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Sony Xperia PRO 5G Smartphone

Sony Xperia PRO 5G Smartphone
Key Features
  • Supports 4G/LTE & 5G Sub-6/mmWave
  • North American Variant
  • 6.5" 21:9 CinemaWide 4K HDR AMOLED
  • Use as 4K Monitor & Livestream via HDMI
Created for mobile filmmakers, photographers, and broadcasters, the Xperia PRO 512GB 5G Smartphone from Sony has been engineered to live stream and upload high-resolution content at blistering 5G mmWave speeds. To ensure you get the fastest speeds possible, a Network Visualizer app can be used to test signal strength, letting you set up live shots in the best possible location. Other technologies, such as a body made from a low dielectric constant material and 360° beamforming antenna, further boost your ability to achieve and sustain a strong 5G signal. (Please note that sub-6 support requires a software update)
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Sony Xperia PRO Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2360-Degree Beamforming Antenna
  • 35G Endurance Mode
  • 4Network Visualizer App
  • 5Video Monitoring via HDMI
  • 6Professional Camera System
  • 7External Monitor
  • 8IP65/68 and Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • 9High-Quality Audio
  • 10Long-Lasting Battery
  • 11Shortcut Button
  • 12Additional General Features
  • 13Additional Display Features
  • 14Additional Camera Features
  • 15Additional Audio Features
  • 16Accessibility Features
  • 17Android 10
  • 18GSM/4G LTE + 5G Wireless Connectivity
  • 19North American Variant / US Compatible 5G
  • 20Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS)

Created for mobile filmmakers, photographers, and broadcasters, the Xperia PRO 512GB 5G Smartphone from Sony has been engineered to live stream and upload high-resolution content at blistering 5G mmWave speeds. To ensure you get the fastest speeds possible, a Network Visualizer app can be used to test signal strength, letting you set up live shots in the best possible location. Other technologies, such as a body made from a low dielectric constant material and 360° beamforming antenna, further boost your ability to achieve and sustain a strong 5G signal. (Please note that sub-6 support requires a software update)

With the connection of an (optional) Micro-HDMI cable between your camera or camcorder and the Xperia PRO, you can live broadcast/livestream what your camera sees through the Xperia PRO's 5G cellular connection. You can also use the Micro-HDMI connection to utilize the phone's brilliant 21:9 CinemaWide 6.5" 4K HDR OLED screen as a pro-style live monitor, offering more accurate color and image representation onscreen. This high-quality output is made possible with Creator Mode, which provides a BT.2020 color space, DCI-P3 100% color gamut, and a calibrated D65 white point.

360-Degree Beamforming Antenna
Achieving a solid 5G mmWave connection is essential in mission-critical applications, especially live streams and broadcasts. This is why Sony selected a 360° antenna with beamforming technology. The antenna can transmit and receive through all sides of the Xperia PRO, while the beamforming technology focuses the antenna on an available signal to maximize its efficacy.
5G Endurance Mode
When activated, this will let an operator continuously transfer data at maximum 5G mmWave speeds while being tethered to a camera.
Network Visualizer App
Just like there can be connection dead spots in your home, while on location it's imperative that you set up your gear in a prime location with a strong signal. The Network Visualizer app lets you use the Xperia PRO to navigate your surroundings to locate strong 5G mmWave reception. It can also work with 4G/LTE signals, provides a histogram, and displays data throughput.
Video Monitoring via HDMI
In addition to a USB Type-C port for tethering, a micro-HDMI port is integrated for live video monitoring when attached to professional cameras. The port allows for more accurate color reproduction of what you're filming with YCbCr 4:2:2 8-bit/RGB 8-bit support, and incoming video is displayed at up to 4K resolutions at your choice of 24, 30, or 60 fps as needed.
Professional Camera System
When you're not using the Xperia PRO for its monitor and connectivity features, you can use its triple camera array to capture pro-quality mobile content. They can record stills in a variety of formats and videos at up to 4K HDR resolution at a 21:9 aspect ratio at 24, 30, 60, and 120 fps:

  • 12MP Ultra-Wide: 16mm focal length, f/2.2 aperture, 1/2.55 Exmore RS sensor, and 124° FOV
  • 12MP Wide: 24mm focal length, f/1.7 aperture, 1/1.7 Exmor RS sensor, and 82° FOV
  • 12MP Telephoto: 70mm focal length, f/2.4 aperture, 1/3.4" sensor, and 34° FOV

The system was developed in conjunction with Sony Alpha 9 engineers to ensure quality and provide much-desired features not normally found in a mobile phone. Features like manual controls, support for shooting raw, up to 20 fps continuous wide-angle shooting (up to 10 fps at 16 or 70mm), and real-time eye autofocus that works on both humans and animals. These engineers also used premium calibrated ZEISS optics with ZEISS T-coating to boost contrast and reduce reflections.

External Monitor
When attached to your camera and used as an external monitor, the Xperia PRO offers a host of additional capabilities. You can livestream what your camera sees online, use waveform to check the exposure and RGB balance, and use false color to assist with iris setting selections by ensuring the details for exposure are more noticeable.

You also get a trigger function for recording and stopping via a USB Type-C cable and on-screen statuses that include whether you're recording or not, shutter speed, f-stop, ISO, and EV. When connected to an Alpha camera, you can even control features of the Alpha itself.
IP65/68 and Corning Gorilla Glass 6
It's not always a bright and sunny day when you're out in the field. This is why Sony made sure the Xperia PRO can keep up with the rest of your kit. The IP65/68 rating translates to a smartphone that is completely dustproof and able to withstand rain and short periods of complete and continuous immersion in water. The Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection on the front of the phone is made to deliver significant scratch and damage resistance.
High-Quality Audio
When you want to wind down with some music, the Xperia PRO is capable of playing back Hi-Res Audio wirelessly or via a 3.5mm jack. It features front-firing stereo speakers and supports 360 Reality Audio decoding, Dolby ATMOS, DSEE Ultimate, HD audio, Qualcomm aptX, and audio recording in stereo.
Long-Lasting Battery
To ensure long battery life, the Xperia PRO comes with a sizable 4000 mAh battery and two features to guard the phone against damage while charging. Battery Care delivers overcharging protection, while Xperia Adaptive Charging works to make sure the battery is not overworked during the recharge process.
Shortcut Button
We all have that one app we constantly use. A built-in shortcut button can be programmed to launch the go-to app of your choice, such as the Network Visualizer.
Additional General Features
  • 512GB of internal storage space
  • Supports an optional microSDXC card up to 1TB in size (shared with the 2nd SIM slot)
  • 8MP selfie camera with HDR and an 84° FOV
  • Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) and Bluetooth 5.1 connectivity
  • Intelligent wind filter
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G mobile platform
  • Fast charging via USB Power Delivery
  • PS4 Remote Play
Additional Display Features
  • 10-bit tonal gradation (8-bit display with 2-bit software smoothing)
  • Motion blur reduction
  • X1 for mobile
  • Supported Image Playback Formats: JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, WebP, WBMP, HEIF, DNG, CR2, NEF, NRW, ARW, RW2, ORF, RAF, PEF, and SRW
  • Supported Video Playback Formats: H.263, H.264, H.265, MPEG-4 Video, AV1, VP8, and VP9
Additional Camera Features
  • Up to 20 fps AF/AE5
  • Up to 60 times per second continuous AF/AE calculation
  • Dual photodiode
  • 3D iToF sensor
  • RGB-IR
  • Photo OIS
  • Video OIS, EIS, and Optical SteadyShot (hybrid OIS/EIS)
  • Video SteadyShot with Intelligent Active Mode (5-axis stabilization)
  • Photo flash and photo light
  • Up to 3x (70mm lens equivalent) optical zoom
  • Up to 3x digital zoom (16, 24, and 70mm lenses)
  • HDR (High Dynamic Range) photo capture
  • Portrait Selfie, Display Flash, and Hand and Smile Shutter modes
  • JPEG and raw image capture formats
  • MP4 (AVC264 and HEVC265) video capturing format
Additional Audio Features
  • Supported Audio Playback Formats: AAC-LC, AAC+, eAAC+, AAC-ELD, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MP3, MIDI, Vorbis, PCM, Opus, ALAC, DSD, and 360 Reality Audio Music Format
  • Supported Audio Recording Formats: AAC-LC, AAC+, AAC-ELD, AMR-NB, and AMR-WB
Accessibility Features
  • Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC)
  • Teletypewriter (TTY)
  • Volume key shortcut
  • Screen readers: Select-to-Speak, TalkBack, and Text-to-speech output
  • Display: Font size, display size, magnification, color correction, color inversion, large mouse cursor, remove animations
  • Interaction Controls: Accessibility menu, switch access, click after mouse pointer stops moving, power button ends call, autorotate screen, touch and hold delay, and vibration
  • Audio and On-Screen Text: mono audio, captions
  • Experimental: High-contrast text
Android 10
The Android operating system is a personalized and customizable OS that allows you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your home screen and integrates heavily with Google's services. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to millions of apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 10 adds a wide variety of intelligent features, additional privacy controls, and other enhancements that make using your Android phone more enjoyable. Some features include Live Caption, which captions running videos, podcasts, and audio messages without the need for Wi-Fi or cellular data; Smart Reply, which suggests both responses to and actions for texts; and Family Link, which lets you manage apps, set screen time limits, and more.
GSM/4G LTE + 5G Wireless Connectivity
This phone is designed to work on select GSM and 5G networks. 5G is a cellular network data protocol capable of extremely fast data speeds that rival, or surpass, that of wired broadband Internet providers. 5G speeds can vary considerably based on location, but on average, should have no problem streaming 4K video. As 5G upgrades over time, mobile AR and VR applications could become possible. The phone is backward compatible with 4G LTE, 3G, and 2G data for locations that do not support 5G.
North American Variant / US Compatible 5G
The Xperia PRO is a North American variant. It may be used in other parts of the world; however, 5G access may be limited or unsupported, depending on the network. Please choose your country/carrier above to confirm the network compatibility of this phone.
Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS)
Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS) allows you to lower your mobile costs when traveling while staying connected. Once your SIM cards are installed, you will be able to receive phone calls and text messages from either without needing to manually choose which one is active. When you want to make a call or send an SMS message, you can select the correct SIM card. When one SIM card is being used for a phone call, the other will not be active until you hang up. Operator charges may apply.
UPC: 095673867197

Sony Xperia PRO Specs

Panel TypeOLED
Display Size6.5" / 16.5 cm
Resolution3840 x 1644
Aspect Ratio21:9
HDR CompatibilityAdvanced HDR
Pixels Per Inch (ppi)642 ppi
Color Gamut100% DCI-P3
100% Rec. 2020
Video I/O1 x Micro-HDMI Input
1 x USB-C Input/Output
Embedded AudioHDMI/USB-C
Audio I/O1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone Output
Built-In SpeakerNone
Power I/O1 x USB-C Input
Media/Memory Card SlotSingle Slot: microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC [1 TB Maximum]
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1  
4G LTELTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66 Bands
5G NRn2, n5, n66, n260, n261 Bands
Format Support
Video FormatHDMI (8-Bit 4:2:2 RGB, YCC)
UHD 4K: 60/30/24
1080p: 60/30
720p: 60
480p: 60
480i: 60
Gamma CurveDCI-P3, Rec2020
Wireless Video CompressionCompressed
Timecode SupportNo
Camera System
Video RecordingRear
UHD 4K at up to 60 fps (120 fps in Slow-Mo Mode)
Computational PhotographyMulti-Camera Depth-of-Field Control (Portrait Mode)

Multi-Camera Dynamic Range Enhancement (HDR)
Camera SystemRear
Wide: 12 MP 1/1.7”-Type Sensor with a 24mm f/1.7 Lens (82° FoV)
Telephoto: 12 MP 1/3.4"-Type Sensor with a 70mm f/2.4 Lens (34° FoV)
Ultra Wide: 12 MP 1/2.6"-Type Sensor with a 16mm f/2.2 Lens (124° FoV)
Wide: 8 MP 1/4"-Type Sensor with a f/2.0 Lens (84° FoV)
Built-In Battery4000 mAh
IP RatingIP68
Dimensions6.7 x 3 x 0.4" / 17 x 7.6 x 1 cm
Weight7.94 oz / 225 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.995 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.5 x 3.7 x 2.2"

Sony Xperia PRO Reviews

Truth Be Told

By Joel
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-10-26

I wish B&H would not represent the Xperia Pro as actually working with the AT&T 5G network. My experience may be unique, although I reside in an area with AT&T 5G beginning in late fall of 2020. I got my Xperia Pro late January 2021. To this day there is no provisioning to use it on AT&T 5G. Sony blames AT&T and AT&T blames SONY. This consumer is stuck in an unending rabbit hole in the middle. It is a great phone, but disgusting that I cannot use it on 5G. I hope no one else with AT&T has this experience. Any AT&T folks out there with actual provisioning for the AT&T 5G network?


By rahul sonje
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-04-25

We are satisfied,Sony's name is enough ......................................

Great improvement

Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-03-17

I am using this product in out of India very good products

It's fine.

By Sam
Rated 2 out of 5
Date: 2021-03-08

I have no problem paying $2500 for a nice phone... It's just not a nice phone. The plastic body is better than a regular consumer phone but it's not the sort of heavy-duty plastic you'd expect on a piece of pro gear. Also not Sony's fault but Android is just such a mess, the voice assistant and everything else is just bad compared to Apple. I've never been a fan of Apple but in 2021 all the little things that you need on a phone are fried on Android. Also the fingerprint sensor works maybe 80% of the time, which is more frustrating than if it were just broken or not there. No wireless charging, battery charges slowly.


By rick34
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-03-08

this is a good experience has everything i need and works just like i expect

hello . every thing of sony is good but sony Sma

By Ghulam sarwari
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2021-03-04

hello . every thing of sony is good but sony Smart mobile is does not good why not good because sony has not good battery and fast break down


By David
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-07-11

This phone does allot more than just making phone calls

Xperia Pro - the phone that sets the standards for others!!

By Kenneth
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-04-29

Sony Xperia Pro is the greatest phone / camera I have ever owned or used. The battery life is phenomenal and with Battery Guard you will receive longer usage from the battery and cannot overcharge. Reception is great with the beam forming antenna(s) that surround the phone. Sony has not loaded this phone with bloat-ware but with the greatest phone based photography software in this segment of the market. To support my newly revived interest in digital photography I added a 2 terabyte memory storage chip. Amazing phone. Amazing camera. And the before and after sales experience with B&H was great. They took the time to answer all of my questions and concerns. My phone arrived in 2 days after purchase. If you are a pro or amateur digital photographer as I am, this phone deserves serious consideration.

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Where made it?

Where made it?
Asked by: jian
The country of origin for this phone would be the country of Thailand.
Answered by: Moe
Date published: 2021-02-04

Will this phone work with Sony a 6500-6400 ...

Will this phone work with Sony a 6500-6400 cameras (live streaming)?
Asked by: Michael
yes it will work with any camera with a clean HDMI out, the HDMI from the camera would have to be fed to the phone to stream
Answered by: Sean
Date published: 2021-02-04

Is it capable of 25fps streaming, possibly with ...

Is it capable of 25fps streaming, possibly with the youtube app. I checked streamlabs app closest is 24fps?
Asked by: nicholas
This product offers NTSC frame rates. It does not have 25fps.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2021-02-14

Will this work on the Sprint network?

Will this work on the Sprint network?
Asked by: Robert
Answered by: Dov
Date published: 2021-01-29

What's the processing speed (RAM)

What's the processing speed (RAM)
Asked by: Blessing
The Sony Xperia PRO 5G Smartphone (B&H# SOXPRO) utilizes the very fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 mobile processor and has 12GB of RAM for running the OS and apps. RAM speed information is not generally provided by a phone manufacturer (and it's not in this case), but we assume that what you meant was the amount of it.
Answered by: Yoni
Date published: 2021-11-21

Does this have the same Samsung 8MP front-facing ...

Does this have the same Samsung 8MP front-facing camera as the Xperia 1ii?
Asked by: Dave
There are still no specifications if the Sony Xperia PRO 5G Smartphone BH #SOXPRO is using the Samsung-made S5K4H7 sensor on their front facing camera.
Answered by: Rafael
Date published: 2021-01-17

Is there a screen protector for the Xperia PRO?

Is there a screen protector for the Xperia PRO?
Asked by: Joel
Unfortunately we do not carry any. I would advise contacting Sony to see where you can purchase one.
Answered by: Nilson D
Date published: 2021-02-12

No built in speaker?

No built in speaker?
Asked by: joseph
The Sony Xperia PRO 5G Smartphone does have speakers built in.
Answered by: Peterm
Date published: 2022-08-25
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