports a 6.18-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 2246 x 1080 Pixels in resolution and 403ppi.

Nokia 7 Plus Vs 8.1: Software and Hardware

The 7 Plus houses a Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 chipset with an octa-core processor clocking speed of up to 2.2GHz. The 7 Plus has 4GB RAM and 64GB storage space.

While the 8.1 houses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset with octa-core processor clocking at 2.2GHz. In the RAM department, the 8.1 has 4GB/6GB and 64GB/128GB storage space.

For the Software, the 7 Plus runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. While the 8.1 runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system.

Nokia 7 Plus Vs 8.1: Camera

The 7 Plus has a dual rear camera setup of 12MP + 13MP and a front/Selfie camera of 16 megapixels. While the 8.1 has a dual rear camera set up of 12MP + 13MP with a great front camera of 20MP with f/2.0 aperture.

Nokia 7 Plus Vs 8.1: Battery

Powering the 7 Plus is a Li-lon 3800mah Non-removable battery with fast battery charging. While the 8.1 is powered by a Li-Po 3500mAh Non-removable battery with fast charging.

Nokia 7 Plus Vs 8.1 : Verdict

Both smartphones offers a great and impressive performance. They both have some similar features. However, I think the 8.1 is a bit better than the 7 Plus as it has an awesome performance which makes it feel like a premium device.

Nokia 7 Plus Vs 8.1 Specs Comparison

General

Device Type Smartphone Smartphone
Model Nokia 7 Plus Nokia 8.1
Announced February, 2018 November, 2018
Released March, 2018 December, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band LTE 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500) – Global

LTE band LTE 700 MHz Class 17, LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)

SIM Type

Nano + Nano

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM Dual SIM

Design

Type aluminum body (6000 series) with copper edges Aluminum alloy
Dimensions 158.4 x 75.6 x 8 mm 154.8 x 75.76 x 7.97 mm
Weight 183g 185g
Water Resistant No No
Protection Yes Yes
Colours Black/Copper, White/Copper Dark Blue, Night Red, Magic Night Silver, Night Black

Display

Display Type FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 6-inch 6.18-inch
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels 2246 x 1080 pixels
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 403ppi 402ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 77.2% 82%
Touch Screen Model Capacitive Capacitive
Touch Screen Yes Yes
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Yes Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 laminated & polarized
Secondary Display No No

Camera

12MP + 13MP 12MP + 13MP
Yes Yes
2160p@30fps 2160p@30fps
Yes Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes,dual-LED Yes, dual-LED
f/1.8 + f/2.6 f/1.8
1.4µm + 1.0µm 1/2.55”
1/2.55”
16MP 20MP
No
f/2.0 f/2.0
1.0um 1.8μm

Software

Android 8.1 Oreo Android 9.0 Pie
Android One Android One
Yes
Skype Yes Yes
Whatsapp Yes Yes
Facebook Yes Yes
Youtube Yes Yes

Hardware

Qualcomm
SDM660 Snapdragon 660
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
Process Technology 14nm 10nm
CPU Octa-core 2.2GHz Octa-core 2.2GHz
Cores 8-Cores 8-Cores
Bit Architecture 64-bit 64-bit
GPU (Graphics) Adreno 512 Adreno 616
4GB 6GB/4GB
Memory Speed 1333MHz 1866MHz
Internal Storage 64GB 64GB/128GB
Yes, up to 256GB Yes, up to 400GB
Card Type microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

Fingerprint (Rear)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Compass, Gyroscope

Fingerprint (Rear)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Compass, Gyroscope

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes Yes
Infrared
Wi-Fi Yes Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes Yes
USB Type Yes, Type-C Yes, Type-C
GPS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
HDMI
Facial Identification Yes Yes
No No

Battery

Battery Type Li-lon Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3800mAh 3500mAh
Placement Non-removable Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes Yes
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV MP3, WAV
Yes Yes

Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

Nokia 7 Plus Vs 8.1 Price

Starting From $349 – $399 $299 – $349
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