Nokia 8 Sirocco vs Huawei Mate 10 Lite

In the fast pace era of today, many consumers who are interested in buying midrange mobile phones which are fully equipped with high-end mobile features and specs. Though, due to several options available today for midrange mobile phones in the market today, the decision of buying the right midrange mobile phone can be a bit difficult. In this blog, I will be discussing about two best midrange mobile phones which include Nokia 8 Sirocco and Huawei Mate 10 Lite. I will do a detailed comparison of both these phones which will allow you to buy the best midrange phone for yourself in your desired financial budget.

Design and Display:

Both the phones feature a remarkable build quality and appealing design. Nokia 8 Sirocco features a 5.5-inch P-OLED capacitive touchscreen with a screen resolution of 1440×2560 pixels and an aspect ratio of 16:9 with 534ppi pixel density. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5, which prevents the screen from accidental breakage.  The screen also features Always on Display feature. On the other hand, Huawei Mate 10 Lite features a 5.9-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with a screen resolution of 1080×2160 pixels. This screen size comes with an aspect ratio of 18:9 with 409ppi pixel density. Here you can clearly see that Nokia 8 Sirocco beats its midrange rival Huawei Mate 10 Lite in terms of display screen resolution and pixel per inch.

Processor and Internal Storage:

Under the hood of Nokia 8 Sirocco you get to see a Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 2.5GHz Octa-core processor which is coupled with 6GB RAM. The graphics of this phone are handled by Adreno 540 GPU. It comes with an internal storage capacity of 128GB with no card slot, which means the user cannot expand its internal storage. On the other hand, Huawei Mate 10 Lite is powered with HI Silicon Kirin 659 2.36GHz Octa-core processor which is coupled with 4GB RAM. It comes with 64GB of internal storage which the user can also expand up to 256GB via microSD card. The user can insert the microSD card in SIM 2 slot. Here you can see Huawei Mate 10 Lite takes lead on Nokia 8 Sirocco due to expandable storage option.

Operating System:

Nokia 8 Sirocco is running on the latest Android Operating System Oreo v8.1, which can also be upgraded to Android One in near future. On the other hand, Huawei Mate 10 Lite is running on Android Nougat v7.0 which can be upgraded to Oreo v8.0.


When we talk about cameras, both the phones are equipped with spectacular rear and front cameras, which are fully equipped with innovative features. Nokia 8 Sirocco cameras are exceptional as it features a dual 12+13MP rear camera with dual pixel PDAF, autofocus and dual LED, dual tone flash. The rear camera features Zeiss optics with HDR and panorama. The rear camera could record videos in 2160p@30fps and 1080p@30fps. At the front, you get a 5MP selfie shooter which record videos in 1080p@30fps. Huawei Mate 10 Lite cameras are also remarkable as it also features a dual 16+2MP rear camera with PDAF, depth sensor and LED flash. The rear camera could record videos in 1080p@30fps, whereas at the front you get to see a dual 13+2MP front selfie shooter with depth sensor.


Nokia 8 Sirocco is powered with 3260mAH non-removable Li-Ion battery, which gives this phone a standby time of 12-16hrs depending on the usage. Its battery features fast battery charging and wireless charging features. On the other hand, Huawei Mate 10 Lite is powered with 3340mAH non-removable Li-Ion battery, which gives this phone a standby time of 12-18hrs.

Connectivity Options:

The connectivity options that are available in both the phones include 3G/4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0 in Nokia 8 Sirocco and v4.2 in Huawei Mate 10 lite, GPS, and NFC in Nokia 8 Sirocco and FM Radio only in Huawei Mate 10 lite. Both these phones are dual SIM mobile phones which support NANO SIM in both slots.

Availability of Colors:

Nokia 8 Sirocco is only available in Black color while the Huawei Mate 10 Lite is available in Graphite Black, Aurora Blue and Prestige Gold.

Other Features:

The other features which are included in both these phones include rear mounted fingerprint sensor, compass, accelerometer and proximity sensor. The Price of Nokia 8 sirocco are coming soon but the Nokia 8 Price in Pakistan is 59,999 PKR.

Final Verdict:

The final answer in which phone is best between both these flagship mobile phones of their brands completely depends on user preference. In my opinion, I would go for the Nokia 8 Sirocco as it has a much more appealing design and extended battery life.

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