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Nokia X6 Vs 8.1: See Why You Shouldn’t Upgrade To Bigger Notch

Nokia X6 Vs 8.1

Nokia X6 Vs 8.1, should you upgrade? Nokia X6 was released recently and it’s one of the newest device from Nokia. This device offers a very impressive performance. Today we will be comparing it to the 8.1, this 8.1 was also released recently. It has decent features like a great battery life, a great display amongst others, let’s find out which is the best.

Nokia X6 Vs 8.1: Design

Nokia X6 Vs 8.1

The X6 comes in an Aluminum body and this device has a glass on the rear along with an aluminum casing running all along the edges sandwiched between the glass display on the front and back glass. It also has an aluminum frame around the edges which peeks around the display on the front which adds slight bezels and a small chin at the bottom.

It has a rear fingerprint sensor located underneath the cameras. While the 8.1 has an Aluminum alloy body and it has notch at the top also, its notch houses the front camera and it has a rear fingerprint scanner. The X6 weighs less at 151g, while the 8.1 weighs 185g.

Nokia X6 Vs 8.1 : Display

Nokia X6 Vs 8.1

The X6 sports a tall 5.8-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels, the screen has a pixel per inch density of 432. While, the 8.1 sports a 6.18-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 2246 x 1080 pixels in resolution and 402ppi.

Nokia X6 Vs 8.1 : Software and Hardware

The X6 houses a Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon
636 chipset with an octa-core processor clocking speed of up to 1.8GHz. The X6 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 X6 runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. While the 8.1 runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system.

Nokia X6 Vs 8.1 : Camera

The X6 has a dual rear camera setup of 16MP + 2MP 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 X6 Vs 8.1 : Battery

Powering the X6 is a Li-lon 3060mah 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 X6 Vs 8.1 : Verdict

Both smartphones offers a great and impressive performance. However, I think the 8.1 is much better as it offers a more standard performance. But if you have a bigger notch then you should stick to the X6.

Nokia X6 Vs 8.1 Specs Comparison

General

Device Type Smartphone Smartphone
Model Nokia X6 Nokia 8.1
Announced July, 2018 December, 2018
Released July, 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

LTE band 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 Aluminium Alloy
Dimensions 147.2 mm x 71 mm x 8 mm 154.8 x 75.76 x 7.97 mm
Weight 151g 185g
Water Resistant No No
Protection Yes Yes
Colours Black, Blue, White Dark Blue, Night Red, Magic Night
Silver, Night Black

Display

Display Type FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.8-inch 6.18-inch
Resolution 1080 × 2280 pixels 2246 x 1080 pixels
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 432ppi 402ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 81.8% 82%
Touch Screen Model Capacitive Capacitive
Touch Screen Yes Yes
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Yes Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 laminated & polarized
Secondary Display No No

Camera

16MP+2MP 12MP + 13MP
Yes Yes
1080p@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/2.0 f/1.8
1.0 μm 1/2.55”
1/2.55”
16MP 20MP
Yes
f/2.0 f/2.0
1.0um 1.8um

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 SDM636 Snapdragon 636 Qualcomm
Snapdragon 710
Process Technology 14nm 10nm
CPU Octa-core 1.8GHz Octa-core 2.2GHz
Cores 8-Cores 8-Cores
Bit Architecture 64-bit 64-bit
GPU (Graphics) Adreno 509 Adreno 616
4GB 6GB/4GB
Memory Speed 1866MHz
Internal Storage 64GB 64GB/128GB
Yes, up to 400GB 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 3060mAh 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 X6 Vs 8.1 Price

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