As expected, Sony has just announced a new mobile to complete its line of professional mobiles. Its about new Sony Xperia PRO-I, with “I” image. The camera is the main protagonist, as it includes a one-inch sensor signed by Zeiss.
Until now the rest of Sony Xperia Pro phones were more or less a Sony Xperia 1 with some additions, but in the Sony Xperia PRO-I the company has thrown all the meat on the grill to attract photographers and video enthusiasts alike. Sony has nicknamed this device as The camera, and with reasons.
Sony Xperia PRO-I datasheet
Sony Xperia PRO-I
OLED 6.5 “
Dimensions and weight
166 x 72 x 8,9 mm.
8 MP f / 2.0
12 MP f / 2.0-f / 4.0 1 “24 mm
Half mobile, half camera
The Sony Xperia PRO-I is a mobile phone for taking photos and recording video in a professional way. It has for this a triple camera with 12 megapixel sensors, among which the one inch main sensor.
This Exmor RS 1.0-type sensor features variable aperture f / 2.0-f / 4.0, with a 24mm lens signed by Zeiss. Among the possibilities of the Sony Xperia PRO-I, Eye AF and moving focus stand out (also when recording video) and a professional mode in the camera application that has earned its name, with options similar to those that we would find in a reflex camera. .
To support photography, the Sony Xperia PRO-I includes another 12-megapixel sensor with 16mm f / 2.2 aperture and a third 50mm f / 2.4 12-megapixel sensor. As if this were not enough, there is a sensor iTOF 3D to help with focus. The front camera is 8 megapixels f / 2.0.
Beyond its capabilities to capture images, the Sony Xperia PRO-I has a design similar to the rest of the terminals in the house, with an OLED screen of 6.5 inches with 4K resolution, HDR, 120 Hz refresh rate and touch response speed of up to 240 Hz. The front camera is as usual in the upper frame.
The power of the Xperia PRO-I is provided by the Snapdragon 888, which is well accompanied by 12 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage that can be expanded using a MicroSD card. The terminal has IPX5 / IPX8 water protection and IP6X dust protection and comes well assorted with connectivity: 5G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC and minijack, as well as a dedicated button to use as a trigger.
The autonomy of the terminal is nourished by the 4,500 mAh battery with fast charge. Although it is a professional mobile, it can also be used for gaming, with a game optimizer, support for PS Remote Play and DualShock 4 and the extended touch response speed of 240 Hz.
Versions and prices of the Sony Xperia PRO-I
The new Sony Xperia PRO-I will go on sale in early December in Europe for 1.799 euros in countries like the UK, France, Germany and the Netherlands, with a single memory and storage configuration.
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