Comparison between:
- Xiaomi Mi 8
- Xiaomi Pocophone F1
- Nokia 8 Sirocco

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Xiaomi Mi 8Xiaomi Pocophone F1Nokia 8 Sirocco
Xiaomi Mi 8
Prices
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Prices
Nokia 8 Sirocco
Prices
Model aliasMi8Poco F1TA-1005

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width74.8 mm
7.48 cm
0.25 ft
2.94 in
75.5 mm
7.55 cm
0.25 ft
2.97 in
72.97 mm
7.3 cm
0.24 ft
2.87 in
Height154.9 mm
15.49 cm
0.51 ft
6.1 in
155.7 mm
15.57 cm
0.51 ft
6.13 in
140.93 mm
14.09 cm
0.46 ft
5.55 in
Thickness7.6 mm
0.76 cm
0.02 ft
0.3 in
8.9 mm
0.89 cm
0.03 ft
0.35 in
7.5 mm
0.75 cm
0.02 ft
0.3 in
Weight175 g
0.39 lbs
6.17 oz
187 g
0.41 lbs
6.6 oz
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Volume88.06 cm³
5.35 in³
104.62 cm³
6.35 in³
77.13 cm³
4.68 in³
ColorsBlack
Blue
White
Gold
Gray
Red
Blue
Black
Body materialsAluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Polycarbonate
Kevlar
Glass
Stainless steel
Certification-P2i for splash resistanceIP67

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM
Number of SIM cards221
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)--

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz-CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMAW-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1700 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
W-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
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TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
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UMTS--UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA
LTE Cat 12
EV-DO Rev. A

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)MIUI V9.5 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
MIUI V10 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
MIUI V10.2 (Android 9.0 Pie)
MIUI V9.6 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
MIUI (Android 9.0 Pie)
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 8.1 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 845Qualcomm Snapdragon 845Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Process technology10 nm10 nm10 nm
CPU4x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 3854x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 3854x 2.45 GHz Kryo 280, 4x 1.9 GHz Kryo 280
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1536 KB
1.5 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
3072 KB
3 MB
Level 3 cache memory (L3)2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
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CPU cores888
CPU frequency2800 MHz2800 MHz2450 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 630Qualcomm Adreno 630Qualcomm Adreno 540
GPU frequency710 MHz710 MHz710 MHz
RAM capacity6 GB
8 GB
6 GB
8 GB
6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz1866 MHz1866 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
128 GB
UFS 2.1UFS 2.1UFS 2.1

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

Types-microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
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Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologySuper AMOLEDIPSP-OLED
Diagonal size6.21 in
157.73 mm
15.77 cm
6.18 in
156.97 mm
15.7 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.69 in
68.31 mm
6.83 cm
2.68 in
68.02 mm
6.8 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
Height5.6 in
142.18 mm
14.22 cm
5.57 in
141.47 mm
14.15 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
Aspect ratio2.081:12.08:11.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 2248 pixels1080 x 2246 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels
Pixel density402 ppi
158 ppcm
403 ppi
158 ppcm
534 ppi
209 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area84.09 %82.13 %81.35 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Display manufacturer - Samsung
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
2.5D curved glass screen
Always-On Display
60000:1 contrast ratio
600 cd/m²
430 cd/m² typical brightness
HDR10
Corning Gorilla Glass
2.5D curved glass screen
1500:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²
84% NTSC
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
3D curved glass screen
Always-On Display

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Infrared face recognition sensor
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Infrared face recognition sensor
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1291
Infrared camera - OmniVision OV7251 (1/7.5-inch sensor; 3.0 μm)
Step detector
Step counter
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1291-

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor modelSony IMX363 Exmor RSSony IMX363 Exmor RSSamsung S5K2L7
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSISOCELL
ISO100 - 3200100 - 1600-
Aperturef/1.8f/1.9f/1.7
Shutter speed-32 - 1/1000-
Focal length4.22 mm3.94 mm-
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4000 x 3000 pixels
12 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps60 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
RAW
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Sensor size - 1/2.55"
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
4-axis OIS
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 21 mm
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K3M3 (#2)
Sensor size - 1/3.4" (#2)
Sensor type - ISOCELL (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Sensor size - 1/2.55"
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 20 mm
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
Sensor model - Samsung S5K5E8 (#2)
Sensor type - CMOS BSI (#2)
Sensor size - 2.9 x 2.15 mm (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.0 (#2)
Sensor size - 1/2.56"
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Laser autofocus
Carl Zeiss lens
Wide-angle lens - 78.2°
Secondary rear camera - 13 MP (telephoto)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K3M3 (#2)
Sensor type - ISOCELL (#2)
Sensor size - 1/3.4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.6 (#2)
Wide-angle lens - 47.3°

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Sensor modelSamsung S5K3T1Samsung S5K3T1Samsung
Sensor typeISOCELLISOCELLCMOS BSI
Aperturef/2f/2f/2
Focal length3.58 mm3.52 mm-
Image resolution5120 x 3840 pixels
19.66 MP
5184 x 3880 pixels
20.11 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
Pixel size - 1.8 μm
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 18 mm
Pixel size - 0.9 μm
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 18 mm
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection
Wide-angle lens - 78.4°

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Headphone adapter-OZO Audio
Headphone adapter

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoYesNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningA-GPS
GPS (L1+L5)
GLONASS (L1)
BeiDou (B1)
Galileo (E1+E5a)
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
2x2 MiMO2x2 MiMOMiMO

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.05.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
EDR
HID
LE
A2DP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.02.03.1
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackNoYesNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
ANT+

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VC-1
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity3400 mAh4000 mAh3260 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time--22 h
1320 min
0.9 days
3G talk time--22 h
1320 min
0.9 days
Charger output power5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
5 V / 2 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
5 V / 2.5 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 4+Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Battery model: BM3E-Qi wireless charging

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.701 W/kg0.537 W/kg0.59 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.662 W/kg1.582 W/kg1.54 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.01 W/kg0.66 W/kg1.19 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.32 W/kg1.18 W/kg0.86 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features-Pocophone F1 Armored Edition - Kevlar back
LiquidCool
M1805E10A - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) India: head - 0.719 W/kg; body - 0.746 W/kg
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