Sony has expanded its Xperia lineup with the launch of the Sony Xperia Pro-I. The device is claimed to come with the best smartphone camera. The company announced the phone via a virtual launch event. It is aimed at creative professionals including content creators, photographers and even filmmakers.
It features Zeiss optics and includes a dedicated shutter button given on the right side of the frame. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC and is highlighted with a 1-inch Exmor RS CMOS sensor.
Sony Xperia Pro-I price and sale details
Sony Xperia Pro-I has been introduced at a price tag of $1,7999 that converts to Rs 1.35 lakh. The phone comes in a single Frosted Black colour option. Alongside the smartphone, the company has also launched an additional accessory namely Vlog Monitor at $199, which translates to Rs 15,000. Both the products are said to go on sale from December.
Sony Xperia Pro-I specifications
Sony Xperia Pro-I features a 6.5-inch OLED display offering 3.840×1,644 pixels of resolution. The smartphone comes with a 120Hz refresh rate, 4K resolution and 240Hz touch sampling rate. The screen also has HDR support along with a 100 percent DCI-P3 colour gamut.
On the software front, the Sony Xperia phone runs on Android 11 and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. The Internal storage can be expanded up to 1TB using a microSD card.
The biggest USP of the Sony Xperia Pro-I is its pro cameras. It is highlighted with a triple rear camera set up that houses a 12MP primary camera with a 1-inch Exmor RS sensor offering aperture ranging from /2.0 to f/4.0, There are two other 12MP lenses with 1/2.9 inch and 1/2.5 inch Exmor RS sensors. All the sensors support OIS while on the front there is an 8MP 1/4 inch selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture.
Apart from this, to protect the rear sensor the company has provided a dedicated shutter button on the right side of the frame which can be easily customised as per the liking.
Not only this, the Sony Xperia Pro-I comes packed with a 4,500mAh battery that supports 30W fast charging. The smartphone is IPX5, IPX8 and IP6x rated for protection against dust and water resistance. It further includes Bluetooth v5.2, WiFi 6, dual-band WiFi with 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz bands and NFC for wireless connectivity.
There is a 5G, 4G LTE, USB Type C port and 3.5mm headphone jack. The sensors on the phone include A-GPS, A-GLONASS, Galileo QZSS, fingerprint sensor and Beidou.
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