Apple just announced its 2017 smartphones range including iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X. In this article, we have compared the affordable Nokia Android flagship Nokia 8 to iPhone 8 Plus and Galaxy Note 8 in terms of specs, features, and price.

Nokia 8 is now available in markets for an RRP of EUR 579 in European markets, £499 in the UK and is priced even less than that in Asian markets. Galaxy Note 8 is priced at EUR 999, while iPhone 8 Plus starts at EUR 909. Nokia 8 offers great performance for a much better pricing as compared to Note 8 and iPhone Plus 8.

Nokia 8 comes with some cool features like Bothie, OZO Audio unavailable on both Note 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Galaxy Note 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, however, come with Wireless charging unavailable on Nokia 8. In terms of Dust and Water protection also Note 8 and iPhone 8 Plus offer better protection.

Coming to the display quality, Nokia 8 and Note 8 come with displays providing much better PPI than the iPhone 8 Plus. Both also offer Gorilla Glass 5 protection again absent on iPhone 8 Plus.

Rear camera wise Nokia 8, iPhone 8 Plus and Note 8 all feature 12MP/13MP Dual-Lens cameras. Front camera wise, however, Nokia 8 seems to be a better offer because of its 13MP camera as compared to 7MP on iPhone 8 Plus and 8MP on Note 8.

Nokia 8 vs iPhone 8 Plus vs Galaxy Note 8 comparison:

Nokia 8iPhone 8 PlusGalaxy Note 8
PriceEUR 579-599, Rs 36,999 (India)EUR 909, Rs 73000 (India)EUR 999, Rs 67,900 (India)
SIMAvailable as both single SIM and Hybrid dual-SIM variantsAvailable as single SIM variantAvailable as both single SIM and Hybrid dual-SIM variants
Size151.50 x 73.70 x 7.90 mm158.40 x 78.10 x 7.50 mm162.50 x 74.80 x 8.60 mm
Weight (gm)160202195
DesignMetal Unibody Design Glass and Metal Design Glass and Metal Design
Color VariantsTempered Blue, Silver, Polished Blue, CopperSilver, Space Gray, GoldMidnight Black, Orchid Gray, Maple Gold, and Deep Sea Blue
Display5.3 inch5.5 inches6.3-inches
1440×2560 pixels1080×1920 pixels1440×2560 pixels
554 ppi326 ppi522 ppi
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 displayN/ACorning® Gorilla® Glass 5 display
multitouch, 700nits screen brightness, Glance Screen Support, Sunlight visibility improvement, polarizerMultitouch, Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coatingMultitouch, Always-on display
PlatformAndroid ™ 7.1.1 NougatiOS 11Android™ 7.1.1 Nougat
CameraDual Camera: 13MP (Colour + OIS) + 13MP (Mono)Dual Camera: 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras12 MP Dual Pixel Sensor
f/2.0, 76.9˚, PDAF, IR range finderƒ/1.8f1.7 aperture
Dual tone LED flashQuad-LED True Tone flashautofocus, LED flash
Selfie Camera13MP PDAF, 1.12um, f/2.0, 78.4˚, display flash7MP, ƒ/2.2 aperture, Retina Flash8MP, f/1.7, autofocus
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 835Apple A11 BionicQualcomm Snapdragon 835
GPUAdreno 540 GPUAdreno 540 GPU
In-Built Storage64 GB64 GB64 GB
MicroSD card supportExpandable Memory : Up to 256GBExpandable Memory : Up to 256GB
SensorsType C, USB3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps), 3.5mm headphone jack, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, E-compass, Gyroscope, Fingerprint Sensor, Hall sensor, BarometerUSB 3.0, reversible connector, Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometerUSB  3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
BatteryIntegrated 3090 mAh battery 2700 mAh BatteryIntegrated 3300 mAh battery
Quick Charge 3.0Fast ChargingQuick Charge 2.0
Not User replaceableNot User replaceableNot User replaceable
Fingerprint ScannerYesYesYes
Wireless chargingNoYesYes
Iris/Face ScannerNoNoYes
Audio EnhancementOZO AudioNoNo
Water/Dust ProtectionIP54 certifiedIP67 certifiedIP68 certified