HMD Global had held an unveil event in Russia today to announce the arrival of Nokia 5.1, Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 2.1 smartphones.
Soon after its launch, the 16 GB edition of the Nokia 3.1 that features 2 GB of RAM has appeared on Geekbench benchmarking platform. Its Geekbench scores reveal that the Samsung Galaxy J4 that is packed with similar specs is a suitable rival for the lowest configuration variant of the Nokia 3.1
In single-core and multi-core tests, the MediaTek MT6750 chipset powered Nokia 3.1 has respectively scored 624 and 2528 points on the benchmarking site. The Galaxy J4 with Exynos 7570 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage has scored 626 and 1829 points respectively on single-core and multi-core tests. Both the handsets are running on Android 8.0. Oreo. The Nokia 3 (2018) and Galaxy J4 deliver simple single-core performance. However, the MediaTek SoC powered Nokia has outscored the Exynos chipset driven Galaxy J4.
Nokia 3.1 vs Galaxy J4: Camera and Battery
For photography, the Nokia 3 (2018) has an 8-megapixel selfie snapper whereas the Galaxy J4 has an LED flash enabled front-facing camera of 5-megapixel. Both the smartphones feature 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash. The Nokia 3.1 has 2,990mAh battery whereas the Galaxy J4 has a negligibly larger battery of 3,000mAh capacity. Both the phones lack fingerprint scanner.
With a pricing of 139 euros ($160), the Nokia 3.1 offers an 18:9 aspect ratio display of 5.2 inches whereas the Galaxy J4 that was launched earlier this month is priced 4,799 UAH ($183) in Ukraine and it comes with a larger 5.5-inch screen with a conventional aspect ratio of 16:9.