Sony announced a new mid-range Sony Xperia 8 with 21:9 screen in Japan. It packs the signature 21:9 display with a 6-inch diagonal in a body and features Gorilla Glass 6 on the front and back. The new Sony Xperia 8 packs a 12MP F/1.8 main shooter alongside an 8MP F/2.4 ultrawide angle camera.
The 6-inch FHD+ 21:9 display with an 8MP F/2.0 selfie shooter. The Xperia 8 comes with an LCD panel. The right side features the power/ fingerprint scanner combo and Sony also brought in its Side Sense touch sensors. The phone comes in at 158 x 69 x 8.1mm and weighs in at 170 grams.
It will have a Snapdragon 630 chipset paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage. The battery has 2,760 mAh capacity with support for 18W fast charging. The phone is water and dustproof with an IP65/68 rating. It includes a 3.5mm headphone jack with LDAC for high-resolution audio, NFC and an LED notification light.
The Xperia 8 is expected to arrive later in October for around JPY 54,000. The phone will be offered in white, black, orange and blue colors.