ASPERA R8

Powerful, tough and smart. Everything you need for the workforce or the great outdoors.

Aspera R8 is the ultimate in rugged 4G smartphone design. IP68 certified it is both waterproof to at least 1m for 30 minutes and is totally dust resistant. The truly ruggedised outer body is built for extreme environments and reinforced for shock, vibration, water, dust, and sand. Aspera R8 features a Gorilla Glass 3 scratch resistant touchscreen and 8MP auto focus camera for ultra-sharp images and video.

Inside the Aspera R8’s tough exterior is an ultra-fast 1.3Ghz Quad Core processor and 4G network connectivity for high speed browsing and video/audio streaming on an Android 6.0 OS. Aspera R8 packs a powerful 2600mAh battery for longer than average use without charging, so you can stay connected anywhere, and is the smart solution for active individuals, industry and trades.

1st Digit Definition 2nd Digit Definition
0 No protection against contact and ingress of objects 0 No protection
1 Protected against ad large surface of the body, like the back of a hand. Protected against solid objects greater than 50mm in size 1 Protection against water drops
2 Protected against access to hazardous parts by a finger or similar object. Protected against solid objects greater than 12.5mm in size 2 Protection against water drops at a 15 degree angle
3 Protected against access to hazardous parts with a tool or thick wire. Protected against solid objects greater than 2.5mm in size 3 Protection against water spray at a 60 degree angle
4 Protected against access to hazardous parts with a wire, screw etc Protected against solid objects greater than 1mm in size 4 Protection against water splashing from any angle
5 Protected against access to hazardous parts. Dust protecte but not dust-tight 5 Protection against water jets from any angle
6 Protected against access to hazardous parts. Totally dust-tight 6 Protection against powerful water jets and heavy seas
7 Protection against effects of immersion at 1 metre for 30 mins
8 Protection against effects of immersion greater than 1m and more than 30 minutes
IP68 water/dust resistant
4.5" display with Gorilla Glass 3
4G/3G/2G frequencies
8MP rear camera + 2MP front
2GB RAM + 16GB ROM
Android 6.0
2600mAh battery
Wi-Fi hotspot
Single micro sim
Bluetooth 4.0
GPS
MicroSD to 32GB
IP certification
IP68
Submersible in water to at least 1m for 30 minutes
Totally dust resistant
Construction
Rubberised outer body for shock absorption, high visibility yellow/black
Recessed screen, Gorilla Glass 3 scratch resistant
Body joins reinforced with 14 screws
Completely sealed battery
Seals for USB charge point, 3.5mm earphone jack

Network frequency
2G bands 900/1800/1900 MHz
(Telstra have announced 2G network closure at end of 2016)
(Optus have announced 2G network closure April 2017)
3G bands 850/900/1900/2100MHz
4G bands 700/850/1800/2100/2600Mhz (1,3,5,7,28)
Display
4.5” IPS display
854x480 pixels (FWGVA) IPS
Screen recessed 2mm from protective body
Gorilla Glass 3, scratch resistant
Sim card
Single sim
Micro sim card
Performance
Quad core 1.3GHz processor
2GB RAM
16GB ROM
Expandable memory SD card to 32GB maximum
Connectivity
4G network data
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0
Camera
8MP rear, auto focus
2MP front
Scratch resistant lens
Video recording
Continuous shot to 99 shots

Battery
2600mAh
Longer than average smartphone usage
8.5 hours talk time
400 hours standby

Multimedia
Video AVI/MP4/3GP
Audio MP3/MP4/ACC/AAC+/WAV
FM radio
Video recording
Dimensions
Size 142 x 74 x 13mm
Weight 215g
Other features
GPS
G-Sensor
Micro USB charge point
Extra loud speaker