Meet Sonim XP8

The world’s toughest, most reliable smartphone

Serving, protecting and providing for others demands a smart device you can rely on. Sonim XP8 is the world's most reliable ultra-rugged smartphone. Built to provide those who serve with the smart communication they need, regardless of situation or environment.

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The XP8 difference

No other device is as rugged and smart

Sonim XP8 is more than just another rugged smartphone. It is, quite simply, the toughest, most reliable Band 14/FirstNet enabled smartphone one can carry.

Ultra-Rugged with Productivity Tools

Military-rated design ensures reliable smart communication, and management applications improve business efficiency


A 5” puncture-resistant glove and wet compatible touchscreen for easy interaction and clear visibility

OneTouch Push-to-Talk

Dedicated OneTouch PTT for quick emergency communication, plus the ability to power remote speaker microphones without additional batteries

Military 810G Rating

A smartphone as intelligent as it is indestructible

Survive in the most hazardous conditions

Industry-leading Rugged Performance Standards, Military 810G, waterproof and Non-Incendive Class I, II, III, Div 2 ratings ensure you work and thrive even in the most extreme environments.

Manage and control devices more efficiently

Pair the XP8 with SCOUT, our proprietary device-provisioning and management application, and suddenly, Enterprise IT is as efficient and productive as the XP8 itself. That’s really smart.

Hear and communicate clearly, in any mode

Cancel background noise with Loud and Clear Audio with 100dB+ speakers, and amplify sound with mission critical audio accessories that supports both traditional and EPTT.

Enjoy easy, fumble-free keys

Large, tactile and intuitive PTT, SOS and volume buttons and controls make communication easy and error-free.

Rugged Performance Standards

We define the industry’s toughest Performance Standards

Sonim sets the bar for how ultra-rugged mobile devices should perform. And we back it up with a 3-year warranty.

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Survive hazardous environments with IP-68, IP-69, MIL 810G, Non-Incendive Class I, II & III Div 2 ratings

Instantly connect and share private information on the nation’s only dedicated public safety network with FirstNet and B14 capabilities

Access programmable buttons and applications in any condition with Gloved hand/Wet finger operation

Hear every word even in the noisiest places with Extremely Loud & Clear Audio

Connect instantly, reliably, every single time with Push-To-Talk*

Communicate more powerfully, more freely with Handset Powered Audio Accessories connected through Sonim’s SecureAudio Connector

Enjoy all-day power with Multi-shift Battery Life

Install, manage and control communications more efficiently with Hassle-Free Deployment and the Sonim SCOUT Enterprise XPerience

Get more out of your device and your workers with Android and Worker Productivity Applications*

Do more in more places with Industrial-grade Accessories connected through Sonim’s Xpand Interface

Communicate more, worry less with an unmatched 3-year Comprehensive Warranty

Note: Please check with your service provider for availability.


Core Platform/Functions
Operation System Android N
Chipset Snapdragon 630 OctaCore @ 2.2GHz 64bit
Band LTE: B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B12/ B13/B14/B20/B25/B26/B27/B28/ B29/B30/B38/B39/B40/B41/B66
UMTS: B1/B2/B4/B5/B8
GSM: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
Antenna MIMO antenna for LTE
Wi-Fi IEEE802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/r
Miracast™ - WiFi direct
Memory 4GB RAM/64GB ROM
45GB available user memory
Supports up to 128GB MicroSD external memory
Preloaded Applications Sonim SCOUT, Push-to-Talk2, Lone Worker/Man-down2, Google Play
Bluetooth BT5.0 with BLE
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Messaging SMS, MMS, Video Calling, OMA CPM Advanced Messaging
Sensors Accelerometer, Barometer
Languages Supported Visit for a full list of languages3
Capacity 4900mAh Li-Ion, Removable
Charging Quick Charge 4.0 via USB-C
Physical Characteristics
Size 152 mm x 79.5 mm x18 mm
Weight 335g
Dedicated Keys PTT Key, Programmable Key, Volume Keys, SOS Red Alert, Power On/Off; Home, Back, & Recent
Ports XPand Interface, USB-C, Sonim SecureAudio Connector, Charging Pins, Dual Nano SIM Card Slots
Lanyard Loop Yes
Rugged Certifications Non-Incendive Class I, Div 2, Groups A, B, C, D; Class II & III, Div 2, Groups F, G; MIL-STD-810G; IP-68 / IP-69
Size/Type 5.0” Gorilla Glass 3
Resolution FHD 1080x1920
Colors 16.7M
Microphone 3 mic solution with noise cancellation
Speaker Dual front-facing loud speakers; output 100dB+
HAC M4/T4 Hearing Aid Compatible
Audio Formats AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, AAC+, AAC+V2, MP3
Video Formats 3GPP, MP4, WMV, AVI, MOV, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.263, H.264, H.265
Graphic JPEG, PNG, BMP
Media Player Yes
FM Radio Yes
Camera 12MP PDAF Rear Camera with Flash 8MP FF Front Camera without Flash
LED Torch Light Yes
Inbox Accessories
Battery, Wall Charger, USB-C Cable, Screwdriver, Quick Start Guide
1 CDMA/EVDO available for certain carriers only.
2 Please check with your service provider for availability.
3 Language avalability based on region.
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Android Enterprise Recommended

Sonim XP8.
Built Rugged For Enterprise

As more enterprises rely on Android devices to work in more places, maintaining the highest levels of durability are key. That's why we're proud to announce the ultra rugged XP8 has been validated by Google for their Android Enterprise Recommended program for rugged devices.

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