A dedicated smartphone for content creators, the Sony Xperia PRO-I is equipped with an array of creative functions and enhancements as well as the World’s first smartphone 1.0-type image sensor. This sensor is coupled with a triple-lens and 3D iToF sensor array capable of capturing exceptional image quality, all of which is viewable on the big and beautiful 6.5-inch 4K HDR OLED display.
Sony Xperia PRO-I Key Features:
- World’s first smartphone with a 1.0-type image sensor
- Sony’s answer to the modern smartphone creative
- Tailored to filmmakers, photographers, and broadcasters
- Powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform
- Complete freedom from triple-lens and 3D iToF sensor
- Camera-Esque textured dedicated shutter button
- 6.5" 21:9 Wide display 4K HDR OLED (3840x1644)
- 120Hz High refresh rate provides super-smooth operations
- 12GB RAM, 512GB Internal storage with 1TB microSDXC slot
- Hybrid Dual SIM support (additional SIM or microSD)
- Playback H.263, H.264, H.265, MPEG-4 Video and more
- Doubles as a 4K monitor and Livestream device via USB-C
- 360 Reality Audio decoding, Dolby Atmos, DSEE Ultimate
- BT.2020 colour space, DCI-P3 100% colour gamut & D65 white point
- Effective IP65/68 water and dust resistance
Please Note: This device is unlocked and requires an additional SIM card and service plan
Expanded Sony Xperia PRO-I Key Features:
Let’s Talk Sensors
You’ve heard the headlines - This is the world’s first smartphone with a 1.0-type image sensor and phase detection autofocus. A sign of the times, the Sony Xperia PRO-I is designed for those who want to take their smartphone photography and videography to the next level. It’s fitted with a large and powerful 1.0 Exmor RS CMOS image sensor that’s based on Sony’s RX100 VII image sensor. This results in more control than any other smartphone camera yet, offering less noise for photos in low-light conditions, a high dynamic range, and beautiful natural bokeh.
The sensor is coupled with a triple-lens and 3D iToF sensor array, and a dual aperture of F2.0-4.0 that further expands your creative scope. This allows you to play with depth of field and experiment with the way you portray your subject with details and textures captured by all three 16mm Ultra-Wide, 24mm Wide, and 50mm Standard lenses rival that of some compact system cameras. In addition to these features, the smartphone also can capture up to 20fps AF/AE, up to 60 times per second continuous AF/AE and feature Sony’s world-renowned Real-time Eye AF(Human, Animal) and Real-time Tracking. Finally, when shooting in RAW format, the Xperia PRO-I supports 12bit which in turn captures smooth and rich tonal gradation of the colour without banding.
Built for Video
So, what else is this phone capable of? Its arsenal of technology sets it aside from any other smartphone and it’s ready to impress with the likes of 4K 120p video capture; something that is only recently become possible in Pro-cameras. The sensor allows you to capture exceptional video quality whilst Sony’s intelligent UI helps creative vision, offering you the means to capture your footage as you envision it.
This phone is designed for content creators, from its exceptional image quality standards to its array of creative apps that are ideal for content creators giving them quick access to features.
There’s Videography Pro and Photography Pro that offer creative settings, including shutter speed, ISO, and white balance, all of which allow you to create content just as you would on a pro-camera, but on your smartphone.
Something that enhances both photo and video performance alongside the sensor and the initiative menu layout is autofocus. Sony is well known for the advanced AF system they use in their pro-mirrorless cameras e.g. the Sony A1. The Sony Xperia PRO-I AF system has 315 (21x15) phase-detection AF points that cover 90% of the frame. It uses Sony’s incredible eye-detection and real-time tracking that locks on and provides a sharp focus on even moving subjects.
The Sony Xperia PRO-I is fitted with a beautifully clear and large 6.5" 21:9 wide 4K HDR OLED (3840x1644) display. This is unheard of in the smartphone world. Moreover, this display has a 120Hz high refresh rate and 240Hz motion blur reduction, both of which improves performance for super-smooth scrolling and operation. And, as an added benefit, you are less likely to experience headaches or eye strain after longer sessions.
What’s in the box?
- 1 x Sony Xperia PRO-I Smartphone (Unlocked)
- 1 x PD quick charger
- 1 x USB Type-C cable
- 1 x Limited 1-year warranty
Sony Xperia PRO-I Product Video:
Xperia PRO-I Official Product Video – THE Camera
Is this phone water-resistant?
The Sony Xperia PRO-I provides a water-resistant (IPX5/IPX8) and dustproof (IP6X) rating. This means that while all ports and covers are firmly closed, this phone is water resistant and protected against dust. The phone shouldn’t be put completely underwater or exposed to seawater, salt water, chlorinated water or liquids such as drinks.
How big is the battery?
The battery has a 4500mAh capacity and supports USB PD fast charging.
What connectivity options are there?
There’s Bluetooth 5.2 wireless technology, Wi-Fi connectivity, USB Type-C, USB 3.1 Gen2 as well as Google Cast, NFC, Output video/image via Display Port support TypeC Cable or USB-C to HDMI Adapter Cable (Display port 4K/60fps).
Does this have a 3.5mm headphone port?
The Sony Xperia PRO-I does have an accessible 3.5mm headphone port positioned on the top left of the phone.
Is this 5G supported?
The Sony Xperia PRO-I does support 5G Networks.
Does this support a standard dual SIM system?
The Sony Xperia PRO-I does have Hybrid Dual SIM support. What this means is that the SIM tray consists of two separate nano-SIM card slots: SIM 1 and SIM 2. However, SIM 2 further doubles as a 1TB microSDXC slot.
Please Note: This means that you can either input two separate nano-SIM cards, or one nano-SIM and one microSD
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Spread the Cost
Spread the cost of this item over 24 months. With a 0% finance, no deposit and monthly repayments by direct debit this option is simple to manage. Please see the repayment example below to see how much purchasing this item on finance would cost.
|Item Value (Cash Price)
|Total Amount Credit
||23 x £66.63
|Total Amount Payable
|Annual Rate of Interest
Are you eligible for finance?
In order to apply you must fulfill the following criteria:
- Be at least 18 years old
- Be in full-time work (16 hours or more a week), retired, or in receipt of disability allowance
- Earn at least £6,000 a year
- Have been a UK resident for three years or more
- Have a mobile phone number
- Have an email address
- Have a UK bank account from which Direct Debits can be taken
- Have no outstanding County Court Judgements (CCJs)
Note: All applicants will be subject to a credit reference check by the lender.
Credit is subject to application and status. Warehouse Express Ltd trading as Wex Photo Video act as credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance act as the lender.
How does it work?
Where a qualifying product is added to your basket, the full value of your basket, including any accessories purchases, will be eligible for interest free credit. This is subject to the value of the additional products not exceeding the value of the qualifying product. No deposit is required and payments will be collected by direct debit in monthly instalments, the first instalment being collected 30 days after shipment of the product.
What will I receive from the finance provider (lender)?
Barclays Partner Finance will send a loan agreement pack approximately four weeks after delivery of the goods, confirming that the account has been activated and, from this point, it is possible to make repayments against the loan.
For further information on how our finance product work, see our Finance help section.
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