Specs comparison: Nokia 8.1 vs Asus Zenfone 5Z

By yatin singh | Published on Feb 06 2019
Specs comparison: Nokia 8.1 vs Asus Zenfone 5Z
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HMD Global has recently launched the Nokia 8.1 higher-end version with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal memory in India at a price tag of Rs 29,999. The phone is now available in India for purchase via Amazon. We pitted the phone against the Asus Zenfone 5Z too see which device among these two got the best hardware under Rs 30,000.

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The Nokia 8.1 is now available in India for purchase via Amazon. The phone is priced at Rs 29,999. Interested buyers can also get up to Rs 2,500 extra discount from Amazon. On the other hand, we have the Asus Zenfone 5Z, which is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and now available in India at a discounted price of Rs 24,999 for its 6GB/128GB variant. So, let’s begin with a quick specification comparison to know which device will be the right buy for you in terms of hardware.

 

The Nokia 8.1 comes with a 6.18-inch display that offers a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels, while the Asus Zenfone 5Z features a slightly bigger 6.2-inch display that comes with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, same as the Nokia 8.1. 

When it comes to the performance, the Nokia 8.1 is backed by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor, which is coupled with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal memory. On the other side, the Asus Zenfone 5Z is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, which is faster than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset in Nokia 8.1. The phone packs 6GB RAM and 128GB internal memory that can be expanded to up to 2TB via a microSD card. 

Coming to the cameras, the Nokia 8.1 has a dual 12MP + 13MP camera set up on the back along with a 20MP sensor on the front for clicking selfies. The Asus Zenfone 5Z also has a dual camera set up at the back along with an 8MP sensor on the front. 

The Nokia 8.1 6GB variant is now available on Amazon at a price of Rs 29,999, while the Asus Zenfone 5Z is available on Flipkart at a discounted price of Rs 24,999 during the Asus OMG sale that will last till February 9

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