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Nokia 8.1 vs Samsung Galaxy M40

Summary
86%
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Display

6.18" (15.7 cm)

1080x2246 px, 403 PPI

6.3" (16 cm)

1080x2340 px, 409 PPI

Performance

Dual + Hexa Core

2.2 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

2 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

400 GB (Expandable)

128 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP + 13 MP (Primary)

20 MP(Front)

32 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

16 MP(Front)

Battery

3500 mAh

3500 mAh

29 h talktime (4G)

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User Rating

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4.3/5 based on 11,704 ratings

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3.8/5 based on 14,180 ratings

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General
Launch Date

December 20, 2018 (Official)

June 18, 2019 (Official)

Brand

Nokia

Samsung

Model

8.1

Galaxy M40

Also Known As

Nokia X7

Operating System

Android v9.0 (Pie)

Android v9.0 (Pie)

Custom UI

Android One

Samsung One UI

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, 18W

yes Fast, 15W

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

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

Height: 155.3 mm
Width: 73.9 mm
Thickness: 7.9 mm

Weight

180 grams

168 grams

Build Material


Back: Mineral Glass


Back: Plastic

Colours

Blue, Silver, Iron

Midnight Blue, Seawater Blue, Cocktail Orange

Display
Good
Below Average
Screen Size

6.18 " (15.7 cm)

6.3 " (16 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2246 pixels

1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.7:9

19.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes with notch

yes with punch-hole display

Pixel Density

403 ppi

409 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

PLS TFT LCD

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

91.8 %

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

82.03 %

84.71 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 710

Qualcomm Snapdragon 675

Processor

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

Octa core (2 GHz, Dual core, Kryo 460 + 1.7 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 460)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 616

Adreno 612

RAM

4 GB

6 GB

Bootup Time (tested by 91mobiles)

22.0 s

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

128 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 400 GB

yes Up to 512 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 50.3 GB

Up to 105 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

Camera
Excellent
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Dual

Triple

Resolution

12 MP f/1.8 Primary Camera(2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size)13 MP f/2.2 Camera

32 MP f/1.7 (upto 8x Digital Zoom) Primary Camera(2.8" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(12 mm focal length)5 MP f/2.2, Depth Camera

Sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

CMOS image sensor

Autofocus

yes

yes

Physical Aperture

F1.8

F1.7

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

no  No

Flash

yes Dual-color LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

6500 x 4920 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

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

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

20 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera(0.9µm pixel size)

16 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera

Sensor

CMOS

Autofocus

no  No

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F2.0

Flash

no  No

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3500 mAh

3500 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 29 Hours(4G)

Quick Charging

yes Fast, 18W

yes Fast, 15W

USB Type-C

yes

yes

Battery Charging Time (20% to 100%) (tested by 91mobiles)

02h 27m 34s

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 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)
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)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SAR Value

Head: 0.223 W/kg

Head: 0.200 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

Wi-Fi Calling

yes

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

yes

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

HDMI

no  No

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

USB Type-C

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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    Answered By Raju Rai | 1 years ago

    Maximum smartphones have an inbuilt call recording feature these days. You just need to tap on the cassette symbol to start the recording. Still, there are phones which does not have this feature in built. For such phones, you can install the ACR app.

    1. : Download the ACR call recording app from the play store. 



    2. : Then Follow the instructions from the app and allow all the access to the app as shown in the Image below


    3. : Ten Tap the three bar on the top left of the app.



    4. : There you will find the Enable option on the top.



    5. : Enable it and enjoy the app.



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      Complete Specs: Nokia 8.1

      You can find the service center here: Nokia Service Centers

  • How to hard reset Nokia 8.1 ?

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    Answered By Irya Chauhan | 1 years ago

    You can simply reset your Android to factory settings through "Backup and Reset" feature available in settings.

    However, this won't work if your phone has got hanged or you have forgotten the password.


    Here is a Quick reference to hard reset your phone:

    1. Power off your phone (If the phone is hanged, directly perform the next step)
    2. Press and hold Volume Down and Power button to enter recovery mode. (Old phone might use home button as well)
    3. After the Android logo, you'll be presented by a menu.
    4. Select "Wipe Data/Factory reset" from the menu.
    5. Press the Power button to confirm.
    6. Scroll to "Yes" and confirm with Power button.
    7. This will start the Reset Process.

    You can see the video to perform hard reset here:



    You can see detailed specs of the phone here: Nokia 8.1

    You can find the service center here: Nokia Service Centers

  • Does Nokia 8.1 support OTG?

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    Answered By Neha Das | 1 years ago

    Yes, Nokia 8.1 supports OTG. USB OTG or USB On-The-Go is one of the most recent technologies that allows you to connect your pen drives and in some cases hard disks to your smartphones and tablets. It has a cable and through that cable, you can directly view and use your pen drive in your smartphones.


    You can find the specs of Nokia 8.1 here: Nokia 8.1

    You can find the service center here: Nokia Service Centers

  • Does Nokia 8.1 have IR blaster?

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    Answered By Chhabi Srivastava | 1 years ago

    No, Nokia 8.1 doesn't have an IR Blaster. You can see the complete overview of Nokia 8.1 here : 

    To find out the complete specifications of Nokia 8.1: Nokia 8.1

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