Sony Xperia Pro
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/2.0, 24mm, 1/4", 1.12µm
Reviews for the Sony Xperia Pro
At $2,500, the new phone finally gives us a real reason to use 5G. The Xperia Pro is aimed at photographers and videographers looking for a multifaceted tool to streamline their creative workflows.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/13/2021
Source: PC Quest
Most of Sony’s cameras like the FX 9 or a7S3 allow for native streaming meaning that you can actually use a regular old Xiaomi phone as a viewfinder. Granted that it is not going to be 4K, the screen will only be HD or an FHD panel, but you can still monitor media if that is what you aim at doing. So the real question is, Is this a new and improved addition to the Sony smartphone line-up to just a rebranding with a clause?
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/05/2021
Cameras. I use them every day; I rely on them; I even like a few. But there’s a reason I shoot so many photos and videos on phones instead of proper glass: simplicity. To me, the landscape of camera gear is a vast netherworld of overpriced and under-performing products – most notorious among them, external monitors. “Why,” I’ve thought on countless trips to B&H, “can’t I just hook my phone up to my camera, instead of dropping $500 on a thicker, heavier monitor that doesn’t last as long and needs its own set of batteries?”
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/26/2021
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Impressive HDMI port; powerful processor; decent autonomy; great cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/03/2021
Qualcomm Adreno 650: Graphics chip for smartphones and tablets that is integrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC. Qualcomm claims that it is 25% faster than the Adreno 640 in the Snapdragon 855 SoC and offers 50% more compute units (ALUs). For Android it should be one of the fastest graphics cards in 2020.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
SD 865: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in late 2019 and manufactured in 7 nm at TSMC (improved N7P). Integrates one “Prime Core” based on a ARM Cortex-A77 architecture clocked at up to 2.84 GHz. Three more performance cores are also based on the A77 but clock up to 2.42 GHz. Furthermore, four energy saving cores are integrated that are based on the ARM Cortex-A55 architecture and clock at up to 1.8 GHz. In addition to the processor cores, the SoC integrates a WiFi 6 modem (including 60 GHz mmWave support), a Hexagon 698 DSP (up to 15 TOPS) and a Spectra 480 ISP. The integrated memory controller now supports faster LPDDR5 memory with up to 2,750 MHz. LTE is not included anymore in the SoC, but the external Snapdragon X55 5G modem has to be used.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
It is a small display format for smartphones. You shouldn't be severely defective in vision, and you won't see much detail on the screen and only have a small resolution available. For that, the device should be small and handy, easy to transport.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Sony: Sony Corporation is one of the largest Japanese electronics companies. The company was founded in 1946 under a different name and initially produced rice stoves. The company launched the first transistor radio. In 1958, the company was renamed Sony. Sony is a combination of the Latin word sonus (sound) and the English word sonny (little boy). Today, its core business is consumer electronics. The company is engaged in the development, design, manufacture and sale of electronic equipment, instruments, devices, game consoles and software. Sony operates in the following segments: Gaming and Network Services, Music, Images, Home Entertainment and Sound, Imaging Products and Solutions, Mobile Communications, Semiconductors, Financial Services and Others.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.