The Samsung Galaxy S8 is still one of Samsung best smartphones to date. Despite being launched in April 2017. In this article, we’ll be comparing the Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Nokia 8 Sirocco. The Nokia 8 Sirocco is Nokia’s flagship for 2018. One thing both flagships have in common is that they’re powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset. Let’s find out more about them.
Samsung Galaxy S8 VS Nokia 8 Sirocco – Design
Despite coming from different brands, the Nokia 8 Sirocco and Galaxy S8 have a similar design. They both feature edge to edge display with a tiny top and bottom bezels. Their body build is a Corning gorilla glass 5 at the front and back. The frame of the Nokia 8 Sirocco is made of stainless steel. Whereas, the frame of the Galaxy S8 is made of aluminium.
Their rear camera is positioned at the top centre. The Nokia 8 Sirocco features a dual rear camera. While the Galaxy S8 features a single rear camera. The fingerprint sensor of the Nokia 8 Sirocco is below its dual rear camera. Whereas, the fingerprint sensor of the Galaxy S8 is at the right-hand side of its rear camera.
Samsung Galaxy S8 VS Nokia 8 Sirocco – Display
They both don’t have the biggest screen size. The Nokia 8 Sirocco sports a 5.5 inches P-OLED capacitive touchscreen. Whereas, the Galaxy S8 sports a 5.8 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. The display resolution on the Nokia 8 Sirocco is 1440 x 2560 pixels with 534 PPI density and 16:9 aspect ratio. While the display on the Galaxy S8 is 1440 x 2960 pixels with 570 PPI density. The Galaxy S8 features an 18.5:9 aspect ratio, which is trending than the 16:9 aspect ratio.
Samsung Galaxy S8 VS Nokia 8 Sirocco – Camera
The single rear camera of the Galaxy S8 features a 12MP sensor with f/1.7 aperture and LED flash. While at the front is an 8MP selfie shooter with f/1.7 aperture. The Nokia 8 Sirocco’s dual rear camera packs a 12MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 13MP secondary sensor with f/2.6 aperture. The selfie camera of the Nokia 8 Sirocco is rather poor for its standard. It features a 5MP selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture.
Samsung Galaxy S8 VS Nokia 8 Sirocco – Hardware
Both the Galaxy S8 and the Nokia 8 Sirocco is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset. The chipset on the Nokia 8 Sirocco features an 8-core processor, which clocks at 2.5GHz. Whereas, the chipset on the Galaxy S8 features an 8-core processor clocked at 2.35GHz. The graphics on both the Galaxy S8 and Nokia 8 Sirocco is Adreno 540 graphics processing unit.
Samsung Galaxy S8 VS Nokia 8 Sirocco – Software
The Nokia 8 Sirocco runs on pure stock Google’s Android 8.0 Oreo. While the Samsung Galaxy S8 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with Samsung experience skin. The Galaxy S8 operating system is upgradable to Android 8.0 Oreo. The Nokia 8 Sirocco is available in only a 6GB memory with 128GB internal storage. While the Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with a 4GB memory and 64GB internal storage.
Samsung Galaxy S8 VS Nokia 8 Sirocco – Battery
The Nokia 8 Sirocco is powered by a non-removable Li-on 3260 mAh battery. And supports fast battery charging (Quick Charge 4.0) with Qi wireless charging. While the Galaxy S8 packs a non-removable Li-on 3000 mAh battery. It also supports fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0) and Qi/PMA wireless charging.
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Samsung Galaxy S8 VS Nokia 8 Sirocco – Price
The Samsung Galaxy S8 goes for $320 for the 4GB/64GB variant. While the Nokia 8 goes for around $485 for 6GB/128GB variant.
Samsung Galaxy S8 VS Nokia 8 Sirocco – Verdict
The Samsung Galaxy S8 is cheaper than the Nokia 8 Sirocco. And they both pack the same hardware. So performance will likely be the same. The Nokia 8 Sirocco, however, features better battery capacity, memory and camera. Value for money here will be the Samsung Galaxy S8 thanks to its hardware.
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