Sony Announces Xperia 8 in Japan

It is exclusive to the land of the Rising Sun

Sony debuted a new Xperia phone in Japan with the Xperia 8. While it is similar to the Xperia 10 that launched at MWC 2019, the Xperia 8 sports Gorilla Glass 6 and comes with a 12-megapixel f/1.8 main camera—presumably an IMX363 sensor—instead of a 13-megapixel main camera.

It also has a slightly smaller 2760mAh battery, though it comes with a built-in DAC for Hi-Res audio, along with more RAM at 4GB. Save for those differences, the Xperia 8 shares the same features with the Xperia 10: Snapdragon 630, 64GB RAM, and a 6-inch Full HD+ IPS display with Sony’s unique 21:9 aspect ratio.


Sony Xperia 8 Specs

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor
  • Adreno 508 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 6-inch Full HD+ IPS Display, 21:9 aspect ratio, Gorilla Glass 6
  • 64GB of expandable storage
  • 4G, LTE
  • Dual SIM
  • Dual rear cameras: 12-megapixel f/1.8 main camera; 8-megapixel f/2.4 wide-angle camera; LED Flash
  • 8-megapixel f/2.0 front camera
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC
  • Fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C, IP68 rating, LDAC, Hi-Res Audio
  • 2760mAh Battery with 18w wired charging
  • Android 9.0 Pie

The Xperia 8 will be exclusive to Japan and will arrive in late October for 54,000 Yen (~Php 26.3k).


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