Xperia PRO-I | 1.0-type image sensor camera with full smartphone capabilities
The Sony camera range already offers creators an array of benefits including market-leading imaging quality and high-speed performance. Now the Xperia PRO-I brings something new to the line-up, offering photographers, videographers and cinematographers the ability to shoot, edit and send with a single device.
The Xperia PRO-I features a genuine 1.0-type sensor, enabling you to capture photos and videos with exceptional imaging quality. The large sensor is supported by Sony's original image signal processor, giving the camera high-speed performance for unlimited creativity.
Combining a 1.0-type image sensor, sophisticated glass lens, and Sony's advanced image signal processors, the Xperia PRO-I achieves professional imaging quality to satisfy even the most demanding photographer.
Based on the RX100 VII's sensor but developed and tuned exclusively for the Xperia PRO-I, the large 1.0-type sensor offers high levels of image resolution and less noise. The result is superb imaging quality with realistic textures and remarkable detail.
The 1.0-type image sensor's impressive 2.4μm pixel pitch offers high sensitivity and contributes to outstanding texture reproduction, even when shooting in low light.
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Thanks to the high-sensitivity 1.0-type image sensor, the Xperia PRO-I can achieve photos with less noise in low-light conditions.
In high dynamic range situations, the 1.0-type image sensor enables the Xperia PRO-I to bring out the detail, both in the dark areas and the bright parts of the image.
Another advantage of the large image sensor, the Xperia PRO-I is able to capture beautiful shots with naturally deep bokeh.
Enjoy all the benefits of ZEISS optics calibrated specifically for the Xperia PRO-I.
The dual aperture of F2.0 / 4.0 lets you experiment with depth of field and portray your subject in a variety of ways.
The Xperia PRO-I's 24mm lens with 1.0-type image sensor is complemented by two further lens options, a 16mm and a 50mm, enabling you to get creative with composition. A 3D iToF sensor instantly calculates the distance between the camera and your subject, ensuring fast, accurate autofocus in any scene. All 3 lenses support phase detection AF.
With its three lens options – 16mm Ultra-Wide, 24mm Wide, and 50mm Standard – the Xperia PRO-I puts a huge range of shots within your reach.
The latest BIONZ X™ for mobile image processing engine, Sony's unique front-end LSI and 1.0-type image sensor, and Sony's original image-processing algorithms, ensure accurate imaging, even with quick-moving subjects.
On the Xperia PRO-I, 315 (21x15) phase detection AF points cover 90% of the frame. So AF works pretty much wherever your subject is, and is able to lock on to your subject incredibly fast.
Real-time Eye AF lets you take stunning portraits, whether you're photographing people or animals. Even if your subject is on the move or one eye is obscured, you'll capture memorable images full of energy and expression.
Using AI and a 3D iToF sensor to measure distance, Real-time Tracking can accurately detect and focus on a fast-moving subject, then keep on tracking it even if it temporarily moves out of sight. To specify your subject, simply touch it on the Xperia PRO-I display.
The fast image sensor offers continuous burst shooting at up to 20fps, and the camera tracks subjects with AF/AE calculations at up to 60 times per second, even when they're moving erratically or at high speed. Even in low-light conditions, burst shooting with the Xperia PRO-I produces sharp images with less noise, thanks to the unique processing engine.
 AF/AE calculation
The 1.0-type image sensor's fast readout helps suppress the rolling-shutter effect that can distort images when photographing fast-moving subjects.
If your hand is unsteady when you're taking the shot, Optical Image Stabilisation technology helps deliver images with less blur, even in dark conditions.
In low light or high dynamic range situations, the Xperia PRO-I can utilise multi frame noise reduction. It automatically shoots more than 10 images continuously, combines them, reduces the noise, and records them as one image to further enhance the high imaging quality.
When shooting in RAW format, the Xperia PRO-I supports 12bit which creates smooth and rich tonal gradation of the colour without banding.
With Photography Pro on the Xperia PRO-I, you'll find controls usually found on professional cameras. Using an interface inspired by Alpha cameras, you can choose manual controls or automatic settings and shoot in RAW. Photography Pro also offers Basic mode for fast access to a range of easy-to-use photography features including a touch shutter button.
With its dedicated shutter button, using the Xperia PRO-I feels a lot like using the Sony RX100 series. It even features the same shutter switch module and requires similar button strokes to operate AF and shutter release. You can also long-press the shutter button to quickly launch Photography Pro and start shooting immediately.
The Xperia PRO-I features a built-in strap-hole, so you can easily attach a wrist or neck strap for added peace of mind when you're out and about taking photos.
With the Imaging Edge™ Mobile app, you can use your Xperia PRO-I to transfer RAW files and files that use lossless compression from your Alpha camera, and remotely control Touch Tracking and Touch Focus for convenient AF operation. And with the Transfer & Tagging add-on, you can attach voice memos to image files from your Alpha camera, which are then automatically converted to text captions, or use your Xperia PRO-I to transfer files to an FTP server.
With its 1.0-type image sensor, the Xperia PRO-I takes the quality of your videos to another level, while Sony's unique UI helps you fully realise your creative vision, achieving shots just as you intended.
Videography Pro on the Xperia PRO-I puts all the creative settings you need in the palm of your hand. Drawing on Sony's expertise across a range of video and movie cameras, the Videography Pro interface lets you tailor manual controls to suit your needs, or rely on auto mode for total convenience.
Sony's advanced eye-detection and tracking performance are not only the secret to beautiful still portraits: they also help you capture stunning video footage. By recognising the human or animal eye and maintaining focus on it as your subject moves, Eye AF brings videos to life as never before.
Object Tracking can automatically track a moving subject and keep it in sharp focus, even when it doesn't have eyes or its eyes are obscured from view.
For greater creative flexibility, the Xperia PRO-I lets you shoot high quality video in 4K HDR 120fps, and select playback frame rates from 24fps up to 120fps.
The Xperia PRO-I features the very latest Optical SteadyShot™ with FlawlessEye™, which couples the image sensor’s increased reading speed with Sony’s original algorithm for optical image stabilisation. The result is supremely smooth, shake-free video footage.
Normally when shooting video on an Xperia camera, sound is recorded through stereo microphones to reproduce multi-dimensional sound. But the Xperia PRO-I also features a built-in monaural microphone next to the main camera, enabling you to focus on recording speech clearly while other sounds remain in the background.
The Xperia PRO-I includes our industry-leading audio separation technology for highly-effective wind filtering, both for stereo and monaural microphone.
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Assign Videography Pro to the Xperia PRO-I's built-in shortcut key and you'll be able to launch it as soon as you want to start shooting – even when the screen is off or occupied with another app. You can also assign other applications or features to the shortcut key.
Whether you're a vlogger, a YouTuber or just sharing with friends, the Xperia PRO-I's 1.0-type image sensor lets you film yourself with outstanding imaging quality. And by attaching the Vlog Monitor for Xperia PRO-I, you can see exactly what you're recording and create truly memorable content.
When shooting with the Vlog Monitor for Xperia PRO-I, you can easily connect a Bluetooth shooting grip, such as the GP-VPT2BT. This lets you start/stop recording without touching any buttons on the Xperia PRO-I itself. The Vlog Monitor features a 1/4-20 UNC type mounting point on the bottom of the holder, which the shooting grip's screw fits into.
The Vlog Monitor for Xperia PRO-I features a 3.5mm 3-pole microphone jack, enabling you to connect your own external microphone and record even better sound. Simply mount your microphone on the accessory shoe mount in the top of the holder.
Simply fit the metal holder to the Xperia PRO-I and attach the Vlog Monitor to the holder using the built-in magnet. Then connect the two devices using the USB-C cable and you're ready to shoot.
When connected, the Vlog Monitor draws its power from the Xperia PRO-I but it also features an external power port. So if you're recording for a long time, you can supply power to both devices simultaneously using a power-charging USB-C cable.
Record movies with similar parameters and colour settings to the professionals. Expertise from our Digital Cinema Camera engineers, Look colour management pre-sets, 21:9 ratio, 4K HDR, 120fps high frame rate, and 24, 25, 30 and 60fps give you all the tools you need.
The creative freedom of Cinematography Pro is further enhanced by the Xperia PRO-I's 1.0-type sensor, which improves imaging in low light or high dynamic-range situations. And the F2.0 / 4.0 dual aperture, which offers filmmakers a richer range of visual expression.
Eight different colour settings let you bring the mood of different cinema styles to your videos. These include VENICE CS, inspired by our professional camera CineAlta VENICE, which features smooth colour gradation and a softer, lower contrast curve for a classic cinematic look that's perfect for drama productions.
Capture high-quality slow-motion footage in 4K HDR 120fps to create dramatic and expressive moments.
With most cameras, once the shooting is over you head home to your laptop or PC to edit and share your work. But the Xperia PRO-I lets you do it all from one device, wherever and whenever you choose.
The XPERIA PRO-I features Creator mode “powered by CineAlta”, which enables you to see photos and movies with accurate colour reproduction. In the case of photos made by sRGB, it automatically changes the colour gamut and gamma to sRGB.
 Brilliant colour reproduction on Standard mode
 Faithful colour reproduction on Creator mode
The display not only enables you to see accurate colours as intended and photographed but also lets you adjust colour settings to suit your needs. So you can align the display settings with your own monitor, or set the white point as D50 or D55 which are suitable for checking photo printing.
When you're out on location, you can immediately deliver the images you've just shot using the 5G network. Or connect your Xperia PRO-I to your computer by USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) and send them from there.
Performance and design
With the Xperia PRO-I, you can shoot in locations and conditions that other cameras can't, thanks to IP65/68 water resistance and protection against dust.
The Xperia PRO-I display uses Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus™, the toughest Gorilla® Glass yet – with improvement in both drop and scratch resistance.
With a 4.500mAh battery on board, the Xperia PRO-I offers plenty of power to keep you going through the day. When you need to give your battery a boost, you can fast charge up to 50% in just 30 minutes with the included 30W charger XZQ-UC1.
Our charging technologies keep your battery healthy for longer. Battery care keeps your phone from overcharging, while Xperia Adaptive Charging monitors your phone as it charges, to make sure the battery isn't overworked.
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The Xperia PRO-I is powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform to deliver the premium experiences you deserve. Make the most of the Xperia PRO-I as a professional-quality camera with post-shooting capabilities, and a mobile entertainment hub – all connected with truly global 5G multi-gigabit speeds.
The Xperia PRO-I has a large internal memory, with 12GB RAM for handling intensive computing tasks and 512GB ROM offering ample storage for photos, films and other files. Storage memory is easily expandable, with support for microSD cards up to 1TB, and fast transfer to and from the SD card. For convenience, no tool is needed to insert or remove SD cards or SIM cards.
Whether you're downloading or uploading data-heavy files, you can do it fast with 5G or Wi-Fi 6. Meanwhile, smart connectivity continually analyses and assesses Wi-Fi signal quality. If it predicts any compromise in Wi-Fi connection, it uses your mobile data instead – so you're always on the best connection available.
Compared to its Gen 1 predecessor, the USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) connection lets you transfer data twice as fast from your Xperia PRO-I to your PC.
With its characteristic 24mm lens and dedicated shutter button, the Xperia PRO-I echoes authentic compact camera styling. The distinctive waved-edge frame offers high grip performance and makes the body more robust.
The frosted glass back panel and matt finish enhance the Xperia PRO-I's authentic camera feel, while the blast-treated metal frame adds a sense of strength and style.
When you're not using your Xperia PRO-I to capture great content, you can use it to watch great content instead.
If you're into music, the Xperia PRO-I boasts a wealth of audio features to maximise your listening pleasure.
After a long day shooting on location, mobile gaming on the Xperia PRO-I is a perfect way to unwind.
With a range of handy multi-window features, the Xperia PRO-I is tailor-made for multi-tasking.
The Xperia Transfer 2 app lets you transfer the content that matters from your old Android or iOS smartphone to your new Xperia PRO-I. From photos, videos and music to your contacts, calendar, call history, and messages (SMS/MMS) – transfer them quickly, safely and easily.
As part of Sony's sustainability drive, the packaging for the Xperia PRO-I uses no plastic, with plastic components either eliminated or replaced with paper materials.
The Xperia PRO-I includes visual, hearing and action assist technology.
Specifications & Features
- 166 x 72 x 8.9 mm
- 211 g
- Water Resistant
- Water resistant(IPX5/IPX8), Dust proof(IP6X)
- Number of SIM
- Dual SIM hybrid
- 4500 mAh
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