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Sony Xperia Pro-I

Sony Xperia Pro-I
Brand: Sony Mobile Phones
Category: Mobiles
  • CPU: Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680)
  • RAM: 12GB RAM
  • Storage: 512GB
  • Display: 6.5 inches
  • Camera: 12MP, 2160p
  • OS: Android 11

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

5.8
  • Battery 6 / 10
  • Camera 5 / 10
  • Connectivity 6 / 10
  • Design 5 / 10
  • Display 6 / 10
  • Features 5 / 10
  • Performance 5 / 10

Sony Xperia Pro-I review

 

Ultra-huge storage with extreme speed and smoothness.

Sony Xperia Pro-I has a large internal memory, with 12GB RAM for intensive computing tasks and 512GB ROM offering ample storage for photos, films, and other files. In addition, storage memory is easily expandable, supporting 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.

 

Brilliant camera features to add more joy. 

Xperia Pro-I, an exciting addition to Sony’s camera line-up, redefines the camera, combining professional imaging quality with smartphone communication capabilities to offer a creative experience. Xperia Pro-I echoes authentic compact camera styling with its characteristic lens and dedicated shutter button. In addition, the distinctive waved-edge frame offers high grip performance and makes the body more robust.

The Sony cameras come with market-leading imaging quality and high-speed performance, offering photographers, videographers, and cinematographers the ability to shoot, edit and send with a single device. Xperia Pro-I achieves professional imaging quality by combining a 1.0-type image sensor, progressive glass lens, and Sony’s superior image signal processors. As a result, the smartphone offers exceptional imaging quality photos and videos with high-speed camera performance.

Moreover, the 1.0-type sensor offers high levels of image resolution and less noise, resulting in superb imaging quality with realistic textures and remarkable detail. It also helps suppress the rolling-shutter effect, distorting images when photographing fast-moving subjects. In addition, the outstanding 2.4μm pixel pitch delivers high sensitivity, giving unique texture reproduction, even shooting in low light. The other salient features include:

  1. Xperia Pro-I packs outstanding ZEISS Tessar optics and delivers high-resolution images with less peripheral image distortion and more intense contrast and sharpness.
  2. The triple-lens, 3D iToF sensor, and 1.0-type image sensor ensure fast, accurate autofocus in any scene, enabling to get inspired with the concerto. Moreover, three lens options provide a vast range of shots within easy reach.
  3. The latest mobile engine BIONZ X for image processing, Sony’s original image-processing algorithms, Sony’s unique front-end LSI and 1.0-type image sensor ensure faultless imaging, even with quick-moving subjects.
  4. AF covers 90% of the frame, working pretty much wherever the subject is and can lock on the subject extremely fast. Moreover, the Real-time Eye AF allows one to take stunning portraits even if the subject is moving.
  5. Real-time Tracking with AI and a 3D iToF sensor keep fast-moving subjects accurately in Focus even if it temporarily moves out of sight.
  6. The Burst shooting with the unique processing engine makes sharp images with less noise, even in low-light conditions
  7. Multi-frame noise reduction automatically shoots more than 10 images continuously. It combines them with reducing the noise in low light or high dynamic range situations, resulting in further improvement of the high imaging quality.
  8. Xperia PRO-I comes with professional cameras Controls and Settings inspired by Alpha cameras. The Basic mode also offers fast access to a range of easy-to-use photography features, including a touch shutter button.
  9. The Imaging Edge Mobile app offers to transfer RAW files from your Alpha camera and remotely control Touch Tracking and Touch Focus for convenient AF operation.
  10. The 21:9 movie recording with Cinematography Pro “powered by CineAlta” deliver a professional level and unprecedented color accuracy. Moreover, Creator mode supported by “CineAlta” offers photos and movies with accurate color reproduction. It also automatically changes the color gamut and gamma to sRGB, in the case photos are made by sRGB.
  11. The VENICE CS, inspired by the professional camera CineAlta VENICE, delivers smooth color gradation with a softer and lower contrast curve for a classic cinematic look.

 

Body encased in a singular form.

Xperia Pro-I is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G processor and delivers premium experiences to its users. Moreover, making it a professional-quality camera with post-shooting capabilities and a mobile entertainment center, all connected with actually global 5G multi-gigabit speeds.

Xperia Pro-I’s stunning 6.5 inches 4K HDR OLED 120Hz Refresh rate display offers an exclusively immersive viewing experience. The screen with a 120Hz refresh rate provides extremely smooth scrolling and seamless image transitions during browsing the internet or navigating the menu. Whereas the fast-moving objects are rendered clearly for vitally smooth gameplay. The display Color Settings can even be adjusted to set accurate colors as per the demands. Moreover, the 21:9 CinemaWide display has no notches to interrupt while watching movies or TV shows.

Xperia Pro-I features optimized connectivity with the latest 5G or Wi-Fi 6 for downloading or uploading data-heavy files. The Transfer 2 app allows you to transfer the contents quickly, easily, and safely from the old Android or iOS smartphone to your new Xperia Pro-I. In addition, the Xperia Pro-I includes visual, hearing, and action assist technology.

A powerful 4.500mAh battery with fast charging is on board, delivering all-day-long battery life. In addition, the Xperia Pro-I display comes with the toughest Corning Gorilla Glass Victus with improvement in both drop and scratch resistance and IP65/68 water resistance and dust protection. The smartphone comes in stunning Frosted Black color.

 

Game launcher.

The 5nm process with the Wi-Fi, supported by the high Octa-core clock speed and Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G processor takes gaming to another level. Xperia Pro-1 offers improved gameplay with Custom Audio Settings, making it more transparent and defined to deliver immersive gaming. In addition, the smartphone, with its 120Hz Refresh Rate display, rendered fast-moving objects for finely smooth gameplay. With its 1.0-type image sensor, Xperia Pro-I takes the quality of the videos to the next level. In contrast, Sony’s unique UI helps to achieve incredible shots with a full creative vision.The other salient features include:

  1. All the Creative Settings of the Videography Pro are easily accessible, while the Videography Pro interface allows adapting manual controls to suit the needs or depend on auto mode for total reliance.
  2. Sony’s Advanced Eye-detection and Tracking feature helps to capture fantastic video footage by keeping up focusing on the subject even if it moves, recognizing the subject’s eye, and bringing videos to life as never before.
  3. Xperia Pro-I allows shooting high-quality video in 4K HDR 120fps with playback frame rates selecting from 24fps up to 120fps to deliver greater creative flexibility.
  4. The latest Optical SteadyShot with FlawlessEye paired with the image sensor’s increased reading speed and Sony’s original algorithm for optical image stabilization takes smooth and stable video.
  5. Xperia Pro-I packs a built-in monaural microphone allowing one to focus on recording speech clearly while other sounds remain in the background. Moreover, it features industry-leading audio separation technology for highly-effective wind filtering, both for stereo and monaural microphones.
  6. The 1.0-type image sensor offers to make a film with outstanding imaging quality, and by attaching the Vlog Monitor, you can view precisely the unique content you are recording/creating.
  7. The Game enhancer improves gameplay with superior touch response, speed, and frame rate, facilitating sharing screenshots or video clips of key moments

 

Ultra High-Quality Audio technology. 

Sony Xperia Pro-I Full-stage stereo speakers with 24-bit/192kHz audio and a Dynamic vibration system deliver impressive and incredible high-quality sound during music or video playing. It is designed to provide a truly authentic listening experience with audio tuned with Sony Pictures Entertainment. The smartphone comes with an improved outstanding speaker design for superior listening. Moreover, full-stage stereo speakers deliver immersive, high-quality, and more powerful sound.

In addition, The 3.5mm audio jack offers both convenience and ultimate sound quality, with decreased distortion and a more realistic listening experience with its improved audio volume.

 

Enhanced security.

Sony Xperia Pro-I features a Fingerprint sensor and effectively protects the phone’s saved data from any malevolence menace.

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Specification

Launch

Categary Smartphone
Announced 26 October, 2022
Released 02 July, 2022
Status Available

Frequency

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66
5G Network 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6
1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6
1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA/Sub6
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G

Body

Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Dimensions 166 x 72 x 8.9 mm
Weight 211 g
Colors Frosted Black

Display

Type OLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, HDR BT.2020
21:9 ratio, 643 ppi density
Size 6.5 inches, 98.6 cm2, 82.5% screen-to-body ratio
Resolution 1644 x 3840 pixels
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
IP65/IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

Camera

Main (Back) Camera 12 MP, f/2.0-4.0, 24mm (wide), 1.0-type, 2.4µm, PDAF, OIS (315 PDAF points, 90% frame coverage)
12 MP, f/2.4, 50mm (telephoto), 1/2.9", PDAF, 2x optical zoom, OIS
12 MP, f/2.2, 124˚, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/2.55", Dual Pixel PDAF
0.3 MP, TOF 3D, (depth)
Selfie (Front) Camera 8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1/4", 1.12µm
Camera Features Zeiss optics, Zeiss T* lens coating, LED flash, panorama, 12-bit RAW, HDR, eye tracking
Video Yes

Platform

Operating System Android 11
Chipset Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680)
GPU Adreno 660
Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, color spectrum
Native Sony Alpha camera support

Connectivity

Wi-fi Hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
USB USB Type-C 3.2; USB On-The-Go, DisplayPort
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes

Memory

Internal 512GB 12GB RAM

UFS 3.X
Card Slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)

Battery

Battery Type Li-Po, non-removable
Capacity <strong>Battery Capacity</strong> is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. 4500 mAh

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