We just got done with the first quarter of the year and have stepped in the second quarter and it already looks promising. There have been so many smartphone launches and there are so many more to come. In the midst of all these smartphone launches, Nokia and Huawei are here with their flagship smartphones called Nokia 8 Sirocco and Huawei P20 Pro respectively. Huawei P20 Pro is the world’s first triple camera smartphone that launched last week. Nokia 8 Sirocco launched in India recently. So which one is the better of the two? Let’s find out in our Huawei P20 Pro Vs Nokia 8 Sirocco comparison below.
Huawei P20 Pro Vs Nokia 8 Sirocco: Design & Display
Huawei P20 Pro comes with a bigger 6.1-inch AMOLED FHD+ display with an aspect ratio of 18.7:9 and a screen resolution of 1080×2244 pixels. And like all other smartphones these days, even this phone has the dreaded iPhone X-like notch on the top. The smartphone features an aluminium body and has metal and glass housing with curvier metal edges.
On the other hand, Nokia 8 Sirocco sports a 5.5-inch P-OLED display with an aspect ratio of 16:9 and a screen resolution of 1440×2560 pixels. The smartphone is made of an aluminium frame and features a glass-clad rear panel. Also, the display of this smartphone boasts of an impressive 534ppi.
Huawei P20 Pro Vs Nokia 8 Sirocco: Hardware
The P20 Pro smartphone runs on its own 8-core Hisilicon Kirin 970 chipset with Mali-G72 for graphics. Under the hood, it features 6GB of RAM with 128GB of internal storage. The storage capacity on this phone cannot be expandable as it does not support a MicroSD card. For connectivity, the smartphone supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth, GPS and USB 3.1 Type C port.
As for the Nokia 8 Sirocco, the smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor paired with an Adreno 540 GPU. Similar to Huawei, even this smartphone comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. However, the storage on this phone can be expanded with a MicroSD card. The connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS and USB 3.1 Type C port.
Huawei P20 Pro Vs Nokia 8 Sirocco: Software
On the software end, Huawei P20 runs on the latest Android 8.1 Oreo operating system powered by EMUI 8.1 custom skin on top. Also, the phone is most likely to receive the next version of Android too.
Nokia 8 Sirocco also runs on the Android 8.0 Oreo and will receive regular updates. Compared with P20, Nokia offers a cleaner and easy to use interface.
Huawei P20 Pro Vs Nokia 8 Sirocco: Camera
One of the strongest points of the Huawei P20 Pro is the camera functionality. It is the first smartphone to launch with a triple camera setup on the rear panel. The triple camera setup features a 40-megapixel RGB sensor, a 20-megapixel sensor and an 8-megapixel telephoto lens. These sensors support apertures of f/1.8, f/1.6 and f/2.4 respectively. Also, the camera allows 3x optical zoom and 5x hybrid zoom.
Additionally, the Nokia 8 Sirocco comes with a dual Carl Zeiss camera setup. The dual camera includes a primary 12-megapixel sensor and secondary 12-megapixel sensor. These sensors support apertures of f/1.75 and f/2.6 respectively. The camera also supports dual pixel PDAF, dual tone LED flash and an optical zoom of 2x. On the front, the smartphone features a 5-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture.
Huawei P20 Pro Vs Nokia 8 Sirocco: Battery
Huawei P20 Pro is fuelled by a powerful 4,000mAh battery with support for fast charging. On the other hand, Nokia 8 Sirocco comes with a slightly smaller 3,260mAh battery with support for QuickCharge 4.0.
Huawei P20 Pro Vs Nokia 8 Sirocco: Conclusion
Both the flagship smartphones have some amazing features in their nook. However, no smartphone can be perfect. Keeping that in mind, it is obvious that out of the two Huawei P20 Pro is a better choice if you are looking out for a new smartphone. But Nokia 8 Sirocco wins in terms of price as it is priced at Rs. 49,990, where P20 Pro is priced at Rs. 72,000 approximately. Both the smartphones are beautifully designed and come with some amazing features. So if you are looking for a new high-end smartphone, you have more options to choose from.