Aspera R8: Plans | Pricing | Specs

Aspera R8

Aspera R8
  • Display

    4.5 inches

    480 x 854

  • Storage


  • Battery size

    2,600 mAh

Water and dust resistance, a shock-absorbent shell and modern features like 4G compatibility and Android 6.0 make the Aspera R8 one of the more capable rugged phones on the market.

By incorporating an array of protective features such as a reinforced body, waterproofing and dust resistance, the Aspera R8 can withstand far more punishment than your typical iPhone or Samsung Galaxy handset. This makes it a compelling choice not only for workers in the industrial and trade sectors, but also for anyone who wants the security of knowing their phone can take the occasional fall or spill and keep right on trucking.


  • Rubberised, reinforced and sealed tight for protection against the elements
  • Gorilla Glass touch screen resists scratches while affording all the benefits of a touch interface


  • 8MP rear camera should prove sufficient for general photography
  • Scratch-resistant lenses maintain the R8's rugged design


  • Solid specs that should be sufficient for typical day-to-day use
  • Android 6.0 remains a capable operating system, even if it is a little long in the tooth


  • 2,600mAh battery with claims of up to 8.5 hours of talk time
  • Battery is sealed for added protection

Pricing and availability

Aspera R8

Tough stuff

The Aspera R8 combines a rugged design with modern features to produce a hardy smartphone fit for those with physically active lifestyles.


  • The Aspera R8 is available from online retailers like Amazon and Buy Mobile for an RRP of $399.

Aspera R8 specs



Physical dimensions


Power, storage and battery

Device features

Display size 4.5 inches
Resolution 480 x 854
Pixels per inch (PPI) 218
Rear camera megapixels 8MP
Rear camera aperture size N/A
Video recording SD
Front camera megapixels 2MP
Front camera aperture size N/A
Dimensions 142mm x 74mm x 13mm
Weight 215g
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Network category speed N/A
Processor N/A
Operating system Android 6
Internal storage


External storage support Up to 32GB
Battery capacity 2,600mAh
Headphone jack Yes
Fingerprint sensor No
Water resistance IP68
Wireless charging No

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