Explore Xperia 

Discover hints and tips on the very latest Xperia features and updates.

The pinnacle of communication performance

See how our engineers designed Xperia to provide ultimate speed and connection stability.

Stable, ultra fast connections

In this video, you'll learn how antenna layout design combines with features like Smart Connectivity and Network Visualizer to give high speed communications you can rely on.

Make more of your Xperia with the External monitor feature

Whether you’re a vlogger, a YouTuber, or just making a conference call, the External monitor feature opens up a world of possibilities.

A Sony Alpha camera connected to an Xperia smartphone acting as an External monitor
How to activate the External monitor feature

To use the External monitor feature, you need to go into Settings to activate it:

1. Select “Device connection” in settings.

2. Select “Connection preferences”.

3. Enable “External monitor” – the feature icon will appear on your Home screen.

See the External monitor feature in action

Want to find out more about the External monitor feature? This video tells you all you need to know.

New functions now available for the External monitor feature
Enhancing the Xperia PRO-I and Xperia PRO

Find out how software updates are enhancing the Xperia PRO-I and Xperia PRO experience, including live streaming from the External monitor feature, plus new waveform and false colour functions.

Introducing live streaming 

Discover how easy it is to live stream from your camera using your Xperia as an External monitor.

A battery you can rely on 

For your convenience and peace of mind, Xperia smartphones feature powerful, reliable batteries that let you do more of what you enjoy, for longer.

Maximising battery safety and longevity

Watch the video to learn about our ongoing commitment to developing energy saving battery technology.

Illustration of a graph showing the comparison between the Xperia's normal and quick charging
Quick charging and Battery Care

The Xperia features a powerful battery with quick charging. So if you’re in a hurry and your battery is low, you can top it up to 50% in as little as 30 minutes and keep your battery healthy with a unique Sony algorithm.

1 -  Continuing to charge when 100% is reached can damage the battery. 
2 - The Xperia algorithm minimises the time spent at 100% charge.

Settings for a healthy battery

Our charging technologies keep your battery healthy for longer. Setting the charging limit on your Xperia to a maximum of 80% or 90% with Battery Care keeps the battery from being overworked.

Screenshots of the Xperia Battery Care pages
NFC One-touch 

NFC (Near Field Communication) is a wireless connectivity technology that enables fast, short-range communication between your Xperia smartphone and other electronic devices – including Sony’s Alpha cameras. With just one touch, NFC makes capturing and sharing photos easier than ever – all you need is the Imaging Edge Mobile app.

One-touch sharing

One-touch sharing is the super simple way to send an image instantly from an Alpha camera to an Xperia smartphone. 

One-touch remote

One-touch remote lets you use your Xperia smartphone to remotely control your Alpha camera, enabling you to capture images that might otherwise be impossible.

Improve the quality of all your music with AI - DSEE Ultimate

With the power of AI, DSEE Ultimate enhances the quality of everything you listen to in real time – both the audio frequency and dynamic range. It doesn’t matter if you’re using wired or wireless headphones or listening to a local file or streaming, you’ll hear clearer audio that’s closer to High-Resolution Audio quality.

How to activate DSEE Ultimate

To improve the quality of all your music, simply turn on “DSEE Ultimate” on the audio settings screen of your Xperia. If you’re listening in Dolby Atmos, the right setting will be applied automatically. To enjoy High-Resolution Audio a High-Resolution Audio compatible headset is required.

Learn more about DSEE Ultimate

Watch this video to find out how DSEE Ultimate makes listening to music on your Xperia even more enjoyable.

Latest software updates
Xperia PRO and Xperia PRO-I
Enhance your PRO experience

To improve the experience for professionals, we've made the Xperia PRO and Xperia PRO-I even more convenient and easy to use. A new software update enhances the External monitor feature with functions including live streaming, Waveform monitor, False colour and Alpha Camera Control.

Android 12
Discover new features in the Android 12 update

This video introduces overviews of the newly supported DualSense Controller, feature improvements in Photography Pro and Cinematography Pro plus useful new features including scrolling screen shots, One-handed mode and Extra Dim mode, and enhanced Wi-Fi sharing. Our latest update also provides a new location setting option and informs you when any app accesses the mic and camera.

Xperia Transfer 2
Xperia Transfer 2: the safe, easy way to transfer data from an iPhone or Android device 

The Xperia Transfer 2 app lets you transfer the content that matters from your old smartphone to your brand new Xperia using a cable connection or by pairing your devices wirelessly. From photos, videos and music to your contacts, calendar, call history, messages (SMS/MMS) and documents – transfer them all, quickly, safely and easily.


Find compatible models


Learn about Xperia Transfer 2

Watch the video to see how Xperia Transfer 2 makes switching to an Xperia smartphone effortless.


Wired data transfer 

Follow these simple steps to transfer data using a wired connection between your devices.

Wireless data transfer

Want to transfer data wirelessly from your old device to your new Xperia? Here’s how it’s done.

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