Sonim XP8 launched with 64GB Storage: Review, Specs and Price

Sonim XP8: Review

Sonim XP8

The Sonim XP8 has been launched Sonim Tech via AT&T as a high-class smartphone with impressive specs. The unique looking smartphone sports a rugged overall body, supports wireless charging and has a 3 years comprehensive warranty.

Internally, the device will be in competition with most flagship device, boasting of a 4GB RAM, 64GB storage space, an octa-core processor and a massive battery capacity. Want to know more about the Sonim XP8? Stay with me.

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Design

Sonim XP8

The XP8 was made from Polycarbonate to achieve its rugged look. The device is IP69 certified, offering unrivalled durability even underwater. Of course, the Sonim XP8 is dust and water resistant for up to 30 minutes. The rear camera is at the top middle, with the LED flash sitting to the left and the Sonim logo to the right.

Sonim XP8

The little top part that popped out has a hook and can be used as a key holder. The six lines at the back also makes the device very comfortable to hold. But when you turn over to the side, you’ll see how bulky it is, measuring a massive 18mm in thickness. It weighs 335g as well and available in only Black color.

Display

Sonim XP8

The first thing i noticed at the front is the dual loudspeaker which sits side by side the three navigation buttons at the bottom bezel. There’s another Sonim logo at the top bezel with the selfie camera, speaker grille and sensors.

Sonim XP8

It has a compact 5-inch IGZO capacitive touchscreen that’s crystal clear and sharp. Boasting of 1080 x 1920 pixels in resolution and 441 pixel per inch density, offering immersive clarity. A Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protects the screen as it stretches up to 57.20% screen to body ratio.

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Hardware and Software

Doing all the work underneath is the Snapdragon 630 chip from Qualcomm with Octa-core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The 4-cores of processor boasts of a speed of 2.2GHz with 14nm process technology as well. Handling graphics is the Adreno 508 graphics processor from Qualcomm.

Multitask through thick and thin with 4GB of RAM space available alongside a memory speed of 1.333GHz. Furthermore, it has 64GB available storage space that is upgradeable up to 128GB using a memory card. The Sonim XP8 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system with modified user interface.

Camera

The 12MP shooter at the rear captures photographs with 4032 x 3024 pixels in dimension. The camera comes with a LED flash and other features like Autofocus, Panorama, Touch focus, Phase Detection and others. Videos of 1080 pixels can recorded at 30 frames per second while the 8MP selfie should take beautiful selfies.

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Battery

Powering the Sonim XP8 is a 4900mAh removable Li-Ion battery with fast charging technology. With the fast charging feature, it shouldn’t take up to 1.9 hours to fully charge up the battery from 0% to 100%.

 

Sonim XP8 Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Sonim XP8
Announced March, 2018
Released April, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Polycarbonate
Dimensions 79.5 x 152 x 18 mm
Weight 335g
Protection Yes
Colours Black

Display

Display Type IGZO capacitive touchscreen
Size 5-inch
Resolution 1080 x 1920 Pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 441ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 57.2%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No

Camera

12MP
Yes
Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, LED
8MP

Software

Android 7.0 Nougat
Modified
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
CPU Octa-Core 2.2GHz
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 508
4GB
Internal Storage 64GB
Yes, up to 128GB


Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Barometer, Gyroscope, Hall

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared No
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
HDMI
Facial Recognition No
Yes

Battery

Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 4900mAh
Placement Removable
Fast Charging Yes
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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What is Sonim XP8 Price and Availability Status?

The Sonim XP8 is available on Shopping stores starting from $699 (N230,000) to $799 (N270,000). Click on the links above to view the latest Sonim XP8 price & availability.

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