Sony Xperia 8 Lite has launched in Japan as the latest budget offering from the tech giant. The phone has almost identical specifications as the Sony Xperia 10 that was launched last year at MWC, and even the design aesthetic is almost the same. The differences between the two phones can be spotted in the rear camera specifications. The Sony Xperia 8 Lite also comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and a dual camera setup with a 12-megapixel main shooter. The handset is offered in Black and White options.
Sony Xperia 8 Lite is priced at JPY 29,800 (roughly Rs. 20,800) in Japan for the 4GB + 64GB storage option. The phone has launched in White and Black glossy finishes and it is set to go on sale starting September 1.
The Sony Xperia 8 Lite features a 6-inch full-HD+ LCD Triluminous display with 21:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by the Snapdragon 630 SoC, paired with 4GB RAM. There is 64GB of onboard storage, and users can expand the total storage via microSD card (up to 512GB).
Coming to the optics, the Sony Xperia 8 Lite comes with one 12-megapixel shooter with f/1.8 aperture, and another 8-megapixel shooter with an f/2.4 aperture. Camera features include 21:9 video capturing, bokeh effect, EIS, 2X digital zoom, 4K video recording, and more. Up front, there is an 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture.
The Sony Xperia 8 Lite packs a 2,870mAh battery. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, and more. As mentioned, the phone has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. Lastly, the Sony Xperia 8 Lite measures at 158x69x8.1mm, and weighs 170 grams. The handset is IPX5/8 water resistance certified.
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