Check out the differences.



We are going to put both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Nokia 8 phones side by side and look at the differences and how this could effect your choice of handset.



  • Samsung Galaxy S8
    Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Nokia 8
    Nokia 8
  • Display



  • Size
    5.7 inches
  • Touch
    y
  • Colours
    super amoled capacitive touchscreen, 16m colours
  • Size
    5.3 inches
  • Touch
    y
  • Colours
    ips lcd capacitive touchscreen, 16m colors
  • Overview:These Android phones have great displays, yet the S8 is the bigger of the 2, at 5.7-inch there is a 0.4-inch difference with the Nokia 8 standing at 5.3-inch.

    Full touchscreens of course, which is standard now for smarthones, with the Galaxy having smaller edges at the top and bottom.

    The super amoled screen on the Samsung will bring a slightly better viewing experience.

    Dimensions



  • Length
    140.1mm
  • Width
    72.2mm
  • Depth
    7.3 mm
  • Weight
    tbc
  • Length
    151.5mm
  • Width
    73.7mm
  • Depth
    7.9 mm
  • Weight
    160 g
  • Overview:The larger screen size phone actually has the smaller dimensions with a height difference of 11.4mm.

    There is minimal differnce on both width and depth with the Samsung yet again smaller and edging the width by 1.5mm and the depth by 0.6mm.

    Power



  • Battery
    non-removable li-ion battery
  • Talktime
    tbc
  • Standby Time
    tbc
  • Battery
    non-removable li-ion 3090mah battery
  • Talktime
    tbc
  • Standby Time
    tbc
  • Memory



  • Internal Memory
    64/128 gb
  • CardSlot
    microsd, up to 256 gb
  • Internal Memory
    64 gb
  • CardSlot
    microsd, up to 256 gb
  • Overview:There seems recently like a little shift away from the standard 16GB with these 2 models now.

    Your options start from 64GB, yet the Galaxy S8 also has the toption of a 128GB, doubling your internal spaace to store.

    Many buy the lower GB versions and use the microSD card slot which can store upto 256GB of card.

    Camera



  • Rear Camera
    12 mp
  • Flash
    y
  • Focus
    y
  • Video
    y
  • Rear Camera
    13 mp dual
  • Flash
    y
  • Focus
    y
  • Video
    y
  • Overview:Dual cameras are the latest camera enhancements for smartphones and the Nokia 8 brings a new feature called 'bothie'.

    What is bothie

    Nokia's new feature seen as the next evolution of the selfie, using Nokia's Dual Sight technology to fire up both the rear and front-facing cameras at the same time, shooting video or photos of a subject and the smartphone operator simultaneously, which can be shared live directly to Facebook or YouTube.

    Speed and Functionality



  • Operating System
    android
  • Processor
    octa-core
  • Water Resistance
    1
  • Operating System
    android
  • Processor
    octa-core
  • Water Resistance
    1
  • Overview:These 2 handsets in this department seem very close together, both running Android OS and running on an octa-core processor.

    Having multiple tabs open on your phone whilst mutli-tasking in other areas of your handset, no runs smooth wit hthese types of processors.

    Water resistance is a big difference with the Samsung IP68 certified and The Nokia IP54, the difference being that the Samsung can with-stand more, IP68 dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes.



    Price

  • Cheapest Price
    Free Handset
    £22.00 Per Month
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  • Cheapest Price
    Free Handset
    £42.00 Per Month
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    Overview:The Nokia 8 is currently less expensive than the Galaxy S8. Looking at the specs and features combined with the design the Samsung clarifies it's higher price tag.

    It's great to see Nokia back with such a good all-round flagship smartphone.





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