Nokia 8 Vs Sony Xperia XZ1: On Monday, in India, after Sony revealed its Xperia XZ1 smartphone, HMD Global on Tuesday launched its flagship Nokia 8 smartphone for the country. Note that both the handsets come in similar price range, with Sony product priced slightly higher, we are here to help you draw the comparison of features and specs that help you to choose the best-suited handset among the two.
Nokia 8 Vs Sony Xperia XZ1 – know which is best
Price of Sony Xperia and Nokia 8: Nokia 8 Vs Sony Xperia XZ1 price
Nokia 8 has priced at Rs 36,999 and will have made available from October 14 on Amazon Indi, Croma, Reliance, Sangeetha Mobiles, Poorvika, and BigC, apart from other offline stores.
In polished Blue, Tempered Blue, and in the steel colour variants in the country, the Nokia 8 is available. For the smartphone, the launch offers include 100GB of additional Jio data – 10GB extra data a month for up to 10 recharges until August 2018.
Across the country, Nokia 8 customers will also have access to special Nokia Mobile Care Concierge Service in 50 cities.
And, Sony Xperia XZ1 has priced at Rs 44,990 in India and has already made available starting September 25 via both offline and online stores. In the country, the Xperia XZ1 will have done available just in the Black colour variant.
With a quick charge 3.0 UCH 1.2, the smartphone will have bundled, and other launch offers include a Rs 1,000 discount on the Rs 3,490 Style Stand Cover; 5 percent cash back on HDFC and ICICI cards, as well as zero percent EMI offers.
Features of Nokia 8 and Sony Xperia XZ1: Nokia 8 Vs Sony Xperia XZ1 features
Both the smartphones under consideration have their respective camera department; they offer drastically different options to the users. HMD Global has introduced its bothies feature with Nokia 8 that allows users to take photos or videos using the front and rear cameras simultaneously.
For one-touch live streaming via Facebook Live and YouTube Live, the Nokia 8 smartphone has further optimised. Also, with OZO Audio tech, the handset also comes with spatial 360-degree audio recording including an Audio Focus mode.
And, with the dual cameras set up, the Nokia 8 comes that consists of two 13 megapixel sensors, one of which is an RGB sensor with optical image stabilisation, while the other is a monochrome sensor.
It has an aperture of f/2.0, 1.12-micron pixel elements, phase detection autofocus, a 76.9-degree wide angle lens, phase detection autofocus; dual tone LED micron pixels, a f/2.0 aperture and a 78.4-degree wide angle lens. On Nokia 8, all three cameras come with Carl Zeiss optics.
The smartphone comes with a MotionEye 19 megapixel Exmor RS sensor camera with 3D scanning abilities. Just like the Xperia XZ premium, the rear camera supports 5 axis stabilisation and has capable of doing slow-motion video recording at 960fps in addition to 4k video recording.
Sony Xperia XZ1 also comes with a 13-megapixel camera with an aperture of f/2.0 and 22mm wide angle lens for group selfies. And Sony Xperia XZ1 also powered by Sony Exmor RS mobile imaging sensor.
Specs of Xperia XZ1 and Nokia 8: Nokia 8 Vs Sony Xperia XZ1 specs
Nokia 8 runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box with an update to Android 8.0 Oreo promised. And, Nokia 8 comes with a 5.3-inch QHD IPS display with 1440×2560 pixels with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
Nokia 8 has powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC coupled with 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM. It has a 64Gb storage that further expandable via microSD card up to 256GB in a hybrid dual SIM configuration.
Nokia 8 connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/A-GPS, USB Type-C and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There has a 3090mAh non-removable battery and measures 151.5×73.7×7.9mm.
Sony Xperia XZ1 runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box and comes with a 5.2 inch full HD HDR display with 1080×1920 pixels that powered by Sony Triluminos display and X-Reality technology configured for mobiles and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
By a 64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, the smartphone has powered that coupled with 4GB of RAM and Adreno 540 GPU.
There has a 64GB inbuilt storage with an option to expand it further using a microSD card up to 256GB. And Sony Xperia XZ1 connectivity options that include are 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, USB OTG, USB Type-C and GPS among others.
There has a 2700mAh battery which supports quick charging 3.0 and smartphone measures 148x73x7.4mm and weighs 156 grams.