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Sony Xperia Pro-I
Sony Xperia Pro-I
Sony Xperia Pro-I
Sony Xperia Pro-I
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7.9/10
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The Sony Xperia Pro-I currently has an Informr score of 7.9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 18 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Android
Operating system
Operating system
Android
2.84 GHz
Processor
Processor
2.84 GHz
6.5"
Screen Size
Screen Size
6.5"
12+ MP, f/2.0 - 4.0
Camera
Camera
12+ MP, f/2.0 - 4.0
4500 mAh
Battery


What the Critics Are Saying...


Tech Advisor
Tech Advisor

While it's unquestionably a technical achievement, almost everything that stands the Pro-I apart from the Xperia 1 III makes it unsuitable as a conventional smartphone recommendation. Only enthusiasts need apply.

- Alex Walker-Todd, Tech Advisor
Expert Reviews
Expert Reviews

The Sony Xperia Pro-I is an expensive, high-end phone aimed at a very specific subset of users. If you’re a photographer – whether pro or avid amateur – who wishes to get more hands-on with the photography process, then you won’t find a better smartphone right now. With its physical controls, Pro-le...

- Jon Mundy, Expert Reviews
Crast.net
Crast.net

If you are looking for a symbiosis between smartphone and camera, this device may appeal to you. However, many of the advantages of a smartphone will have to be left out. Autonomy and charging are insufficient. The performance is unfortunately a bit outdated. All of those things could be left out, b...

- Vincent Ledbetter, Crast.net
Phandroid
Phandroid

The Sony Xperia PRO-I is an incredible phone in many different regards. From offering flagship specs to an even more awesome camera system, there aren’t many areas where this phone disappoints. Unfortunately, it’s obvious this phone was created for a niche group, and you probably aren’t part of that...

- Andrew, Phandroid
Notebookcheck
Notebookcheck

The Xperia Pro-I is a very particular smartphone and likely not very interesting for most home users due to the high price. However, professional photographers and videographers may find a worthy companion in Sony's camera flagship. Vloggers stand to benefit the most from the extensive settings and...

- Marcus Herbrich, Notebookcheck


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Common Questions


The Xperia Pro-I price will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. You can compare Sony Xperia Pro-I prices from around the web here on The Informr.


We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Sony Xperia Pro-I user manual here.


Sony backs up the Xperia Pro-I with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your Xperia Pro-I has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Sony support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Sony's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
6.5"

The Sony Xperia Pro-I's screen size is 6.5 inches with 1644 x 3840 pixels resolution.

Processor
2.84 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) Octa-core 2.84 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 11 operating system (OS).

Camera
12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ MP, f/2.0 - 4.0 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
512 GB

Internal memory is 512 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
4500mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4500 mAh battery.

Xperia Pro-I Specs

Overview
Release Date December 30, 2021
Regions Available USA, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 11

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Processor Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) Octa-core 2.84 GHz
Internal Storage 512 GB
RAM 12 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.73 W/kg
Body: 0.71 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Cellular
Networks
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, 5G
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
GPS Type A-GPS
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX HD
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB)
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
12+ Megapixels, f/2.0 - 4.0
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Red-eye reduction, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (12MP, F2.4, Telephoto), 3rd camera feature (12MP, F2.2, Ultrawide), 4th camera feature (0.3MP, TOF 3D, Depth), HDR, Slow motion recording, Time lapse mode
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 24 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.0, HDR
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology OLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1644 x 3840 pixels
Pixel Density 643 pixels
Size 6.5 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, 120Hz refresh rate, HDR, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4500 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Aluminium
Colors Frosted Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.6 x 7.2 x 0.89 cm (6.5 x 2.8 x 0.4 in)
Weight 211 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 68
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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