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Nokia 8 vs OnePlus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: Specs, features & Price comparison

HMD just launched its 2017 affordable flagship smartphone Nokia 8 in India. OnePlus 5 and Samsung Galaxy S8 are two competing flagship smartphones, which are very popular in India. In this article, we have compared the affordable Nokia Android flagship Nokia 8 to OnePlus 5 and Galaxy S8 in terms of specs, features, and price.

Nokia 8 comes with some cool features like Bothie, OZO Audio unavailable on both OnePlus 5 and Galaxy S8. Galaxy S8, however, comes with Wireless charging, Iris Scanner unavailable on both OnePlus 5 and Nokia 8. In terms of Dust and Water protection also Galaxy S8 offers better protection than Nokia 8. But OnePlus 5 lacks any water and dust protection and both Nokia 8 and Galaxy S8 are better than it in this aspect.

Coming to the display quality, Nokia 8 and Galaxy S8 come with displays providing much better PPI than the OnePlus 5. With high brightness of 700nits and Nokia display enhancements, Nokia 8 display is really a joy to use.

Rear camera wise Nokia 8, OnePlus 5 come with Dual-Lens cameras. Nokia 8 comes with Zeiss optics in both rear and front camera. Galaxy S8 has 12MP single lens rear camera. Front camera wise Nokia 8 and Oneplus 5 feature better cameras as compared to Galaxy S8.

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. In India, it is priced at Rs 36,999. Galaxy S8 is priced at EUR 999 and Rs 53,900 in India. OnePlus 5 starts at Rs 32,999 in India.

Nokia 8 offers great performance for a much better pricing as compared to Galaxy S8. Though it lacks wireless charging and Iris scanner available on Galaxy S8 but offers OZO Audio and Bothie features unavailable on Galaxy S8. Nokia 8 betters OnePlus 5 in display quality, Dust/Water protection, OZO Audio but OnePlus 5 comes with 6GB RAM in the base model.

Check the full detailed comparison below.

Nokia 8 OnePlus 5 Galaxy S8
Price Rs 36,999, EUR 599 Rs 32,999 Rs 53,900, EUR 799
Data GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
SIM Available as both single SIM and Hybrid dual-SIM variants Available as both single SIM and dual SIM variants Available as both single SIM and Hybrid dual-SIM variants
NFC Yes Yes Yes
Size 151.50 x 73.70 x 7.90 mm 154.2 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
Weight (gm) 160 g 153 g 155 g
Design Metal Unibody Design Metal Unibody Design  Glass and Metal Design
Color Variants Tempered Blue, Silver, Polished Blue, Copper Midnight Black, Slate Gray Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold
Display 5.3 inch 5.5 inches 5.8-inches
1440×2560 pixels 1080×1920 pixels 1440 x 2960 pixels
554 ppi 326 ppi 570 ppi
IPS LCD AMOLED Super AMOLED
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 display Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 display Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 display
multitouch, 700nits screen brightness, Glance Screen Support, Sunlight visibility improvement, polarizer Multitouch Multitouch, Always-on display
Platform Android ™ 7.1.1 Nougat Android™ 7.0 Nougat Android™ 7.1.1 Nougat
Camera Dual Camera: 13MP (Colour + OIS) + 13MP (Mono) Dual 16 MP, f/1.7, 24mm, EIS (gyro) + 20 MP, f/2.6, 36mm, 12 MP, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS
1.12um
f/2.0, 76.9˚, PDAF, IR range finder phase detection autofocus, 1.6x optical zoom f1.7 aperture
Dual tone LED flash Dual-LED flash autofocus, LED flash
Selfie Camera 13MP PDAF, 1.12um, f/2.0, 78.4˚, display flash 16 MP, f/2.0, 20mm, EIS (gyro), 1.0 µm pixel size, 1080p, Auto HDR 8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, [email protected], dual video call, Auto HDR
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
GPU Adreno 540 GPU Adreno 540 GPU Adreno 540 GPU
RAM 4 GB RAM (Base Model) 6 GB RAM (Base Model) 4 GB RAM
In-Built Storage 64 GB (Base Model) 64 GB (Base Model) 64 GB
MicroSD card support Expandable Memory : Up to 256GB  No 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 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass 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 Integrated 3300 mAh battery Integrated 3000 mAh battery
Quick Charge 3.0 Fast Charging Quick Charge 2.0
Not User replaceable Not User replaceable Not User replaceable
Fingerprint Scanner Yes Yes Yes
Wireless charging No No Yes
Iris/Face Scanner No No Yes
Audio Enhancement OZO Audio Dirac HD sound No
Water/Dust Protection IP57 certified No IP68 certified
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Nayan

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.
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