Launched in January in the US and Japan, the Xperia PRO is now on sale in the UK, Germany and the Nordic regions.
The Sony Xperia Pro is the first smartphone to feature an HDMI input, allowing it to be connected to a camera to provide a 5G data link for live streaming. When used with compatible third-party live streaming apps, it can stream from a camera to an RTMP server or directly to social media platforms.
The HDMI input also allows the Xperia Pro to be used as a 6.5-inch 4K OLED monitor via the pre-installed external monitor function. The External Monitor feature has a screen lock feature, screen brightness adjustment, zoom capabilities, adjustable grid lines and more.
Users can also connect a camera to the Xperia Pro via an Ethernet or wired USB connection to automatically upload still images to an FTP server.
The Network Visualiser feature developed for the Xperia Pro also provides easy-to-understand information on signal reception status, communication method and communication speed to help on-site photographers and videographers find the best location for transmissions. live. It shows the current signal reception, indicates the reception status of the 5G signal that is being received, and provides communication throughput.
A shortcut key on the side of the Xperia Pro can be assigned to launch a frequently used function, including Network Visualiser.
Designed for content creators
The Sony Xperia Pro has all the imaging technologies found on the Xperia 1 II smartphone, including a triple-lens camera with a 16mm ultra-wide-angle lens, a 24mm wide-angle lens and a telephoto lens of 70 mm.
It was developed in association with Sony Alpha camera engineers and incorporates technologies such as real-time Eye AF (autofocus) for humans and animals. There are also manual controls suitable for photographers, as well as 20 fps shooting with 60 times per second autofocus / autoexposure calculations and support for raw files.
The Xperia PRO also offers a range of tools for making movies such as Look color management presets, 21: 9 video recording, 4K HDR slow motion 24p, 30p, 60p and 120fps and a wind filter. clever. The 6.5-inch 4K HDR OLED display features a CinemaWide 21: 9 aspect ratio and supports BT.2020 color space.
With “CineAlta-powered” Creator Mode and a specially calibrated D65 white point, it references the color reproduction of Sony professional color monitors.
The Sony Xperia Pro has Zeiss optics that are calibrated specifically for this as well as a Zeiss T * coating to reduce glare.
Robust and durable
The Xperia Pro combines IP65 / 68 water and dust resistance with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 on the front for protection.
Indoors, the Qualcomm® Snapdragon ™ 865 5G mobile platform and Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF system power gaming, image or video capture, cross-tasking and connect with multi-gigabit 5G speeds . It is claimed to have a 25% faster processor and GPU than the previous Xperia model.
In addition, the 4.000mAh battery is compatible with the optional UCH32C fast charger for quick recharges. The Battery Care feature keeps the phone from overcharging, while Xperia Adaptive Charging monitors the phone as it charges to make sure the battery is not overcharged.
Sony Xperia Pro price and availability
The Sony Xperia Pro is expected to be pre-ordered from today May 6, 2021 through May 13, 2021 at £ 2,299.
It can be pre-ordered from Wex Photo Video with an exclusive pre-order kit valued at £ 287 * which includes:
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