Sony Xperia Pro has finally been launched as the company’s latest flagship that can double as a monitor for your existing camera or camcorder. The smartphone comes with a micro-HDMI connector to let you connect your camera or camcorder to get live feed on the phone’s high-quality 4K OLED display.Sony Xperia Pro also provides users with the option to transfer their footage from a camera to an FTP server using its inbuilt 5G connectivity. Sony Xperia Pro was originally announced as a 5G phone last year.
Sony Xperia Pro price, availability
Sony Xperia Pro price has been set at $2,499.99 (roughly Rs. 1,82,500). The phone is currently available for purchase in the US through Amazon, B&H Photo Video, and the Sony online store. Details about the global debut of the Xperia Pro are yet to be revealed.
In February last year, Sony Xperia Pro was announced alongside the launch of the Sony Xperia 1 II and the Xperia 10 II.
Sony Xperia Pro specifications
There aren’t many differences between Sony Xperia 1 II and Sony Xperia Pro. The latter is, however, targeted at professional photographers who already own a Sony Alpha camera or camcorder.
Sony Xperia Pro runs on Android 10. It features a 6.5-inch 4K HDR (1,644×3,840 pixels) OLED display with 21:9 aspect ratio. The display offers 100 percent coverage of DCI-P3 100 colour gamut and a dedicated Creator mode powered by CineAltra. It comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. The phone is powered by last year’s Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, along with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of UFS storage. This comes as an upgrade over Sony Xperia 1 II that had 8GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard storage. The inbuilt storage on both phones supports expansion through a microSD card (up to 1TB).
For photography, Sony Xperia Pro houses a triple rear camera setup that houses a 12-megapixel primary Exmor RS for mobile sensor with an f/1.7 lens. There are also two additional 12-megapixel sensors with an f/2.4 lens and an f/2.2 lens with an 124-degree field-of-view (FoV). For selfies and video chats, Sony Xperia Pro comes with a 8-megapixel shooter at the front, with an f/2.0 lens.
Sony Xperia Pro has a list of connectivity options that include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, USB Type-C, micro-HDMI, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone also comes with Dolby Atmos audio technology that powers front-facing speakers. It packs a 4,000mAh battery that supports Xperia Adaptive Charging and USB Power Delivery (PD) fast charging. The phone measures 170.18×76.2×10.16mm and weighs 225 grams.
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