Nokia 7 Plus vs Honor View 10 vs Moto Z2 Force vs Mi Mix 2 vs OnePlus 5T: Mid-range showdown

The launch of Nokia 7 Plus is the right time to find how it stacks against the competition including Honor View 10, Moto Z2 Force, Mi Mix 2 and OnePlus 5T.

HMD Global launched five devices at its launch event at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) event in Barcelona.

Image: HMD Global

Image: HMD Global

The launch line-up did not leave out any price segment,  with everything from the humble feature phone to premium flagships being covered. HMD started out with the Nokia 8810, an entry-level Nokia 1, the budget segment's Nokia 6 (2018), the high-end Nokia 7 Plus and premium Nokia 8 Sirocco.

Nokia 7 Plus will come with 64 GB internal storage with support for a microSD card with up to 256 GB capacity and 4 GB RAM while running Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.

The launch of the Nokia 7 Plus is the right time to find out how it stacks up against the competition. For this roundup, we're going with the Honor View 10, Moto Z2 Force, Mi Mix 2 and OnePlus 5T vs the Nokia 7. The reason we selected these smartphones is that all these smartphones are likely to be in the same price range regardless of their hardware. Bear in mind that we're still not done testing some of these smartphones, so we're currently comparing them going only by their specifications on paper.

Smartphone Nokia 7 Plus Honor View 10 Moto Z2 Force Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 OnePlus 5T
Display Size (inch) 6 5.99 5.5 5.99 6.01
Resolution (pixels) 1080 x 2160 1080 × 1920 1440 × 2560 1080 x 2160 1080 x 2160
Pixel Density (PPI) 403 401 534 403 401
Display Type IPS LCD LTPS IPS p-OLED IPS LCD Optic AMOLED
Dimensions(mm) 158.4 x 75.6 x 8 157 x 75 x 7 155.8 x 76 x 6.1 151.8 x 75.5 x 7.7 156.1 × 75 × 7.3
Weight (gm) TBA 172 143 185 162
Dual SIM Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Connectivity Types GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE / VoLTE
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Hisilicon Kirin 970 Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
CPU Cores Octa-core Octa-core Octa-core Octa-core Octa-core
CPU Clock Speed (GHz) 4x Kryo 260 @ 2.2 GHz & 4x Kryo 260 @ 1.8 GHz 4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 4x Kryo @ 2.35 GHz & 4x Kryo @1.9 GHz 4x Kryo @ 2.45 GHz & 4x Kryo @ 1.9 GHz 4x Kryo 280 @ 2.45 & 4x Kryo 280 @ 1.9
GPU Adreno 512 Mali-G72 MP12 Adreno 540 Adreno 540 Adreno 540
RAM 4 GB 6 GB 4, 6 GB 6, 8 GB 6 GB, 8 GB
Ruggedness IP54 IP68
On-Board Memory 64 GB 128 GB 64, 128 GB 64, 128, 256 GB 64, 128 GB
Expandable Memory Yes, up to 256 GB Yes, up to 256 GB Yes, up to 256 GB No No
Sensors Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass Fingerprint Reader, Gravity Proximity, Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Sensor Hub Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass, Barometer Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass, Barometer Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass
Primary Camera 12 MP f/1.75 and 13 MP f/2.6 16 MP f/1.8, 20 MP 12MP f2.0 and 12MP f2.0 12 MP f/1.8 16MP f/1.7, 20MP f/1.7
Optical Image Stabilization No No No Yes, 4-Axis No
Camera Array Dual Camera Dual Camera Dual Camera Single Camera Dual Camera
Autofocus System Dual pixel phase detection Autofocus Phase Detection AutoFocus Phase Detection, Laser AutoFocus Phase detection Phase detection
Secondary Camera 16 MP f/2.0 13 MP f/2.0 5 MP f/2.2 5 MP 16MP f/2.0
Video Capture 4K 4K (30 fps) 4K (30 fps) 4K (30 fps) 4K
Flash Dual-LED LED Dual LED Dual-LED Dual-LED
OS Version Android 8.0 Android 8.0 (Oreo) Android 7.1.1 Nougat MIUI Android 7.1.1 Nougat
AI (Smart Assistant) Google Assistant Google Assistant Google Assistant Google Assistant Yes, Google Assistant
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4GHz + 5GHz Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz
Bluetooth v5, A2DP, LE v5.0, A2DP, BR/EDR + BLE v5.0, A2DP, LE, EDR v5.0, A2DP, LE v5, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
NFC Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fingerprint Scanner Yes, Rear button Yes, Home button Yes Yes, Rear button Yes, rear button
3.5mm jack Yes Yes No No Yes
USB Type Type-C Reversible Type-C Reversible Type-C Reversible Type-C Reversible Type-C Reversible
USB Standard USB 2.0 USB 2.0 USB 2.0 USB 2.0 USB 2.0
Battery (mAh) 3,800 3,000 2,730 3,400 3,300
Quick charge Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes, DASH Charge
Colors Black/Copper, White/Copper Navy Blue, Midnight Black, Beach Gold, Aurora Blue, Charm Red Super Black, Fine Gold, Lunar Grey Black Midnight Black
Prices in India TBA Rs 29,999 Rs 34,999 Rs 35,999 Starting Rs 32,999

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