New Nokia 8 vs. OnePlus 5: 8GB RAM, SnD 835, Dual 12MP cam…

When first introduced, OnePlus 5 boasted quite the impressive specs even for a top-tier flagship. Will the new flagship from Nokia stand on equal ground, let’s do a comparison: Nokia 8 vs. OnePlus 5 to find out.

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Nokia 8 vs. OnePlus 5: Specs Comparison

Right off the bat, we can see that both phones have a very similar design. A smooth flat body and curved edge. In fact, this design is well-received by consumers over the world. Regarding size, the Oneplus 5 is a little bit large than Nokia 8 (5.5″ vs. 5.2″). But the difference is not very apparent, so it comes down to personal preference. Talking preferences, the Nokia 8 weight more (160 grams) to give a clearer feeling of the phone in hand while the OnePlus 5 has a lighter design. So design-wise, the two devices are quite on par with each other.

The OnePlus 5 Specs shows an AMOLED screen, 73% screen-to-body ratio with 1920×1080 pixels. Under that screen is the Qualcomm SnapDragon 835 chipset as the core processor. The highlight of the OnePlus 5 is the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage combo which makes this phone a real powerhouse. On the other side, Nokia features a 69.4% display-to-body screen at 2560x 1440 pixels. Some performance specs are identical to the OnePlus like the SnapDragon 835 chipset and 128GB storage. However, the Nokia 8 is at a slight disadvantage because of 2 GB less in RAM (6GB).

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And for the aspiring photographer out there, the Nokia 8 has a dual 13MP rear cam and a selfie cam of the same resolution. The OnePlus 5 looking better with a dual 16MP rear cam and front cam also at 16 MP. About the camera, the OnePLus 5 is providing pictures with better sharpness.

Nokia 8 vs. OnePlus 5: a close competition

All specs considered, both phones are top tier powerhouses. However, the Nokia 8 is available at EUR 599 or roughly Rs 45000 while the OnePlus 5 price is at $480 or Rs. 30750. So the Chinese flagship is giving the bigger bang for your buck.