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Sonim XP8

From £699.00exVAT
From £838.80incVAT
24 months (36 months after registration)

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Sonim XP8 - Black - 64GB - 4GB RAM
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  • CodeSONP-XP8BK


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Sonim XP8 – Rugged Smartphone (SIM Free / Unlocked / UK)

The world’s toughest, most reliable smartphone. Sonim XP8 is an ultra-rugged smartphone designed to serve, protect and provide for individuals and companies who require a modern, smart device that always performs in mission-critical applications.

Other rugged smartphones just provide a solid build and an ingress-protection (IP) rating. Sonim go further. ATEX Zone 2 certified (Non-Incendive Class I, II, III, Div 2, Groups A, B, C, D, F & G) and MIL-STD-810G ensure the device can withstand extreme conditions.

The device has been built with a highly tactile exterior and buttons to aid use when wearing gloves, or if the product is dirty or coated. The main stereo speakers can attain a volume of over 100dB for use in loud environments, plus additional audio accessories can be obtained for specific environments.

Alongside traditional smartphone applications and the Google Android app suite, Sonim also provides proprietary communication applications for workers, device management and other enterprise solutions.

SIM Free / Unlocked UK Stock

When you buy Sonim XP8 – Rugged Smartphone from Clove it is delivered SIM FREE and Factory Unlocked. This means you are free to use the phone with any compatible network provider or carrier.

This version uses is compatible with 2x NANO SIM cards (Dual SIM), with support for global GSM, 3G and 4G LTE networks. To check compatibility with your network provider, please review the specifications list.

Reasons to buy Sonim XP8 – Ultra-Rugged Smartphone

  • Android 7.1 (Nougat) – access to the latest apps
  • 5-inch Full HD LCD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Qualcomm 630 Octa-Core 2.2GHz processor / 4GB RAM / 64GB storage
  • Expandable storage via Micro SD
  • 12MP main camera with Phase Detection Autofocus
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • Removable 4,900 mAh battery with Qualcomm QuickCharge 4.0
  • M4/T4 Hearing Aid Compatible
  • USB (2.0) Type-C (1.0) connector
  • Magnetic connector for docking station/charging
  • Programmable key & SOS Alert key
  • PTT key (service where supported by network provider)
  • Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac/r 2.4 / 5 GHz
  • Bluetooth 5.0 / GPS / NFC / FM Radio

Rugged Specifications

  • ATEX Zone2 Certified
  • Non-Incendive Class I, Div 2, Groups A, B, C, D
  • Non-Incendive Class II & III, Div 2, Groups F, G
  • MIL-STD-810G
  • IP-68 / IP-69

Colour and memory variants

The Sonim XP8 is provided in a black finish with red and yellow accents around some buttons. The handset has 64GB of internal storage (approx. 45GB available to end user) and 4GB RAM.

What's in the box?

  • Sonim XP8 Handset (SIM Free)
  • Battery
  • Mains Charger
  • USB Type-C cable
  • Screwdriver (for removing back plate)
  • Documentation

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Sonim Scout

Sonim Scout is a solution that allows you to register your device with Sonim and gain access to a number of additional enterprise features. For more information, visit

The Sonim Scout application is preinstalled on your Sonim XP8. Opening this application will start the Setup procedure with access to the Sonim Setup Wizard & SafeGuard features.

Additional utilities relevant to your Sonim Account will be available through Sonim Scout once the device has been registered and authorised.

Push-To-Talk Services

Sonim supports Virtual Pre-Load (VPL) mechanism which is also known as Stub to install the PTT application. For more information on Push to Talk services, please refer to your mobile network provider (carrier) or appropriate national agency/body.

Sonim XPand Connector

The Sonim XPand solution allows you to connect specific accessories to your XP8 to aid in task-specific field applications. Unique accessories are available from Sonim on request.

Sonim SecureAudio Connector

The Sonim XP8 does not have a traditional 3.5mm audio connector. Bluetooth is supported for wireless audio connection. For wired audio, Sonim authorised headsets using the SecureAudio connector can be purchased from Sonim directly on request.

Sonim Rugged Performance Standards (RPS)

A Higher, More Rigorous Set Of Standards

There are no official benchmarks for what constitutes a 'rugged phone'. Many manufacturers deliver ruggedised devices, but the implementation can vary wildly.

Sonim has created their own standards ultra-rugged mobile devices. Based on over ten years of feedback from customer usage in the world’s most extreme environments, Sonim Rugged Performance Standards (RPS) consist of 12 benchmarks of endurance and durability.

Every Sonim device is designed and built to meet the most punishing, demanding, exacting standards in the industry.

Dual-Shift Battery Life

For continuous use throughout the day: 4,900 mAh battery to last multiple shifts

Glove-Friendly Display

Uniquely designed for ease of use with large or gloved hands: Keys can be used with heavy work gloves

Extra-Loud Audio

Never miss a call in noisy environments: 100dB+ speaker performance and noise cancellation

Protection From Micro Particles

Completely sealed against the intrusion of dust and industrial micro-particles. Rated IP-6x completely dust-proof


Fully submersible in fresh and salt water. Rated IP-X8 for complete immersion in water, up to 2 metres / 6.5 ft for 30 minutes. Rated IP-X9 for resistance to high-temperature pressure wash

Drop/Impact Resistant

Designed to be dropped from atop a ladder. Resistant to 2 metres / 6.5 ft drop onto concrete from any angle

Resistant To Shocks/Vibrations

Designed to withstand the G-forces from sudden vibrations or impacts. Withstands sudden shocks of up to 30G and vibrations from 5Hz to 500Hz

Operational In Extreme Temperatures

Built to work in all weather conditions. Fully operational in temperatures from -20°C to 55°C (-4°F to 131°F).

Pressure Resistant

Survives being driven over by heavy-duty truck. Withstands up to a ton of metric pressure

Puncture Resistant

With gorilla glass lens that is extremely shock resistant. A hardened rubber moulded housing can withstand up to 4J of impact energy

Resistant To Oil And Chemicals

And easily cleanable with the right solvent. Resistant to petroleum oils and the corrosive nature of cleaning solvents

3 Year Comprehensive Warranty

Sonim will even cover accidental damage of the phone for the duration of 3 years. Register your device with Sonim to activate your 3-year warranty:

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SIM Free & UnlockedYes
Operating SystemAndroid
  • Version7.1 (Nougat)
  • Custom Skin
  • Speed2.2 GHz Octa-core
  • Dual Core
  • Quad Core
  • Make/ModelQualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630 (14 nm)
  • OtherAdreno 508 GPU
Expansion SlotYes
  • TypeMicroSDXC
  • Capacity (Up to)128GB
Internal StorageYes
  • Capacity64 GB
  • TouchscreenYes
  • Size5
  • TypeFull HD IPS LCD
  • Resolution 1080 x 1920 (~441 ppi)
  • Other16:9 ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Frequencies850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • Speed
  • Frequencies850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 MHz
  • SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • FrequenciesLTE bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
  • SpeedLTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps
  • Version5.0
  • FunctionsA2DP, EDR, LE
  • Version802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 / 5 GHz)
  • Version
  • DataUSB (2.0) Type-C (1.0)
  • PowerUSB Type-C or magnetic connector dock
  • AudioSonim SecureAudio Connector
  • Video OutYes, wireless via Miracast / Google Home
Device Controls
  • Keyboard
  • Optical Trackpad
  • Hardware ButtonsPower, Volume, Android navigation (Back, Home, Recent Apps)
  • OtherProgrammable Key, SOS Alert, Push To Talk (PTT), Sonim XPand Connector, Sonim SecureAudio Connector
  • Antenna TypeGPS / GLONASS
  • A-GPSYes
  • Built-in SoftwareGoogle Maps
  • Megapixels12
  • FlashPhase detection autofocus and LED flash
  • Camera Lens
  • OtherHDR, panorama
Front Facing CameraYes
  • Type8MP
  • AccelerometerYes
  • Proximity SensorYes
  • Digital CompassYes
  • GyroscopeYes
  • Light SensorYes
  • FormatsMP3 / WAV / WMA / eAAC player
  • Recording
  • FormatsMP4 / H.264 player
  • Recording
Near Field CommunicationYes
FM RadioYes
  • Capacity4,900 mAh
  • TypeRemovable Li-Ion
  • RemovableYes
Call Time
  • GSM
  • 3G
Standby Time
  • GSM
  • 3G
Dimensions152 x 79.5 x 18 mm (5.98 x 3.13 x 0.71 in)
Weight 335 g (11.82 oz)
SoftwareGoogle Play, Google App Suite, Sonim SCOUT, Push-to-Talk & Lone Worker/Man-down (Please check with your service provider for availability)
OtherRugged 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 | M4/T4 Hearing Aid Compatible | Lanyard Loop | QuickCharge 4.0
Warranty24 months (36 months after registration)


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