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Summary
87%
84%
Display

6.18" (15.7 cm)

1080x2246 px, 403 PPI

6.4" (16.26 cm)

1080x2280 px, 394 PPI

Performance

Dual + Hexa Core

2.2 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

1.8 GHz + 1.6 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

400 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP + 13 MP (Primary)

20 MP(Front)

13 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

16 MP(Front)

Battery

3500 mAh

5000 mAh

31 h talktime (3G)

Expert Rating

★★★★★
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User Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

4.2/5 based on 803 ratings

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General
Launch Date

December 20, 2018 (Official)

March 7, 2019 (Official)

Brand

Nokia

Samsung

Model

8.1

Galaxy M30

Also Known As

Nokia X7

Operating System

Android v9.0 (Pie)

Android v8.1 (Oreo)

Custom UI

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

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: 154.8 mm
Width: 75.7 mm
Thickness: 7.9 mm

Height: 159 mm
Width: 75.1 mm
Thickness: 8.5 mm

Weight

180 grams

174 grams

Colours

Blue, Silver, Iron

Gradation Black, Gradation Blue

Display
Good
Very Good
Screen Size

6.18 " (15.7 cm)

6.4 " (16.26 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2246 pixels

1080 x 2280 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.7:9

19.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes with notch

yes with waterdrop notch

Pixel Density

403 ppi

394 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

90 %

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

82.03 %

85.19 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 710

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904

Processor

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

Octa core (1.8 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A73 + 1.6 GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A53)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 616

Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

4 GB

4 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 400 GB

yes Up to 512 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 50.3 GB

Up to 49.9 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

Camera
Excellent
Very Good
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP + 13 MP Dual Primary Cameras

13 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP Triple Primary Cameras

Sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

yes

yes

Physical Aperture

F1.8

F1.9

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

Flash

yes Dual-color LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4128 x 3096 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

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

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

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

20 MP Front Camera

16 MP Front Camera

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F2.0

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Excellent
Capacity

3500 mAh

5000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-Polymer

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 31 Hours(3G)

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Fast

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

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

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

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

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

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

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

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SAR Value

Head: 0.223 W/kg

Head: 0.409 W/kg

Wi-Fi

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

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

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

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

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos

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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