Phone Comparison.

Which one is better? Nokia 8.1 or LG G7 Thinq?

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Nokia 8.1 vs LG G7 Thinq

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Launch

Nokia 8.1 is newer than LG G7 Thinq. It was announced on 10th December 2018 whereas the LG G7 Thinq was announced on 2nd May 2018. There is a chance that you will get less frequent updates on LG G7 Thinq.

Price

Nokia 8.1 is cheaper than LG G7 Thinq. Current selling price of Nokia 8.1 is ₹14,969.00 whereas current selling price of LG G7 Thinq is ₹28,999.00. Price difference is ₹14,030.00 between the lowest specs version of both these phone.

Processor

LG G7 Thinq has better processor (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) than Nokia 8.1 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 710).

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Display

Both Nokia 8.1 & LG G7 Thinq has IPS LCD display.

Nokia 8.1 has larger screen (6.18 inches) than LG G7 Thinq (6.1 inches). It is a choice of preference. Some users like small screen while some like large screen. It completely depends upon your choice.

LG G7 Thinq has a better display resolution of 3120x1440 inches than Nokia 8.1 (2246x1080 inches).

LG G7 Thinq has more screen to body ratio (82.6%) than Nokia 8.1 (82.03%).

LG G7 Thinq has better screen density (564ppi) than Nokia 8.1 (403ppi). It means the display is more clear on LG G7 Thinq.

LG G7 Thinq has more screen aspect ratio (19.5:9) than Nokia 8.1 (18.7:9). It is a matter of personal choice.

LG G7 Thinq has better screen protection (Corning Gorilla Glass 5) than Nokia 8.1 (NEG Dinorex).

LG G7 Thinq does support "Always On Display" whereas Nokia 8.1 does not.

LG G7 Thinq does support "DCI-P3" whereas Nokia 8.1 does not.

Both phones support "HDR" display.

Both phones does not support "True Tone" display.

Both phones come with "Widevine L1" certification.

Camera

Rear - Main

LG G7 Thinq has better resolution of 16 megapixels than Nokia 8.1 which comes with 12 megapixels.

LG G7 Thinq has better aperture of 1.6 than LG G7 Thinq's 1.8. It means Nokia 8.1 will perform better in low light.

Nokia 8.1 has better pixel size of 1.4 than LG G7 Thinq which comes with 1 pixel size. Higher pixel size means higher picture clarity.

Both the phones support OIS.

Both the phones support EIS.

Front - Selfie

Nokia 8.1 has better resolution of 20 megapixels than LG G7 Thinq which comes with 8 megapixels.

LG G7 Thinq has better aperture of 1.9 than LG G7 Thinq's 2. It means Nokia 8.1 will perform better in low light.

LG G7 Thinq has better pixel size of 1 than Nokia 8.1 which comes with 0.9 pizel size. Higher pixel size means higher picture clarity.

Memory (RAM)

Nokia 8.1 offers more RAM options than LG G7 Thinq.

Nokia 8.1 offers upto 6GB RAM whereas LG G7 Thinq offers only upto 4GB.

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Storage

Internal

Nokia 8.1 offers more storage options than LG G7 Thinq.

Nokia 8.1 offers upto 128GB whereas LG G7 Thinq offers only upto 64GB.

External

LG G7 Thinq supports upto 2000GB whereas Nokia 8.1 supports only upto 400GB.

Both phones support USB OTG.

Battery

Nokia 8.1 offers more battery (3500 mAh) than LG G7 Thinq (3000 mAh).

Both phones uses the same battery technology (Lithium-ion (Li-ion)).

Both phones support quick charging.

LG G7 Thinq supports wireless charging (Qi Wireless Charging) whereas Nokia 8.1 does not.

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Build

Dimensions

Nokia 8.1 dimensions are 154.8mm x 75.8mm x 7.97mm. LG G7 Thinq dimensions are 153.2mm x 71.9mm x 7.9mm.

Nokia 8.1 is taller and wider than LG G7 Thinq.

This is a personal preference as some people prefer small phones whereas some other prefer big phones.

Thickness

LG G7 Thinq is 7.9mm thick whereas Nokia 8.1 is 7.97mm thick. LG G7 Thinq is thinner than Nokia 8.1.

Weight

LG G7 Thinq weighs 162 grams whereas Nokia 8.1 is 180 grams. Nokia 8.1 is lighter than LG G7 Thinq.

Material

Both phones are using glass for back and aluminium for frame.

USB Port & USB Standard

Both phones come with the same USB port Type C 1.0.

Nokia 8.1 comes with USB 2.0 whereas LG G7 Thinq comes with USB 3.1.

Water Resistant

LG G7 Thinq is water resistant whereas Nokia 8.1 is not.

Splash Resistant

LG G7 Thinq is splash resistant whereas Nokia 8.1 is not.

Dust Resistant

LG G7 Thinq is dust resistant whereas Nokia 8.1 is not.

Notification Light

Notification light is not present on both the phones.

SIM Slots

Both phones support 2 SIM slots.

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Sound

Microphones

Both phones come with 1 microphones.

LDAC

Both phones does not support LDAC.

hiDAC

Nokia 8.1 does not support hiDAC whereas LG G7 Thinq does.

Quad-DAC

Both phones does not support Quad-DAC.

Stereo Speakers

Both phones does not support stereo speakers.

Headphone Jack

Both phones support headphone jack.

Network

Bluetooth

Both phones support same bluetooth version (v5.0).

GPS

Both phones support GPS.

NFC

Both phones support NFC.

FM Radio

Both phones does not support FM Radio.

IR Blaster

Both phones does not support IR Blaster.

5G

Both phones does not support 5G.

VoLTE

Both phones support dual VoLTE.

Platform

Nokia 8.1 comes with Android version 9 whereas LG G7 Thinq comes with Android version 8.1.

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Final Verdict

Winner is LG G7 Thinq with 20 points. Nokia 8.1 scored 10 points.