While many are waiting for the new iPhone 8, Nokia 9 is still a competitor for it. Nokia 9 is almost half price of iPhone 8! And yet, it is actually overtaking iPhone in terms of specs and features. Our reviewers compared both phones to their rumored specs and built a Nokia 9 vs iPhone 8 Review.
Recently we saw many amazing phones coming to the market. These included the top rated Galaxy S8, Blackberry’s KEYone with QWERTY Keyboard and yes, the beloved Nokia 3310. However, many lovers of Nokia and iPhones still await their Nokia 8 and 9 along with iPhone 8.
Both Nokia 9 and iPhone 8 are yet to be released in 2017. The price gap is almost double! While Nokia 9 is expected to be around Rs. 45,000, iPhone has been rumored to cost Rs. 81, 600. Perhaps, the tag- “iPhone” sells more than Nokia. A quick way to tell people you are rich, right? You should rather build up your own iPhone like this guy.
Nokia 9 vs iPhone 8: Compared Specs
Nokia 9 is an Android Smartphone that will run on Android OS 7.1 (Nougat), whereas iPhone 8 will be a Phablet having Apple iOS 10. Both phones will have Single Sim support of Nano type.
Both phones are obviously capacitive touchscreen mobiles with OLED display technology. Nokia 9 will have 5.5 inch display as compared to iPhone 8 with 5.0 inches screen size. Again, Nokia wins 1440 x 2560 pixels over iPhone 8’s 1080 x 1920 pixels screen resolution.
Nokia 9 is going to have Octa Core Processor with Adreno 540 GPU and chipset of Qualcomm Snapdragon 835. On the contrary, iPhone specs are yet to be devised here.
22MP Dual Lens Camera (22+22megapixel) of Nokia 9 is definitely going to compete 12+12MP camera of iPhone 8. However, we all know that Apple cameras are always decent regardless of the megapixels you get.
12MP on Nokia 9 while 7MP on iPhone 8.
While the Nokia 9 will have only Geo Tagging, HDR, iPhone 8 is expected to Geo Tagging, 4K Video, Continuous Shooting. Quite a difference!
Nokia 9 will have 64/128GB storage whereas iPhone is set to have upto 256GB internal storage. Noteworthy, the former can go upto 256GB with external memory card, the latter will not support any. Former will have 6GB RAM, twice the RAM of iPhone 8 (3GB).
iPhone 8 users are going to be disappointed here. Nokia 9 will support VoLTE while iPhone 8 will only support LTE.
Below is a Nokia 9 vs iPhone 8 Specs comparison that will tell you more-
Full Spec Comparison of Nokia 9 vs iPhone 8
|OS||Android 7.1 (Nougat)||iOS 10|
|Materials||Metal||Glass; Accents: Stainless steel|
|Features||Iris scanner, Fingerprint||Fingerprint|
|Size||5.5 inches||5.0 inches|
|Screen Resolution||1440 x 2560 pixels||1080 x 1920 pixels|
|Camera||22 Megapixels Dual Lens||12+12 Megapixels|
|Settings||Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets||NA|
|Shooting Modes||Burst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama||NA|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998||Apple A11|
|Processor||Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm||NA|
|System memory||6 GB RAM||3 GB RAM|
|Built-in storage||128 GB (expandable upto 256GB)||256 GB|
|GSM||850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz||NA|
|Sensors||Accelerometer||Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass|
|Wi-Fi||802.11 b, g, n||802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band|
|Features||Mass storage device, USB charging||Mass storage device, USB charging|
|Positioning||GPS, A-GPS||GPS, A-GPS|
|Navigation||Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation||Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation|
|Other||Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync||Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync|