A thorough review of the Nokia 8.1 Plus. We evaluated how easy it is to use for various purposes.

Created date: 12/15/2019, 06:22:11, Updated date: 04/04/2020, 11:21:52

Detailed review of Nokia 8.1 Plus's features

Here's our thorough explanation of whether you should buy the Nokia 8.1 Plus. We thoroughly evaluated how easy it is to hold, its operability, processing performance, multi-tasking performance, and more. We also reviewed how much we recommend it when compared to other models.

Summary of Nokia 8.1 Plus performance and functions

The size and weight of the Nokia 8.1 Plus

Compared to normal smart phones, it has quite an impressive size. It is easy to see and operate due to the large screen, but you can almost forget about using it with one hand.

Nokia 8.1 Plus
ZTE Blade V10
ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G
Nokia 8.1 PlusZTE Blade V10ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G
ColorBlueBlack/Blue/GreenBlue
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)29.6 in (75.2 mm) x 62.1 in (157.8 mm) x 3.1 in (7.8 mm)28.9 in (73.4 mm) x 62.7 in (159.2 mm) x 3.1 in (7.9 mm)
Weight5.5 oz (156 g)6.2 oz (175 g)
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Display of the Nokia 8.1 Plus

The Nokia 8.1 Plus has a IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2520.Compared to normal smart phones, its screen is relatively beautiful. It shows great images even when up close, such as when using it for VR.

Nokia 8.1 Plus
ZTE Blade V10
ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G
Nokia 8.1 PlusZTE Blade V10ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G
Display size6.22 inch6.3 inch6.47 inch
Display typeIPS LCDIPS LCDAMOLED
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 25201080 x 22801080 x 2340
Pixel density440ppi400ppi398ppi
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The battery life of the Nokia 8.1 Plus

The processing capability of the Nokia 8.1 Plus

The memory capacity is 6GB.In addition, it has way more memory compared to normal smart phones. From the perspective of memory, I don't think you will ever feel there is not enough memory. Conversely, it is way too capable for uses such as searching the Internet and messaging.

Nokia 8.1 Plus
ZTE Blade V10
ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G
Nokia 8.1 PlusZTE Blade V10ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G
ChipsetMediatek MT6771V Helio P70Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855
CPU specs2.1GHz+2.0GHz×8.0(OctaCore)2.84GHz+2.42GHz+1.78GHz×8.0(OctaCore)
RAM size6GB4GB12GB
Storage size128GB64GB256GB
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The camera of the Nokia 8.1 Plus

The Nokia 8.1 Plus has a back camera with 48 MP.The front camera has 12 MP.Compared to standard smart phones, its rear camera has quite high performance. It is great for scenery photography and such as it is able to take photos of quite high resolutions. While great for taking photos of things far away, I feel it may be lacking when photographing near objects.In addition, its front camera has slight better performance compared to those normally found in phones. While there are times when I feel it is lacking, it is able to take pictures with satisfactory quality almost all the time.

Nokia 8.1 Plus
ZTE Blade V10
ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G
Nokia 8.1 PlusZTE Blade V10ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G
Rear-camera resolution48 MP16 MP48 MP
Front-camera resolution12 MP32 MP20 MP
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Review of the product design of the Nokia 8.1 Plus

Assessment of user-friendliness and ease of handling

It is important to consider the ease of using the phone in one hand. It can be said that it would be very useful if it is easier for you to send emails and instant messages or answer calls using one hand while cooking or using your computer. Here, we have reviewed the Nokia 8.1 Plus by focusing on the ease of using it in one hand and the ease of typing in letters.

The size of the buttons on the App

The buttons on the Nokia 8.1 Plus are displayed quite large. Because of this, it is difficult to press something by mistake and it feels very easy to use. Even with games that use small buttons, it's difficult to press something by mistake making it very easy to play.

Assessment of whether it is suitable for standard use

Assessment of whether it is suitable for standard use

For people who use their smartphone on a daily basis, high performance is a rather important factor. When the performance is not good enough, then, for example, applications don't work as they should or the screen is difficult to see, and this causes stress. This review looks at whether the performance of the Nokia 8.1 Plus is suitable for making phone calls, messaging, or using SNS.

The size of the letters and the ease of operation

Because the display of the Nokia 8.1 Plus is much larger than ordinary phones, characters are displayed quite large. Therefore, it is suitable for reading long bodies of text and exchanging long messages while doing research.

Ease of reading sentences

Since the Nokia 8.1 Plus displays characters smoothly, it can display them beautifully. Even when viewing small characters, the jaggedness of the character outline is not at a level seen during normal viewing and is displayed very naturally. Because of this, it is difficult for your eyes to become tired and make the phone suitable for reading long bodies of text.

The beauty of the overal screen

The screen of the Nokia 8.1 Plus can display pictures and videos quite vividly. This makes it great for enjoying videos and games dynamically. It has a very beautiful screen.

Ease of writing sentences

The Nokia 8.1 Plus has enough screen space even when typing and the screen is hidden by the on screen keyboard. Because the sentences being typed can be seen clearly, the phone's screen size makes it suitable for typing and editing large bodies of text such as office documents.

Does it have sufficient performance to do other tasks while searching for things and using Social Networks?

Even if you start multiple apps at the same time or switch between apps frequently, you will have smooth performance. It can be said that the performance is more than enough if you just do research and SNS.

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