The game of throne continues with the launch of Nokia’s true flagship – Nokia 8. Needless to say, the year of 2017 has remained the active year in terms of smartphones and this year has got the best smartphones till date. Earlier the year, we got Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, and now Nokia has unveiled its true flagship and they call it Nokia 8.
So has Nokia done enough to knock off the 2017’s smartphone king from its throne Samsung Galaxy S8+? Here has a look! Galaxy S8+ is equipped with Samsung TouchWiz UI while Nokia 8 has stock Android that has an edge over software upgrades.
Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs. Nokia 8: Who’s the Winner?
So here we have put both the rivals side by side for the best comparison. Check their specs and see who the boss is!
1: Nokia 8 vs. Galaxy S8 Plus – Design
With the Infinity Display, bezel less screen and fine edges, Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus have remained the top Android smartphone since its evolution. Not only this, the glass screen and the metal combined in the S8+ to offer the lightest phone with reasonable dimensions and larger screen. The lack of the physical home button makes the S8+ look more innovative and impressive.
While on the other hand, the Nokia 8 has got its physical home button, the beefy bezel and has apparently the old and typical design of a smartphone that Samsung had ditched with the introduction of Samsung Galaxy S8 flagship.
Moreover, Samsung’s phone is also Dust and water resistant with a stellar IP68 rating, meanwhile the Nokia 8 is only IP54 splash-proof.
Both the phones handled by a USB Type C port. But Samsung has included Qi Wireless charging technology in its flagship for the futuristic experience, another plus for the Samsung. However, unlike Samsung Galaxy S8+, the fingerprint sensor of the Nokia 8 sits on the front of the phone.
Winner: Samsung Galaxy S8+ has got an edge in design!
2: Nokia 8 vs. Galaxy S8 Plus – Hardware
Things are complicated in the hardware department for both the rivals. Samsung S8+ has got Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (2.35GHz + 1.9GHz) or octa-core Samsung Exynos 8895 (2.35GHz + 1.7GHz) in its variants, and that is what exactly you will find in the Nokia 8’s flagship with the internal storage of 4GB of RAM and 64GB. Fortunately, you can expand the memory on both the devices using a microSD card, meaning you will get a smooth performance and the best memory on both the devices.
Further, you will find a non-removable 3,500mAh battery on the Samsung Galaxy S8+ while the Nokia 8 comes with a 3090mAh cell.
Winner: Once again, Samsung Galaxy S8+ has got the plus!
3: Nokia 8 vs. Galaxy S8 Plus – Camera
Nokia 8 comes with the complete camera package with the twin 13 MP rear cameras along with the 13 MP front camera. Like Huawei P10, it offers an aperture of f/2.0 and phase detection autofocus with several camera modes.
Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S8+ comes with only 12 MP single rear camera and 8 MP front facing the camera with a f/1.7 aperture lens, optical image stabilization, and 8x digital zoom.
Winner: Nokia 8 has got the point!
As a matter of fact, both the rivals have got the premium designs and best features, still, the Samsung Galaxy S8+ has got an edge over the Nokia’s new flagship. What do you think of the comparison? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section below!