Nokia 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 – Specs and Features Comparison

By | August 20, 2017


HMD Global’s much awaited high-end smartphone, Nokia 8 is finally unveiled and we have all the official specifications and details of this latest high end flagship smartphone from Nokia. A couple of months ago, Samsung has released its high end smartphone, Galaxy S8 which is doing really great in the technology world. Both these devices are now in the market. If you are a little bit confused on buying a new high-end smartphone, here have compared these two high-end devices, Nokia 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8. So, get your eyes on the comparison list and decide for yourself what to choose and why!

Nokia 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

Nokia 8 – Features and Specifications

HMD Global’s new flagship smartphone, Nokia 8 is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Octa-Core Processor with Adreno 540 graphics. The phone is available with 4GB and 6GB RAM variants with 64GB and 128GB Memory Storage options. You can expand the memory of your Nokia 8 smartphone upto 256GB memory.

The phone sports a 5.3 Inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with 1440 x 2560 pixels. The display has additional Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The phone is currently running on an Android 7.1.1 Nougat Operating System. The phone has a dual rear cameras of 13 Megapixel build up with Carl Zeiss. The rear camera has a dual LED flash with geo-tagging and face detection option. The front facing camera also packs with a 13 Megapixel of camera for taking selfies and to record videos. Nokia 8 has a 3090mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support.

Furthermore, the Nokia 8 has a front mounted fingerprint sensor with accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate sensors. Talking about the connectivity options, it has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC and USB 3.1 ports. The phone is priced at 600 Euros.

Samsung Galaxy S8 – Features and Specifications

Samsung most popular high end smartphone, Samsung Galaxy S8 is powered by a Exynos 8895 Octa-Core Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Processor with Adreno 540 graphics. The Galaxy S8 is packs with a 4GB RAM and 64GB of Internal Memory storage option. You can expand the memory of your phone upto 256GB by using a microSD card.

Furthermore, the Galaxy S8 is running on an Android 7.0 Nougat Operating System. It sports a 5.8 Inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with 1440 x 2960 pixels of screen resolution. On the top of the display, it has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection with 3D Touch. The phone also has Always-on display with TouchWiz UI.



The Galaxy S8 sports a 12 Megapixel of rear camera with phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, geo-tagging and ability to record videos with 4K resolution. An 8 Megapixel of front facing camera is also there on the phone with autofocus and some other additional features. Talking about the connectivity, the phone has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC and USB 3.1 ports. It has a rear mounted Fingerprint Sensor with Iris scanner. Additional sensors such as accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 are also available on the device. The Galaxy S8 has 3,000mAh, Adaptive Fast Charging supports wired and wireless connection. The Galaxy S8 smartphone is priced at $750.



So folks, these were all the available features and specifications inside the newly released high-end smartphones, Nokia 8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphones. Both the phones carry a number of similar features and specifications, however there are some more features which make these devices different from each other.

The Galaxy S8 is more costlier than the Nokia 8 smartphone and hence it has a few additional features inside. The phone has some rich specifications which are way good than the new Nokia 8 smartphone. Nokia 8 wins with a dual rear camera setup at the back panel designed by Carl Zeiss.



Just to get you some straight out comparison between these to high-end smartphones, here, we have created a table having all the features and specification of both these phones listed. Do check it out for yourself now!

Nokia 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 

Summary Nokia 8 Samsung Galaxy S8
Display 5.3 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 5.8 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Processor Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Processor with Adreno 540 Exynos 8895 Octa Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Octa-Core Processor with Adreno 540
RAM 4GB and 6GB 4GB RAM
Storage Memory 64GB and 128GB 64GB
MicroSD Card Yes, upto 256GB Yes, upto 256GB
Cameras : Primary Dual Rear camera 13 Megapixel 12 Megapixel
Secondary 13 Megapixel 8 Megapixel
OS Android 7.1.1 Nougat Operating System Android 7.0 Nougat Operating System
Fingerprint Sensor Yes, Front Mounted  Yes, Rear Mounted
Battery Capacity 3090 mAh Li-ion3000 mAh
Other Sensors Yes Yes
Quick Charging support Yes Yes, Wired or Wireless
Sim Slots Dual SIM, GSM+GSM Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
Network Supports 2G, 3G and 4G  Supports 2G, 3G, 4Gt

So folks, this is what you might need to know about these newly released high end smartphones, Nokia 8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphones. The phones are getting good reviews from other users from around the world. The new Nokia 8 smartphone is just launched and yet to receive its reviews, however the phone would definitely set new benchmarks in the smartphones industry because of its innovative features such as Carl Zeiss camera.

What’s your take on this comparison? Which phone impresses you the most? Are you using anyone from these? Do share your thoughts and opinions in front of us. Meanwhile, if you have anything further to ask or have any further queries, drop them in the comments section given below this post. We’d be happy to interact with you. For more such useful updates on latest technology, smartphones, games and apps, stay tuned with us.