The new Xperia Pro will be able to be used with a camera from the Alpha range and to capture live what is happening on the device.
Creating and distributing content will become easier and easier for photo and video professionals. Indeed, Sony has unveiled its latest professional device, the Xperia Pro. This phone will be the first device to have a dedicated HDMI connection and will support 5G mmWave and 5G Sub-6 for super fast data transfer.
The dedicated HDMI connector allows you to connect the Xperia Pro to a camera from the Alpha range or any other device with an HDMI output to broadcast live through the phone’s 5G. Content creators will be able to stream from the camera directly on a PLMN server or directly on streaming platforms such as Twitch or Youtube.
The HDMI socket can also be used to transform the smartphone into a 6.5 ”4K OLED display using the preinstalled app. With this software, you will be able to manage brightness adjustment, zoom, grids and much more.
Sony Xperia Pro
The Xperia Pro’s USB-C port is not only useful for charging, it is also for improve the speed and stability of image transfer between camera and phone. By connecting an Alpha range device to the phone via USB-C, images can be automatically transferred to an FTP server.
To improve connectivity, the Xperia Pro has a 360 ° antenna specially designed to cover all 4 sides of the phone and to best catch the high frequency signal of the 5G mmWave. In addition, the shell is made of a material having a low dielectric constant which has the effect of easily allowing radio waves to pass.
Although the Xperia Pro can be used with a DSLR camera, the phone incorporates the same photographic module as Sony’s flagship device, the Xperia 1 II, the review of which can be found here. Which means that even as a standalone device, the Xperia Pro can be a powerful tool for content creators.
The Xperia Pro is available for purchase, but as its target is the professional, it is priced at $ 2,499, or just over $ 2,000.
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Source : techradar
Romain "Nemrod" Vandevelde