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Summary
85%
87%
Display

6.3" (16 cm)

1080x2340 px, 409 PPI

6.18" (15.7 cm)

1080x2246 px, 403 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.36 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

2.2 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

400 GB (Expandable)

Camera

16 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

16 MP(Front)

12 MP + 13 MP (Primary)

20 MP(Front)

Battery

3750 mAh

3500 mAh

Expert Rating

★★★★★
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User Rating

★★★★★
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4.4/5 based on 6,218 ratings

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4.2/5 based on 844 ratings

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General
Launch Date

August 6, 2018 (Official)

December 20, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Honor

Nokia

Model

Play

8.1

Also Known As

Nokia X7

Operating System

Android v8.1 (Oreo)

Android v9.0 (Pie)

Custom UI

EMUI

Android One

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Fast

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 157.9 mm
Width: 74.2 mm
Thickness: 7.4 mm

Height: 154.8 mm
Width: 75.7 mm
Thickness: 7.9 mm

Weight

176 grams

180 grams

Build Material

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Colours

Magic Night Black, Navy Blue, Ultra Violet

Blue, Silver, Iron

Display
Good
Good
Screen Size

6.3 " (16 cm)

6.18 " (15.7 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels

1080 x 2246 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9

18.7:9

Bezel-less display

yes with notch

yes with notch

Pixel Density

409 ppi

403 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

IPS LCD

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

82.98 %

82.03 %

Performance
Excellent
Very Good
Chipset

HiSilicon Kirin 970

Qualcomm Snapdragon 710

Processor

Octa core (2.36 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core, Kryo 360 + 1.7 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 360)

Co-Processor

i7

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G72 MP12

Adreno 616

RAM

4 GB

4 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 256 GB

yes Up to 400 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 51.7 GB

Up to 50.3 GB

Camera
Good
Excellent
Main Camera
Resolution

16 MP + 2 MP Dual Primary Cameras

12 MP + 13 MP Dual Primary Cameras

Sensor

Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus, Continuos autofocus

yes

Physical Aperture

F2.2

F1.8

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes Dual-color LED Flash

Image Resolution

4616 x 3464 Pixels

4000 x 3000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Smile detection, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

16 MP Front Camera

20 MP Front Camera

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F2.0

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3750 mAh

3500 mAh

Type

Li-Polymer

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Fast

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available

SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available

SAR Value

Head: 0.223 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v4.2

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

HDMI

no  No

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

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Related Questions

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  • Does Honor Play have gorilla glass?

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    Answered By Ram Bhat | 6 months ago
    No, the Honor Play does not have Gorilla Glass. It means that the phone's screen is vulnerable and can break if handled carelessly. You can use tempered glass to protect the phone's screen from damage.

    You can check the specs here: Honor Play
  • Is Nokia 8.1 Waterproof?

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    Answered By Niharika Pillai | 4 months ago

    Definitely, Nokia 8.1 is not waterproof. Though it has a non-removable back cover, still it is not waterproof. It may sustain a few splashes of water, but it will not withstand drop in water. IP67 or IP68 certification is not very easy to attain. All the ports, SIM stray and speakers need to be water proof and ensure no water penetrates. You need to be careful while using your phone,if it drops in water, you definitely needs to get new one.


    You can check the specs here: Nokia 8.1
    You can find the service center here: Nokia Service Centers
  • How to use Led Flash for notifications on Nokia 8.1 ?

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    Answered By Rohan Sengupta | 4 months ago

    Flash Notifications are used to give Flash Alerts when you get a Call / SMS. 


    This feature is already there is most phones by going to:

    1. Settings > Accessibility > Hearing > Flash Alerts
    2. Toggle there to turn it ON/OFF. 

    This is really beneficial in alerting without making any sound.


    • Don't get dishearted if your phone does not have this feature. There are a number of apps available on Play Store.
    • I'll personally recommend you to use the app named Flash Notification available in play store. It is really easy to use and you can enable it for particular apps and for different sound profiles(Ring/Vibrate/DND). 


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    You can also watch below video to help you activate the default feature:




    You can check the complete product specs here: Nokia 8.1

    You can find the service center here: Nokia Service Centers

  • How to root Nokia 8.1 ?

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    Answered By Irya Chauhan | 4 months ago

    To root your phone manually, you need to turn on USB Debugging. 


    1. Go to Setting, Find kernel version in About.
    2. Tap it seven times, at which point you should see the message, "You are now a developer!"
    3. With that done, tap Settings, About Phone, Developer Options, and then tick USB debugging." Then tap OK to approve the setting change. 
    4. Now turn it ON in fastboot mode and unlock the bootloader.
    5. Install a recovery to help you with flashing.
    6. Flash a supporting custom ROM and gapps.

    XDA Developers is a great site to help you with the process, support and Custom ROMs.

    Please note that rooting phone is tampering with the original software is not recommended and might cause harm to your phone.

    You can find all the specs here: Nokia 8.1

    You can find the service center here: Nokia Service Centers

  • Is Honor Play Waterproof?

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    Answered By Rakesh Verma | 6 months ago

    Water Resistance is systematic engineering in a digital product and Honor Play's built makes it very hard to reach a great level of waterproofing.

    Honor Play can get damaged even with a splash. So, Honor Play is not at all waterproof and you might have to get a new one if you drop it in water.

    You can find the complete specifications here: Honor Play

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