Aspera R8

RRP: $399.00

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.

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IP68 water/dust resistant

4.5″ display with Gorilla Glass 3

4G/3G/2G frequencies

8MP rear camera + 2MP front


Android 6.0

2600mAh battery

Wi-Fi hotspot

Single micro sim

Bluetooth 4.0


MicroSD to 32GB

Tech Specs

IP certification

  • IP68
  • Submersible in water to at least 1m for 30 minutes
  • Totally dust resistant

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)


  • Quad core 1.3GHz processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB ROM
  • Expandable memory SD card to 32GB maximum


  • 8MP rear, auto focus
  • 2MP front
  • Scratch resistant lens
  • Video recording
  • Continuous shot to 99 shots


  • Video AVI/MP4/3GP
  • Audio MP3/MP4/ACC/AAC+/WAV
  • FM radio
  • Video recording


  • Size 142 x 74 x 13mm
  • Weight 215g


  • 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


  • 4.5” IPS display
  • 854×480 pixels (FWGVA) IPS
  • Screen recessed 2mm from protective body
  • Gorilla Glass 3, scratch resistant

Sim card

  • Single sim
  • Micro sim card


  • 4G network data
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Bluetooth 4.0


  • 2600mAh
  • Longer than average smartphone usage
  • 8.5 hours talk time

Other features

  • GPS
  • G-Sensor
  • Micro USB charge point
  • Extra loud speaker

Sar Values

  • Maximum Head LTE Band 3,  0.715
  • Maximum Body GSM 900, 0.863
    Maximum Body LTE Band 3, 0.675
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