Sony announces world’s first 5G smart phone Xperia PRO-I with 1.0-inch image sensor
Sony today announced the world’s first 1.0-inch image sensor equipped 5G smart phone Xperia PRO-I. Sony Xperia PRO-I once again confirm the Sony state-of-the-art imaging technology and the smartphone new dimension of shooting experience. The large 1.0-inch image sensor enables to take high-quality photos and videos like never before. This large image sensor and a unique image processing engine achieves both high-speed and high-quality processing dramatically improve creativity. The “I” of Xperia PRO-I stands for “I” of Imaging, and provides the best shooting experience with the best camera performance.
Equipped with high-speed CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform, processing power is improved. Communication speed has improved dramatically with 5G support. In addition, Xperia PRO-I is equipped with 12GB RAM and 512GB ROM. You can store a large amount of files such as photos and videos. Supports microSD cards up to 1TB. In addition to the 1.0-inch image sensor, various full-scale shooting functions are condensed into a thin body of 8.9 mm.
Equipped with real-time tracking that focuses on a moving subject, it is also possible to keep following the tapped subject with pinpoint accuracy. When shooting flowers and food, user can concentrate on the photo opportunity and composition and shoot as he likes. In addition, you can capture the moment beautifully by combining it with high-speed continuous shooting without missing the focus of a moving subject.
Sony Xperia PRO-I is equipped with a UI inherited from the digital single-lens camera α. With Xperia PRO-I user can easily enjoy a full-scale shooting experience like a single-lens reflex camera, such as manual settings of his choice. There is also a BASIC mode that does not require detailed settings, so you can shoot even a quick scene immediately. Focus, exposure, white balance, etc. can be set quickly, intuitively, and accurately according to the shooting environment. It is also equipped with a high-precision level that is adjusted at the factory one by one.
Sony have prepared a Vlog Monitor exclusively for Xperia PRO-I. The 3.5-inch LCD display has an aspect ratio of 16: 9, making it ideal for video recording. The holder is made of highly durable metal. By connecting with the included connection cable, you can display the shooting screen of photography Pro or Videography.
Create movie-quality works with “Cinematography Pro,” which is packed with the know-how of the professional cinema camera CineAlta. Professional parameter settings, Look (hue and brightness) reflection, 21: 9 movie aspect shooting, 4K HDR 120fps high frame rate shooting, etc. are possible. In addition, we have all the tools you need, including the know-how of Sony’s professional cinematography team.
A 4K HDR compatible organic 3.5-inch EL display with an aspect ratio of 21: 9 and a refresh rate of 120Hz realizes a smooth screen display with high definition and little afterimage. The image beauty with high gradation expression equivalent to 10-bit color and the color gamut of UHD (Ultra HD) broadcasting standard ITU-R BT.2020 faithfully reproduce the color expression intended by the image creator. The impressive 1.0-inch image sensor and the ZEISS logo express a sense of authenticity that satisfies the desire for ownership as a camera. The dedicated shutter button aims to make you feel as if you were releasing the shutter of a camera-only device. Xperia PRO-I is equipped with full-stage stereo speakers that realize a three-dimensional sound field, allowing you to enjoy well-balanced and powerful sound.
Available in frost black, Sony Xperia PRO-I measure approximately 72 mm x 166 mm x 8.9 mm, weighs about 211g is powered by a 4500mAh built-in battery. Sony Xperia PRO-I is scheduled to be released on December 15, 2021. Click here to purchase.