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Sony Xperia 8 (2019) review

Android OS v9.0 (Pie)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
Adreno 508
4 GB / 64 GB
6 inches (1080 x 2520 px)
12 + 8 MP, 4000 x 3000 px, autofocus

Sony announced the launch of the Xperia 8 smartphone in 2019. The manufacturer is offering the Sony Xperia 8 phone with 6 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Sony Xperia 8 comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, and a Li-Po 2760 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 2520 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Sony Xperia 8 specifications

BrandSony
NameXperia 8
ModelXPERIA8
Release date2019

Body

The weight of Sony Xperia 8 is about 6 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Sony phone are average (6.22 x 2.72 x 0.32 inches).

Weight6 oz
Dimensions6.22 x 2.72 x 0.32 inches
Colorsblack, blue, orange, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Sony Xperia 8 comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v9.0 (Pie)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 630
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 508

Display

The size of Xperia 8 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6 inches IPS display of Sony Xperia 8 with 1080 x 2520 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size6 inches
Resolution1080 x 2520 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Sony Xperia 8 (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM4 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Xperia 8 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera8 MP
Main camera12 + 8 MP, 4000 x 3000 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Sony Xperia 8 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Xperia 8 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Xperia 8 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 2760 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Xperia 8 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 2760 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Xperia 8 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Sony phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Sony Xperia 8 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, light, proximity, side sense touch sensors
Specials2x optical zoom, Corning Gorilla Glass 6, Dual SIM, Fast charging, Hi-Res Audio
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Sony Xperia 8, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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