Here is how Nokia 8 and Sony Xperia XZ1 stack up against the competition

Nokia launched its latest flagship, the Nokia 8 in the Indian market today. The company priced the device at a competitive price of Rs 36,999.

Image Credit: HMD Global, Nokia

Image Credit: HMD Global, Nokia

Potential customers can get their hands on the device starting 14 October 2017. The device features a 5.3 inch, 2K, polarized display covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The device packs in an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor along with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage expandable to 256 GB via a micro-SD card.

However, Nokia is not the only flagship device launched in the smartphone market in past few weeks. Sony India launched its Xperia XZ1 on 25 August at an event in New Delhi. The company priced its latest flagship device at a price of Rs 44,990 and it is already available for users to purchase both on online as well as offline retail stores.

The launch of two flagship smartphones from major companies like Nokia and Sony seems like the right time to pit them against each other. We will be pitting the smartphones against the competition to present a more comprehensive picture of how Nokia 8 and Sony Xperia XZ1 stack against the competition.

Sony Xperia XZ1 (14)

One thing to note here is that we are just focusing on the hardware specifications of all the smartphones. Real world performance, will, of course, vary. We have taken Nokia 8, Sony Xperia XZ1, OnePlus 5, HTC U11 and Samsung S8 for this comparison. We have added all the specs of the smartphone below:

Smartphone Nokia 8 Sony Xperia XZ1 OnePlus 5 HTC U11 Samsung S8
Display Size (inch) 5.3 5.2 5.5 5.5 5.8
Resolution (pixels) 1,440 x 2,560 1,080 x 1,920 1,440 x 2,560 1,440 x 2,960
Pixel Density (PPI) 554 424 401 534 570
Display Type IPS LCD IPS LCD Optic AMOLED Super LCD5 Super AMOLED
Dimensions(mm) 151.5x73.7x7.9 148 x 73.4 x 7.4 154.7 × 74.1 × 7.3 153.9x75.9x7.9 148.9 x 68.1 x 8
Weight (gm) 160 155 153 169 155
Dual SIM Yes Yes (Variant) Yes Yes Yes (Variant)
SIM Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM Nano-SIM Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm Snapdragon 83, Exynos 8895
CPU Cores Octa-core Octa-core Octa-core Octa-core Octa-core, Octa-core
CPU Clock Speed (GHz) 4x Kryo @ 2.45 GHz & 4x Kryo @ 1.9 GHz 4x Kryo @ 2.45 GHz and 4x Kryo @1.9 GHz 4x Kryo 280 @ 2.45 & 4x Kryo 280 @ 1.9 4x Kryo 280 @ 2.45 & 4x Kryo 280 @ 1.9 4x Kryo 280 @ 2.35 & 4x Kryo 280 @ 1.9 and 4x Cortex A73 @ 2.3 & 4x Cortex A53 @ 1.7
GPU Adreno 540 Adreno 540 Adreno 540 Adreno 540 Adreno 540, Mali G71MP20
RAM 6 GB, 4 GB 4 GB 6 GB, 8 GB 4 GB, 6 GB 4 GB
Ruggedness IP54 IP68 IP67 IP68
On-Board Memory 64 GB, 128 GB 64 GB 64 GB or 128 GB 64 GB or 128 GB 64 GB
Expandable Memory Yes, up to 256 GB Yes, upto 256 GB Yes, up to 256 GB Yes, upto 256GB
Sensors Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass, Heart rate Fingerprint reader (side mounted), accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, barometer, compass Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass Iris scanner, fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass, Barometer, Heart-rate, SpO2
Primary Camera 13 MP, f/2.0 and 13 MP, f/2.0 19 MP, f/2.0
EIS
16MP, f/1.7, 20MP, f/2.6 12 MP, f/1.7 12MP, f/1.7
Optical Image Stabilization Yes No No Yes Yes
Camera Array Dual Camera Single Camera Dual Camera Single Camera Single Camera
Autofocus System Phase detection, Laser Autofocus Laser and Phase detection Phase detection Phase detection Phase detection
Secondary Camera 13 MP 13 MP f/2.0 16MP, f/2.0 16 MP, f/2.0 8MP, f/1.7
Video Capture 4K 2160p@30 fps, 720p@960 fps 4K 4K 4K
Flash Dual-LED LED flash Dual-LED Dual-LED LED
OS Version Android 7.1.1 Android O 8.0 Android 7.1.1 Nougat Android 7.1 Nougat Android 7.0 Nougat
AI (Smart Assistant) Google Assistant Google Assistant Yes, Google Assistant Google Assistant Yes, Bixby
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
Bluetooth v5, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE v5, A2DP, LE, aptX HD v5, A2DP, aptX v5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
NFC Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fingerprint Scanner Yes, Home button Yes (side) Yes, Home button Yes, Home button Yes, Rear button
3.5mm jack Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
USB Type Type-C Reversible connector Type-C Reversible connector Type-C Reversible connector Type-C Reversible connector Type-C Reversible connector
USB Standard USB v3.1 USB v3.1 USB 2.0 USB 3.1 USB 3.1
Battery (mAh) 3,090 2,700 3,300 3,000 3,000
Quick charge Yes Quick Charge 3.0 Yes, DASH Charge Yes, Quick Charge 3 Yes
Colors Tempered Blue, Polished Blue, Steel, Polished Copper Moonlit Blue, Black, Warm Silver, Venus Pink Midnight Black, Slate Gray Amazing Silver, Sapphire Blue, Brilliant Black, Ice White, Solar Red Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold
Prices in India Rs 36,999 Rs 44,990 Starting Rs 32,999 Rs. 51,990 Rs 57,900

Published Date: Sep 27, 2017 12:12 am | Updated Date: Sep 27, 2017 12:16 am