Sony Xperia 8 launched with Snapdragon 630; price, specs, and availability

Sony Xperia 8

Sony has launched its new smartphone in Japan, it is called Sony Xperia 8. The new handset from the brand is priced at ~Rs. 36,000. It will retail in the country in 4 color variants including white, black, orange and blue. The handset will be made out of Aluminium alloy, Glass.


Talking about the display of the Sony Xperia 8, it is a 6-inches display with a resolution of 1080 x 2520 pixels. This means the pixel density of the screen is at 449 ppi. It is an LCD panel, which comes with a 21:9 aspect ratio. The screen-to-body ratio of the device is at 81.16%. The company teases that its display has a Capacitive, Multi-touch, Scratch resistant, CinemaWide display, Corning Gorilla Glass 6, Triluminos display for mobile, X-Reality display, X1 engine for mobile, Dynamic contrast enhancement, Dynamic Vibration system, 400 cd/m², Peak brightness – 650 cd/m², HDR, 100% DCI-P3, BT.2020 (REC.2020), 10-bit tonal gradation.


As far as the camera department is concerned, it packs a dual rear camera setup. Where the primary rear camera is of 12.0MP and the secondary rear camera is of 8.0MP ultra-wide sensor. It comes with a Touch-to-focus, Phase Detection AF Autofocus technology . The rear camera is supported by an LED flash. For selfies, you can make use of the 8.0MP front camera.

Hardware and Software

The Sony Xperia 8 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipset, which comes with 8 Cores and clocks at 2.84 GHz. It is accompanied by a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage capacity. It will be running on the Android 9.0 Pie. Note that the external storage is expandable. It comes with a fingerprint sensor that is mounted on the power button. As far as the battery life is concerned, its 2760mAh battery juice claims a day’s life. There is also support for 18W fast charging.

Sony Xperia 8 Full Specifications

Take a look at the detail specifications of the new Sony Xperia 8 smartphone in the table below.

Brand Sony
Specs Score 83.4597
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
Internal storage capacity 64GB
Screen size 6
Resolution 1080 x 2520
Rear Camera 12.0
External Storage Yes
Front camera 8.0
Fingerprint It comes with a fingerprint sensor.
Battery 2760mAh
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Sony Xperia 8 Price

The launch price of the Sony Xperia 8 smartphone is at JPY 54,000 (~Rs. 36,000). The Xperia 8 will remain exclusive to Japan and is expected to arrive later in October. Stay tuned to Mr. Phone to get notified of all the updates in the smartphone world.

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