Nokia G10 vs Nokia 1.4

Here we compared two budget smartphones: the 6.52-inch Nokia G10 (with MediaTek Helio G25) that was released on April 8, 2021, against the Nokia 1.4, which is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 and came out 2 months before. On this page, you will find tests, full specs, strengths, and weaknesses of each of the gadgets.

Key differences

An overview of the main advantages of each smartphone
Reasons to consider the Nokia G10
  • 2.1x better performance in AnTuTu Benchmark (115K versus 55K)
  • Comes with 1050 mAh larger battery capacity: 5050 vs 4000 mAh
  • Modern USB Type-C port
  • Newer Bluetooth version (v5)
  • Uses a faster type of memory: LPDDR4X 1833 MHz
  • More recent OS version: Android 12 versus 11
  • 48% faster in single-core GeekBench 5 test: 148 and 100 points
  • The front-facing camera can record video at 1080p
Reasons to consider the Nokia 1.4
  • Weighs 16 grams less

Review

Display
Screen quality, color accuracy, brightness
Performance
CPU/GPU performance in apps and games
Battery
Battery life, charging type and speed
Camera
Photo and video recording quality
Connectivity
Networks, ports, data transmission
NanoReview score
Final comparison evaluation

Value for money

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Price

Tests and specifications

Comparison table of technical specifications and tests
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Display

Type IPS LCD IPS LCD
Size 6.52 inches 6.52 inches
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels 720 x 1600 pixels
Aspect ratio 20:9 20:9
PPI 269 ppi 269 ppi
Refresh rate 60 Hz 60 Hz
Max rated brightness 450 nits 400 nits
HDR support No No
Screen protection Tempered glass Tempered glass
Screen-to-body ratio 81.9% 80.4%
Display tests
RGB color space 93.4% -
PWM 100000 Hz -
Response time 52 ms -
Contrast 2425:1 -
Peak brightness test (auto)
457 nits
n/a
Sources: NotebookCheck [3]

Design and build

Height 164.9 mm (6.49 inches) 166.4 mm (6.55 inches)
Width 76 mm (2.99 inches) 76.7 mm (3.02 inches)
Thickness 9.2 mm (0.36 inches) 8.7 mm (0.34 inches)
Weight 194 gramm (6.84 oz) 178 gramm (6.28 oz)
Waterproof No No
Rear material Plastic Plastic
Frame material Plastic Plastic
Colors Blue, Purple Gray, Blue, Purple
Fingerprint scanner Yes, in home button Yes, rear
Screen-to-body ratio
Nokia G10 +2%
81.9%
80.4%

Performance

Tests of Nokia G10 and Nokia 1.4 in the benchmarks
SoC
Chipset MediaTek Helio G25 Qualcomm Snapdragon 215
Max. clock 2000 MHz 1300 MHz
CPU cores 8 (4 + 4) -
Architecture - 4 cores at 1.5 GHz: Cortex-A53
- 4 cores at 2 GHz: Cortex-A53
-
Lithography process 12 nanometers -
Graphics IMG PowerVR GE8320 -
GPU clock 650 MHz -
FLOPS ~41.8 GFLOPS -
Memory
RAM size 3, 4 GB 1, 2, 3 GB
Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR3
Memory clock 1833 MHz 933 MHz
Channels 2 1
Storage
Storage size 32, 64 GB 16, 32, 64 GB
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.1
Memory card MicroSD MicroSD
Memory card max. size Up to 512 GB Up to 128 GB

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Nokia G10 +48%
148
100
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Nokia G10 +139%
850
356
AnTuTu Benchmark 9
Nokia G10 +108%
115956
55727
CPU 34656 190070
GPU - 4321
Memory 26304 12992
UX 37511 197785
Total score 115956 55727

Software

Operating system Android 11 (Can be upgraded to Android 12) Android 10 (Can be upgraded to Android 11)

Battery

Specifications
Capacity 5050 mAh 4000 mAh
Charge power 10 W 10 W
Battery type Li-Ion Li-Po
Replaceable No No
Wireless charging No No
Reverse charging No No
Fast charging No No
Full charging time 2:00 hr 2:20 hr

Camera

Specs and camera test of smartphones
Main camera
Matrix 13 megapixels 8 megapixels
Image resolution 4160 x 3120 3264 x 2448
Zoom Digital Digital
Flash LED LED
Stabilization Digital Digital
8K video recording No No
4K video recording No No
1080p video recording Up to 30FPS No
Slow motion No No
Lenses 3 (13 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP) 2 (8 MP + 2 MP)
Wide (main) lens - 13 MP
- Phase autofocus
- 8 MP
- Aperture: f/2.2
Macro lens - 2 MP
- 2 MP
Depth lens - 2 MP
-
Camera features - Bokeh mode
- Pro mode
-
Selfie camera
Megapixels 8 megapixels 5 megapixels
Image resolution 3264 x 2448 2048 x 1536
Aperture - f/2.4
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Video resolution 1080p (Full HD) at 30 FPS 720p at 30 FPS

Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard Wi-Fi 4 (802.11 b/g/n) Wi-Fi 4 (802.11 b/g/n)
Wi-Fi features - Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot
- Wi-Fi Display
Bluetooth version 5 4.2
Bluetooth features LE, A2DP LE, A2DP
USB type USB Type-C Micro USB
USB version 2 2
USB features - Charging
- USB-Storage mode
- OTG
- Charging
- USB-Storage mode
GPS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo
NFC* No No
Infrared port No No
Network
Number of SIM* 2 2
Type of SIM card Nano Nano
Multi SIM mode Standby Standby
eSIM support* No No
Hybrid slot No No
LTE Cat* 7 4
5G support No No

Sound

Speakers Mono Mono
Headphone audio jack Yes Yes
FM radio Yes Yes
Dolby Atmos No No
Speakers test
Max. loudness
78.6 dB
n/a

Other

Category Budget Budget
Announced April 2021 February 2021
Release date April 2021 February 2021
SAR (head) 0.46 W/kg -
SAR (body) 1.51 W/kg -
Sensors - Proximity sensor
- Accelerometer
- Ambient light sensor
- Fingerprint
- Proximity sensor
- Accelerometer
- Ambient light sensor
*Disclaimer! NFC, GSM network support, and some other specs can be different depending on the country.

Conclusion

After analyzing all the data, we think that the Nokia G10 is definitely a better buy.

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