Sonim XP8

Sonim XP8

US carrier availability

Available: AT&T, Sprint

Pros

  • Rugged phone
  • Big battery (4900 mAh)

Cons

  • Thick body (0.71 inches)

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Description

The XP8 has the price of a flagship, but it's got the hardware of a mid-range phone, which means you'll mostly be paying for its rugged features rather than specs. According to Sonim, the XP8 has been designed to perform in the harshest environments. The smartphone has been military tested and rated to meet or exceed MIL-STD-810G standards for ruggedness. Sonim XP8 runs Android 7.0 Nougat and is powered by a 2.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor, paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB expandable storage.

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Display

  • Display size:
    • 5.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 441 ppi
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 57.07 %
  • Features:
    • Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Rear:
      • Single camera
  • Main camera:
      • 12 megapixels
      • Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
  • Flash:
    • LED
  • Video recording:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Video calling, Video sharing
  • Front:
      • 8 megapixels

Design

  • Dimensions:
    • 5.98 x 3.13 x 0.71 inches (152 x 79.5 x 18 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 11.82 oz (335 g)
      the average is 5.9 oz (169 g)
  • Resistance:
      • Water, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature, Humidity
    • IP certified:

      IP certified - The IP code indicates the degree of protection against dust and water. The first number represents dust protection, while the second represents water protection. In IP67, for example, 6 means a completely dust-tight device, while 7 means the device can stay immersed in up to 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes. In IP68, a higher level of water protection is expected, but exact numbers aren't specified: both depth and continuance are specified by the manufacturer on per device basis.

      • IP 68
    • MIL-STD-810 certified:
      • Yes
  • Colors:
    • Black

Hardware & Performance

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
  • GPU:

    GPU - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Adreno 508
  • Memory:

    Memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

      • 4 GB
  • Internal storage:

    Internal storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 64 GB
  • Maximum User Storage:
    • 45 GB
  • Storage expansion:

    Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

      • up to 128 GB
  • OS:
    • Android (7.0 Nougat)

Battery

  • Capacity:

    Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

    • 4900 mAh
  • Fast Charging:
    • Yes
  • Talk time:

    Talk time - As rated by manufacturer.

    • 30.00 hours
      the average is 21 h (1234 min)
  • Stand-by time:

    Stand-by time - As rated by manufacturer.

    • 30.0 days (720 hours)
      the average is 20 days (482 h)
  • Music playback:

    Music playback - As rated by manufacturer.

    • 70.00 hours

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • LTE (FDD):
    • Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66
  • LTE (TDD):
    • Bands 38, 40, 41
  • Data:
    • LTE, HSPA, HSUPA
  • Dual SIM:
    • Yes
  • SIM type:
    • Nano SIM
  • HD Voice:
    • Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 5.0, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
    • Mobile hotspot:

      Mobile hotspot - Turns your phone into a Wi-Fi access point to which other Wi-Fi-capable devices can connect. These devices can then access the internet via your phone's data connectivity.

      • Yes
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Connector:
      • USB Type-C (reversible)
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device
  • Location:

    Location - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

    • GPS, A-GPS
  • Other:
    • NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Infrared, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3, T4
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD, Push-to-Talk
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Multimedia

  • Screen mirroring:
    • Wireless screen share
  • Radio:
      • FM
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Multiple speakers
  • Headphones connector:
    • Proprietary
  • Additional microphone(s):
      • for Noise cancellation

Shopping information

  • In The Box:
    • Battery, Wall Charger, USB-C Cable, Screwdriver, Quick Start Guide
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 700

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