The Sony Xperia Pro have been announced with one unique feature.

Bearing a dated Snapdragon 865 processor, it looks like the Sony Xperia Pro was developed long ago. The company may have waited until they can release its new Alpha 1 full-frame camera, which pairs well with this device.


The Xperia Pro has a micro-HDMI connected, so you can plug it directly into the Alpha 1 and use it as an external monitor. Also, partnered with its mmWave 5G, it can instantly upload photos and videos from the Alpha 1 to an FTP server even when you’re on the field.

If you plan to use it as an external monitor, the Xperia Pro is rigged with a 6.5-inch 4K HDR OLED screen. The 4,000mAh battery might not be the biggest, but in a real Pro scenario, you’d be adding a power bank on your rig so you can shoot without interruptions.


The cameras on the smartphone itself are pretty decent. We have three 12-megapixel main sensors. The primary one has a bright f/1.7 aperture with OIS and dual-pixel PDAF. There’s also a telephoto lens with OIS and 3x optical zoom, and lastly, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide with, again, dual-pixel PDAF.

It then shares the same glass on glass design that other Sony devices like the Xperia 1 II have. It’s protected by the latest Corning Gorilla Glass 6.

What’s surprising here is the price. The Sony Xperia Pro 5G has a price of USD2,499 (around Php120,200) and currently exclusive to Verizon in the United States. A 4G-only model is also available, but its price is yet to be revealed.

Sony Xperia Pro Specs

  • Android 10
  • Dual SIM, dual stand-by, hybrid
  • 6.5-inch 4K OLED display, 3840 x 1644 pixel resolution, ~643ppi
  • 2.84GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 octa-core processor
  • 12GB RAM
  • Adreno 650
  • 512GB internal storage, expandable via microSD
  • 8-megapixel front camera
  • 12-megapixel (f/1.7, dual-pixel PDAF, OIS) + 12-megapixel (3x telephoto, f/2.4, OIS) + 12-megapixel (ultra-wide, dual-pixel PDAF) + 0.3-megapixel (ToF) rear cameras, ZEISS optics, LED flash
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Stereo speakers
  • Headphone jack
  • HSPA+, 4G :TE
  • mmWave and Sub6 5G
  • WiFi 6, dual-band
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • NFC
  • micro-HDMI port
  • USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 170.2 x 76.2 x 10.2 mm
  • Weight: 225.1g
  • Colors: Black
  • Front and Back: Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • IP65/68 water and dust resistant
  • 4,000mAh non-removable battery, 21W fast charging

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