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 8||iPhone 8 Plus||Galaxy Note 8|
|Price||EUR 579-599, Rs 36,999 (India)||EUR 909, Rs 73000 (India)||EUR 999, Rs 67,900 (India)|
|Data||GSM / HSPA / LTE||GSM / HSPA / LTE||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|SIM||Available as both single SIM and Hybrid dual-SIM variants||Available as single SIM variant||Available as both single SIM and Hybrid dual-SIM variants|
|Size||151.50 x 73.70 x 7.90 mm||158.40 x 78.10 x 7.50 mm||162.50 x 74.80 x 8.60 mm|
|Design||Metal Unibody Design||Glass and Metal Design||Glass and Metal Design|
|Color Variants||Tempered Blue, Silver, Polished Blue, Copper||Silver, Space Gray, Gold||Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Maple Gold, and Deep Sea Blue|
|Display||5.3 inch||5.5 inches||6.3-inches|
|1440×2560 pixels||1080×1920 pixels||1440×2560 pixels|
|554 ppi||326 ppi||522 ppi|
|IPS LCD||IPS LCD||Super AMOLED|
|Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 display||N/A||Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 display|
|multitouch, 700nits screen brightness, Glance Screen Support, Sunlight visibility improvement, polarizer||Multitouch, Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating||Multitouch, Always-on display|
|Platform||Android ™ 7.1.1 Nougat||iOS 11||Android™ 7.1.1 Nougat|
|Camera||Dual Camera: 13MP (Colour + OIS) + 13MP (Mono)||Dual Camera: 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras||12 MP Dual Pixel Sensor|
|f/2.0, 76.9˚, PDAF, IR range finder||ƒ/1.8||f1.7 aperture|
|Dual tone LED flash||Quad-LED True Tone flash||autofocus, LED flash|
|Selfie Camera||13MP PDAF, 1.12um, f/2.0, 78.4˚, display flash||7MP, ƒ/2.2 aperture, Retina Flash||8MP, f/1.7, autofocus|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835||Apple A11 Bionic||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835|
|GPU||Adreno 540 GPU||Adreno 540 GPU|
|RAM||4 GB RAM||3 GB RAM||6 GB RAM|
|In-Built Storage||64 GB||64 GB||64 GB|
|MicroSD card support||Expandable Memory : Up to 256GB||Expandable Memory : Up to 256GB|
|Sensors||Type C, USB3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps), 3.5mm headphone jack, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, E-compass, Gyroscope, Fingerprint Sensor, Hall sensor, Barometer||USB 3.0, reversible connector, Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer||USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2|
|Battery||Integrated 3090 mAh battery||2700 mAh Battery||Integrated 3300 mAh battery|
|Quick Charge 3.0||Fast Charging||Quick Charge 2.0|
|Not User replaceable||Not User replaceable||Not User replaceable|
|Audio Enhancement||OZO Audio||No||No|
|Water/Dust Protection||IP54 certified||IP67 certified||IP68 certified|