Nokia 8 opinion: OnePlus 5 killer? 6GB RAM, SND 835…

Nokia has just released its newest flagship, the Nokia 8. This new smartphone has some amazing specs like the SND 835, the unique Dual-Sight mode, etc. However, can it compete with other phones in the same price range, for example, the OnePlus 5? Check it out in our Nokia 8 opinion!

Nokia 8 opinion

Nokia 8 opinion: 6GB RAM, SND 835

Nokia is back in the game with its latest device, Nokia 8. The manufacturer has brought a lot of new features and technology into its product. However, there are a lot of flagships having similar specs as the Nokia 8, for example, the OnePlus 5. This device has had a lot of positive reviews from critics and users since its release. Is the Nokia 8 strong enough to compete with the Chinese device? First of all, both smartphones run the Android 7.1.1 Nougat and will be upgraded to Android Oreo in the future.

In term of display, the OnePlus 5 sports a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) Optic AMOLED display, whereas its counterpart adopts a 5.3-inch 2K LCD screen with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Under the hood, both devices get power from the powerful Snapdragon 835 coupled with 4/6GB RAM (the Nokia 8) and 6/8GB RAM (the OnePlus 5). Additionally, the two handsets have the same 128GB ROM, however, the Chinese phone doesn’t include a microSD card slot for storage expansion.

Nokia 8 opinion

Speaking of photography system, the Finnish company has collaborated with the famous optics manufacturer, Zeiss. The results are the 13MP dual shooters at the back and a 13MP lens on the front of the phone. As for the OnePlus 5 camera, the dual setup is comprise of a 16MP primary sensor along with a 20MP telephoto lens. The Chinese handset front camera on the other hand bears a 16MP with f/2.0 aperture. For the battery, the OnePlus 5 is the clear winner with a bigger 3300 mAh comparing to the 3090 mAh of the Nokia 8.

Nokia 8 price and release date

Nokia 8 has been available since yesterday, September 26. The Nokia 8 price is Rs. 36999 (roughly $565). What is your opinion on this new Nokia device? Can it beat the OnePlus 5?