Sony launched its new smartphone Sony Xperia 8 Lite. Sony touts it as a mid-range smartphone for Japanese customers. Let’s take a more in-depth look. Note that the spec sheet of this handset is near-identical to the original Xperia 8 save for the ‘DSEE HX’ feature.
Sony Xperia 8 Lite specs
The Sony Xperia 8 Lite features a 6-inch IPS LCD panel with a resolution of 2520 x 1080 pixels within the 21:9 aspect ratio. The Triluminous LCD panel additionally will get Gorilla Glass 6 for scratch resistance. The phone comes powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipset that houses an octa-core CPU clocked at as much as 2.2 GHz and the Adreno 508 GPU for graphics. The device ships with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of inside storage. There’s a microSD card slot for extra storage. The camera setup on the phone contains twin rear cameras and a single 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture. The first rear camera makes use of a 12MP sensor with an f/1.8 lens, whereas the secondary 8MP camera makes use of a telephoto lens with 2X zoom and f/2.4 aperture.
The Xperia 8 Lite additionally will get a 2870mAh battery with assist for fast charging. Connectivity choices embrace WiFi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth v5.0 and 4G LTE networks. The handset doesn’t seem to assist any 5G network. One other fascinating side in regards to the phone is that it happens to be IPX8 and IP6X certified for water and dust resistance. The device boasts of a side-mounted fingerprint scanner as properly. The Sony Xperia 8 Lite is available in black in addition to white shade choices. As anticipated, the phone runs a personalized model of Android 10 at launch.
As of now, the Xperia 8 Lite appears to be headed solely for the Japanese market and can be bought through an area MVNO operator. It goes on sale beginning September 1 for a value of 29,800 Yen – which interprets to roughly INR 20,000 or USD 280.