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Nokia 8.1

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Samsung Galaxy A9 Star

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Nokia 8.1 vs Samsung Galaxy A9 Star : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2018, December | 2018, June
  • Dimensions: 154.8 x 75.8 x 8 mm | 162.4 x 77 x 7.6 mm
  • Weight: 180 g | 191 g
  • Screen: 6.18", IPS LCD | 6.3", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Dual, 12 MP | Dual, 24 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 20 MP | Single, 24 MP
  • Memory: 64 GB, 4 GB RAM - Nokia 8.1
    64/128 GB, 4/6 GB RAM - Nokia X7Y
    | 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM
  • Battery: 3500 mAh | 3700 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: Yes | Yes
  • Approximate price: 400 EUR | 350 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2018 2018
Dimensions (HxWxD) 154.8 Х 75.8 Х 8 mm 162.4 Х 77 Х 7.6 mm
Weight 180 g 191 g
Body Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Colors Blue, Silver, Steel, Copper, Iron, Steel Black, White
Battery 3500 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 3700 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price 400 EUR 350 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 9.0 (Pie); Android One Android 8 (Oreo)
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm) - Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz 360 Gold & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver) - Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 616 Adreno 512
External memory microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal memory 64 GB, 4 GB RAM - Nokia 8.1
64/128 GB, 4/6 GB RAM - Nokia X7Y
64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM
Antutu score 137892 104310

Screen
Technology IPS LCD Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.18" inc 6.3" inc
Screen area 95.3 cm2 100.7 cm2
Screen format 19:9 (height:width) 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 81.2% 80.6%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2280 px 1080 x 2220 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 408 PPI 392 PPI
Screen protection NEG
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Dual 24 MP, Dual
Camera specs -12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
-13 MP
-24 MP, f/1.7
-16 MP, f/1.7, PDAF
Functions Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS) 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 20 MP, Single 24 MP, Single
Specifications 20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm 24 MP, f/2.0
Video 1080p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA - China
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - Global 
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - China
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.43 W/kg (head)     1.79 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio No FM radio
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
-Dolby Atmos sound (headphones only)
Other features
Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Other extras
- Fast battery charging 2A/9V (18W)

- Fast battery charging 9V/1.67A
-ANT+
- Samsung Pay
Versions
- Versions: Nokia 8.1 (Global); Nokia X7 (China)

- Versions: A8 Star (Global, SEA, South Korea); A9 Star (China)

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