Sony Xperia 8 has been launched with 21:9 Display


Sony Mobile launched the newest mid-range smartphone, Xperia 8. The company also retains a strong presence in its home market in Japan amid the brand’s lack of popularity in global markets. It has a 6-inch Full HD+ 21:9 Wide Full HD+ display with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection.


The phone has a fingerprint sensor on the right, has a waterproof (IPX5 / 8) and dust proof (IP6X) body, glass back with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection, comes with Sony’s High-Resolution Audio with and LDAC technology and packs a 2760mAh battery.

Sony Xperia 8 specifications

  • 6-inch (2560 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 21:9 aspect ratio wide LCD with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection
  • 2.2 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 508 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 512GB via microSD card
  • Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • Dual SIM
  • 12MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.8 aperture, EIS, secondary 8MP camera with f/2.4 aperture, 2x optical zoom
  • 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Waterproof (IPX5 / IPX8), dust proof (IP6X)
  • Dimensions: 158 x 69 x 8.1 mm; Weight: 170g
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C
  • 2760mAh battery with fast charging

It’s set to go on sale in Japan at the end of October for a price of JPY 54,000, which converts to roughly $505 / £410 / AU$750, although there’s no news on the handset launching outside Japan – if that changes we’ll let you know.