Sony Xperia 8 Lite launched with IPX8 certification, FHD+ display: price, specifications

Sony Xperia 8 Lite with Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipset, a dual-camera setup, and a lot more launched in Japan.

Highlights
  • Sony Xperia 8 Lite has gone official in Japan 
  • The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC
  • Sony Xperia 8 Lite comes with waterproof certification


Sony has quietly launched the latest mid-range segment smartphone the Sony Xperia 8 Lite today in Japan. The smartphone comes with a compact design with a thickness of 8.1mm. While looking at the design, we can say that the company has launched this smartphone in a typical Xperia shape. The handset ships with an octa-core Qualcomm chipset, waterproof certification, dual rear-cameras, and a lot more. Here’s a quick look at the newly launched Sony Xperia 8 Lite’s price and complete specifications.

Also Read: Sony Xperia 1 II launched with Snapdragon 865 and 4K HDR OLED display

Sony Xperia 8 Lite price

The Sony Xperia 8 Lite price in Japan is JPY 29,800 (approx USD280 or Rs 20,000) and it comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage. The smartphone will be up for sale in white and black colour variants. 

Sony Xperia 8 Lite specifications

The Sony Xperia 8 Lite packs a 6-inch FHD+ Triluminous LCD display with an aspect ratio of 20:9. Notably, the front panel has thick bezel at the top, which houses a front-facing selfie camera, earpiece along with other proximity sensors. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 630 chipset, clubbed with 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 512GB via microSD card. As for optics, the Xperia 8 Lite features a pill-shaped dual-rear camera setup, which houses a 12-megapixel primary camera with F/1.8 aperture accompanied by an 8-megapixel telephoto lens along with an LED flash. Upfront, it houses an 8-megapixel camera sensor for selfies and video calls. 

Besides, the company has also included a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for delivering a better unlocking experience to the users. The other key features of the Xperia 8 Lite are the IPX5/IPX8 waterproof certification and IPX6 dustproof certification. The smartphone is fuelled by a 2,870mAh non-removable battery and runs on Android 9 out-of-the-box.

Key Specs

Sony Xperia 1 II
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 | 8 GBProcessor
6.5 inches Display
12 MP + 12 MP + 12 MPRear camera
8 MPSelfie camera
4000 mAh Battery
Sony Xperia 1 II Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 54,999
Release Date: 19-Nov-2020 (Expected)
Variant: 8 GB RAM / 256 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Upcoming Phone