Specs comparison: Nokia 8.1 vs Honor Play

By yatin singh | Published on 06 Feb 2019

Today, we are comparing Nokia 8.1 with the Honor Play to know which device packs better hardware under its hood.

Specs comparison: Nokia 8.1 vs Honor Play

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HMD Global owned Nokia has recently launched the Nokia 8.1 higher-end version, which comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal memory. The phone is priced at Rs 29,999. The company has launched the Nokia 8.1 4GB variant last year in December. On the other hand, we have the Honor Play, which is powered by a Kirin 970 processor and is priced at Rs 23,999. It would be interesting to see whether the Nokia 8.1 would able to give Honor device a tough competition?

So, let’s start with comparing the display of these two smartphones in detail. The Honor Play features a 6.3-inch display that offers a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. On the other hand, the Nokia 8.1 sports a slightly smaller 6.18-inch screen, which offers a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels, same as the Honor Play. 

Let’s talk about the performance, the Nokia 8.1 is backed by a Qualcomm 710 octa-core processor, while the Honor Play is powered by the Kirin 970 chipset. Both the device packs 6GB RAM and 128GB internal memory. 

Coming to the cameras, the Nokia 8.1 comes with a dual 12MP + 13MP rear cameras. The Honor play, on the other hand, is equipped with a dual 16MP + 2MP rear camera. At the front, the Nokia 8.1 has a 20MP front shooter, while the Honor Play features a 16MP unit on the front. 

The Nokia 8.1 is available in India at a price of Rs 29,999, while the Honor Play 6GB variant is available on Amazon for Rs 23,999

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