Sony Unveils Xperia Pro-I with variable f/2.0-4.0 aperture

The Xperia Pro-I, Sony’s newest premium Android smartphone, was officially unveiled on Monday. The Xperia Pro-I is the successor to the Xperia Pro from last year, and it’s aimed at professional photographers and creators, just like its predecessor. With a large 1.0-inch primary sensor and variable aperture, the new smartphone’s camera hardware is even more impressive.

The Sony Xperia Pro-I has a 6.5-inch 4K OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, which is the same as the previous model. Gorilla Glass Victus protects the front, while Gorilla Glass 6 protects the back. The Xperia Pro-I is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 chipset, which is coupled with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of flash storage.

This phone’s main selling point is its camera hardware. On the back, it has a triple camera array, including a 12-megapixel main camera with a massive 1.0-inch sensor and variable f/2.0-4.0 aperture. A 12MP telephoto shooter and a 12MP ultra-wide camera supplement the primary camera.

The Xperia Pro-I can record 4K HDR videos at up to 120fps and slow-motion footage at 720p @ 120fps. The smartphone has a 4,500mAh battery,and it supports fast charging via a 30W fast charger.

Other features of the Xperia Pro-I ia side-mounted fingerprint scanner, Bluetooth 5.2, a 3.5mm audio jack, stereo speakers, and Dolby Atmos support. In terms of software, the phone comes pre-installed with Android 11. Sony also sells a Vlog Monitor accessory that lets creators shoot vlogs with their Xperia Pro-I.

Xperia Pro-I: Specifications

SpecificationXperia Pro-I
Dimensions and Weight166 x 72 x 8,9mm 221g
Display6.5-inch OLED display 4K (1644 x 3840) 21:9 aspect ratio 120Hz refresh rate 240Hz touch sampling rate 100% DCI-P3 wide color gamut coverage 10-bit tonal gradation
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 888CPU1x ARM Cortex-X1 @ 2.84GHz 3x ARM Cortex-A78 @ 2.4GHz 4x ARM Cortex-A55 @ 1.8GHz GPU: Adreno 660
RAM and Storage12GB RAM 512GB UFS 3.1 flash storage MicroSD card support
Battery & Charging4,500 mAh battery 30W fast charger (inside the box)
Rear CameraPrimary: 12MP1.0-inch sensor f/2.0-4.0 variable aperture OIS Dual Pixel PDAF Secondary: 12MP f/2.4 telephoto2x optical zoom OIS Tertiary: 12MP f/2.2, ultra-wide, Dual Pixel PDAF Features:ZEISS optics with T* lens coating 4K HDR video recording 24, 25, 30, 60, 120fps Slowmotion (720p 120fps) Dedicated shutter key
Front Camera8MP f/2.0
PortsUSB Type-C port 3.5mm headphone jack
Connectivity5G bands:n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n7828, n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n28, n38, n40, n41, n77, n7828, n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n38, n40, n41, n77, n78, n7928 NFC Bluetooth 5.2 USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port WiFi 802.11.b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz) DisplayPort
FeaturesIP68 rating Stereo speakers Dolby Atmos 360-degree Reality Audio Side-mounted fingerprint scanner PS Remote Play
SoftwareAndroid 11

Xperia Pro-I Price In Nigeria


The Sony Xperia Pro-I costs $1800 / N739,000 and is only available in Frosted Black.

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