HMD Global launched the Nokia 6.2 and Nokia 7.2 at IFA 2019, bringing a host of upgrades in the camera department and other key hardware compared to their predecessors. Both the phones feature triple rear cameras housed in a large circular module, and a display with waterdrop-style notch. But how do the two new Nokia smartphone stack up against each other? Read on to find out the differences in our article comparing the Nokia 6.2 and Nokia 7.2's price, key specifications, display, cameras, processors, battery, and more.
The Nokia 7.2 has been priced at EUR 349 (roughly Rs. 28,000 ) for the 6GB + 64GB variant, while the base 4GB + 64GB variant has been priced at 299 (roughly Rs. 24,000). The Nokia 7.2 will be available in September and comes in Cyan Green, Charcoal, and Ice colour options. On the other hand, the Nokia 6.2 carries a price tag of EUR 199 (roughly Rs. 16,000) for the 3GB + 32GB variant, while the phone's 4GB + 64GB version will set buyers back by EUR 249 (roughly Rs. 20,000). It will be available in Ceramic Black and Ice colour options and is expected to hit the shelves next month. There is no word on the final India prices or the exact release date at the moment.
Both dual-SIM (Nano) Nokia 7.2 and dual-SIM (Nano) Nokia 6.2 pack a 6.3-inch full-HD+ display with HDR10 support and a waterdrop notch at the top. The display is protected by a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and its peak brightness output is claimed to be 500nits. The Nokia 7.2 is powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 660 SoC, paired with up to 6GB of RAM. The phone will be available in two variants – a base 4GB RAM + 64GB storage model and a higher-end 6GB RAM + 64GB storage. There is one more variant with 128GB storage in the pipeline, but the company has not detailed it yet.
The Nokia 6.2, on the other hand, is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor, ticking alongside up to 4GB of RAM. HMD Global has announced the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variants of the phone so far, but another variant with 128GB of internal storage might be unveiled later. Both the phones support storage expansion via a microSD card (up to 512GB).
In the imaging department, the Nokia 7.2 packs a triple rear camera setup, headlined by a 48-megapixel primary shooter with an f/1.79 aperture that relies on 4-in-1 pixel binning to take brighter photos. It is assisted by a 5-megapixel depth sensor and an 8-megapixel wide-angle sensor with an f/2.2 lens. On the front is a 20-megapixel selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture.
The Nokia 6.2 also packs a triple rear camera setup with by a 16-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture, an 8-megapixel wide-angle shooter with an f/2.2 aperture, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. Selfies are handled by an 8-megapixel front camera with an f/2.0 selfie aperture.
A 3,500mAh battery provides the juice to keep the Nokia 7.2 running and can be charged via a 5V/2A adapter. The Nokia 6.2 also comes equipped with a 3,500mAh battery with the same charging capacity. Neither of the two phones supports a fast-charging standard. Also, both Nokia smartphones run on stock Android 9 Pie and are a part of the Android One programme. connectivity suite of both the phones comprises of Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C port, GPS, and 4G LTE
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|Release date||5th September 2019||6th September 2019|
|Dimensions (mm)||159.88 x 75.11 x 8.25||159.88 x 75.11 x 8.25|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||3500||3500|
|Colours||Ceramic Grey, Ice||Ice, Cyan Green, Charcoal|
|Launched in India||-||Yes|
|Screen size (inches)||6.30||6.30|
|Protection type||Gorilla Glass||-|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 636||Qualcomm Snapdragon 660|
|Expandable storage type||microSD||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||512||512|
|Dedicated microSD slot||Yes||No|
|Rear camera||16-megapixel (f/1.8) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2) + 5-megapixel||48-megapixel (f/1.79) + 5-megapixel + 8-megapixel (f/2.2)|
|Front camera||8-megapixel (f/2.0)||20-megapixel (f/f/2.0)|
|Operating system||Android 9 Pie||Android Android 9 Pie|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 b/g/n/ac||802.11 b/g/n/ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.00||Yes, v 5.00|
|Number of SIMs||2||2|
|Active 4G on both SIM cards||Yes||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes|