Xperia PRO-I

THE Camera

The 'I' stands for Imaging. The Xperia PRO-I redefines the camera, combining professional imaging quality with smartphone communication capabilities. So you can be creative, wherever, whenever.


Xperia PRO-I | 1.0-type image sensor camera with full smartphone capabilities

Xperia PRO-I
Front and rear views of Xperia PRO-I



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An exciting addition to Sony’s camera line-up

The Sony camera range already offers creators an array of benefits including market-leading imaging quality and high-speed performance. Now the Xperia PRO-I brings something new to the line-up, offering photographers, videographers and cinematographers the ability to shoot, edit and send with a single device.

1.0-type image sensor and Sony camera's high-speed performance for professional imaging quality

The Xperia PRO-I features a genuine 1.0-type sensor, enabling you to capture photos and videos with exceptional imaging quality. The large sensor is supported by Sony's original image signal processor, giving the camera high-speed performance for unlimited creativity.

Introducing the Xperia PRO-I

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Photography | Capture unforgettable photos
Videography | Take your videos to the next level
Cinematography | Make films the pros would be proud of
Post-shooting | Edit and send with the Xperia PRO-I
Xperia PRO-I being splashed with water
Enjoy powerful performance and effortless style
Xperia PRO-I connected to wired headphones
No compromise for movies, music and games

Featuring Sony's dedicated camera technologies

Combining a 1.0-type image sensor, sophisticated glass lens, and Sony's advanced image signal processors, the Xperia PRO-I achieves professional imaging quality to satisfy even the most demanding photographer.

Large 1.0-type Exmor RS CMOS image sensor with phase detection AF sensor

Based on the RX100 VII's sensor but developed and tuned exclusively for the Xperia PRO-I, the large 1.0-type sensor offers high levels of image resolution and less noise. The result is superb imaging quality with realistic textures and remarkable detail.

Diagram comparing pixel pitch of conventional image sensor with Xperia's 1.0-type image sensor
Highly sensitive 2.4μm pixel pitch 

The 1.0-type image sensor's impressive 2.4μm pixel pitch offers high sensitivity and contributes to outstanding texture reproduction, even when shooting in low light.

[1] Conventional
[2] New Xperia

Less noise in low light

Thanks to the high-sensitivity 1.0-type image sensor, the Xperia PRO-I can achieve photos with less noise in low-light conditions.

Clear details in high dynamic range conditions

In high dynamic range situations, the 1.0-type image sensor enables the Xperia PRO-I to bring out the detail, both in the dark areas and the bright parts of the image.

Artistic natural bokeh effects

Another advantage of the large image sensor, the Xperia PRO-I is able to capture beautiful shots with naturally deep bokeh.

Outstanding ZEISS quality in your Xperia

Enjoy all the benefits of ZEISS optics calibrated specifically for the Xperia PRO-I.

Dual aperture gives you more variety

The dual aperture of F2.0 / 4.0 lets you experiment with depth of field and portray your subject in a variety of ways.

Triple lens and 3D iToF sensor for total creative freedom

The Xperia PRO-I's 24mm lens with 1.0-type image sensor is complemented by two further lens options, a 16mm and a 50mm, enabling you to get creative with composition. A 3D iToF sensor instantly calculates the distance between the camera and your subject, ensuring fast, accurate autofocus in any scene. All 3 lenses support phase detection AF.

Detail of Xperia PRO-I's triple lens and 3D iToF sensor
Enjoy a world of possibilities

With its three lens options – 16mm Ultra-Wide, 24mm Wide, and 50mm Standard – the Xperia PRO-I puts a huge range of shots within your reach.

Processing for high-speed performance and impeccable imaging quality

The latest BIONZ X™ for mobile image processing engine, Sony's unique front-end LSI and 1.0-type image sensor, and Sony's original image-processing algorithms, ensure accurate imaging, even with quick-moving subjects.

Image of mountain biker in woods, overlaid with multiple green squares representing AF points
AF that covers more of the frame

On the Xperia PRO-I, 315 (21x15) phase detection AF points cover 90% of the frame. So AF works pretty much wherever your subject is, and is able to lock on to your subject incredibly fast.

Real-time Eye AF – for humans and animals

Real-time Eye AF lets you take stunning portraits, whether you're photographing people or animals. Even if your subject is on the move or one eye is obscured, you'll capture memorable images full of energy and expression.

Mountain biker jumping in a forest with green square indicating Real-time Tracking
Real-time Tracking keeps fast-moving subjects in focus

Using AI and a 3D iToF sensor to measure distance, Real-time Tracking can accurately detect and focus on a fast-moving subject, then keep on tracking it even if it temporarily moves out of sight. To specify your subject, simply touch it on the Xperia PRO-I display.

20fps burst shooting with less noise

The fast image sensor offers continuous burst shooting at up to 20fps, and the camera tracks subjects with AF/AE calculations at up to 60 times per second, even when they're moving erratically or at high speed. Even in low-light conditions, burst shooting with the Xperia PRO-I produces sharp images with less noise, thanks to the unique processing engine.

[1] AF/AE calculation

Multiple frames showing a mountain biker jumping on a forest track
Two images of a mountain bike wheel, one with distorted spokes, one without.
Anti-distortion shutter 

The 1.0-type image sensor's fast readout helps suppress the rolling-shutter effect that can distort images when photographing fast-moving subjects.

Optical image stabilisation for shots with less blur

If your hand is unsteady when you're taking the shot, Optical Image Stabilisation technology helps deliver images with less blur, even in dark conditions.

Two images of leaping dog, one blurred, one sharp.
Two images of a woman leaning against car, one with less noise than the other.
Multi frame noise reduction

In low light or high dynamic range situations, the Xperia PRO-I can utilise multi frame noise reduction. It automatically shoots more than 10 images continuously, combines them, reduces the noise, and records them as one image to further enhance the high imaging quality.

12bit RAW for smooth colour gradation

When shooting in RAW format, the Xperia PRO-I supports 12bit which creates smooth and rich tonal gradation of the colour without banding.

Two images of a car with headlights on, one with smoother colour gradation than the other.
Controls and settings inspired by Alpha

With Photography Pro on the Xperia PRO-I, you'll find controls usually found on professional cameras. Using an interface inspired by Alpha cameras, you can choose manual controls or automatic settings and shoot in RAW. Photography Pro also offers Basic mode for fast access to a range of easy-to-use photography features including a touch shutter button.

Dedicated shutter button on Xperia PRO-I
Shutter button gives you that true camera feel

With its dedicated shutter button, using the Xperia PRO-I feels a lot like using the Sony RX100 series. It even features the same shutter switch module and requires similar button strokes to operate AF and shutter release. You can also long-press the shutter button to quickly launch Photography Pro and start shooting immediately.

Fit a camera strap for peace of mind

The Xperia PRO-I features a built-in strap-hole, so you can easily attach a wrist or neck strap for added peace of mind when you're out and about taking photos.

Hands holding Xperia PRO-I with camera strap around wrist.
Spectacular scene of alpine lake with a Sony Alpha camera and Xperia PRO-I in the foreground.
The perfect companion for your Sony Alpha camera

With the Imaging Edge™ Mobile app, you can use your Xperia PRO-I to transfer RAW files and files that use lossless compression from your Alpha camera, and remotely control Touch Tracking and Touch Focus for convenient AF operation. And with the Transfer & Tagging add-on, you can attach voice memos to image files from your Alpha camera, which are then automatically converted to text captions, or use your Xperia PRO-I to transfer files to an FTP server.

High quality video with an authentic shooting experience

With its 1.0-type image sensor, the Xperia PRO-I takes the quality of your videos to another level, while Sony's unique UI helps you fully realise your creative vision, achieving shots just as you intended.

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Videography Pro gives you creative control

Videography Pro on the Xperia PRO-I puts all the creative settings you need in the palm of your hand. Drawing on Sony's expertise across a range of video and movie cameras, the Videography Pro interface lets you tailor manual controls to suit your needs, or rely on auto mode for total convenience.

Eye AF for stills and videos

Sony's advanced eye-detection and tracking performance are not only the secret to beautiful still portraits: they also help you capture stunning video footage. By recognising the human or animal eye and maintaining focus on it as your subject moves, Eye AF brings videos to life as never before.

Woman smiling at the camera with AF detection point over her left eye
Roller blader skating in a disused swimming pool, overlaid with a white square for Object Tracking
Stay focused with Object Tracking for videos

Object Tracking can automatically track a moving subject and keep it in sharp focus, even when it doesn't have eyes or its eyes are obscured from view.

Shoot video in 4K HDR 120fps

For greater creative flexibility, the Xperia PRO-I lets you shoot high quality video in 4K HDR 120fps, and select playback frame rates from 24fps up to 120fps.

Roller blader in mid-air with a green square denoting AF
Xperia PRO-I on left with screenshot of two men laughing in city, live streaming to Xperia PRO-I on right using Videography Pro
Live stream video direct to video streaming services with Videography Pro

No more waiting to share unmissable content – the Xperia PRO-I lets you live stream video direct to video streaming services from your phone using Videography Pro. With Bluetooth shooting grip GP-VPT2BT and the Endurance mode, you can stream for a longer time.

[1] Video recording[2] Live streaming[3] Followers

Capture smooth, shake-free video

The Xperia PRO-I features the very latest Optical SteadyShot™ with FlawlessEye™, which couples the image sensor’s increased reading speed with Sony’s original algorithm for optical image stabilisation. The result is supremely smooth, shake-free video footage.

Two images of cityscape at night, one blurred, the other in sharp focus.
Illustration showing Xperia with stereo microphones, plus a monaural microphone recording speech
Record voices loud and clear

Normally when shooting video on an Xperia camera, sound is recorded through stereo microphones to reproduce multi-dimensional sound. But the Xperia PRO-I also features a built-in monaural microphone next to the main camera, enabling you to focus on recording speech clearly while other sounds remain in the background.

Filter out wind noise for clearer sound

The Xperia PRO-I includes our industry-leading audio separation technology for highly-effective wind filtering, both for stereo and monaural microphone.

Intelligent wind filter [1] OFF [2] ON.

Comparison of wind noise levels with Intelligent wind filter off and on
Xperia PRO-I showing detail of built-in shortcut key
Always ready to shoot

Assign Videography Pro to the Xperia PRO-I's built-in shortcut key and you'll be able to launch it as soon as you want to start shooting – even when the screen is off or occupied with another app. You can also assign other applications or features to the shortcut key.

Film yourself in exceptional quality with the Vlog Monitor for Xperia PRO-I

Whether you're a vlogger, a YouTuber or just sharing with friends, the Xperia PRO-I's 1.0-type image sensor lets you film yourself with outstanding imaging quality. And by attaching the Vlog Monitor for Xperia PRO-I, you can see exactly what you're recording and create truly memorable content.

A Bluetooth shooting grip in someone's hand
Vlogging made easy

Connect the Vlog Monitor to a Bluetooth shooting grip like the GP-VPT2BTand you’ll be able to start/stop recording without touching any buttons on the Xperia PRO-I itself. The shooting grip simply screws into the 1/4-20 UNC type mounting point on the bottom of the Vlog Monitor holder.

Refer to the Help Guide for how to pair the Xperia PRO-I with a Bluetooth remote commander.

Record even better sound

The Vlog Monitor for Xperia PRO-I features a 3.5mm 3-pole microphone jack, enabling you to connect your own external microphone and record even better sound. Simply mount your microphone on the accessory shoe mount in the top of the holder.

Vlog Monitor for Xperia PRO-I with external microphone and shooting grip
Component parts of Vlog Monitor for Xperia PRO-I, including monitor, metal holder and USB-C cable.
Simple to set up 

Simply fit the metal holder to the Xperia PRO-I and attach the Vlog Monitor to the holder using the built-in magnet. Then connect the two devices using the USB-C cable and you're ready to shoot.

When connected, the Vlog Monitor draws its power from the Xperia PRO-I but it also features an external power port. So if you're recording for a long time, you can supply power to both devices simultaneously using a power-charging USB-C cable.

Make more of your Xperia with the external monitor feature
A 4K monitor and live stream device for your Alpha camera.

Use your Xperia PRO-I as a 4K external monitor or viewfinder with a range of useful settings such as the wave form monitor function, false colour function, brightness, zoom and grid lines. Enjoy live streaming to video streaming services with Alpha image quality through the external monitor feature. Simply connect to a camera supporting USB video class (UVC).

[1] Alpha [2] Xperia [3] Live streaming [4] Viewers

Xperia PRO-I on left connected to Alpha camera as a 4K monitor, live streaming to Xperia PRO-I on right
Waveform monitor function checks luminance and RGB balance

By showing luminance level distribution, this feature helps you find the ideal exposure for your shot. It also lets you view each RGB channel so you can check you’ve got the correct balance.

False colour function for adjusting exposure

False colour is a monitor feature that helps you avoid underexposure and overexposure in your shots. By displaying images in an alternative colour spectrum, it offers an easy, at-a-glance way to read exposure levels. Pink and dark blue, for example, represent underexposed areas of the image, while orange and red indicate overexposed areas.

Xperia PRO-I above with screenshot of lady doing yoga, Xperia PRO-I below with same screenshot showing how false colour function identifies exposure issues

Enjoy 21:9 movie recording with Cinematography Pro “powered by CineAlta”

Record movies with similar parameters and colour settings to the professionals. Expertise from our Digital Cinema Camera engineers, Look colour management pre-sets, 21:9 ratio, 4K HDR, 120fps high frame rate, and 24, 25, 30 and 60fps give you all the tools you need. 

Low-light shot of woman holding a red parasol
Maximise creativity with 1.0-type image sensor and dual aperture 

The creative freedom of Cinematography Pro is further enhanced by the Xperia PRO-I's 1.0-type sensor, which improves imaging in low light or high dynamic-range situations. And the F2.0 / 4.0 dual aperture, which offers filmmakers a richer range of visual expression.

Realise your vision with cinematic colour settings

Eight different colour settings let you bring the mood of different cinema styles to your videos. These include VENICE CS, inspired by our professional camera CineAlta VENICE, which features smooth colour gradation and a softer, lower contrast curve for a classic cinematic look that's perfect for drama productions.

Low-light image of rain dripping off a red parasol
Shoot stunning slow motion in 4K HDR 120fps

Capture high-quality slow-motion footage in 4K HDR 120fps to create dramatic and expressive moments.

Shoot, edit, send: do it all, with the Xperia PRO-I

With most cameras, once the shooting is over you head home to your laptop or PC to edit and share your work. But the Xperia PRO-I lets you do it all from one device, wherever and whenever you choose.

Two images of a butterfly, each showing different colour reproduction
Faithful colour reproduction on Creator mode

The XPERIA PRO-I features Creator mode “powered by CineAlta”, which enables you to see photos and movies with accurate colour reproduction. In the case of photos made by sRGB, it automatically changes the colour gamut and gamma to sRGB.

[1] Brilliant colour reproduction on Standard mode
[2] Faithful colour reproduction on Creator mode

Desktop computer displaying a low-light image of a car with its headlights on
Accurate white balance setting

The display not only enables you to see accurate colours as intended and photographed but also lets you adjust colour settings to suit your needs. So you can align the display settings with your own monitor, or set the white point as D50 or D55 which are suitable for checking photo printing.

Close-up of the Xperia PRO-I in someone's hand, uploading images.
Deliver your images, fast

When you're out on location, you can immediately deliver the images you've just shot using the 5G network. Or connect your Xperia PRO-I to your computer by USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) and send them from there.

Performance and design
Xperia PRO-I being splashed with water
Water and dust resistant 

With the Xperia PRO-I, you can shoot in locations and conditions that other cameras can't, thanks to IP65/68 water resistance and protection against dust.

Toughest Gorilla® Glass

The Xperia PRO-I display uses Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus™, the toughest Gorilla® Glass yet – with improvement in both drop and scratch resistance.

Xperia PRO-I display
X-Ray image of Xperia PRO-I showing battery
Powerful 4.500mAh battery and fast charging

With a 4.500mAh battery on board, the Xperia PRO-I offers plenty of power to keep you going through the day. When you need to give your battery a boost, you can fast charge up to 50% in just 30 minutes with the included 30W charger XZQ-UC1.

Illustrated graphic comparing battery health of conventional smartphone and new Xperia before and after 3 years of use
A healthy battery, even after 3 years of use

Our charging technologies keep your battery healthy for longer. Battery care keeps your phone from overcharging, while Xperia Adaptive Charging monitors your phone as it charges, to make sure the battery isn't overworked.

[A] Conventional  [B] New Xperia
[1] At the start of use  [2] After 3 years of use

Image of circuit board with Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G chip
Experience the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform

The Xperia PRO-I is powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform to deliver the premium experiences you deserve. Make the most of the Xperia PRO-I as a professional-quality camera with post-shooting capabilities, and a mobile entertainment hub – all connected with truly global 5G multi-gigabit speeds.

Large, easily expandable memory

The Xperia PRO-I has a large internal memory, with 12GB RAM for handling intensive computing tasks and 512GB ROM offering ample storage for photos, films and other files. Storage memory is easily expandable, with support for 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.

Close-up of someone placing an SD card in the Xperia PRO-I
Logos for 5G, Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 5G/4G
Optimised connectivity with the latest 5G or Wi-Fi 6 

Whether you're downloading or uploading data-heavy files, you can do it fast with 5G or Wi-Fi 6. Meanwhile, smart connectivity continually analyses and assesses Wi-Fi signal quality. If it predicts any compromise in Wi-Fi connection, it uses your mobile data instead – so you're always on the best connection available.

Fast data transfer with USB 3.2 Gen 2

Compared to its Gen 1 predecessor, the USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) connection lets you transfer data twice as fast from your Xperia PRO-I to your PC. 

Xperia PRO-I connected to laptop using USB 3.2 Gen 2

Authentic camera look and feel

With its characteristic 24mm lens and dedicated shutter button, the Xperia PRO-I echoes authentic compact camera styling. The distinctive waved-edge frame offers high grip performance and makes the body more robust.

Xperia PRO-I in frosted black finish
Frosted black finish evokes iconic camera style

The frosted glass back panel and matt finish enhance the Xperia PRO-I's authentic camera feel, while the blast-treated metal frame adds a sense of strength and style.

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Other features
Perfect for watching movies and TV shows

When you're not using your Xperia PRO-I to capture great content, you can use it to watch great content instead.

Hear music as it was meant to be heard

If you're into music, the Xperia PRO-I boasts a wealth of audio features to maximise your listening pleasure.

Great for mobile gaming

After a long day shooting on location, mobile gaming on the Xperia PRO-I is a perfect way to unwind.

Multi-tasking made easy

With a range of handy multi-window features, the Xperia PRO-I is tailor-made for multi-tasking.

Illustration showing content being transferred from one smartphone to another
Easy content transfer from your old iPhone or Android device

The Xperia Transfer 2 app lets you transfer the content that matters from your old Android or iOS smartphone to your new Xperia PRO-I. From photos, videos and music to your contacts, calendar, call history, and messages (SMS/MMS) – transfer them quickly, safely and easily.

Xperia PRO-I packaging
No plastic in the packaging

As part of Sony's sustainability drive, the packaging for the Xperia PRO-I uses no plastic, with plastic components either eliminated or replaced with paper materials. 

Illustration showing a diverse range of people

The Xperia PRO-I includes visual, hearing and action assist technology.

Actual product features, specifications, applications, services, network availability, colours and sizes may vary. Features and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

Some images are for illustrative purposes only.

Lens expression is equivalent to 35mm focal length.

Specifications & Features

Combining a large 1.0-type image sensor with Sony's high-speed processing and intuitive UI, the Xperia PRO-I offers professional imaging performance for photographers, videographers and cinematographers. In addition, its communication capabilities enable you to shoot, edit and send with a single device.
  • 1.0-type Exmor RS CMOS image sensor with phase detection AF sensor

  • ZEISS Tessar Optics and dual aperture

  • Eye AF for stills and videos

  • 6.5” 21:9 4K HDR OLED 120Hz Refresh rate display

  • Fast network connectivity

166 x 72 x 8.9 mm
211 g
Water Resistant
Water resistant(IPX5/IPX8), Dust proof(IP6X)
Number of SIM
Dual SIM hybrid
4500 mAh
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