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Nokia 7 Plus vs Nokia 8: Performance & other comparisons (Which one to buy)

On public demand we have compared the much popular Nokia 7 Plus to the erstwhile flagship Nokia 8. Nokia 8 prices have been slashed in all markets and in markets like India it is now priced closely to Nokia 7 Plus. So, we have been repeatedly asked this question by many of our readers, “which one to buy”.

In this article and hands-on video, we have focused on comparing the Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 performance in “heavy usage scenario” and have also compared the design, display, audio quality and more.

Nokia 8 over Nokia 7 Plus:

  • Snapdragon 835 processor gives Nokia 8 a bit of edge over Nokia 7 Plus that packs Snapdragon 660.
  • Nokia 8 packs a better display with much higher pixel density ( QHD vs 2016×1080).
  • Nokia 8 audio output is richer than Nokia 7 Plus.
  • Nokia 8 rear camera has OIS, missing on Nokia 7 Plus.
  • Nokia 8 Glance screen feature is missing on Nokia 7 Plus.
  • It is more compact than Nokia 7 Plus and may appeal to those who like smaller form-factor

Nokia 7 Plus over Nokia 8:

  • Nokia 7 Plus display though lacks in PPI as compared to Nokia 8 display, is the first Nokia smartphone with 18:9 display ratio.
  • Many may like the 6-inch display on Nokia 7 Plus more suitable for things like video watching.
  • The minimum bezel design may appeal to many as compared to traditional Nokia 8 design.
  • Nokia 7 Plus rear camera offers better imaging quality and more stable videos than Nokia 8 show our camera review and comparison.
  • Nokia 7 Plus audio output is slightly louder than Nokia 8 audio though less richer.

Check the hands-on video for more,

Nayan has more than 10 years of experience of covering Technology and innovations. He is a big Nokia fan and Tech disruptions aficionado. He loves to review new cool gadgets and writing about Android, iOS, Gadgets and general Technology stuff. He has been associated with other well-known Tech sites WinCentral and GadgetOx since long. He currently sports a Lumia 950 XL and Nexus 5X. Other interests include listening to Nu-Metal Hits and Kick-Boxing. Write to him at Email: [email protected]